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Dr. Laura Lavine CAHNRS – Department of Entomology

Curriculum Vitae


Current Position

  • Chair, Department of Entomology


Selected Publications

  1. Hayes, A.M., Lavine, M.D., Gotoh, H., Lin, X., L.C. Lavine. 2019. Mechanisms regulating phenotypic plasticity in wing polyphenic insects. Advances in Insect Physiology, pp 43-72.
  2. Gartstein, M.A. Benjamin, C.P., Lavine, L.C., Craft, R.M., Wharton, A.S. 2018. External mentor program: a pathway to career advancement for women in STEM. The ADVANCE Journal. 10.5399/osu/ADVJRNL.1.1.1
  3. R Zinna, D Emlen, LC Lavine, A Johns, H Gotoh, T Niimi, I Dworkin. 2018. Sexual dimorphism and heightened conditional expression in a sexually selected weapon in the Asian rhinoceros beetle. Molecular Ecology 27:5049-5072; DOI: 10.1111/mec.14907
  4. J Shinji, H Gotoh, H Miyanishi, MD Lavine, LC Lavine. 2018. The activin signaling transcription factor Smox is an essential regulator of appendage size during regeneration after autotomy in the crayfish. Evolution & development DOI: 10.1111/ede.12277
  5. AW Adesanya, E Franco, DB Walsh, M Lavine, L Lavine, F Zhu. 2018. Phenotypic and Genotypic Plasticity of Acaricide Resistance in Populations of Tetranychus urticae(Acari: Tetranychidae) on Peppermint and Silage Corn in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 111, Issue 6, 14 December 2018, Pages 2831–2843,
  6. T Ohde, S Morita, S Shigenobu, J Morita, T Mizutani, H Gotoh, RA Zinna, M Nakata, YIto, K Wada, Y Kitano, K Yuzaki, K Toga, M Mase, K Kadota, J Rushe, LC Lavine, DJ Emlen, T Niimi 2018. Rhinoceros beetle horn development reveals deep parallels with dung beetles. PLoS Genetics 14: e1007651
  7. X Lin, Y Xu, J Jiang, M Lavine, LC Lavine. 2018. Host quality induces phenotypic plasticity in a wing polyphonic insect. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (29): 7563-7568.
  8. J Hust, MD Lavine, AM Worthington, R Zinna, H Gotoh, T Niimi, L Lavine. 2018. The Fat-Dachsous signaling pathway regulates growth of horns in Trypoxylus dichotomus but does not affect horn allometry. Journal of Insect Physiology 105: 85-94.
  9. Lin X, Lavine LC. 2018. Endocrine regulation of a dispersal polymorphism in winged insects: a short review. Current Opinion in Insect Science 25:20-24.
  10. Adesanya AW, MA Morales, DB Walsh, LC Lavine, MD Lavine, F Zhu. 2018. Mechanisms of resistance to three mite growth inhibitors of Tetranychus urticae in hops. Bulletin of Entomological Research 1-12 DOI:
  11. Meixiang Wu, Adekunle W Adesanya, Mariany A Morales, Douglas B Walsh, Laura C Lavine, Mark D Lavine, Fang Zhu. 2018. Multiple acaricide resistance and underlying mechanisms in Tetranychus urticae  on hops. Journal of Pest Science
  12. Gotoh, H, RA Zinna, Y Ishikawa, H Miiyakawa, A Ishikawa, Y Sugime, DJ Emlen, LC Lavine, T Miura. 2017. The function of appendage patterining genes in mandible development of sexually dimorphic stag beetle. Developmental Biology 422: 24-32. Impact Factor 3.155
  13. Lin,X, Xu, Y, Yao Y, Wang B, Lavine MD, and LC Lavine. 2016. JNK signaling mediates wing form polymorphism in brown planthoppers (Nilaparvata lugens). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 73: 55-61. Impact Factor 3.9