RICHARD M CLARK portrait
  • Professor, School Of Biological Sciences
  • Associate Professor, School Of Biological Sciences

Publications

  • Greenhalgh R. , Dermauw W., Glas J. J., Rombauts S., Wybouw N., Thomas J., Alba J. M., Pritham E. J., Legarrea S., Feyereisen R., Van de Peer Y., Van Leeuwen T., Clark R. M. & Kant M. R. (2020). Genome streamlining in a minute herbivore that manipulates its host plant. eLife. Vol. 9, e56689. Published, 10/2020.
    https://elifesciences.org/articles/56689
  • Gill G. S., Bui H., Clark R. M. & Ramirez R. A. (2020). Varying responses to combined water-stress and herbivory in maize for spider mite species that differ in host specialization. Environmental & Experimental Botany. Vol. 177, 104131. Published, 09/2020.
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/...
  • Clark RM & Ragland GJ (2019). Editorial overview: Tapping arthropod diversity to elaborate the genotype-to-phenotype map. Current opinion in insect science. Vol. 36, v-viii. Published, 12/01/2019.
  • Kurlovs A. H., Snoeck S., Kosterlitz O., Van Leeuwen T. & Clark R. M. (2019). Trait mapping in diverse arthropods by bulked segregant analysis. Current opinion in insect science. Vol. 36, 57-65. Published, 12/01/2019.
  • Snoeck, S., Kurlovs, A. H., Bajda, S., Feyereisen, R., Greenhalgh, R., Villacis-Perez, E., Kosterlitz, O., Dermauw, W., Clark, R. M. & Van Leeuwen, T. (2019). High-resolution QTL mapping in Tetranychus urticae reveals acaricide-specific responses and common target-site resistance after selection by different METI-I acaricides. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. Vol. 110, 19-33. Published, 07/2019.
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/...
  • Wybouw, N., Kurlovs, A. H., Greenhalgh, R., Bryon, A., Kosterlitz, O., Manabe, Y., Osakabe, M., Vontas, J., Clark, R. M. & Van Leeuwen, T. (2019). Convergent evolution of cytochrome P450s underlies independent origins of keto-carotenoid pigmentation in animals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Vol. 286, 20191039. Published, 07/2019.
    https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/abs/10.1098...
  • Wybouw, N., Kosterlitz, O., Kurlovs, A. H., Bajda, S., Greenhalgh, R., Snoeck, S., Bui, H., Bryon, A., Dermauw, W., Van Leeuwen, T. & Clark, R. M. (2019). Long-Term Population Studies Uncover the Genome Structure and Genetic Basis of Xenobiotic and Host Plant Adaptation in the Herbivore Tetranychus urticae. GENETICS. Vol. 211, 1409-1427. Published, 04/2019.
    https://www.genetics.org/content/211/4/1409.long
  • Bui, H., Greenhalgh, R., Ruckert, A., Gill, G. S., Lee, S., Ramirez, R. A. & Clark, R. M. (2018). Generalist and specialist mite herbivores induce similar defense responses in maize and barley but differ in susceptibility to benzoxazinoids. Frontiers in Plant Sciences. Vol. 9, 1222. Published, 08/21/2018.
    https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpls....
  • Bryon, A., Kurlovs, A. H., Dermauw, W., Greenhalgh, R., Riga, M., Grbic, M., Tirry, L., Osakabe, M., Vontas, J., Clark, R. M., and Van Leeuwen, T. Disruption of a horizontally transferred phytoene desaturase abolishes carotenoid accumulation and diapause in Tetranychus urticae. PNAS; published ahead of print July 3, 2017, doi:10.1073/pnas.1706865114 . Published, 07/2017.
  • Bryon, A., Kurlovs, A. H., Van Leeuwen, T. & Clark R.M. (2017). A molecular-genetic understanding of diapause in spider mites: current knowledge and future directions. (pp. 211-224). Vol. 42. Physiological Entomology. Published, 06/2017.
