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Dr. Steven Juliano

Distinguished Professor of Ecology
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • BSC 299.Sec 015 Independent Honor Study
  • BSC 499.Sec 006 Independent Research For The Masters Thesis
  • BSC 290.Sec 016 Research In Biological Sciences
  • BSC 599.Sec 007 Research In The Biological Sciences
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Community Ecology. Introductory Ecology, Entomology. Biostatistics. Advanced Biostatistics. Application of Mathematics to Biology.
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Community ecology, especially the roles of interspecific competition and predation in communities. Ecology of mosquitoes. Connections between behavioral, physiological, population and community ecology. Applied statistics. Application of Mathematical tools to Ecology
  • Post-Doc Ecology - 1988
  • University of York
  • York, England
  • Ph D Zoology - 1985
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University Park, PA
  • MS Entomology - 1979
  • Cornell University
  • Ithaca, NY
  • BA Biology - 1977
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kalamazoo, MI
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Andrade, MR, JA Breaux, D Albeny Simões, SA Juliano, E Lima. 2016. Are behavioural responses to predation cues linked across life cycle stages? Ecological Entomology. DOI: 10.1111/een.12358
  • Westby, KM, SA Juliano. In press (accepted with revisions). No detectable role for predators mediating effects of aquatic habitat size and permanence on populations and communities of container-dwelling mosquitoes. Ecological Entomology
  • Westby, KM, SA Juliano. 2017. The roles of history: Age and prior exploitation in aquatic container habitats have immediate and carry-over effects on mosquito life history. Ecological Entomology http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/een.12436/epdf
  • Bobak, MJ, MW Weber, MA Doellman, DR Schuweiler, JM Athens, SA Juliano, PA.Garris. 2016. Modafinil activates phasic dopamine signaling in dorsal and ventral striata. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 359:460-470
  • Hoekman, D, YP Springer, C M Barker, R Barrera, MS Blackmore, WE Bradshaw, DH Foley, HS Ginsberg, MH Hayden, CM Holzapfel, SA Juliano, LD Kramer, SL LaDeau, TP Livdahl, CG Moore, RS Nasci, WK Reisen, HM Savage. 2016. Design for mosquito abundance, diversity, and phenology sampling within the National Ecological Observatory. Ecosphere. 7(5) Network Article e0132
  • Westby, KM, EJ Muturi, SA Juliano. 2016. How do nutritional stress and La Crosse virus infection interact? Tests for effects on willingness to blood feed and fecundity in Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) Journal of Medical Entomology, 53:166-171 doi: 10.1093/jme/tjv146
  • Camara, DCP, CT Codeço, SA Juliano, LP Lounibos, TIS Riback, GR Pereira, NA Honorio. 2016 . Seasonal differences in density but similar competitive impact of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) on Aedes aegypti (L.) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PLoS One 11(6): e0157120 http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157120
  • Juliano, SA, LP Lounibos. 2016. Invasions by mosquitoes: the roles of behaviour across the life cycle. in, JS Weis & D Sol, eds. Biological Invasions and Animal Behaviour. Cambridge Univ. Press, pp. 245-265
  • Springer, YP, D Hoekman, PTJ Johnson, PA Duffy, RA Hufft, DT Barnett, BF Allan, BR Amman, CM Barker, R Barrera, CB Beard, L Beati, M Begon, MS Blackmore, WE Bradshaw, D Brisson, CH Calisher, JE Childs, MA Diuk-Wasser, RJ Douglass, RJ Eisen, DH Foley, JE Foley, HD Gaff, SL Gardner, HS Ginsberg, GE Glass, SA Hamer, MH Hayden, Brian Hjelle, CM Holzapfel, SA Juliano, LD Kramer, AJ Kuenzi, SL LaDeau, TP Livdahl, JN Mills, CG Moore, S Morand, RS Nasci, NH Ogden, RS Ostfeld, RR Parmenter, J Piesman, WK Reisen, HM Savage, DE Sonenshine, A Swei, MJ Yabsley. 2016. Tick-, mosquito-, and rodent-borne parasite sampling designs for the National Ecological Observatory Network Ecosphere
  • Noden, BH, PA O’Neal, JE Fader, SA Juliano. 2015. Impact of inter- and intra-specific competition among larvae on larval, adult, and life-table traits of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus females. Ecological Entomology 41: 192–200, DOI: 10.1111/een.12290.
