Research articles

Tandonnet S, Krsticevic F, Basika T, Papathanos PA, Torres TT, Scott MJ. 2023. A chromosomal-scale reference genome of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax. DNA Research, 30: dsac042. 

Trinca V, Carli S, Uliana JVC, Garbelotti CV, Silva MM, Kunes V, Meleiro LP, Brancini GTP, Menzel F, Andrioli LPM, Torres TT, Ward RJ, Monesi N. 2023. Biocatalytic potential of Pseudolycoriella CAZymes (Sciaroidea, Diptera) in degrading plant and fungal cell wall polysaccharides. Iscience, 26: 106449

de Cara MAR,  Jay P,  Rougemont Q, Chouteau M, Whibley A, Huber B, Piron-Prunier F, Ramos RR, Freitas AVL, Salazar C, Silva-Brandão KL, Torres TT, Joron M. 2023. Balancing selection at a wing pattern locus is associated with major shifts in genome-wide patterns of diversity and gene flow. Peer Community Journal, 3: e65.

Genevcius BC, Calandriello DC,  Torres TT. 2022. Molecular and developmental signatures of genital size macro-evolution in bugs. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 39: msac211. 

Trinca V, Uliana JVC, Ribeiro GKS, Torres TT, Monesi N. 2022. Characterization of the mitochondrial genomes of Bradysia hygida, Phytosciara flavipes and Trichosia splendens (Diptera: Sciaridae) and novel insights on the control region of sciarid mitogenomes. Insect Molecular Biology, 31: 482-496

Mariano-Martins P, Monfardini RD, Lo-Man-Hung N, Torres TT. 2022. Evidence of positive selection on six spider developmental genes. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 338: 314-322.

de Cara MAR,  Jay P,  Chouteau M, Whibley A, Huber B, Piron-Prunier F, Ramos RR, Freitas AVL, Salazar C, Silva-Brandão KL, Torres TT, Joron M. 2021. Supergene formation is associated with a major shift in genome-wide patterns of diversity in a butterfly. HAL, 2021: hal-03454143. 

Heredia F, Volonté Y,  Pereirinha J, Fernandez-Acosta M, Casimiro AP, Belém CG, Viegas F, Tanaka K, Menezes J, Arana M, Cardoso GA, Macedo A, Kotowicz M, Spalm FHP, Dibo MJ, Monfardini RD, Torres TT, Mendes CS, Garelli A, Gontijo AM. 2021. The steroid-hormone ecdysone coordinates parallel pupariation neuromotor and morphogenetic subprograms via epidermis-to-neuron Dilp8-Lgr3 signal induction. Nature communications, 12 (1): 3328.

Cardoso GA, Deszo MS, Torres TT. 2021. Evolution of coding sequence and gene expression of blowflies and botflies with contrasting feeding habits. Genomics, 113: 699-706. 

Dall’Agnol B, Webster A, Souza UA, Barbieri A, Mayer FQ, Cardoso GA, Torres TT, Machado RZ, Ferreira CAS, Reck J. 2021. Genomic analysis on Brazilian strains of Anaplasma marginale. Braz J Vet Parasitol, 30: e000421

Scott MJ, Benoit JB, Davis RJ, Bailey ST, Varga V, Martinson EO, Hickner PV, Syed Z, Cardoso GA, Torres TT, Weirauch MT, Scholl EH, Phillippy AM, Sagel A, Vasquez M, Quintero G, Skoda SR. 2020. Genomic analyses of a livestock pest, the New World screwworm, find potential targets for genetic control programs. Communications Biology, 3: 424. 

Tandonnet S, Cardoso GA, Mariano-Martins P, Monfardini RD, Cunha VAS, Carvalho RA, Torres TT. 2020. Molecular basis of resistance to organophosphate insecticides in the New World screw-worm fly. Parasites & Vectors, 13: 562. 