  • Rabanal, F.A., Mandáková, T., Soto-Jiménez, L.M., Greenhalgh, R., Parrott, D.L., Lutzmayer, S., Steffen, J.G., Nizhynska, V., Mott, R., Lysak, M.A., Clark, R.M., and Nordborg, M. 2017. Epistatic and allelic interactions control expression of ribosomal RNA gene clusters in Arabidopsis thaliana. Genome Biology 18(1):75. (PMCID: PMC5414317). Published, 05/2017.
  • Imprialou, M., Kahles, A., Steffen, J. G., Osborne, E. J., Gan, X., Lempe, J., Bhomra, A., Belfield, E., Visscher, A., Greenhalgh, R., Harberd, N. P., Goram, R., Hein, J., Robert-Seilaniantz, A., Jones, J., Stegle, O., Kover, P., Tsiantis, M., Nordborg, M., Rätsch, G., Clark, R. M., and Mott R. 2017. Genomic Rearrangements in Arabidopsis Considered as Quantitative Traits. Genetics 205(4): 1425-1441. (PMCID: PMC5378104). Published, 02/2017.
  • Jonckheere, W., Dermauw, W., Zhurov, V., Wybouw, N., Van den Bulcke, J., Villarroel, C.A., Greenhalgh, R., Grbić, M., Schuurink, R.C., Tirry, L., Baggerman, G., Clark, R.M., Kant, M.R., Vanholme, B., Menschaert, G., and Van Leeuwen, T. 2016. The Salivary Protein Repertoire of the Polyphagous Spider Mite Tetranychus urticae: A Quest for Effectors. Mol Cell Proteomics 15:3594-3613. (PMCID: PMC5141274). Published, 12/15/2016.
  • Ngoc, P.C., Greenhalgh, R., Dermauw, W., Rombauts, S., Bajda, S., Zhurov, V., Grbić, M., Van de Peer, Y., Van Leeuwen, T., Rouzé, P., and Clark, R.M. 2016. Complex Evolutionary Dynamics of Massively Expanded Chemosensory Receptor Families in an Extreme Generalist Chelicerate Herbivore. Genome Biol Evol. 8:3323-3339. (PMID: 27797949). Published, 12/14/2016.
  • Meng. D., Dubin, M., Zhang, P., Osborne, E.J., Stegle, O., Clark, R.M., and Nordborg, M. 2016. Limited Contribution of DNA Methylation Variation to Expression Regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS Genet. 12:e1006141. (PMCID: PMC4939946). Published, 07/11/2016.
  • Bajda, S., Dermauw, W., Greenhalgh, R., Nauen, R., Tirry, L., Clark, R. M., and Van Leeuwen T. 2015. Transcriptome profiling of a spirodiclofen susceptible and resistant strain of the European red mite Panonychus ulmi using strand-specific RNA-seq. BMC Genomics 16:974. (PMCID: PMC4652392). Published, 11/2015.
  • Dubin, M. J., Zhang, P., Meng, D., Remigereau, M. S., Osborne, E. J., Paolo Casale, F., Drewe, P., Kahles, A., Jean, G., Vilhjálmsson, B., Jagoda, J., Irez, S., Voronin, V., Song, Q., Long, Q., Rätsch, G., Stegle, O., Clark, R. M., and Nordborg, M. 2015. DNA methylation in Arabidopsis has a genetic basis and shows evidence of local adaptation. Elife. 4:e05255. (PMCID: PMC4413256). Published, 05/2015.
  • Jali, S. S., Rosloski, S. M., Janakirama, P., Steffen, J. G., Zhurov, V., Berleth, T., Clark, R. M., and Grbić V. A plant-specific HUA2-LIKE (HULK) gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana is essential for development. Plant J. 2014 80:242-54. (PMC4283595). Published, 10/28/2014.
  • Demaeght, P., Osborne, E.J., Odman-Naresh, J., Grbić, M., Nauen, R., Merzendorfer, H., Clark, R.M., Van Leeuwen, T. 2014. High resolution genetic mapping uncovers chitin synthase-1 as the target-site of the structurally diverse mite growth inhibitors clofentezine, hexythiazox and etoxazole in Tetranychus urticae. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 51:52-61. (PMID: 24859419). Published, 08/01/2014.
