Andrew Joseph Mongue

Doctoral candidate
Primary office:
Haworth Hall


Advisor: Jamie Walters
Research Interests: Reproductive biology, population genomics, sperm competition, Lepidoptera
Hometown: Jonesboro, GA

Education:

  • Emory University (BS Biology)
  • Emory University (MS Biology)


Publications: 

  • Andrew J. Mongue and James R. Walters. 2017. Genome (in revision). The Z chromosome is enriched for sperm proteins in two divergent species of Lepidoptera.
  • Andrew J. Mongue, Petr Nguyen, Anna Volenikova, and James R. Walters. 2017. Genes Genomes Genetics (in press). A neo-sex chromosome in the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus.
  • Andrew J. Mongue, Michelle Tsai, Marta L. Wayne, and Jacobus C. de Roode. 2016. Journal of Insect Conservation 20: 477. Effects of inbreeding in eastern migratory monarch butterflies.
  • Andrew J. Mongue, Maaz Ahmed, Michelle Tsai & Jacobus C. de Roode. 2015. Behavioral Ecology 26.2: 386-395. Testing for cryptic female choice in monarch butterflies.
  • Jacobus C. de Roode, Rachel M. Rarick, Andrew J. Mongue, Nicole M. Gerardo & Mark D. Hunter. 2011. Ecology Letters 14, 453-461 (2011) Aphids indirectly increase virulence and transmission potential of a monarch butterfly parasite by reducing defensive chemistry of a shared food plant.
  • Justine I. Lyons, Amanda A. Pierce, Seth M. Barribeau, Eleanore D. Sternberg, Andrew J. Mongue & Jacobus C. de Roode. 2009. Molecular Ecology 21, 3433-3444. Lack of genetic differentiation between monarch butterflies with divergent migration destinations.


Presentations at Regional, National, & International Meetings: 

  • Andrew J. Mongue and James Walters. Genomic inference of selection in sperm proteins of the monarch butterfly. Evolution, Portland, OR, June 2017. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Andrew J. Mongue and James Walters. Sperm proteins and a neo-sex chromosome in Lepidoptera. Evolutionary Genomics of Sex, Tempe, AZ, November 2016. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Andrew J. Mongue and James Walters. A neo-sex chromosome in monarch butterflies. Evolution, Austin, TX, June 2016. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Andrew J. Mongue and James Walters. Mad science of moth sex. MidAmeriCon II, Kansas City, MO, July 2016. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Andrew J. Mongue Keiro Uchino, Hideki Sezutsu, and James Walters. Improving insect biology with novel Japanese methods. Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science Alumni Association Multidisciplinary Science Forum, Davis, CA, November 2015. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Andrew J. Mongue, Maaz Ahmed, Michelle Tsai, and Jacobus de Roode. Testing for cryptic female choice in monarch butterflies Evolution, Raleigh, NC, June 2014. Contributed poster presentation.


Major Grants & Proposals:

  • Andrew Mongue (Co-PI)  James Walters (PI).  Dissertation Research.  Determining anucleated sperm function in Lepidoptera.  NSF007687.  $19,651.  24 mo.  06/01/17–06/01/19.  Funded.

 


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