Hong, JC, DJ Norman, DL Reed, MT Momol, JB Jones. 2012. Diversity among Ralstonia solanacearum strains isolated from the Southeastern United States. Phytopathology. 102(10):924-936.

Pino, J.L., M. S. Ascunce, D. L. Reed, and J. P. Hugot. 2012. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for the endangered Laotian rock-rat (Laonastes aenigmamus) using 454-sequencing technology. Conservation Genetic Resources. Available online ahead of print.

Scholl, K., J. M. Allen, F. H. Leendertz, C. A. Chapman, and D. L. Reed. 2012 Variable microsatellite loci for population genetic analysis of old world monkey lice (Pedicinus sp.). Journal of Parasitology (online ahead of printing)

Boyd, B. M., and D. L. Reed. 2012. Taxonomy of lice and their endosymbiotic bacteria in the post-genomic era. Infectious Disease and Microbiology. 18(4):324-331.

Gonzalez, SC, JA Soto-Centeno, and DL Reed. 2011. Population distribution models: species distribution models are better modeled using biologically relevant data partitions. BMC Ecology 11:20.

Reed DL, Currier RW, Walton SF, Conrad M, Sullivan SA, Carlton JM, Read TD, Severini A, Tyler S, Eberle R, Johnson WE, Silvestri G, Clarke IN, Lagergård T, Lukehart SA, Unemo M, Shafer WM, Beasley RP, Bergström T, Norberg P, Davison AJ, Sharp PM, Hahn BH, and Blomberg J. 2011. The evolution of infectious agents in relation to sex in animals and humans: brief discussions of some individual organisms. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1230(1):74-107.

Rivadeneira, C., J. M. Allen, and D. L. Reed. 2011. Microsatellite loci for testing temporal changes in the population genetics of the Florida Mouse (Podomys floridanus). Conservation Genetics Resources 3:135-139.

Toups, M. A., A. Kitchen, J. E. Light, and D. L. Reed. 2011. Origin of clothing lice indicates early clothing use by anatomically modern humans in Africa. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28(1):29-32.

Light, J. E., V. S. Smith, J. M. Allen, L. A. Durden, and D. L. Reed. 2010. Evolutionary history of mammalian sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10:292.

Kirkness, E. F. (with 50+ coauthors including D. L. Reed). 2010. Genome Sequences of the Human Body Louse and its Primary Endosymbiont: Insights into the Permanent Parasitic Lifestyle. PNAS (available online). See Nature News, Discover Magazine.

Wenjun, Li, G. Ortiz, G. Gimenez, D. L. Reed, B. Pittendrigh and D. Raoult. 2010. Genotyping of human lice suggests multiple emergences of body lice from local head louse populations. PLoS: Neglected Tropical Diseases 4(3):e641.

Reed, D. L., M. A. Toups, J. E. Light, J. M. Allen, and S. Flanagin. 2009. Lice and other parasites as markers of primate evolutionary history. In Primate Parasite Ecology: The Dynamics and Study of Host-Parasite Relationships (Colin Chapman and Mike Huffman, eds). Cambridge University Press.

Allen, J. M., J. E. Light, M. A. Perotti, H. R. Braig, and D. L. Reed. 2009. Mutational Meltdown in Primary Endosymbionts: Selection Limits Müller’s Ratchet. PLoS One 4(3):e4969.

Perotti, M.A., E. F. Kirkness, D. L. Reed, and H. R. Braig. 2009. Endosymbionts of Lice In Insect Symbiosis, 3rd Vol., Kostas Bourtzis and Tom Miller, eds. Oxford University Press.

Light, J.E., and D. L. Reed. 2009. Multigene analysis of phylogenetic relationships and divergence times of primate sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50:376-390.

J. E. Light, J. M. Allen, L. M. Long, T. Carter, L. Barrow, G. Suren, D. Raoult, and D. L. Reed. 2008. Geographic distributions and origins of human head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) based on mitochondrial data. Journal of Parasitology 94(6):1275-1281.

Light, J. E., M. A. Toups, D. L. Reed. 2008. What's in a name: the taxonomic status of human head and body lice. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 47(3):1203-1216.

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Raoult*, D., D. L. Reed*, K. Dittmar, J. J. Kirchman, J. M. Rolain, S. Guillen, and J. E. Light. 2008. Molecular identification of pre-Columbian mummy lice. Journal of Infectious Diseases. *Authors contributed equally to the work. Press coverage at NY Times, Reuters, and MSNBC. NPR’s Morning Edition.