  • Zhurov, V., Navarro, M., Bruinsma, K. A., Arbona, V., Santamaria, M.E., Cazaux, M., Wybouw, N., Osborne, E.J., Ens, C., Rioja, C., Vermeirssen, V., Rubio-Somoza, I., Krishna, P., Diaz, I., Schmid, M., Gómez-Cadenas, A., Van de Peer, Y., Grbic, M., Clark, R. M., Van Leeuwen, T., Grbic, V. 2014. Reciprocal responses in the interaction between Arabidopsis and the cell-content-feeding chelicerate herbivore spider mite. Plant Physiology 164:384-99. (PMID: 24285850). Published, 01/2014.
  • Slotte, T., Hazzouri, K. M., Agren, J. A., Koenig, D., Maumus, F., Guo, Y. L., Steige, K., Platts, A. E., Escobar, J. S., Newman, L. K., Wang, W., Mandáková, T., Vello, E., Smith, L. M., Henz, S. R., Steffen, J., Takuno, S., Brandvain, Y., Coop, G., Andolfatto, P., Hu, T. T., Blanchette, M., Clark, R. M., Quesneville, H., Nordborg, M., Gaut, B. S., Lysak, M. A., Jenkins, J., Grimwood, J., Chapman, J., Prochnik, S., Shu, S., Rokhsar, D., Schmutz, J., Weigel, D., and Wright, S. I. 2013. The Capsella rubella genome and the genomic consequences of rapid mating system evolution. Nature Genetics 45:831-835. (PMID: 23749190). Published, 06/09/2013.
  • Dermauw, W., Osborne, E. J., Clark, R. M., Grbić, M., Tirry, L., and Van Leeuwen, T. 2013. A burst of ABC genes in the genome of the polyphagous spider mite Tetranychus urticae. BMC Genomics 14:317. (PMID: 23663308). Published, 05/10/2013.
  • Kopischke, M., Westphal, L., Schneeberger, K., Clark, R., Ossowski, S., Wewer, V., Fuchs, R., Landtag, J., Hause, G., Dörmann, P., Lipka, V., Weigel, D., Schulze-Lefert, P., Scheel, D., Rosahl, S. 2013. Impaired sterol ester synthesis alters the response of Arabidopsis thaliana to Phytophthora infestans. Plant Journal 73:456-68. (PMID: 23072470). Published, 02/2013.
  • Dermauw, W., Wybouw, N., Rombauts, S., Menten, B., Vontas, J., Grbic, M., Clark, R. M., Feyereisen, R., Van Leeuwen, T. 2013. A link between host plant adaptation and pesticide resistance in the polyphagous spider mite Tetranychus urticae. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110, E113-22 (PMID: 23248300). Published, 01/2013.
  • Van Leeuwen, T., Demaeght, P., Osborne, E. J., Dermauwa, W., Gohlkec, S., Nauend, R., Grbić, M., Tirrya, L., Merzendorferc, H., Clark, R. M. 2012. Population bulk segregant mapping uncovers resistance mutations and the mode of action of a chitin synthesis inhibitor in arthropods. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109, 4407-12 (PMID: 22393009). Published, 03/2012.
  • Grbić, M., Van Leeuwen, T., Clark, R.M., Rombauts, S., Rouzé, P., Grbić, V., Osborne, E.J., Dermauw, W., Ngoc, P.C., Ortego, F., Hernández-Crespo, P., Diaz, I., Martinez, M., Navajas, M., Sucena, E., Magalhães, S., Nagy, L., Pace, R.M., Djuranović, S., Smagghe, G., Iga, M., Christiaens, O., Veenstra, J.A., Ewer, J., Villalobos, R.M., Hutter, J.L., Hudson, S.D., Velez, M., Yi, S.V., Zeng, J., Pires-daSilva, A., Roch, F., Cazaux, M., Navarro, M., Zhurov, V., Acevedo, G., Bjelica, A., Fawcett, J.A., Bonnet, E., Martens, C., Baele, G., Wissler, L., Sanchez-Rodriguez, A., Tirry, L., Blais, C., Demeestere, K., Henz, S.R., Gregory, T.R., Mathieu, J., Verdon, L., Farinelli, L., Schmutz, J., Lindquist, E., Feyereisen, R., Van de Peer, Y. 2011. The genome of Tetranychus urticae reveals herbivorous pest adaptations. Nature 479(7374):487-92 (PMID: 22113690). Published, 11/23/2011.
