Full text (pdf) of these publications can be found on my researchgate page.

*= corresponding author, ^ = Equal contribution, # = undergraduate researcher, underlined = Chung lab member

Publications (MSU) 

Pu J^*, Wang Z^, Cong H, Chin JSR, Justen J#, Yew JY, and Chung H* (2021). Repression precedes the stepwise evolution of a highly specific gene expression pattern. (Preprint: (Under review)

Savage BA, Wang Z, Masten S, Chung H, Grieshop M (2021). An Ozonolysis Based Method and Applications for the Non-lethal Modification of Insect Cuticular Hydrocarbons. J. Chem. Ecol. (Accepted)

Darling E, Quintanilla M, and Chung, H. (2021). Plant feeding nematodes and the key to fighting them. Frontiers for Young Minds (Accepted)

Darling E, Pu J, Cole E, Christian R, Warner F, Zasada I, Chung H, and Quintanilla M. (2020). First Report of the Hop Cyst Nematode, Heterodera humuli, in Two Counties of the Yakima Valley Region, WA, USA. Plant Dis. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-08-20-1769-PDN.

Luo M^, Finet C^, Cong H, Wei H-Y, and Chung H* (2020). The Evolution of Insect Metallothioneins. Proc. R. Soc. B. 287(1937), 20202189.

Lamb A, Wang Z, Simmer P, Chung H, and Wittkopp P. (2020). ebony affects pigmentation divergence and cuticular hydrocarbons in Drosophila americana and D. novamexicana. Front. Ecol. Evol. 8(184) 

Cole E, Pu J, Chung H, and Quintanilla M. (2020). Impacts of manures and manure-based composts on root lesion nematodes and Verticillium dahliae in Michigan potatoes. Phytopathology 110, 1226-1234 

Luo M, Cao HM, Fan YY, Zhou XC, Chen JX, Chung H, and Wei HY (2020) Bioaccumulation of Cadmium Affects Development, Mating Behavior, and Fecundity in the Asian Corn Borer, Ostrinia furnacalis Insects 11 (1), 7

Pu J*, Wang Z, and Chung H* (2020). Climate change and the genetics of insecticide resistance. Pest Management Sci 76(3), 846-852 

Luo M, Wang Z, Yang B, Zheng L, Yao Z, Seyreka UA, Chung H, and Wei H. (2019). Winter cover crops have no effect on insect pest biocontrol but mixed effects on grain yield in rice rotation system. J. Insect Sci. 19(3), 25

Finet C, Slavik K#, Pu J, Carroll SB, and Chung H*. (2019) Birth-and-death evolution of the fatty acyl-CoA reductase (FAR) gene family and diversification of cuticular hydrocarbon synthesis in Drosophila. Genome Biol and Evol. 11, 1541-1551

Luo M, Zhou X, Wang Z, Chen J, Chung H, and Wei H, (2019) Identification and gene expression analysis of the pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide receptor (PBANR) from the Asian corn borer, Ostrinia furnacalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). J. Insect Sci. 19(2), 25

Yew JY and Chung H (2017). Drosophila as a holistic model for insect pheromone signaling and processing. Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 24, 15-20

Publications (Pre-MSU)

Chiang YN, Tan KJ, Chung H, Lavrynenko O, Shevchenko A and Yew JY (2016) Steroid Hormone Signaling Is Essential for Pheromone Production and Oenocyte Survival. PLoS Genet 12: e1006126

Yassin A , Bastide H , Chung H , Veuille M, David JR, and Pool JE (2016) Ancient balancing selection at tan underlies female color dimorphism in Drosophila erecta. Nat Commun 7:10400

Yew JY and Chung H (2015). Insect pheromones: An overview of function, form, and discovery. Prog Lipid Res 59, 88-105

Chung H* and Carroll SB (2015). Wax, Sex and the Origin of Species: Dual roles of insect cuticular hydrocarbons in adaptation and mating. Bioessays 37, 822-30 *co-corresponding author

Chung H, Loehlin DW, Dufour HD, Vacarro K, Millar JG, and Carroll SB (2014). A single gene affects both ecological divergence and mate choice in Drosophila Science 343, 1148-1151

Harrop T, Sztal T, Lumb C, Good RT, Daborn PJ, Batterham P and Chung H* (2014). Evolutionary changes in gene expression, coding sequence and copy-number at the Cyp6g1 locus contribute to resistance to multiple insecticides in Drosophila PLoS ONE e84879. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084879 *corresponding author

Sztal T, Chung H, Berger S, Currie PD, Batterham P, and Daborn PJ (2012). A cytochrome P450 conserved in insects is involved in cuticle formation. PLoS ONE 2012;7(5):e36544

Chung H, Boey A, Lumb C, Willoughby L, Robin C, Batterham P and Daborn PJ (2011). Induction of a detoxification gene in Drosophila melanogaster requires an interaction betweentissue specific enhancers and a novel cis-regulatory element. Insect Biochem Mol Biol  41, 863-71

Martin J, Chung H, Balakrishnan T, and Robin C (2010). Preliminary Physical Maps of the Chironomus Genome, with a Focus on Genes Potentially Involved in Response to Heavy Metals. In: Ferrington, L. C., Jr. (ed.). Proceedings of the XV International Symposium on Chironomidae. Chironomidae Research Group, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, pp. 222-234.

Chung H, Sztal T, Pasricha S, Sridhar M, Batterham P, and Daborn PJ (2009). Characterization of Drosophila melanogaster cytochrome P450 genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106, 5731–5736

Sztal T, Chung H, Gramzow L, Daborn PJ, Batterham P, and Robin C (2007). Two independent duplications forming the Cyp307a genes in Drosophila Insect Biochem Mol Biol  37, 1044-1053

Chung H, Bogwitz MR, McCart C, Andrianopoulos A, ffrench-Constant RH, Batterham P, and Daborn PJ (2007).  Cis-regulatory elements in the Accord retrotransposon result in tissue-specific expression of the Drosophila melanogaster insecticide resistance gene Cyp6g1. Genetics 175, 1071–1077
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Willoughby L, Chung H, Lumb C, Robin C, Batterham P, and Daborn PJ (2006). A comparison of Drosophila melanogaster detoxification gene induction responses for six insecticides, caffeine and Phenobarbital Insect Biochem Mol Biol 36, 934-942.

Bogwitz MR, Chung H, Magoc L, Rigby S, Wong W, O’Keefe M, McKenzie JA, Batterham P, and Daborn PJ (2005). Cyp12a4 confers lufenuron resistance in a natural population of Drosophila melanogaster.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102, 12807-12812.

Tan EK, Chung H, Chandran VR, Tan C, Shen H, Yew K, Pavanni R, Puvan KA, Wong MC, Teoh ML, et al. (2004). Nurr1 mutational screen in Parkinson’s disease. Mov Disord 19, 1503-1505.

Tan EK, Tan C, Fook-Chong SM, Lum SY, Chai A, Chung H, Shen H, Zhao Y, Teoh ML, Yih Y, et al. (2003). Dose-dependent protective effect of coffee, tea, and smoking in Parkinson’s disease: a study in ethnic Chinese. J Neurol Sci. 216, 163-167.

Tan EK, Chung H, Zhao Y, Shen H, Chandran VR, Tan C, Teoh ML, Yih Y, Pavanni R, and Wong MC (2003). Genetic analysis of Nurr1 haplotypes in Parkinson’s disease Neurosci Lett. 347, 139-142.


Chung, H (2007). Evolution of a PhD project: From jumping genes to biochemical pathways Traffic (Melbourne University Postgraduate Association) No.9 (Highly commended prize)

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