Seung-Joon Ahn

Seung-Joon Ahn

Assistant Professor

Chemical Ecology of Insects

Mailing Address:
Box 9655
Mississippi State, MS 39762
  • Ph.D., Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
  • M.S., Seoul National University, Korea
  • B.S., Seoul National University, Korea

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  • Ahn, S.-J., H.-W. Oh, J. Corcoran, J.-A. Kim, K.-C. Park, C. G. Park, M.-Y. Choi. 2020. Sex-biased gene expression in antennae of Drosophila suzukii. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology e21660. Download
  • Ahn, S.-J., F. Betzin, M. W. Gikonyo, Z.-L. Yang, T. G. Köllner, F. Beran. 2019. Identification and evolution of glucosinolate sulfatases in a specialist flea beetle. Scientific Reports 9:15725. Download
  • Ahn, S.-J., K. Donahue, Y. Koh, R. R. Martin, M.-Y. Choi. 2019. Microbial-based double-stranded RNA production to develop cost-effective RNA interference application for insect pest management. International Journal of Insect Science 11:1-8. Download
  • Dou, X., S. Liu, S.-J. Ahn, M.-Y. Choi, R. Jurenka. 2019. Transcriptional comparison between pheromone gland-ovipositor and tarsi in the corn earworm moth Helicoverpa zea. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics 31:100604. Download
  • Garczynski, S. F., C. A. Hendrickson, A. Harper, T. R. Unruh, A. Dhingra, S.-J. Ahn, M. Choi. 2019. Neuropeptides and peptide hormones identified in codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 101(4):e21587.  Download
  • Heidel-Fischer, H. M., R. Kirsch, M. Reichelt, S.-J. Ahn, N. Wielsch, S. W. Baxter, D. G. Heckel, H. Vogel, J. Kroymann. 2019. An insect counteradaptation against host plant defenses evolved through concerted neofunctionalization. Molecular Biology and Evolution 36(6):930-941.  Download
  • Ahn, S.-J., M.-Y. Choi. 2018. Identification and characterization of capa and pyrokinin genes in the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera): Gene structure, immunocytochemistry, and differential expression. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 99(3):e21500.  Download
  • Armisén, D., R. Rajakumar, M. Friedrich, J. B. Benoit, H. M. Robertson, K. A. Panfilio, S.-J. Ahn, M. F. Poelchau, H. Chao, H. Dinh, H. V. Doddapaneni, S. Dugan, R. A. Gibbs, D. S. T. Hughes, Y. Han, S. L. Lee, S. C. Murali, D. M. Muzny, J. Qu, K. C. Worley, M. Munoz-Torres, E. Abouheif, F. Bonneton, T. Chen, L.-M. Chiang, C. P. Childers, A. G. Cridge, Crumière, A. J. J., A. Decaras, E. M. Didion, E. J. Duncan, E. N. Elpidina, Favé, M.-J., C. Finet, C. G. C. Jacobs, A. M. Cheatle Jarvela, E. C. Jennings, J. W. Jones, M. P. Lesoway, M. R. Lovegrove, A. Martynov, B. Oppert, A. Lillico-Ouachour, A. Rajakumar, P. N. Refki, A. J. Rosendale, M. E. Santos, W. Toubiana, M. van der Zee, I. M. Vargas Jentzsch, A. V. Lowman, S. Viala, S. Richards, A. Khila. 2018. The genome of the water strider Gerris buenoi reveals expansions of gene repertoires associated with adaptations to life on the water. BMC Genomics 19(1):832. Download
  • Beran, F., T. Sporer, C. Paetz, S.-J. Ahn, F. Betzin, G. Kunert, A. Shekhov, D. G. Vassão, S. Bartram, S. Lorenz, M. Reichelt, 2018. One pathway is not enough: The cabbage stem flea beetle psylliodes chrysocephala uses multiple strategies to overcome the glucosinolate-myrosinase defense in its host plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:1754. Download
  • Walsh, T. K., N. Joussen, K. Tian, A. McGaughran, C.J. Anderson, X. Qiu, S. Ahn, L. Bird, N. Pavlidi, J. Vontas, J. Ryu, A. Rasool, I.B. Macedo, W.T. Tay, Y. Zhang, M.E.A. Whitehouse, P.J. Silvie, S. Downes, L. Nemec, D. G. Heckel. 2018. Multiple recombination events between two cytochrome P450 loci contribute to global pyrethroid resistance in Helicoverpa armigera. PLoS ONE 13(11):e0197760 Download