  • Gan, X., Stegle, O., Behr, J., Steffen, J. G., Drewe, P., Hildebrand, K. L., Lyngsoe, R., Schultheiss, S. J., Osborne, E. J., Sreedharan, V. T., Kahles, A., Bohnert, R., Jean, G., Derwent, P., Kersey, P., Belfield, E., Harberd, N., Kemen, E., Kover, P., Toomajian, C., Clark, R. M., Rätsch, M., and Mott. R. 2011. Multiple reference genomes and transcriptomes for Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature 477(7365):419-23 (PMID: 21874022). Published, 08/28/2011.
  • Hu, T.T., Pattyn, P., Bakker, E. G., Cao, J., Cheng, J. F., Clark, R. M., Fahlgren, N., Fawcett, J. A., Grimwood, J., Gundlach, H., Haberer, G., Hollister, J. D., Ossowski, S., Ottilar, R. P., Salamov, A. A., Schneeberger, K., Spannagl, M., Wang, X., Yang, L., Nasrallah, M. E., Bergelson, J., Carrington, J. C., Gaut, B. S., Schmutz, J., Mayer, K. F., Van de Peer, Y., Grigoriev, I. V., Nordborg, M., Weigel, D., and Guo, Y. L. 2011. The Arabidopsis lyrata genome sequence and the basis of rapid genome size change. Nature Genetics 43:476-481 (PMID: 21478890). Published, 05/12/2011.

Presentations

  • Clark, R. M., Bui, H., Greenhalgh, R., Ji, M., Hawks, H., Gross, S., Gill, G. S. & Ramirez, R. A. Molecular-genetic basis of maize resistance to spider mite herbivores. Plant Biology 2020, American Society of Plant Biologists, Washington DC, USA (July 27-31, 2020, online). Presentation, Presented, 07/27/2020.
  • Kurlovs, A., De Beer, B., Vandenhole, M., Njiru, C., Clark, R. M. and Van Leeuwen, T. The molecular genetic mechanisms of extreme adaptation in the spider mite Tetranychus urticae. 11th Spider Mite Genome Meeting, Logrono, La Rioja, Spain (November 4-6, 2019). Poster, Presented, 11/2019.
  • Gill, G., Lu, H., Price, S., Bui, H., Clark, R. M. and Ramirez, R. Generalist spider mites behave on resistant maize while specialists do not. Entomology 2019, St. Louis, Missouri, USA (November 17-20, 2019). Poster, Presented, 11/2019.
  • Gill, G., Bui, H., Clark, R. M. and Ramirez, R. Understanding how water stress affects spider mite resistance in maize. Entomological Society of America, 2019 Pacific Branch Meeting San Diego, California, USA (March 31 – April 3, 2019). Poster, Presented, 04/2019.
  • Greenhalgh, R., Bui, H., Kosterlitz, O., Wybouw, N., Kurlovs, A., Bajda, S., Snoeck, S., Bryon, A., Dermauw, W., Van Leeuwen, T. and Clark, R. M. An improved Tetranychus urticae genome facilitates identification of loci associated with adaptation to agriculture. The Plant and Animal Genome XXVII Conference (PAG), San Diego, California, USA (January 12-16, 2019). Poster, Presented, 01/2019.
  • Gill, G., Bui, H., Clark, R. M., and Ramirez, R. Understanding how water stress affects spider mite resistance in maize. Entomology 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (November 11-14, 2018). Poster, Presented, 11/14/2018.
  • Dermauw, W., Greenhalgh, R., Van Leeuwen, T., Clark, R. M., and Kant, M. R. Extreme genome reduction in the specialist eriophyid mite herbivore Aculops lycopersici. Entomology 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (November 11-14, 2018). Poster, Presented, 11/11/2018.
  • Snoeck, S., Kurlovs, A., Bajda, S., Greenhalgh, R., Feyereisen, R., Villacis-Pérez, E., Wybouw, N., Dermauw, W., Clark, R. M., and Van Leeuwen, T. High resolution QTL mapping reveals parallel and divergent selection responses to different METI-I acaricides in Tetranychus urticae. Entomology 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (November 11-14, 2018). Poster, Presented, 11/11/2018.