Mariano-Martins P, Lo-Man-Hung N, Torres TT. 2020. Evolution of Spiders and Silk Spinning: Mini Review of the Morphology, Evolution, and Development of Spiders’ Spinnerets. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 8: 109. 

Genevcius BC, Torres TT. 2020. De novo construction of a transcriptome for the stink bug crop pest Chinavia impicticornis during late development. GigaByte, 2020: gigabyte11.

Heredia F, Volonté Y,  Pereirinha J, Fernandez-Acosta M, Casimiro AP, Belém CG, Viegas F, Tanaka K, Menezes J, Arana M, Cardoso GA, Macedo A, Kotowicz M, Spalm FHP, Dibo MJ, Monfardini RD, Torres TT, Mendes CS, Garelli A, Gontijo AM. 2020. Innate Behavior Sequence Progression by Peptide-Mediated Interorgan Crosstalk. bioRxiv, 2020.10. 10.334540. 

Cardoso GA, Deszo MS, Torres TT. 2019. Functional genomics of the parasitic habits of blowflies and botflies. bioRxiv, 2019.12. 13.871723

Le Gall VL, Klafke GM, Torres TT. 2018. Detoxification mechanisms involved in ivermectin resistance in the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Scientific Reports, 8: 12401. 

Stoppe NC, Silva JS, Carlos C, Sato MIZ, Saraiva AM, Ottoboni LMM, Torres TT. 2017. Worldwide Phylogenetic Group Patterns of Escherichia coli from Commensal Human and Wastewater Treatment Plant Isolates. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8: 2512. 

Tandonnet S, Torres TT. 2017. Traditional versus 3- RNA-seq in a non-model species. Genomics Data, 11: 9-16. 

Stoppe NC, Torres TT, Leotti FC, Sato MIZ, Ottoboni LMM. 2017 Microbial diversity in freshwater samples and their contaminating human and bovine hosts. PeerJ Preprints, 5: e2992v1. 

Cardoso GA, Marinho MAT, Monfardini RD, Azeredo-Espin AML, Torres TT. 2016. Evolution of genes involved in feeding preference and metabolic processes in Calliphoridae (Diptera: Calyptratae). PeerJ, 4: e2598. 

Passos-Bueno MRS, Tavares VR, Gordon C, Zechi-Ceide R, … , Torres TT, … , Amiel J. 2015. Novel variants in GNAI3 associated with auriculocondylar syndrome strengthen a common dominant negative effect. European Journal of Human Genetics, 23: 481-485. 

Stoppe NC, Silva JS, Torres TT, Carlos C, Hachich EM, Sato MIZ, Saraiva AM, Ottoboni LMM. 2014. Clustering of water bodies in unpolluted and polluted environments based on Escherichia coli phylogroup abundance using a simple interaction database. Genetics and Molecular Biology, 37:694-701. 

Rodrigues VD, Torres TT, Ottoboni LMM. 2014. Bacterial diversity assessment in soil of an active Brazilian copper mine using high-throughput sequencing of 16S rDNA amplicons. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 106(5):879-90. 

Cardoso GA, Matiolli CC, Azeredo-Espin AML, Torres TT. 2014. Selection and validation of reference genes for functional studies in the Calliphoridae family. Journal of Insect Science, 14: 1-15. 

i5K Consortium. 2013. The i5K Initiative: Advancing Arthropod Genomics for Knowledge, Human Health, Agriculture, and the Environment. Journal of Heredity, 104: 595-600. 

Carlos C, Torres TT, Ottoboni LMM. 2013. Bacterial communities and species-specific associations with the mucus of Brazilian coral species. Scientific Reports, 3:1624. 

Carvalho RA, Azeredo-Espin AML, Torres TT. 2010. Deep sequencing of New World screw-worm transcripts to discover genes involved in insecticide resistance. BMC Genomics, 11:695. 

