PUBLICATIONS:

Criscione, C. D., B. J. van Paridon, J. S. Gilleard, and C. P. Goater. 2020. Clonemate cotransmission supports a role for kin selection in a puppeteer parasite. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117 (11): 5970-5976. PDF

Caballero, I. C. and C. D. Criscione. 2019. Little to no inbreeding depression in a tapeworm with mixed mating. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 32:1002-1010 PDF

J Sakla, Andrew & T Detwiler, Jillian & Caballero, Isabel & Kelehear, Crystal & Criscione, Charles. (2019). Recognizing the Causes of Parasite Morphological Variation to Resolve the Status of a Cryptogenic Pentastome. The Journal of parasitology. 105. 432-441. PDF

Kasl, E. L., W. F. Font, and C. D. Criscione. 2018. Resolving evolutionary changes in parasite life cycle complexity: molecular phylogeny of the trematode genus Alloglossidium indicates more than one origin of precociousness. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 126:371-381. PDF

Dusitsittipon, S., C. D. Criscione, S. Morand, C. Komalamisra, and U. Thaenkham. 2018. Hurdles in the evolutionary epidemiology of Angiostrongylus cantonensis: pseudogenes, incongruence between taxonomy and DNA sequence variants, and cryptic lineages. Evolutionary Applications 11:1257-1269. PDF

Detwiler, J.T., I. C. Caballero, and C. D. Criscione. 2017. Role of parasite transmission in promoting inbreeding: I. Infection intensities drive individual parasite selfing rates. Molecular Ecology 26:4391–4404. PDF

Detwiler, J.T., and C. D. Criscione. 2017. Role of parasite transmission in promoting inbreeding: II. Pedigree reconstruction reveals sib-transmission and consequent kin-mating. Molecular Ecology 26:4405–4417. PDF

Dusitsittipon, S., C. D. Criscione, S. Morand, C. Komalamisra, and U. Thaenkham. 2017. Cryptic lineage diversity in the zoonotic pathogen Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107:404-414. PDF

McAllister, C. T., E. L. Kasl, H. W. Robison, M. B. Connior, W. F. Font, S. E. Trauth, and C. D. Criscione. 2016. New host records for Alloglossidium progeneticum (Digenea: Macroderoididae) in crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) from Arkansas and Oklahoma, U.S.A. Comparative Parasitology 83:255-259. PDF

van Paridon, B. J., C. P. Goater, J. S. Gilleard, and C. D. Criscione. 2016. Characterization of nine microsatellite loci for Dicrocoelium dendriticum, an emerging liver fluke of ungulates in North America, and their use to detect clonemates and random mating. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 207:19-22. PDF

Criscione, C. D. 2016. History of microevolutionary thought in parasitology: The integration of molecular population genetics. in J. Janovy Jr., G. E. Esch, eds., A Century of Parasitology: Discoveries, ideas and lessons learned by scientists who published in the Journal of Parastiology, 1914–2014. Wiley. (Invited book chapter). PDF

Kasl, E. L., C. T. McAllister, H. W. Robison, M. B. Connior, W. F. Font, and C. D. Criscione. 2015. Evolutionary consequence of a change in life cycle complexity: a link between precocious development and evolution towards female-biased sex allocation in a hermaphroditic parasite. Evolution 69:3156-3170. PDF

Caballero, I. C., A. J. Sakla, J. T. Detwiler, M. Le Gall, S. T. Behmer, and C. D. Criscione. 2015. Physiological status drives metabolic rate in Mediterranean geckos infected with pentastomes. PLOS One 10(12): e0144477. PDF

Doña, J., M. Moreno-García, C. D. Criscione, D. Serrano, R. Jovani. 2015. Species mtDNA genetic diversity explained by infrapopulation size in a host-symbiont system. Ecology and Evolution 5:5801-5809. PDF

McAllister, C. T., W. F. Font, M. B. Connior, H. W. Robison, N. G. Stokes, and C. D. Criscione. 2015. Trematode parasites (Digenea) of the slender madtom, Noturus exilis and Black River madtom, Noturus maydeni (Siluriformes: Ictaluridae) from Arkansas, U.S.A. Comparative Parasitology 82:137-143. PDF

