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Department of Zoology



Key publications: 

Wayland MT§, Landgraf M (2018) A Cartesian coordinate robot for dispensing fruit fly food. Journal of Open Hardware, 2: 3.

Wayland MT§, Chubb JC (2016) A new R package and web application for detecting bilateral asymmetry in parasitic infections. Folia Parasitologica, 63: 039.

Wayland MT§, Vainio JK, Gibson DI, Herniou EA, Littlewood DTJ, Väinölä R (2015) The systematics of Echinorhynchus Zoega in Müller, 1776 (Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchidae) elucidated by nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data from eight European taxa. ZooKeys, 484, 25-52.

Wayland MT, Defaye A, Rocha J, Jayaram SA, Royet J, Miguel-Aliaga I, Leulier F, Cognigni P (2014) Spotting the differences: probing host/microbiota interactions with a dedicated software tool for the analysis of faecal outputs in Drosophila. Journal of Insect Physiology, 69, 126-35.

Wayland MT§ (2010) Proboscis profiler: a tool for detecting acanthocephalan morphotypes. Systematic Parasitology, 76, 159-167.

Khaitovich P†, Lockstone HE†, Wayland MT†, Tsang TM, Jayatilaka SD, Guo AJ, Zhou J, Somel M, Harris LW, Holmes E, Pääbo S, Bahn S (2008) Metabolic changes in schizophrenia and human brain evolution. Genome biology, 9, R124.

Wayland MT§, Gibson DI, Sommerville C (2005) Morphometric discrimination of two allozymically diagnosed sibling species of the Echinorhynchus gadi Zoega in Müller complex (Acanthocephala) in the North Sea. Systematic Parasitology, 60, 139-149.

§corresponding author

equal contributors



Other publications: 

Zhao TY, Yang RJ, Lü L, Ru SS, Wayland MT, Chen HX, Li YH, Li L. (2023) Phylomitogenomic Analyses Provided Further Evidence for the Resurrection of the Family Pseudoacanthocephalidae (Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchida). Animals (Basel), 13(7):1256

Sankaranarayanan M, Emenecker RJ, Wilby EL, Jahnel M, Trussina IREA, Wayland M, Alberti S, Holehouse AS, Weil TT (2021) Adaptable P body physical states differentially regulate bicoid mRNA storage during early Drosophila development. Developmental Cell, 56, 2886-2901.e6.

Erady C, Boxall A, Puntambekar S, Suhas Jagannathan N, Chauhan R, Chong D, Meena N, Kulkarni A, Kasabe B, Prathivadi Bhayankaram K, Umrania Y, Andreani A, Nel J, Wayland MT, Pina C, Lilley KS, Prabakaran S (2021) Pan-cancer analysis of transcripts encoding novel open-reading frames (nORFs) and their potential biological functions. npj Genomic Medicine, 6 (1), art. no. 4.

Puntambekar S, Newhouse R, Navas JSM, Chauhan R, Vernaz G, Willis T, Wayland MT, Umrania Y, Miska EA, Prabakaran S (2020) Evolutionary divergence of novel open reading frames in cichlids speciation. Scientific Reports, 10: 21570.

Leidenberger S, Boström S, Wayland MT (2020) Host records and geographical distribution of Corynosoma magdaleni, C. semerme and C. strumosum (Acanthocephala: Polymorphidae). Biodiversity Data Journal, 8, art. no. e50500.

Trinh MK, Wayland MT, Prabakaran S (2019) Behavioural analysis of single-cell aneural ciliate, Stentor roeseli, using machine learning approaches. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 16, 20190410.

Leidenberger S, Boström S, Wayland MT (2019) Morphological observations on three Baltic species of Corynosoma Lühe, 1905 (Acanthocephala, Polymorphidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 514, 1-19.

Li L, Wayland MT, Chen H-X, Yang Y (2019) Remarkable morphological variation in the proboscis of Neorhadinorhynchus nudus (Harada, 1938) (Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchida). Parasitology, 146, 348-355.

Wayland MT§ (2016) The Meristogram: a neglected tool for acanthocephalan systematics. Biodiversity Data Journal, 4: e7606.

Chmielewski AK, Kyrsting A, Mahou P, Wayland M, Muresan L, Evers JF, Kaminski CF (2015) Fast imaging of live organisms with sculpted light sheets. Scientific Reports, 5,

Wayland MT§ (2013) Morphological variation in Echinorhynchus truttae Schrank, 1788 and the E. bothniensis Zdzitowiecki & Valtonen, 1987 species complex from freshwater fishes of northern Europe. Biodiversity Data Journal, 1: e975.

Harris LW, Guest PC, Wayland MT, Umrania Y, Krishnamurthy D, Rahmoune H, Bahn S (2013) Schizophrenia: Metabolic aspects of aetiology, diagnosis and future treatment strategies. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38, 752-766.

Talsma AD, Christov CP, Terriente-Felix A, Linneweber GA, Perea D, Wayland M, Shafer OT, Miguel-Aliaga I (2012) Remote control of renal physiology by the intestinal neuropeptide pigment-dispersing factor in Drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 12177-12182.

Cheng TMK, Lu Y, Guest PC, Rahmoune H, Harris LW, Wang L, Ma D,  Stelzhammer V, Umrania Y, Wayland MT, Lió P, Bahn S (2010) Identification of targeted analyte clusters for studies of schizophrenia. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 9, 510-522.

