Publications


Before joining OIST

(22) George EE, Husnik F, Tashyreva D, Prokopchuk G, Horak A, Kwong WK, Lukes J, Keeling PJ: Highly reduced genomes of protist endosymbionts show evolutionary convergence. Current Biology 2020, 30 (5): 925-933.

(21) Husnik F, Hypsa V, Darby A: Insect—symbiont gene expression in the midgut bacteriocytes of a blood-sucking parasite. Genome Biology and Evolution 2020,12 (4): 429-442.

(20) Gawryluk RMR, Tikhonenkov DV, Hehenberger E, Husnik F, Mylnikov AP, Keeling PJ. Non-photosynthetic predators are sister to red algae. Nature 2019, 572: 240–243 [ReadCube Access].

(19) Boscaro V, Husnik F, Vannini C, Keeling PJ. Symbionts of the ciliate Euplotes: diversity, patterns and potential as models for bacteria–eukaryote endosymbioses. Proc. R. Soc. B 2019, 286: 20190693.

(18) Deeg CM, Zimmer MM, George EE, Husnik F, Keeling PJ, Suttle CA. Chromulinavorax destructans, a pathogen of microzooplankton that provides a window into the enigmatic candidate phylum Dependentiae. PLoS Pathogens 2019, 15(5):e1007801.

(17) Van Steenkiste NWL, Stephenson I, Herranz M, Husnik F, Keeling PJ, Leander BS. A new case of kleptoplasty in animals: Marine flatworms steal functional plastids from diatoms. Science Advances 2019, 5(7): eaaw4337.

(16) Husnik F & Keeling PJ. The fate of obligate endosymbionts: reduction, integration, or extinction. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 2019, 58-59: 1-8.

(15) Treitli S, Kolisko M, Husnik F, Keeling PJ, Hampl V. Revealing the metabolic capacity of Streblomastix strix and its bacterial symbionts using single-cell metagenomics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2019, 116 (39): 19675-19684.

(14) Gile GH, James ER, Tai V, Harper JT, Merrell TL, Boscaro V, Husník F, Scheffrahn RH, Keeling PJ: New Species of Spirotrichonympha from Reticulitermes and the Relationships Among Genera in Spirotrichonymphea (Parabasalia). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 2018, 65(2): 159-169.

(13) Husnik F & McCutcheon JP: Functional horizontal gene transfer from bacteria to eukaryotes. Nature Reviews Microbiology 2018, 16 (2): 67-79 [ReadCube Access].

(12) Husnik F: Host-symbiont-pathogen interactions in blood-feeding parasites: nutrition, immune cross-talk and gene exchange. Parasitology 2018, 145(10): 1294-1303.

(11) Lukes J & Husnik F: Microsporidia: A Single Horizontal Gene Transfer Drives a Great Leap Forward.  Current Biology 2018, 28(12): R712–R715.

(10) Říhová J, Nováková E, Husnik F, Hypša V: Legionella becoming a mutualist: adaptive processes shaping the genome of symbiont in the louse Polyplax serrataGenome Biology and Evolution 2017, 9(11): 2946–2957.

(9) Šochová E, Husnik F, Nováková E, Halaijan A, Hypša V: Arsenophonus and Sodalis replacements shape evolution of symbiosis in louse flies. PeerJ 2017, 5:e4099.

(8) Kyselková M, Chrudimský T, Husník F, Chroňáková A, Heuer H, Smalla K, Elhottová D: Characterization of tet (Y)-carrying LowGC plasmids exogenously captured from cow manure at a conventional dairy farm. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 2016, 92(6): fiw075.

(7) Husnik F, McCutcheon JP: Repeated replacement of an intrabacterial symbiont in the tripartite nested mealybug symbiosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2016, 113(3): E5416-5424.

(6) Nováková E, Hypša V, Nguyen P, Husník F, Darby AC: Genome sequence of Candidatus Arsenophonus lipopteni, the exclusive symbiont of a blood sucking fly Lipoptena cervi (Diptera: Hippoboscidae). Standards in Genomic Sciences 2016, 11: 72.

(5) Nováková E, Husník F, Šochová E, Hypša V: Arsenophonus and Sodalis symbionts in louse flies: an analogy to the Wigglesworthia and Sodalis system in tsetse flies. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2015, 81(18): 6189-6199.

(4) Duncan RP, Husnik F, Van Leuven JT, Gilbert DG, Dávalos LM, McCutcheon JP, Wilson ACC: Dynamic recruitment of amino acid transporters to the insect/symbiont interface. Molecular Ecology 2014, 23(6): 1608-1623.

(3) Husnik F, Nikoh N, Koga R, Ross L, Duncan RP, Fujie M, Tanaka M, Satoh N, Bachtrog D, Wilson ACC, von Dohlen CD, Fukatsu T, McCutcheon JP: Horizontal Gene Transfer from Diverse Bacteria to an Insect Genome Enables a Tripartite Nested Mealybug Symbiosis. Cell 2013, 153(7): 1567-1578.

(2) Chrudimský T, Husník F, Nováková E, Hypša V: Candidatus Sodalis melophagi sp. nov.: phylogenetically independent comparative model to the tsetse fly symbiont Sodalis glossinidiusPLoS ONE 2012, 7(7): e40354.
 
(1) Husník F, Chrudimský T, Hypša V: Multiple origins of endosymbiosis within the Enterobacteriaceae (g-Proteobacteria): convergence of complex phylogenetic approaches. BMC Biology 2011, 9:87.