  • Westby, KM, SA Juliano. 2015. Simulated seasonal photoperiods and fluctuating temperatures have limited effects on blood feeding and life history in Aedes triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 52(5): 896–906 DOI: 10.1093/jme/tjv116
  • Albeny-Simões, D, EG Murrell, EF Vilela, SA Juliano. 2015. A multifaceted trophic cascade in a detritus-based system: density-, trait-, or processing-chain mediated effects? Ecosphere 6(3):32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ ES14-00365.1
  • Murrell, EG, BH Noden, SA Juliano. 2014. Contributions of temporal segregation, oviposition choice, and non-additive effects of competitors to invasion success of Aedes japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in North America. Biological Invasions. 17:1669-1681
  • Dale MD, Mortimer EM, Kolli S, Achramowicz E, Borchert G, Juliano SA, Halkyard S, Sietz N, Gatto C, Hester PY and Rubin DA. 2015. Bone-remodeling transcript levels are independent of perching in end-of-lay white leghorn chickens. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 16:2663-2677.
  • Wormington, JD, SA Juliano. 2014. Hunger-dependent and sex-specific antipredator behaviour of larvae of a size-dimorphic mosquito. Ecological Entomology 39:548–555
  • Wormington, JD, SA Juliano. 2014. Plasticity of sexually dimorphic body size and development time in Aedes mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Evolutionary Ecology Research 16:223-234
  • Juliano, SA, G Sylvestre Ribeiro, R Maciel-de-Freitas, MG Castro, C Codeço, R Lourenço de Oliveira, LP Lounibos. 2014. She’s a femme fatale: Low-density larval development produces good disease vectors. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 109: 96-103. DOI: 10.1590/0074-02760140455
  • Leisnham PT, SL LaDeau, SA Juliano. 2014. Spatial and temporal habitat segregation of mosquitoes in urban Florida. PLoS One. 9(3): e91655. doi:10. 1371/journal.pone.0091655
  • Breaux, JA, MK Schumacher, SA Juliano. 2014. What does not kill them makes them stronger: Larval environment and infectious dose alter mosquito potential to transmit filarial worms. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 281(1786) DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0459.
  • Stephens, CR & SA Juliano 2014. Adapting Cassell’s SAS Randomization Test Wrapper For Unbalanced MANOVA. http://www.sascommunity.org/wiki/Adapting_Cassell%E2%80%99s_SAS_Randomization_Test_Wrapper_For_Unbalanced_MANOVA
  • Albeny-Simões, D, EG Murrell, SL Elliot, MR Andrade, E Lima, SA Juliano, EF Vilela. 2014. Attracted to the enemy: Aedes aegypti prefers oviposition sites with predator-killed conspecifics. Oecologia 175:481–492
  • Murrell, EG, AR Ives, SA Juliano. 2014. Intrinsic and extrinsic drivers of succession: Effects of habitat age and season on an aquatic insect community. Ecological Entomology 39:316–324
  • Fader, JE, SA Juliano. 2014. Oviposition habitat selection by container-dwelling mosquitoes: responses to cues of larval and detritus abundances in the field. Ecological Entomology 39:245–252
  • Avelar, AA, SA Juliano, PA Garris. 2013. Amphetamine augments vesicular dopamine release in the dorsal and ventral striatum through different mechanisms. Journal of Neurochemistry 125:373-385
  • Covey, DP, SA Juliano, PA Garris. 2013. Amphetamine elicits opposing actions on readily releasable and reserve pools for dopamine. PLoS One. 8(5): e60763. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060763
  • Damal, K, Murrell, EG, Juliano, SA, Conn, JE, Loew, SS. 2013. Phylogeography of Aedes aegypti (yellow fever mosquito) in south Florida: mtDNA evidence for human-aided dispersal. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 89:482-488
  • Murrell, EG, SA Juliano. 2013. Predation resistance does not trade off with competitive ability in early-colonizing mosquitoes. Oecologia 173:1033-1042 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-013-2674-z
  • O’Neal, PA, SA Juliano. 2013. Seasonal variation in competition and coexistence of Aedes mosquitoes: stabilizing effects of egg mortality or equalizing effects of resources? Journal of Animal Ecology 82:256–265
  • Fader, JE, SA Juliano. 2013. An empirical test of the aggregation model of coexistence and consequences for competing container-dwelling mosquitoes. Ecology 94:478–488.
