Alkhaibari, Abeer M..,Maffeis, Thierry.,Bull, James C.. & Butt, Tariq M.. (2018). Combined use of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium brunneum , and the mosquito predator, Toxorhynchites brevipalpis, for control of mosquito larvae: Is this a risky biocontrol strategy?. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology
Sönmez, Emine.,Demir, İsmail.,Bull, James C..,Butt, Tariq M.. & Demirbağ, Zihni. (2017). Pine processionary moth (Thaumetopoea pityocampa, Lepidoptera: Thaumetopoeidae) larvae are highly susceptible to the entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium brunneum and Beauveria bassiana. Biocontrol Science and Technology 27(10), 1168-1179.
Alkhaibari, A.,Carolino, A.,Yavasoglu, S.,Maffeis, T.,Mattoso, T.,Bull, J.,Samuels, R. & Butt, T. (2016). Metarhizium brunneum Blastospore Pathogenesis in Aedes aegypti Larvae: Attack on Several Fronts Accelerates Mortality. PLOS Pathogens 12(7), e1005715
Richards, E.,Dani, M.,Lu, Y.,Butt, T. & Weaver, R. (2017). Effect of stress on heat shock protein levels, immune response and survival to fungal infection of Mamestra brassicae larvae. Journal of Insect Physiology 96, 53-63.
We study the potential of organisms, particularly fungi and microalgae, to provide biomass and novel compounds (including chemical feedstocks, therapeutics and nutraceuticals), and act as agents for biocontrol and bioremediation.