Giger T, Khaitovich P, Somel M, Lorenc A, Lizano E, Harris LW, Ryan MM, Lan M, Wayland MT, Bahn S, Pääbo S (2010) Evolution of neuronal and endothelial transcriptomes in primates. Genome Biology and Evolution, 2, 284-292.

Guest PC, Wang L, Harris LW, Burling K, Levin Y, Ernst A, Wayland MT, Umrania Y, Herberth M, Koethe D, van Beveren JM, Rothermundt M, McAllister G, Leweke FM, Steiner J,  Bahn S (2010) Increased levels of circulating insulin-related peptides in first-onset, antipsychotic naive schizophrenia patients. Molecular psychiatry, 15, 118-119.

Harris LW, Wayland M, Lan M,† Ryan M†, Giger T, Lockstone H, Wuethrich I, Mimmack M, Wang L, Kotter M, Craddock R, Bahn S (2008) The cerebral microvasculature in schizophrenia: a laser capture microdissection study. PLoS One, 3, e3964.

Petalidis LP, Oulas A, Backlund M, Wayland MT, Liu L, Plant K, Happerfield L, Freeman TC, Poirazi P, Collins VP (2008) Improved grading and survival prediction of human astrocytic brain tumors by artificial neural network analysis of gene expression microarray data. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 7, 1013-1024.

Huang J, Wang L, Prabakaran S, Wengenroth M, Lockstone HE, Koethe D, Gerth CW, Gross S, Schreiber D, Lilley K, Wayland M, Oxley D, Leweke FM, Bahn S (2008) Independent protein-profiling studies show a decrease in apolipoprotein A1 levels in schizophrenia CSF, brain and peripheral tissues. Molecular Psychiatry, 13, 1118-1128.

Harris LJW, Swatton JE, Wengenroth M, Wayland M, Lockstone HE, Holland A, Faull RLM, Lilley KS, Bahn S (2007) Differences in protein profiles in schizophrenia prefrontal cortex compared to other major brain disorders. Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses, 1, 73-91.

Lockstone HE, Harris LW, Swatton JE, Wayland MT, Holland AJ, Bahn S (2007) Gene expression profiling in the adult Down syndrome brain. Genomics, 90, 647-660.

Craddock RM, Lockstone HE, Rider DA, Wayland MT, Harris LJW, McKenna PJ, Bahn S (2007) Altered T-cell function in schizophrenia: a cellular model to investigate molecular disease mechanisms. PloS One, 2, e692.

Ryan MM, Lockstone HE, Huffaker SJ, Wayland MT, Webster MJ, Bahn S (2006) Gene expression analysis of bipolar disorder reveals downregulation of the ubiquitin cycle and alterations in synaptic genes. Molecular Psychiatry, 11, 965-978.

Wayland M, Khaitovich P, Ryan M, Paabo S, Bahn S (2006) The molecular basis of cognitive impairment in schizophrenia: Evidence from comparative transcriptomics. Schizophrenia Research, 81, 17-17.

Wayland MT & Bahn S (2006) Reproducibility of microarray studies: concordance of current analysis methods. In: Hemby, S.E. & Bahn, S. (Eds) Functional Genomics and Proteomics in the Clinical Neurosciences. Amsterdam: Elsevier, pp. 109-125.

Jackson ES, Wayland MT, Fitzgerald W, Bahn S (2005) A microarray data analysis framework for postmortem tissues. Methods, 37, 247-260.

Wayland MT§, Gibson DI, Sommerville C (2004) Echinorhynchus salmonis Müller, 1784 (Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchidae) from the Bothnian Bay, Baltic Sea: morphological variability and radial asymmetry of proboscis hooks. Systematic Parasitology, 58, 149-158.

Prabakaran S, Swatton JE, Ryan MM, Huffaker SJ, Huang JT, Griffin JL, Wayland M, Freeman T, Dudbridge F, Lilley KS, Karp NA, Hester S, Tkachev D, Mimmack ML, Yolken RH, Webster MJ, Torrey EF, Bahn S (2004) Mitochondrial dysfunction in schizophrenia: evidence for compromised brain metabolism and oxidative stress. Molecular Psychiatry, 9, 684-697.

Ryan MM, Huffaker SJ, Webster MJ, Wayland M, Freeman T, Bahn S (2004) Application and optimization of microarray technologies for human postmortem brain studies. Biological Psychiatry, 55, 329-336.

Clarkson RW, Wayland MT, Lee J, Freeman T, Watson CJ (2004) Gene expression profiling of mammary gland development reveals putative roles for death receptors and immune mediators in post-lactational regression. Breast Cancer Res, 6, R92-109.

Tkachev D, Mimmack ML, Ryan MM, Wayland M, Freeman T, Jones PB, Starkey M, Webster MJ, Yolken RH, Bahn S (2003) Oligodendrocyte dysfunction in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The Lancet, 362, 798-805.

Wayland MT, Sommerville C, Gibson DI (1999) Echinorhynchus brayi n. sp.(Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchidae) from Pachycara crassiceps (Roule)(Zoarcidae), a deep-sea fish. Systematic Parasitology, 43, 93-101.

Wayland MT, Gibson DI, Sommerville C (1997) Echinorhynchus trachyrinci n. sp.(Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchidae) from macrourid fishes of the northeast Atlantic. Systematic Parasitology, 37, 59-66.

§corresponding author

equal contributors


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