Meaghan Pimsler

Meaghan  Pimsler

Postdoc (Lozier)


Education

  • Ph.D., Entomology, Texas A&M University, 2015

Research Interests

  • Entomology
  • Genomics
  • Native pollinators
  • Forensic entomology
  • Sexual dimorphism

Selected Publications

Sze, S.-H., M. L. Pimsler, J. K. Tomberlin, C. D. Jones, and A. M. Tarone. 2017. A scalable and memory-efficient algorithm for de novo transcriptome assembly of non-model organisms. BMC Bioinformatics. 18(Suppl 4):387.

Pimsler, M. L., J. M. Jackson, and J. D. Lozier. 2017. Population genomics reveals a candidate gene involved in bumble bee pigmentation. Ecology and Evolution. 7(10): 3406–3413.

Pimsler, M. L., C. G. Owings, B. M. O’Connor, R. Mohr, P. Teel, and J. K. Tomberlin. 2016. Case studies of mite species and first ever mite associate of Synthesiomyia nudiseta (Diptera: Muscidae) from a forensic entomology case. J. Med. Ent.: tjv203.

J. K. Tomberlin, M. R. Sanford, M. L. Pimsler, and S. VanLaerhoven. 2015. Behavioral Ecology of Organisms Associated with Decomposing Vertebrate Carrion. In Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and their Application. [Eds.] M. E. Benbow, J. K. Tomberlin, and A. M. Tarone. CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL.

J. Cammack, M. L. Pimsler, T. C. Crippen, and J. K. Tomberlin. 2015. Chemical Ecology of Organisms Associated with Decomposing Vertebrate Carrion. In Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and their Application. [Eds.] M. E. Benbow, J. K. Tomberlin, and A. M. Tarone. CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL.

O’Connor, B. M., M. L. Pimsler, C. G. Owings, and J. K. Tomberlin. 2015. Redescription of Myianoetus muscarum (Acari: Histiostomatidae) associated with human remains in Texas, USA, with designation of a neotype from Western Europe. J. Med. Ent.: tjv045.

Pimsler, M. L., T. Pape, J. S. Johnston, R. A. Wharton, J. J. Parrott, M. S. Sanford, J. K. Tomberlin, and A. M. Tarone. 2014. Ultramorphology of eggs and first instar larvae in an egg laying population of Blaesoxipha plinthopyga (Diptera:Sarcophagidae). J. Med. Ent. 51(6): 1283-1295.

Scott, M. J., M. L. Pimsler, and A. M. Tarone. 2014. Sex determination mechanisms in calliphorids (blow flies). Sex. Dev. 8(1-3): 29-37.

Zheng, L., T.L. Crippen, L. Holmes, B. Singh, M.L. Pimsler, M.E. Benbow, A.M. Tarone, S. Dowd, Z. Yu, S. VanLaerhoven, T.K. Wood, and J.K. Tomberlin. 2013. Bacteria mediate oviposition by the black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens (L.), (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Sci. Rep. 3: 2563.

Ma, Q., W. Liu, A. T. Fields, M. L. Pimsler, A. M. Tarone, T. L. Crippen, J. K. Tomberlin, and T. K. Wood. 2012. Proteus mirabilis interkingdom swarming signals attract blow flies. Int. Soc. Micro. Ecol. J. 6: 1356-1366.