P. pacificus amphid 3D rendition (by Steve Cook)

RL Hong, M Riebesell, DA Bumbarger, SJ Cook, HR Carstensen, T Sarpolaki, J Castrejon, E Moreno, B. Sieriebriennikov, O Hobert, RJ Sommer.  Evolution of Neuronal Anatomy and Circuitry in Two Highly Divergent Nematode Species.  eLife. 2019.

Renahan T and Hong RL. A species-specific nematocide that results in terminal embryogenesis. J. of Experimental Biology. 2017. 220. 3238-3247.

Koneru SL, Salinas H, Flores GE, Hong, RL. The Bacterial Community of Entomophilic Nematodes and Host Beetles, Molecular Ecology. 2016 May;25(10):2312-24. doi: 10.1111/mec.13614.

Pristionchus pacificus: A Nematode for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology. Edited by Ralf J. Sommer. Nematology Monographs and Perspectives, BRILL, May 2015.

Cinkornpumin JK, Wisidagama DR, Rapoport V, Go JL, Dieterich C, Wang X, Sommer RJ, Hong RL. A host beetle pheromone regulates development and behavior in the nematode Pristionchus pacificus. Elife. 2014 Oct 15;3. doi: 10.7554/eLife.03229. PubMed PMID: 25317948; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4270288.

Lewis VM, Hong RL. Conserved behavioral and genetic mechanisms in the pre-hatching molt of the nematode Pristionchus pacificus. Evodevo. 2014 Sep 19;5:31. doi: 10.1186/2041-9139-5-31. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25276336; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4177371.

Kroetz SM, Srinivasan J, Yaghoobian J, Sternberg PW, Hong RL. The cGMP signaling pathway affects feeding behavior in the necromenic nematode Pristionchus pacificus. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e34464. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034464. Epub 2012 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 22563372; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3338501.

Cinkornpumin JK, Hong RL. RNAi mediated gene knockdown and transgenesis by microinjection in the necromenic Nematode Pristionchus pacificus. J Vis Exp. 2011 Oct 16;(56):e3270. doi: 10.3791/3270. PubMed PMID: 22025167; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3227201.

Hong RL, Witte H, Sommer RJ. Natural variation in Pristionchus pacificus insect pheromone attraction involves the protein kinase EGL-4. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2008 Jun 3;105(22):7779-84. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0708406105. Epub 2008 May 28. PubMed PMID: 18509055; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2409422.

Hong RL, Svatos A, Herrmann M, Sommer RJ. Species-specific recognition of beetle cues by the nematode Pristionchus maupasi. Evol Dev. 2008 May-Jun;10(3):273-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1525 142X.2008.00236.x. PubMed PMID: 18460089.

Herrmann M, Mayer WE, Hong RL, Kienle S, Minasaki R, Sommer RJ. The nematode Pristionchus pacificus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) is associated with the oriental beetle Exomala orientalis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Japan. Zoolog Sci. 2007 Sep;24(9):883-9. PubMed PMID: 17960992.

Hong RL, Sommer RJ. Chemoattraction in Pristionchus nematodes and implications for insect recognition. Curr Biol. 2006 Dec 5;16(23):2359-65. PubMed PMID: 17141618.

Hong RL, Sommer RJ. Pristionchus pacificus: a well-rounded nematode. Bioessays. 2006 Jun;28(6):651-9. PubMed PMID: 16700067.

Hong RL, Villwock A, Sommer RJ. Cultivation of the rhabditid Poikilolaimus oxycercus as a laboratory nematode for genetic analyses. J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol. 2005 Sep 1;303(9):742-60. PubMed PMID: 16106407.