Megan Elizabeth Williamson

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Works (6)

Updated: March 5th, 2024 05:01

2024 article

Doxycycline is a viable alternative to tetracycline for use in insect Tet-Off transgenic sexing systems, as assessed in the blowflies Cochliomyia hominivorax and Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae)

Arp, A. P., Williamson, M. E., Vasquez, M., Quintero, G., Lowman, A. V., Sagel, A., & Scott, M. J. (2024, February 24). (A. Gerry, Ed.). JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, Vol. 2.

By: A. Arp, M. Williamson n, M. Vasquez, G. Quintero, A. Lowman*, A. Sagel, M. Scott n

co-author countries: Panama 🇵🇦

Ed(s): A. Gerry

author keywords: screwworm; transgenic; Tet-Off; tetracycline; sex-lethal
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 1, 2024

2023 journal article

Identification and functional analysis of Cochliomyia hominivoraxU6 gene promoters

Insect Molecular Biology, 32(6), 716–724.

co-author countries: Uruguay 🇺🇾
author keywords: CRISPR/Cas9; genome editing; pest control; screwworm; U6 promoter
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: October 10, 2023

2021 journal article

Conditional knockdown of transformer in sheep blow fly suggests a role in repression of dosage compensation and potential for population suppression

PLOS Genetics, 17(10), e1009792.

By: M. Williamson n, Y. Yan n & M. Scott n

Ed(s): S. Palli

MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Genetically Modified; Australia; Calliphoridae / genetics; Diptera / genetics; Dosage Compensation, Genetic / genetics; Drosophila Proteins / genetics; Drosophila melanogaster / genetics; Female; Genes, Insect / genetics; Genes, X-Linked / genetics; Male; Pupa / genetics; RNA Interference / physiology; RNA Splicing / genetics; RNA-Binding Proteins / genetics; Sheep; Transcription Factors / genetics; X Chromosome / genetics
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: November 15, 2021

2020 journal article

Using Moderate Transgene Expression to Improve the Genetic Sexing System of the Australian Sheep Blow Fly Lucilia cuprina

Insects, 11(11), 797.

By: Y. Yan*, M. Williamson n & M. Scott n

co-author countries: Germany 🇩🇪
author keywords: livestock pest; Lucilia cuprina; genetic control; pro-apoptotic gene; sterile insect technique; genetic sexing; tetracycline-off system; insect transgenesis
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: December 21, 2020

2019 journal article

Improved transgenic sexing strains for genetic control of the Australian sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina using embryo-specific gene promoters

Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 295(2), 287–298.

By: Y. Yan n, M. Williamson n, R. Davis n, A. Andere*, C. Picard* & M. Scott n

co-author countries: Germany 🇩🇪
author keywords: Sterile insect technique; Transgenic; Lucilia cuprina; Genetic control; Cellularization gene
MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Genetically Modified; Australia; Diptera / genetics; Diptera / pathogenicity; Embryonic Development / genetics; Female; Insect Proteins / genetics; Male; Pest Control, Biological; Promoter Regions, Genetic; Sheep / genetics; Sheep / parasitology; Tetracycline / biosynthesis
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: December 2, 2019

2019 journal article

Specific Gene Disruption in the Major Livestock PestsCochliomyia hominivoraxandLucilia cuprinaUsing CRISPR/Cas9

G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 9(9), 3045–3055.

By: D. Paulo*, M. Williamson n, A. Arp*, F. Li n, A. Sagel, S. Skoda, J. Sanchez-Gallego, M. Vasquez ...

co-author countries: Brazil 🇧🇷 Panama 🇵🇦
author keywords: Functional genomics; reverse genetics; myiasis; New World Screwworm fly; Australian Sheep Blowfly; gene drive; CRISPR; Cas9; brown body; yellow; transformer
MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Genetically Modified; CRISPR-Cas Systems; Diptera / embryology; Diptera / genetics; Embryo, Nonmammalian; Female; Insect Proteins / genetics; Male; Mutation; Pest Control / methods; RNA, Guide, Kinetoplastida; Sex Determination Processes
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 23, 2019

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