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Experimental methods to measure and track hemolymph in insect wings (Salcedo and Socha, ICB (2020))


A sampling of the diversity of wing shapes and geometries found across the insect phylogeny (Salcedo and Hoffmann et al, Biology Open (2019))

Salcedo, MK, Jun, B, Socha, JJ, Pierce, N, Vlachos, PP, Combes, SA. A living network: complex hemolymph circulation

         patterns in locust wings. Submitted to Nature Communications (Nov 2021).

         Read on bioRxiv.

Salcedo, MK, *Ellis, TE, Sáenz, ÁS, *Lu, JL, *Worrell, T, Madigan, ML, Socha, JJ. Transient use of hemolymph for 

         hydraulic wing expansion in cicadas. Submitted to Current Biology (Nov 2021).

Mikel-Stites, M, Salcedo MK, Staples, A, Socha, JJ.3D-imaging inspired improvements to hearing model in parasitoid fly

         Ormia ochracea. Submitted (Sept 2021).

         Read on biorxiv

Salcedo, MK, Socha, JJ. Circulation in insect wings: a review on the necessity of hemodynamics in wing  functionality. 

Integrative and Comparative Biology (2020).  doi: 10.1093/icb/icaa124 

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Burnett, N.P., King, E.E., Salcedo, M.K., Tanner, R.L. and Wilsterman, K. Conference scheduling undermines diversity 

efforts. Nature Ecology & Evolution (2020), pp.1-2. doi:10.1038/s41559-020-1276-5


Salcedo, MK, Hoffmann, J, Donoughe, S, Mahadevan, L. Computational analysis of size, shape and structure of insect 

wings. Biology Open (2019). doi:10.1242/bio.040774  

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Peleg, O, Peters, JM, Salcedo, MK, Mahadevan, L. Collective mechanical adaptation of honeybee swarms. Nature

Physics (2018) 14(12): 1193. doi: 10.1038/s41567-018-0262-1

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Hoffmann, J, Donoughe, S, Li, K, Salcedo, MK, Rycroft, CH.  A simple developmental model recapitulates complex insect 

wing venation patterns. PNAS. (2018) 115(40): 9905 - 9910. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1721248115


Combes, SA, Salcedo, MK, Pandit, MM, Iwasaki, JM. Capture success and efficiency of dragonflies pursuing different t

types of prey. Integrative and Comparative Biology (2013) 53(5): 787 - 798. doi: 10.1093/icb/ict072


Williams, CD, Salcedo, MK, Irving, TC, Regnier, M, TL Daniel. The length–tension curve in muscle depends on lattice 

spacing. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. (2013) Vol 280, issue 1776. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0697


Conference Talks

Salcedo, MK, Shevchenko, P, Socha, JJ. Whole-wing microtomographic imaging of grasshopper wings. Integr. Comp.

         Biol. (2021), virtual SICB. Talk. Link to talk:

Salcedo, MK, Hoffmann, J, Donoughe, SD, Combes SA, Mahadevan L. What’s in a vein? Using computational tools to explore           wing diversity and functional consequences of venation patterns on hemodynamics. Integr. Comp. Biol (2020) SICB,                   Austin, TX. Symposium.

*Hardy, DJ, Salcedo, MK, Kenny, MC, Pulliam, JN, Pendar, H, Socha, JJ. Shot through the heart: a non-invasive IR

         technique to measure dorsal heart pumping in insects. Integr. Comp. Biol. (2020). Austin, TX. Poster.

Salcedo, MK, Combes, SA, Mahadevan L. Active hemolymph flow in insect wings: characterization of uniform, bi-

         directional and pulsatile flow in a wing network. Integr. Comp. Biol. (2018) Vol. 58, pp. E196. SICB, San

         Francisco, CA. Talk.

Salcedo, MK, Hoffmann, J, Mahadevan, L. Wing vein topology and the hydraulics of wing expansion. OEB G4

         Symposium. Cambridge, MA. (26 - 27 April 2017). Talk.

Salcedo, MK, Combes, SA, Mahadevan L. Wing vein networks across insect orders: examining hierarchical network

         structure and hemolymph flow. Integr. Comp. Biol. (2017) SICB, New Orleans, LA. Talk.

Salcedo, MK, Combes, SA, Mahadevan L. Wing expansion in dragonflies and field crickets: a tightly folded solution to

         a complex behavior.  Integr. Comp. Biol. (2016) Vol. 56, pp. E250. SICB, Portland, OR. Talk.

Combes, SA, Salcedo MK, Gagliardi, SF, Crall, JD, Iwasaki, JM, Rundle, DE. Optimal flight speeds during dragonfly

         predator-prey encounters. Integr. Comp. Biol. (2015) Vol. 55, pp. E33. SICB, West Palm Beach, FL. Poster.