The Cator Lab

@ Imperial College London

Publications

Ohm J, Teeple J, Nielsen W, Read AF, Thomas MB, & Cator LJ. 2016. The effect of feeding and immune challenge on the reproductive fitness of Anopheles stephensi. Parasites and Vectors. 9 (113): 1-10.

 Cator LJ, Pietri JE, Murdock CC, Ohm JR, Lewis E, Read AF, Luckhart S & Thomas MB. 2015.  Immune response and insulin signaling alter mosquito feeding behaviour to enhance malaria transmission potential. Scientific Reports 5 (11947): 1-10. 

Cator LJ, Lynch PA, Thomas MB & Read AF. 2014. Alterations in mosquito behavior by malaria parasites: potential impact on force of infection. Malaria Journal. 13 (164): 1-11. 

Cator LJ, George J, Blanford S, Murdock CC, Baker TC, Read AF, & Thomas MB. 2013. ‘Manipulation’ without the parasite: altered feeding behaviour of mosquitoes is not dependent on infection with malaria parasites. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 280 (1763): 1-7. 

Paaijmans KP, Cator LJ & Thomas MB. 2013. Temperature-dependent pre-bloodmeal period and temperature-driven asynchrony between parasite development and mosquito biting rate reduce malaria transmission intensity. PLoS One 8 (1): e55777.

Cator LJ, Thomas S, Paaijmans KP, Sangamithra R, Justin NAJA, Mathai MT, Read AF, Thomas MB, & Eapen A. 2013. Characterizing the thermal environment in malaria transmission settings in urban Chennai, India. Malaria Journal 12 (1): 84-93.

Cator LJ, PA Lynch, AF Read, & MB Thomas. 2012 Do malaria parasites manipulate mosquitoes?  Trends in Parasitology 28 (11): 466-470.

Das, A, Anvikar AR, Cator LJ, Dihman RC, Eapen A, Mishra N, Nagpal BN, Nanda N, Raghavendra K, Read AF, Sharma SK, Singh OP, Singh V, Sinnis P, Srivastava HP, Sullivan SA, Sutton PL, Thomas MB, Carlton JM & Valecha N. 2012. Malaria in India: The Center for the Study of Complex Malaria in India. Acta Tropica 121 (3): 267-273.

Cator LJ & Harrington LC. 2011. Harmonic Convergence and Sexy Sons: Indirect Benefits Associated with Acoustic Signals in the Dengue Vector. Animal Behaviour 82 (4): 627-633.

Cator LJ, Arthur BJ, Ponlawat A, & Harrington LC, 2011. Behavioral observations and sound recordings of free-flight mating swarms of Ae. aegypti in Thailand. Journal of Medical Entomology 48 (4):941-9461

Cator LJ, Ng'Habi KR, Hoy RR, & Harrington LC. 2010. Sizing up a mate: variation in production and response to acoustic signals in Anopheles gambiae. Behavioral Ecology 21 (5): 1033-1039.

Cator LJ, Arthur BJ, Harrington LC, & Hoy RR. 2009. Harmonic convergence in the love songs of the dengue vector mosquito. Science 323 (5917): 1077-1079.