Detwiler, J. T. and C. D. Criscione. 2014. Recently introduced invasive geckos quickly reach population genetic equilibrium dynamics. Biological Invasions 16:2653-2667. PDF

Valdivia, I. M., C. D. Criscione, L. Cárdenas, C. P. Durán and M. E. Oliva. 2014. Does a facultative precocious life cycle predispose the marine trematode Proctoeces cf. lintoni to inbreeding and genetic differentiation among host species? International Journal for Parasitology 44:183-188. PDF

Kasl, E. L., T. J. Fayton, W. F. Font, and C. D. Criscione. 2014. Alloglossidium floridense n. sp. (Digenea: Macroderoididae) from a spring run in north central Florida. Journal of Parasitology 100:121-126. PDF

Criscione, C. D. 2013. Genetic epidemiology of Ascaris: cross-transmission between humans and pigs, focal transmission, and effective population size. in C. Holland, ed. Ascaris: The Neglected Parasite. Academic Press. (peer-reviewed book chapter) PDF

Gorton, M. J., E. L. Kasl, J. T. Detwiler, and C. D. Criscione. 2012. Testing local scale panmixia provides insights into the cryptic ecology, evolution, and epidemiology of metazoan animal parasites. Parasitology 139:981-997. (Invited review). PDF

Owusu, K. A., J. T. Detwiler, and C. D. Criscione. 2012. Characterization of 21 microsatellite loci from the invasive Mediterranean gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus). Conservation Genetics Resources 4:563-565. PDF

Peng, W. and C. D. Criscione. 2012. Ascariasis in people and pigs: New inferences from DNA analysis of worm populations. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 12:227-235. (Invited review). PDF

Williams-Blangero, S., C. D. Criscione, J. L. VandeBerg, R. Correa-Oliveira, K. D. Williams, J. Subedi, J. Kent, J. Williams, S. Kumar, and J. Blangero. 2012. Host genetics and population structure effects on parasitic disease. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367:887-894. PDF

Detwiler, J. T. and C. D. Criscione. 2011. Testing Mendelian inheritance from field-collected parasites: revealing duplicated loci enables correct inference of reproductive mode and mating system. International Journal for Parasitology 41:1185-1195. PDF

Criscione, C. D., R. Vilas, E. Paniagua, and M. S. Blouin. 2011. More than meets the eye: detecting cryptic microgeographic population structure in a parasite with a complex life cycle. Molecular Ecology 20:2510-2524. PDF

Criscione, C. D., J. D. Anderson, D. Sudimack, J. Subedi ,R. P. Upadhayay, B. Jha, K. D. Williams, S. Williams-Blangero, and T. J. C. Anderson. 2010. Landscape genetics reveals focal transmission of a human macroparasite. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 4:e665. PDF

Detwiler, J. T. and C. D. Criscione. 2010. An infectious topic in reticulate evolution: Introgression and hybridization in animal parasites. Genes 1:102-123. (Invited review). PDF

Steinauer, M. L., M. S. Blouin, and C. D. Criscione. 2010. Applying evolutionary genetics to schistosome epidemiology. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 10:433-443. (Invited review). PDF

Criscione, C. D., C. L. L. Valentim, H. Hirai, P. T. LoVerde, T. J. C. Anderson. 2009. Genomic linkage map of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni. Genome Biology 10:R71. (press release from Genome Biology, mini-review by Andy Tait in Genome Biology, and story by Texas A&M College of Science). PDF

Valentim, C. L. L., P. T. LoVerde, T. J. C. Anderson, C. D. Criscione. 2009. Efficient genotyping of Schistosoma mansoni miracidia following whole genome amplification. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 166:81-84. PDF

Criscione, C. D. 2008. Parasite co-structure: broad and local scale approaches. Parasite 15:439-443 (Invited Review). PDF

Criscione, C. D., J. D. Anderson, D. Sudimack, W. Peng, B. Jha, S. Williams-Blangero, and T. J. C. Anderson. 2007. Disentangling hybridization and host colonization in parasitic roundworms of humans and pigs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274:2669-2677. PDF