  • Murrell, EG, SA Juliano. 2012. Competitive abilities in experimental microcosms are accurately predicted by a demographic index for R*. PLoS ONE 7(9): e43458. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043458
  • Bagny Beilhe, L, H Delatte SA Juliano, D Fontenille, S Quilici. 2012. Ecological interactions in Aedes species from Reunion Island. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 27: 349–459
  • Haussmann, M., A. Longnecker, N. Marchetto, S. Juliano, and R. Bowden. 2012. Embryonic exposure to corticosterone modifies the juvenile stress response, oxidative stress, and telomere length. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences 279:1447-1456.
  • Leisnham PT, SA Juliano. 2012. Impacts of climate, land use, and biological invasion on the ecology of immature Aedes mosquitoes: Implications for La Crosse emergence. EcoHealth. 9:217-228
  • Yee, DA, SA Juliano, & SM Vamosi. 2012. Seasonal photoperiods alter developmental time and mass of an invasive mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae), across its north-south range in the United States. Journal of Medical Entomology 49: 825-832
  • Stephens, CR, SA Juliano. 2012. Wing shape as an indicator of larval rearing conditions for Aedes albopictus and Ae. aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 49: 927- 938
  • Yee, DA & SA Juliano. 2012. Concurrent effects of resource pulse amount, type, and frequency on community and population properties of consumers in detritus-based systems. Oecologia 169: 511–522.
  • Murrell, EG., K. Damal, LP. Lounibos & SA. Juliano. 2011. Distributions of competing container mosquitoes depend on detritus types, nutrient ratios, and food availability. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104:688-698.
  • Leisnham, PT, L Towler, SA Juliano. 2011. Geographic variation of photoperiodic diapause but not adult survival or reproduction of the invasive mosquito Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in North America. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104:1309-1318.
  • Juliano, S.A. 2010. Coexistence, exclusion, or neutrality? A meta-analysis of competition between Aedes albopictus and resident mosquitoes. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 56:325-351
  • Lounibos, LP, GF O’Meara, SA Juliano, N Nishimura, RL Escher, MH Reiskind, M Cutwa & K Greene. 2010. Differential Survivorship of Invasive Mosquito Species in South Florida Cemeteries: Do Site-specific Microclimates Explain Patterns of Coexistence and Exclusion? Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103:757-770
  • Yee, DA, Kneitel, JM, Juliano, SA. 2010. Environmental correlates of abundances of mosquito species and stages in discarded vehicle tires. Journal of Medical Entomology 47: 53-62
  • Farhadi, R, Allahyari, H, Juliano, SA. 2010. Functional response of larval and adult stages of Hippodamia variegata (Col.: Coccinellidae) to different densities of Aphis fabae (Hem.: Aphididae). Environmental Entomology 39:1586-1592.
