Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
409, David L Lawrence Convention Center
COS 39 - Amphibian Decline and Chytridiomycosis
1:30 PMVarying effects of cypermethrin across life history stages in three amphibian species
Lindsay M. Biga, Oregon State University, Andrew R. Blaustein, Oregon State University
1:50 PMTerrestrial habitat availability alters the effect of aquatic contaminants on amphibian populations
Amber A. Burgett, Washington University in St. Louis, Jonathan M. Chase, Washington University, St. Louis
2:10 PMAnuran’s habitat selection in active and abandoned cranberry farms in the Pine Barrens, New Jersey
Ai Wen, Rutgers University
2:30 PMPesticides, pathogens, and competition: An investigation of the effects of multiple factors on amphibians
Julia C. Buck, Oregon State University, Erin A. Scheessele, Oregon State University, Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh, Andrew R. Blaustein, Oregon State University
2:50 PMPond clusters and suburbanization: Field enclosures and larval density studies reveal variation in habitat quality across ponds
Alexander J. Felson, Yale University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMInterspecific differences in susceptibility to an emerging amphibian pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
Catherine L. Searle, Oregon State University, Stephanie S. Gervasi, Oregon State University, Jessica Hua, University of Pittsburgh, John I. Hammond, University of Pittsburgh, Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh, Andrew R. Blaustein, Oregon State University
3:40 PMFuture threats for global amphibian diversity
Christian Hof, University of Copenhagen, Miguel Ara˙jo, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Walter Jetz, Yale University, Carsten Rahbek, University of Copenhagen
4:00 PMScared sick? Effects of sublethal exposure to predators and pesticides on life history traits and disease susceptibility in wood frogs
Maya L. Groner, University of Pittsburgh, Julia C. Buck, Oregon State University, Andrew R. Blaustein, Oregon State University, Louise A. Rollins-Smith, Vanderbilt University, Laura K. Reinert, Vanderbilt University, Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
4:20 PMImpact of contaminants on the interaction of chytrid fungus and anti-fungal bacteria
Jacob Kerby, University of South Dakota, Felicia Barnes, University of South Dakota, Marie Chase, University of South Dakota
4:40 PMLinking field and experimental studies of parasite coinfection and interaction: Individual and combined effects of trematodes on amphibian hosts
Pieter T.J. Johnson, University of Colorado, Kevin B. Lunde, University of California, Berkeley, Ian D. Buller, University of Colorado

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