Criscione, C. D., J. D. Anderson, K. Raby, D. Sudimack, J. Subedi , D. R. Rai, R. P. Upadhayay, B. Jha, S. Williams-Blangero, and T. J. C. Anderson. 2007. Microsatellite markers for the human nematode parasite Ascaris lumbricoides: Development and assessment of utility. Journal of Parasitology 93:704-708. PDF

Criscione, C. D., and M. S. Blouin. 2007. Parasite phylogeographical congruence with salmon host evolutionarily significant units: Implications for salmon conservation. Molecular Ecology 16:993-1005. PDF

Criscione, C. D., and M. S. Blouin. 2006. Minimal selfing, few clones, and no among-host genetic structure in a hermaphroditic parasite with asexual larval propagation. Evolution 60:553-562. PDF

Criscione, C. D., B. Cooper, and M. S. Blouin. 2006. Parasite genotypes identify source populations of migratory fish more accurately than fish genotypes. Ecology 87:823-828. (subject of articles in The Oregonian newspaper, KVAL 13 Eugene, OR and Practical Fishkeeping and FISH Update magazines) PDF

Vilas, R., C. D. Criscione, E. Paniagua, and M. S. Blouin. 2006. Microsatellite loci from the trematode Lecithochirium fusiforme, a parasite of the European conger eel. Molecular Ecology Notes 6:1064-1066. PDF

Criscione, C. D., R. Poulin, and M. S. Blouin. 2005. Molecular ecology of parasites: Elucidating ecological and microevolutionary processes. Molecular Ecology 14:2247-2257. (Invited review). PDF

Criscione, C. D., and M. S. Blouin. 2005. Effective sizes of macroparasite populations: A conceptual model. Trends in Parasitology 21:212-217. PDF

Vilas, R., C. D. Criscione, and M. S. Blouin. 2005. A comparison between mitochondrial DNA and the ribosomal internal transcribed regions in prospecting for cryptic species of platyhelminth parasites. Parasitology 131:839-846. PDF

Criscione, C. D., and M. S. Blouin. 2005. Eleven polymorphic microsatellite loci for the salmonid trematode Plagioporus shawi. Molecular Ecology Notes 5:562-564. PDF

Criscione, C. D., and M. S. Blouin. 2004. Life cycles shape parasite evolution: comparative population genetics of salmon trematodes. Evolution 58:198-202. (with cover illustration) PDF

Kent, M.L., V. Watral., C. M. Whipps, M. E. Cunningham, C. D. Criscione, J. R. Heidel, D. L. Curtis, J. Spitsbergen, D. Markle. 2004. A digenean metacercaria (Apophallus sp.) and a myxozoan (Myxobolus sp.) associated with vertebral deformities in cyprinid fishes from the Willamette River, Oregon. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 16:116-129. PDF

Criscione, C. D., V. Watral, C. M. Whipps, M. S. Blouin, S. R. M. Jones, and M. L. Kent. 2002. Ribosomal DNA sequences indicate isolated populations of Ichthyophonus hoferi in geographic sympatry in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. Journal of Fish Diseases 25: 575-582. PDF

Criscione, C. D., and W. F. Font. 2001. The guest playing host: Colonization of the introduced Mediterranean gecko, Hemidactylus turcicus, by helminth parasites in southeastern Louisiana. Journal of Parasitology 87:1273-1278. PDF

Criscione, C. D., and W. F. Font. 2001. Development and specificity of Oochoristica javaensis (Eucestoda: Cyclophyllidea: Anoplocephalidae: Linstowiinae). Comparative Parasitology 68:149-155. PDF

Criscione, C. D., and W. F. Font. 2001. Artifactual and natural variation of Oochoristica javaensis: Statistical evaluation of in situ fixation. Comparative Parasitology 68:156-163. PDF

Criscione, C. D., N. J. Anderson, T. Campbell, and B. Quinn. 1998. Hemidactylus mabouia. Herpetological Review 29:248. PDF

Charles Criscione
Professor
ccriscione@bio.tamu.edu

Department of Biology
TAMU 3258
College Station, TX 77843

Office: Butler 207A
Phone: 979-845-0917
Fax: 979-845-2891

Lab: Butler 207
Phone: 979-845-0925