  • Van Leeuwen, T., Wybouw, N., Kosterlitz, O., Kurlovs, A., Bajda, S., Greenhalgh, R., Snoeck, S., Bui, H., Bryon, A., Villacis-Pérez, E., Dermauw, W., and Clark, R. M. Experimental evolution followed by genome resequencing using a chromosome-level assembly reveals the complex genetic architecture of xenobiotic adaptation in Tetranychus urticae. Entomology 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (November 11-14, 2018). Poster, Presented, 11/11/2018.
  • Bui, H., Greenhalgh, R., Gill, G. S., Ronnow, C., Lee, S., Kurlovs, A., Ramirez, R. A., and Clark, R. M. The genetic architecture of resistance to a generalist spider mite herbivore in maize. 10th Spider Mite Genome Meeting, Logrono, La Rioja, Spain (November 5-8, 2018). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/05/2018.
  • Wybouw, N., Kurlovs, A., Tsakireli, D., Bryon, A., Osakabe, M., Vontas, J., Clark, R. M., and Van Leeuwen, T. 2018. Convergent evolution within the cytochrome P450 family underlies independent origins of red coloration in animals. 10th Spider Mite Genome Meeting, Logrono, La Rioja, Spain (November 5-8, 2018). Poster, Presented, 11/05/2018.
  • Kurlovs, A., Kosterlitz, O., Wybouw, N., Bui, H., Greenhalgh, R., Bajda, S., Snoeck, S., Bryon, A., Damaeght, P., Dermauw, W., Van Leeuwen, T., and Clark, R. M. A chromosome-level assembly and strain sequencing data reveal striking patterns of genetic variation in a global Tetranychus urticae population simple. 10th Spider Mite Genome Meeting, Logrono, La Rioja, Spain (November 5-8, 2018). Poster, Presented, 11/05/2018.
  • Clark, R. M. Learning from long haplotypes: Selection and genetic diversity in an extreme generalist herbivore. 2018 Arthropod Genomics Symposium, University of Illinois Champaign–Urbana, Illinois, USA (June 7-9, 2018). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/07/2018.
  • Kurlovs, A., Kosterlitz, O., Bui, H., Greenhalgh, R., Bryon, A., Bajda, S., Van Leeuwen, T., and Clark, R. M. Forces shaping genetic diversity in the globally distributed generalist herbivore, Tetranychus urticae. Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Satellite Meeting: Molecular Evolution and the Cell, Park City, Utah, USA (May 9-12, 2018). Poster, Presented, 05/09/2018.
  • Gill, G. S., Bui, H., Clark, R. M., and Ramirez, R. A. Water-stress alters plant defense responses toward generalist and specialist spider mites in maize. Entomology 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA . Poster, Presented, 11/2017.
  • Clark, R. M., Kurlovs, A., Greenhalgh, R., Bui, H., Kosterlitz, O., Dermauw, W., Bryon, A., Bajda, S., Van Leeuwen, T. Genomes of Tetranychus urticae strains reveal multiple selective sweeps in a global population sample. Member Symposium: Genomics of Adaptation: Linking the Next Generation of Genome-Wide Analysis to Understand and Manage Complex Traits, Entomology 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA (November 5-8, 2017). Presentation, Presented, 11/2017.
  • Bui, H., Greenhalgh, R., Ruckert, A., Lee, S., Gill, G. S., Ramirez, R., and Clark, R. M. The genetic basis of variation in monocot resistance to spider mite herbivores. Plant Biology 2017, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA . Poster, Presented, 06/2017.
  • Gill, G. S., Ruckert, A., Bui, H., Clark, R. M., and Ramirez, R. A. Plant defense responses to generalist and specialist spider mites in maize. 101st Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Portland, Oregon, USA . Poster, Presented, 04/2017.
  • Bui, H., Greenhalgh, R., Ruckert, A., Lee, S., Gill, G. S., Ramirez, R., and Clark, R. M. Differential impact of benzoxazinoids on generalist and grass-specialist spider mite herbivores. Plant-Herbivore Interaction Gordon Research Conference, Ventura, CA, USA . Poster, Presented, 02/2017.