Cardoso KC, Silva MJ, Costa GGL, Torres TT, del Bem LEV, Vidal RO, Menossi M, Hyslop S. 2010. A transcriptomic analysis of gene expression in the venom gland of the snake Bothrops alternatus (urutu). BMC Genomics, 11:605. 

Torres TT, Dolezal M, Schlötterer C, Ottenwälder B. 2009. Expression profiling of Drosophila mitochondrial genes via deep mRNA sequencing. Nucleic Acids Research, 37: 7509-7518. 

Kofler R, Torres TT, Lelley T, Schlötterer C. 2009. PanGEA: Identification of Allele Specific Gene Expression using the 454 technology. BMC Bioinformatics, 10: 143. 

Torres, T.T.; Azeredo-Espin, A.M.L. 2009. Population genetics of New World screw-worm populations from the Caribbean: insights from microsatellite data. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 23: 23-31. 

Carvalho RA, Torres TT, Paniago MG, Azeredo-Espin AML. 2009. Molecular characterization of esterase E3 gene associated with organophosphorus insecticide resistance in the New World screwworm fly Cochliomyia hominivorax. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 23: 86-91.  

Bitarello BD, Torres TT, Lyra ML, Azeredo-Espin AML. 2009. Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the human botfly, (Diptera: Oestridae). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9: 409-411. 

Rodrigues RA, Azeredo-Espin AML, Torres TT. 2009. Microsatellite markers for population genetic studies of the blowfly Chrysomya putoria (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 104: 1047-1050. 

Torres TT, Metta M, Ottenwälder B, Schlötterer C. 2008. Gene expression profiling by massively parallel sequencing. Genome Research, 18: 172-177. 

Torres TT, Azeredo-Espin AML. 2008. Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the blowfly Chrysomya albiceps (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Molecular Ecology Resources, 8: 208-210. 

Rosa AC, Lessinger AC, Azeredo-Espin AML, Torres TT. 2008. Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the horn fly, Haematobia irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae). Molecular Ecology Notes, 8: 971-973. 

Carvalho RA, Torres TT, Azeredo-Espin AML. 2006. A survey of mutations in the Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera: Calliphoridae) esterase E3 gene associated with organophosphate resistance and the molecular identification of mutant alleles. Veterinary Parasitology, 140: 344-351. 

Torres TT, Azeredo-Espin AML. 2005. Development of new polymorphic microsatellite markers for the New World screw-worm Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Molecular Ecology Notes, 5: 815-817. 

Torres TT, Brondani RPV, GARCIA JE, Azeredo-Espin AML. 2004. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the New World screw-worm Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Molecular Ecology Notes, 4: 182-184. 

Junqueira ACM, Lessinger AC, Torres TT, Vettore AL, Silva FR, Arruda P, Azeredo-Espin AML. 2004. The mitochondrial genome of the blowfly Chrysomya chloropyga (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Gene, 339: 7-15. 


Torres TT. 2016. Genetics teaching: Carry on celebrating Mendel’s legacy. Nature, 534: 475-475. 

Book chapters

Meyer D, Torres TT. 2017 . Evolução de Genes e Genomas. In: Carlos F. M. Menck; Marie-Anne Van Sluys. (Org.). Genética Molecular Básica | Dos Genes aos Genomas. 1ed.Sao Paulo: GEN | Grupo Editorial Nacional, p. 1-500.

Silva JS, Castro Stoppe N, Torres TT, Ottoboni LMM, Saraiva AM. 2014. Social Network Analysis Metrics and Their Application in Microbiological Network Studies. Studies in Computational Intelligence. 549ed.: Springer International Publishing, p. 251-260.

Torres, T.T.; Lyra, M. L.; Fresia, P; Azeredo-Espin, A.ML. 2007. Assessing Genetic Variation in the New World Screwworm Cochliomyia hominivorax Populations from Uruguay. In: Vreysen, M.J.B., A.S. Robinson, and J. Hendrichs (Eds.), Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests: From Research to Field Implementation. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.