  • Leisnham, PT, SA Juliano. 2010. Interpopulation differences in competitive effect and response of the mosquito Aedes aegypti and resistance to invasion of a superior competitor. Oecologia 164:221–230
  • Herrmann, DL, Ko, AE, Bhatt, S, Jannot, JE, Juliano SA. 2010. Population differences in oviposition depth of the lubber grasshopper (Romalea microptera) as a function of body size and soil gradient. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103:227-235
  • Kaufman MG, K Pelz-Stelinski, D Yee, SA Juliano, P Ostrom, ED Walker. 2010. Stable Isotope Analysis Reveals Detrital Resource Base Sources of the Tree Hole Mosquito, Aedes triseriatus. Ecological Entomology 35:586-593
  • Kesavaraju, B, SA Juliano. 2010. The nature of predation risk cues in container systems: Mosquito responses to solid residues from predation. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103:1038-1045
  • Juliano, SA, Lounibos, LP, Nishimura, N, Greene, K. 2010. Your worst enemy could be your best friend: Predator contributions to invasion resistance and persistence of natives. Oecologia. 162:709-718
  • Jannot, JE, Ko, AE, Herrmann, DL, Skinner, L, Butzen, E, Akman, O, & Juliano, SA. 2009. Density-dependent polyphenism and geographic variation in size among two populations of lubber grasshoppers (Romalea microptera). Ecological Entomology 34:644-651
  • Leisnham, PT, LP Lounibos, GF O’Meara, & SA Juliano. 2009. Interpopulation divergence in competitive interactions of the mosquito Aedes albopictus. Ecology 90:2405–2413.
  • Kesavaraju, B & SA Juliano. 2009. No evolutionary response to four generations of laboratory selection on antipredator behavior of Aedes albopictus : Potential implications for biotic resistance to invasion. Journal of Medical Entomology 46:772-781
  • Jannot, JE, J Brinton, K Kocot, O Akman, & SA Juliano. 2009. Ontogenetic mechanisms underlying a geographic size cline in a grasshopper (Romalea microptera) Annals of the Entomological Society of America 102: 467-475
  • Leisnham, PT, SA Juliano. 2009. Spatial and temporal patterns of coexistence between competing Aedes mosquitoes in urban Florida. Oecologia 160:343-352
  • Juliano, S.A. 2009. Species interactions among larval mosquitoes: Context dependence across habitat gradients. Annual Review of Entomology 54:37-56
  • Alto, BE, B Kesavaraju, SA Juliano, & LP Lounibos. 2009. Stage-dependent predation on competitors: consequences for the outcome of a mosquito invasion. Journal of Animal Ecology 78:928-936.
  • Murrell, E.G. & S.A. Juliano. 2008. Detritus type alters the outcome of interspecific competition between Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 45:375-383.
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • CNPq Brazil. Interacoes troficas e preferencia de oviposicao em criadouros de mosquitos vetores [Trophic interactions and oviposition preferences for containers by vector mosquitoes] coPI, w/ D. Albeny-Simões PI, R. Baldissera coPI, JA Breaux coPI [Univ. Comm. de Chapecó] $8900 est. 2017-2019
  • NIH R15. Quantitative assessment of density dependence and compensation in container mosquitoes (PI). $ 435,000 2016-2019
  • NIH F32. Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research: Characteristics of the larval habitat and the spread of invasive disease vectors. Mentor/coPI. P. Brabant, PI/student. $ 166,978. 2015-18.
  • CNPq Brazil. Science Without Borders, Senior Fellowship. Recipientes artificiais e a produçao de mosquitos vetores de doenças. [Artificial containers and production of vector mosquitoes] Senior visiting researcher/coPI, with: E. Vilela, host/PI, [Univ. Fed. de Viçosa]. E. Lima coPI, [Univ. Fed. de Viçosa]. D. Albeny-Simões coPI Univ. Comm. de Chapecó]. $ 226,239 (estimated). 2013-16.
  • Five Million Dollar Club
  • Illinois State University
  • 2014
  • Honorary Member
  • Entomological Society of Iran
  • 2013
  • One Million Dollar Club
  • Illinois State University
  • 2009
  • Dean’s Award for outstanding scholarship
  • College of Arts and Sciences; ISU
  • 2008
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Society of Vector Ecology
  • 2007
  • College Outstanding Service Award
  • Illinois State University
  • 2002
  • Distinguished Professor
  • Illinois State University
  • 2002
  • Arts and Science Lecturer
  • Illinois State University
  • 2000
  • Florida Entomological Society Team Award,
  • Florida Entomological Society
  • 2000
  • Outstanding University Researcher
  • Illinois State University
  • 1997
  • Outstanding College Researcher
  • College of Arts and Sciences (Sciences sub-group)
  • 1994