Dr. Adam Martínez – Publications


Dr. Adam Martínez

Evolutionary Ecology
Institute of Organismic and Molecular Evolution



Onchuru, T. O., Martinez, A., Ingham, C. S. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Transmission of mutualistic bacteria in social and gregarious insects. Current Opinion in Insect Science 28: 50-58.

Martinez AJ, Weldon SR, and Oliver KM. 2014. Effects of parasitism on aphid nutritional and protective symbioses. Molecular ecology. 23:1594-1607.

Martinez AJ, Ritter SG, Doremus MR, Russell JA, Oliver KM. 2014. Aphid-encoded variability in susceptibility to a parasitoid. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 14(1):127.

Oliver KM, Martinez A. 2014. How resident microbes modulate ecologically-important traits of insects. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 4, 1-7.

Dykstra HR, Weldon SR, Martinez AJ, White JA, Hopper KR, Heimpel GE, Asplen MK, Oliver KM. 2014. Factors limiting the spread of the protective symbiont Hamiltonella defensa in the aphid Aphis craccivora. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80(18), 5818-5827.

Wagner SM, Martinez AJ, Kim KL, Dehnel AC, Oliver KM, and White J. 2014. Facultative symbionts mediate host races in a polyphagous herbivore. Funcional Ecology.

Martinez AJ, Harmon JP, Oliver KM. (in prep). Specialization of both symbiont-mediated and intrinsic resistance of the pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum Harris) against two common parasitoids.

Martinez AJ, Oliver KM. (in prep). Additive effects of multiple types of pea aphid resistance against a parasitic wasp.

Weldon S, Martinez A, Smith E, Oliver K. (In prep). Diversity and dynamics of phage infection in an aphid defensive mutualism.


Martinez AJ, Oliver KM. 2015. Specialization of aphid defenses and potential effects on natural enemy composition. ESA North Central Branch Invited Presentation. Manhattan, Kansas.

Martinez AJ, Oliver KM. 2014. Specialization of aphid- and symbiont-based resistance against two parasitic wasps. ESA Annual Meeting PhD 10 minute papers. Portland, Oregon. (2nd place)

Martinez AJ, Oliver KM. 2014. Variability in aphid susceptibility to a parasitoid. ESA Southeastern Branch PhD 10 minute papers. Greenville, South Carolina. (1st place)