Oliver KM, Smith AH, Russell JA (2013) Defensive symbiosis in the real world—diversity and maintenance of protective bacteria across aphids and other insects. Functional Ecology: doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12133. (invited review)

Russell JA, Weldon S, Smith AH, Kim KL, Hu Y, Łukasik P, Doll S, Anastopoulos I, Novin M, Oliver KM (2013) Uncovering symbiont-driven genetic diversity across North American pea aphids. Molecular Ecology 22: 2045-2059.

Kautz S, Rubin BER, Russell JA, Moreau CS (2013) Surveying the microbiome of ants: Comparing 454 pyrosequencing with traditional methods to uncover bacterial diversity. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79(2): 525-534.

Reichenberger ER, Alexander GM, Russell JA, Schwartzman RJ, Hershberg U, Rosen G (2013) Establishing a relationship between bacteria in the human gut and complex regional pain syndrome. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 29: 62-69.

Russell JA, Funaro CF, Milton Y, Goldman-Huertas B, Suh D, Moreau CS, Kronauer D, Pierce NE (2012) A veritable menagerie of heritable bacteria across the ants, lepidopterans, and beyond. PLoS One 7(12): e51027. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051027

Sullam KE, Essinger S, Lozupone CA, O'Connor M, Rosen G, Knight R, Kilham SS, Russell JA (2012) Environmental and ecological factors that shape the gut bacterial communities of fish: a meta-analysis. Molecular Ecology 21: 3363-3378

Anderson KE*, Russell JA*, Moreau CS, Katuz S, Sullam KE, Hu Y, Basinger U, Mott BM, Buch N, Wheeler D (2012) Highly similar microbial communities are shared among related and trophically similar ant species. Molecular Ecology 21: 2282-2296
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05464.x. (*these authors contributed equally to this work).

Matthews B, Narwani A, Hausch S, Nonaka E, Peter H, Yamamichi M, Sullam KE, Bird KC, Thomas MK, Hanley TC, Turner CB (2011) Toward an integration of evolutionary biology and ecosystem science. Ecology Letters 14: 690–701.

Soslau G, Russell JA, Spotila JR, Mathew AJ, Bagsiyao P (2011) Acinetobacter sp. HM 746599 isolated from leatherback turtle blood. FEMS Microbiology Letters 332: 166-171.

Russell JA (2011) The ants are unique and enigmatic hosts of prevalent Wolbachia symbionts. Myrmecological News 16: 7-23.

Funaro CF, Kronauer DJC, Moreau CS, Goldman-Huertas B, Pierce NE, Russell JA (2011) Army ants harbor a host-specific clade of Entomoplasmatales bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77: 346-350.

Baldo L, Desjardins CA, Russell JA, Stahlhut JK, Werren JH (2010) Accelerated microevolution in an outer membrane protein (OMP) of the intracellular bacteria Wolbachia. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 48.

Stahlhut JK, Desjardins CA, Clark ME, Baldo L, Russell JA, Werren JH, Jaenike J (2010) The mushroom habitat as an ecological arena for global exchange of Wolbachia. Molecular Ecology 19: 1940-1952.

Russell JA, Moreau C, Goldman-Huertas B, Fujiwara M, Lohman D, Pierce NE (2009) Bacterial gut symbionts are tightly linked with the evolution of herbivory in ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA: 106: 21236-21241.

Rosen GL, Sokhansanj BA, Polikar R, Bruns MA, Russell J, Garbarine E, Essinger S, Yok N (2009) Signal processing for metagenomics: extracting information from the soup. Current Genomics 10: 493-510.

Russell JA, Goldman-Huertas B, Moreau CS, Baldo, L, Stahlhut JK, Werren JH, Pierce NE (2009) Specialization and geographic isolation among Wolbachia symbionts from ants and lycaenid butterflies. Evolution 63: 624-640.

Baldo L, Ayoub NA, Hayashi CY, Russell JA, Stahlhut JK, Werren JH (2008) Insight into the routes of Wolbachia invasion: high levels of horizontal transfer in the spider genus Agelenopsis revealed by Wolbachia strain and mitochondrial DNA diversity. Molecular Ecology 17: 557-569.

Russell JA, Moran NA (2006) Costs and benefits of symbiont infection in aphids: variation among symbionts and across temperatures. Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biology 273: 603-610.

Russell JA, Moran NA (2005) Horizontal transfer of bacterial symbionts: heritability and fitness effects in a novel aphid host. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71: 7987-7994.

Moran NA, Russell JA, Koga R, Fukatsu T (2005) Evolutionary relationships of three new species of Enterobacteriaceae living as symbionts of aphids and other insects. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71: 3302-3310.

Oliver KM, Russell JA, Moran NA, Hunter MS (2003) Facultative bacterial symbionts in aphids confer resistance to parasitic wasps. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100: 1803-1807.

Russell JA, Latorre AL, Sabater-Muñoz B, Moya A, Moran NA (2003) Side-stepping secondary symbionts: Widespread horizontal transfer across and beyond the Aphidoidea. Molecular Ecology 12: 1061-1075.

Sandström J, Russell JA, White JP, Moran NA (2001) Independent origins and horizontal transfer of bacterial symbionts of aphids. Molecular Ecology 10: 217-228.

Parsch J, Russell JA, Beerman I, Hartl DL, Stephan W (2000) Deletion of a conserved regulatory element in the Drosophila adh gene leads to increased alcohol dehydrogenase activity but also delays development. Genetics 156: 219-227.