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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Robert Harrison
Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (301) 504-5249
Room 243
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 011A BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705

Projects
Insect Management Systems for Urban Small Farms and Gardens
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420762
SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE AND INDIGENOUS INSECTS OF URBAN LANDSCAPES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420767

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Classification, genetic variation and pathogenicity of Lymantria dispar nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from Asia, Europe, and North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Keena, M.A., Rowley, D.L. 2014. Classification, genetic variation and pathogenicity of Lymantria dispar nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from Asia, Europe, and North America. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 116:27-35.
Complete genome sequence of a novel iflavirus from the transcriptome of Halyomorpha halys, the brown marmorated stink bug. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Gundersen, D.E., Harrison, R.L. 2013. Complete genome sequence of a novel iflavirus from the transcriptome of Halyomorpha halys, the brown marmorated stink bug.. Genome Announcements. 1(6):e00910-13.
Genetic variation and biological activity of isolates of lymantria dispar multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus from north america, europe, and asia - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L., Keena, M., Rowley, D.L. 2013. Genetic variation and biological activity of isolates of lymantria dispar multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus from North America, Europe, and Asia. In: 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, August 11-15, 2013, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. p.102.
Midgut transcriptomic response of the gypsy moth, lymantria dispar, to infection with l. dispar and Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedroviruses - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L., Gundersen, D.E., Sparks, M. 2013. Midgut transcriptomic response of the gypsy moth, lymantria dispar, to infection with l. dispar and Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedroviruses. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting. p.72.
Determination and analysis of the genome sequence of Spodoptera littoralis multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Breitenbach, J.E., El-Sheikh, E.A., Harrison, R.L., Rowley, D.L., Sparks, M., Gundersen, D.E., Popham, H.J. 2013. Determination and analysis of the genome sequence of Spodoptera littoralis multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus. Virus Research. 171(1):194-208.
Concentration- and time-response characteristics of plaque isolates of Agrotis ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus derived from a field isolate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L. 2013. Concentration- and time-response characteristics of plaque isolates of Agrotis ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus derived from a field isolate. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 112(2):159-161.
Eight new species in the genus Alphabaculovirus Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L., Herniou, E.A., Theilmann, D.A., Blissard, G.W., Becnel, J.J., Arif, B., Vlak, J.M., Jehle, J.A., Burand, J.P. 2012. Eight new species in the genus Alphabaculovirus. Meeting Abstract. ICTV Files and Disussion (Website).
Genetic diversity among isolates of Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Book / Chapter)
Harrison, R.L., Popham, H.J., Breitenbach, J.E., Rowley, D.L. 2012. Genetic diversity among isolates of Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus. In: 45th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, August 5-9,2012, Beunos Aires, Argentina. pg.13.
Genetic variation and virulence of Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus and Trichoplusia ni single nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Popham, H.J., Breitenbach, J.E., Rowley, D.L. 2012. Genetic variation and virulence of Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus and Trichoplusia ni single nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 110(1):33-47.
Baculovirus infection of the armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) feeding on spiny- or smooth-edged grass (Festuca spp.) leaf blades - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keathley, C.P., Harrison, R.L., Potter, D.A. 2012. Baculovirus infection of the armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) feeding on spiny- or smooth-edged grass (Festuca spp.) leaf blades. Biological Control. 61(2):147-154.
Baculoviridae - (Book / Chapter)
Herniou, E., Theilmann, D.A., Blissard, G.W., Becnel, J.J., Basil, A., Harrison, R.L., Bonning, B.C., Vlak, J.M., Jehle, J.A. 2011. Baculoviridae. Virus Taxonomy: Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses. oxford:Elsevier 163-174.
Chapter 4: Baculoviruses and other occluded insect viruses - (Book / Chapter)
Harrison, R.L., Hoover, K. 2012. Chapter 4: Baculoviruses and other occluded insect viruses. In: Vega, F. E., Kaya, H. K, editors. Insect Pathology. 2nd edition. London, England: Academic Press. p. 73-131.
Book review: Baculovirus Molecular Biology, Second Edition - (Book / Chapter)
Harrison, R.L. 2011. Book review: Baculovirus Molecular Biology, Second Edition. Society of Invertebrate Pathology Newsletter. 44(2):13-14.
Genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus samples from larvae Heliothis virescens, Helicoverpa zea, and Helicoverpa armigera - (Abstract Only)
Rowley, D.L., Popham, H.J., Harrison, R.L. 2011. Genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus samples from larvae Heliothis virescens, Helicoverpa zea, and Helicoverpa armigera. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting. pp.62-63.
Genetic variation and virulence of nucleopolyhedroviruses isolated worldwide from the heliothine pests Helicoverpa armigera, Helicoverpa zea, and Heliothis virescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowley, D.L., Popham, H.J., Harrison, R.L. 2011. Classification, genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from three heliothine pests. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 107:112-126.
Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56 is a per os infectivity factor, but is not essential for binding and fusion of occlusion-derived virus to the host midgut - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Sparks, W.O., Bonning, B. 2011. Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56 is a per os infectivity factor, but is not essential for binding and fusion of occlusion-derived virus to the host midgut. Virology. 409:69-76.
Classification, genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus samples from larvae of the heliothine pests heliothis virescens, helicoverpa zea, and helicoverpa armigera - (Abstract Only)
Rowley, D.L., Popham, H.J., Harrison, R.L. 2010. Classification, genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus samples from larvae of the heliothine pests heliothis virescens, helicoverpa zea, and helicoverpa armigera. Meeting Abstract. 58:125.