  • Kurlovs, A., Greenhalgh, R., Osborne, E.J., and Clark, R. M. Genes and gene regulatory pathways underlying plant-herbivore interactions. Evolution 2013, EDEN symposium: The Evolution of Gene Regulatory Networks, Snowbird, Utah (June 21-25, 2013). (Invited Speaker). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/25/2013.
  • Osborne, E. J., and Clark, R. M. Genetic and environmental contributions to gene expression variation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Evolution 2013, Snowbird, Utah (June 21-25, 2013). Presentation, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Greenhalgh, R., and Clark, R. M. Patterns of gene expression variation in Arabidopsis thaliana as revealed by allele-specific transcriptome sequencing. Evolution 2013, Snowbird, Utah (June 21-25, 2013). Presentation, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Kurlovs, A., and Clark, R. M. Arabidopsis intraspecific variation affects fitness of a generalist mite herbivore. Evolution 2013, Snowbird, Utah (June 21-25, 2013). Presentation, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Osborne, E. J., Stegle, O., Remigereau, M. S., Vilhjalmsson, B., Zhang, P., Drewe, P., Kahles, A., Korte, A., Rätsch, G., Nordborg, M., and Clark, R. M. Genetic and environmental influences on gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana. The Biology of Genomes, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York (May 7-11, 2013). Poster, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Stegle, O., Drewe, P., Kahles, A., Zhon, Y., Steffen, J., Greenhalgh, R., Toomajian, C., Gan, X., Mott, R., Clark, R. M., and Rätsch, G. Advanced intercross genetic design reveals extensive genetic control of the transcriptional landscape in Arabidopsis thaliana. The Biology of Genomes, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York (May 7-11, 2013). Poster, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Greenhalgh, R., Steffen, J., Stegel, O., Drewe, P., Gan, X., Imprialou, M., Behr, J., Osborne, E., Toomajian, C., Kover, P., Rätsch, G., Mott, R., and Clark, R. M. Pervasive genomic and gene expression variation in the magic population of recombinant inbred lines. Plant Biology 2012: The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Austin, Texas (July 20-24, 2012). Poster, Presented, 07/2012.
  • Osborne, E. J., Remigereau, M. S., Zhang, P., Vilhjalmsson, B., Stegle, O., Drewe, P., Quan, L., Umit, S., Kahles, A., Song, Q., Korte, A., Nordborg, M., Smith, A., Rätsch, G., and Clark, R. M. Transcriptome variation across environments in Swedish Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Biology 2012: The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Austin, Texas (July 20-24, 2012). Poster, Presented, 07/2012.
  • Clark, R. M. Understanding ecologically and agriculturally relevant traits in Arabidopsis and mites. The Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna, Austria (April 12, 2012). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Clark, R. M. Understanding ecologically and agriculturally relevant traits in Arabidopsis and mites. The Donald Danforth Plant Sciences Center, St. Louis, Missouri (March 14, 2012). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2012.
  • Clark, R. M. Small pests, large losses: genomic studies reveal why mites can eat so much. The University of Utah, NAKAMA presentation, Salt Lake City, Utah (February 3, 2012). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2012.
  • Clark, R. M. Small pests, large losses: genomic studies reveal why mites can eat so much. The University of Utah, NAKAMA presentation, Salt Lake City, Utah (February 3, 2012). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2012.
  • Clark, R. M. Small pests, large losses: genomic studies reveal why mites can eat so much. The University of Utah, NAKAMA presentation, Salt Lake City, Utah (February 3, 2012). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2012.

Research Groups

  • Olivia Kosterlitz, Undergraduate Student. 08/2015 - present.
  • Sarah Lee, Undergraduate Student. 08/2015 - present.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Africa
    Mites that I study are an agricultural pest in Africa.
  • Asia
    Mites that I study are agricultural pests in parts of Asia.
  • Australia and New Zealand
    Mites that I study are agricultural pests in the Southern hemisphere in temperate regions.
  • Southern Europe
    Mites that I study are agricultural pests in Southern Europe.