Johnson, K. P., D. L. Reed, S. L. Hammond Parker, D. Kim, and D. H. Clayton. 2007. Phylogenetic analysis of nuclear and mitochondrial genes supports species groups for Columbicola (Insecta: Phthiraptera). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 45:506-518

Wilkins, L., J. Allen, S. Flannagan, J. Coltrain, D. Reed. 2007. Osteology as a means of assessing Florida Panther Health, Part I in Museum specimens as a resource to assess Health and Diet of Florida Panthers, Florida Museum of Natural History Bulletin. 47:74-98.

Allen, J. M., J. Coltrain, L. Wilkins, Shelly Flanagin, and D. Reed. 2007. Stable isotope geochemistry as a means of assessing Florida Panther diet, Part II in Museum specimens as a resource to assess Health and Diet of Florida Panthers,. Florida Museum of Natural History Bulletin. 47:99-108

Reed, D. L., J. E. Light, J. M. Allen, and J. J. Kirchman. 2007. Pair of lice lost or parasites regained: The evolutionary history of Anthropoid primate lice. BMC Biology 5 (7). See write-ups at Science Now , the NY Times article, and The Loom. Download all press.

Perotti, M. A., J. M. Allen, D. L. Reed, and H. R. Braig. 2007. Host-symbiont interaction of the primary endosymbiont of human head and body lice. FASEB Journal 21 (4) 1058-1066.

Allen, J. M., D. L. Reed, M. A. Perotti, and H. R. Braig. 2007. Evolutionary relationships of Candidatus Riesia endosymbiotic Enterobacteriaceae living within hematophagous primate lice. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73 (5): 1659-1664.

Reed, D.L., Smith, V.S., Rogers, A.R., Hammond, S.L., Clayton, D.H. 2004. Molecular genetic analysis of human lice supports direct contact between modern and archaic humans. Public Library of Science (PLoS) - Biology. 2 (11): e340. See press coverage at Vince Smith's web site.

Cummings, M. P., and S. A. Handley, D. S. Myers, D. L. Reed, A. Rokas, and K. Winka. 2003. Comparing bootstrap and posterior probability values in the four-taxon case. Systematic Biology. 53(4):477-487.

Hafner, M. S., J.W. Demastes, T. A. Spradling, and D. L. Reed. 2003. Cophylogeny between pocket gophers and chewing lice. In Tangled trees: phylogenies, cospeciation and coevolution, (R. D. M. Page, ed.). University of Chicago Press.

Reed, D. L. and M. S. Hafner. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial communities associated with ectoparasitic chewing lice of pocket gophers: A culture-independent approach. Microbial Ecology.

Reed, D. L., M. deGravelle, and K. Carpenter. 2002. Molecular systematics of the jacks (Perciformes: Carangidae) based on mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences using Parsimony, Likelihood, and Bayesian approaches. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23(3):513-524.

Lo Galbo, A.M., K. E. Carpenter, and D. L. Reed. 2002. Evolution of trophic types in emperor fishes (Lethrinus, Lethrinidae, Percoidei) based on cytochrome b gene sequence variation. Journal of Molecular Evolution 54:754-762.

Demastes, J. W., T. A. Spradling, M. S. Hafner, and D. L. Reed. 2002. Systematics and phylogeography of pocket gophers in the genera Cratogeomys and Pappogeomys. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 22(1):144-154.

Reed, D. L., M. J. deGravelle, and K. E. Carpenter. 2001. Molecular systematics of Selene (Perciformes: Carangidae) based on cytochrome b sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 21(3):468-475.

Reed, D. L., B. R. Moyer, and D. H. Clayton. 2001. Risk that websites could break code of anonymity. Correspondence section of Nature. 413:347.

Reed, D. L., S. Allen, and M. S. Hafner. 2000. Mammal hair diameter as a possible mechanism for host specialization in chewing lice. Journal of Mammalogy 81:999-1007.

Reed, D. L. , S. Allen, M. S. Hafner, and M. Babin. 2000. Spatial partitioning of host habitat by ectoparasitic chewing lice of the genera Geomydoecus and Thomomydoecus (Phthiraptera: Trichodectidae). Journal of Parasitology 86(5):951-955.

Morand, S., M. S. Hafner, R. D. M. Page, and D. L. Reed. 2000. Comparative body size relationships in pocket gophers and their chewing lice. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 70(2):239-249.

Reed, D. L., and M. S. Hafner. 1997. Host specificity of chewing lice on pocket gophers: a potential mechanism for cospeciation. Journal of Mammalogy, 78:655-660.