The occlusion-derived virus envelope protein ODV-E56 is required for optimal oral infectivity but is not essential for virus binding and fusion - (Abstract Only)
Sparks, W.0., Bonning, B., Harrison, R.L. 2010. The occlusion-derived virus envelope protein ODV-E56 is required for optimal oral infectivity but is not essential for virus binding and fusion. Meeting Abstract. 43:43.
Genetic and biological variation among nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from spodoptera frugiperda (lepidotpera: noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowley, D.L., Farrar, R.R., Blackburn, M.B., Harrison, R.L. 2010. Genetic and biological variation among nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from spodoptera frugiperda (lepidotpera: noctuidae). Virus Genes. 40:458-468.
The autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56 envelope protein is required for oral infectivity and can be functionally substituted by rachiplusia ou multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Sparks, W.O., Bonning, B.C. 2010. The autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56 envelope protein is required for oral infectivity and can be functionally substituted by rachiplusia ou multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56. Journal of General Virology. 91:1173-1182.
Genomic sequence analysis of the Illinois strain of the Agrotis ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L. 2009. Genomic sequence analysis of the Illinois strain of the Agrotis ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus. Virus Genes. 38:155–170.
Baculovirus expressed virus-like particles of Pea eation mosaic virus vary in size and encapsidate baculovirus mRNAs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
S. Sivakumar, S., Wang, Z., Harrison, R.L., Liu, S., Miller, W.A., Bonning, B.C. 2009. Baculovirus-expressed virus-like particles of Pea enation mosaic virus vary in size and encapsidate baculovirus mRNAs. Virus Research. 139:54-63.
Structural divergence among genomes of closely related baculoviruses and its implications for baculovirus evolution - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L. 2008. Structural divergence among genomes of closely related baculoviruses and its implications for baculovirus evolution. 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology. August 3-7, 2009, Conventry, England. p. 110.
Insecticidal Activity of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease against Heliothis virescens (Fabricius) and Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Tang, H., Swaminathan, S., Phillip, J., Harrison, R.L., Gatehouse, J.A., Bonning, B.C. 2008. Insecticidal Activity of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease against Heliothis virescens (Fabricius) and Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris). Journal of Insect Physiology. 54:777-789.
Genomic sequence analysis of a fast-killing isolate of the Spodoptera frugiperda multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Puttler, B., Popham, H.J. 2008. Genomic sequence analysis of a fast-killing isolate of the Spodoptera frugiperda multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus. Journal of General Virology. 89:775-790.
Tissue specificity of a baculovirus expressed, basement membrane-degrading protease in larvae of Heliothis virescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tang, H., Li, H., Lei, S. M., Harrison, R. L., Bonning, B.C. 2007. Tissue specificity of a baculovirus-expressed, basement membrane-degrading protease in larvae of Heliothis virescens. Tissue and Cell. 39:431-443.
Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Lynn, D.E. 2007. Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the diamondback moth. Virus Genes. 35:857-873.
Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella. - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L., Lynn, D.E. 2007. Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the diamondback moth (abstract). 2007 American Society for Virology Meeting abstract booklet, p. 259.
Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda - (Abstract Only)
Popham, H.J., Harrison, R.L. 2007. Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. American Society for Virology. p. 259.
Characterisation of functional and insecticidal properties of a cathepsin L-like proteinase from flesh fly (Sacrophaga peregrina) involved in differentiation of imaginal discs. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Phillip, J., Fitches, E., Harrison, R.L., Bonning, B., Gatehouse, J.A. Characterisation of functional and insecticidal properties of a cathepsin L-like proteinase from flesh fly (Sacrophaga peregrina) involved in differentiation of imaginal discs. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 37:589-60.
Genomic sequence analysis of a granulovirus isolated from the Old World bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Popham, H.J. 2008. Genomic sequence analysis of a granulovirus isolated from the Old World bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera. Virus Genes. 36:565-581.
Cell lines derived from the black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon, that support replication of the A. ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus and several group I nucleopolyhedroviruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Lynn, D.E. 2008. New cell lines derived from the black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon, that support replication of the A. ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus and several group I nucleopolyhedroviruses. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 99:28-34.
Construction and Characterization of New piggyBac Vectors for Constitutive or Inducible Expression of Heterologous Gene Pairs and the Identification of a Previously Unrecognized Activator Sequence in piggyBac Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, X., Harrison, R.L., Hollister, J.R., Mohammed, A., Fraser Jr., M.J., Jarvis, D.L. 2007. Construction and Characterization of New piggyBac Vectors for Constitutive or Inducible Expression of Heterologous Gene Pairs and the Identification of a Previously Unrecognized Activator Sequence in piggyBac. BMC Biotechnology. 7(5). Available: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1783651
Assessment of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease on Dissemination and Secondary Infection of Autographa californica Multiple Nucleopolyhedrovirus in Heliothis virescens L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Tang, H., Harrison, R.L., Bonning, B.C. 2007. Assessment of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease on Dissemination and Secondary Infection of Autographa californica Multiple Nucleopolyhedrovirus in Heliothis virescens L. Journal of General Virology. 88:1109-1119.
Mechanism of Insecticidal Action of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L., Huarong, L., Tang, H., Bonning, B.C. 2006. Mechanism of insecticidal action of a basement membrane-degrading protease. Molecular Insect Science International Symposium Proceedings. Tuscon,AZ May 20,2006- May 24, 2006.
Protein N-Glycosylation in the Baculovirus-Insect Cell Expression System and Engineering of Insect Cells to Produce ³Mammalianized² Recombinant Glycoprotein - (Literature Review)
Harrison, R.L., Jarvis, D.L. 2006. Protein N-Glycosylation in the Baculovirus-Insect Cell Expression System and Engineering of Insect Cells to Produce ³Mammalianized² Recombinant Glycoprotein Advances in Virus Research.
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