Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
N, San Jose McEnery Convention Center
COS 45 - Disease and epidemiology
1:30 PMManaging infectious diseases without R0
Richard D. Horan, Michigan State University, Eli P. Fenichel, Michigan State University
1:50 PMWhen can predation control vector-borne pathogens?
Sean M. Moore, Oregon State University, Elizabeth T. Borer, Oregon State University, Parviez Hosseini, Princeton University
2:10 PMMeasuring the effect of the Niagara River as a barrier to gene flow in raccoons (Procyon lotor) and implications to the spread of raccoon rabies
Erin E. Rees, Trent University, Bruce A. Pond, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Catherine I. Cullingham, Trent University, Rowland R. Tinline, Queen's University, David Ball, Queen's University, Christopher J. Kyle, Trent University, Richard C. Rosatte, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Bradley N. White, Trent University
2:30 PMWest Nile virus and large-scale declines of North American bird populations
Shannon L. LaDeau, Smithsonian Institution AND Ohio State University, Peter Marra, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, A. Marm Kilpatrick, The Consortium for Conservation Medicine
2:50 PMDisentangling effects of disease and bleaching on corals by fitting population models to data
Susan Harrell Yee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Deborah L. Santavy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mace G. Barron, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMOpening the black box: A tool for evaluating the biological information of a GARP rule-set using examples from the natural ecology of Anthrax
Kristina M. McNyset, US EPA, Western Ecology Division, Jason K. Blackburn, California State University, Fullerton
3:40 PMMetapopulation dynamics of an infectious disease
Karin C. Harding, Göteborg University, Michael Begon, University of Liverpool, Bernt Wennberg, Chalmers
4:00 PMAlternative stable states in host-phage dynamics
Joshua S. Weitz, Georgia Institute of Technology, Jonathan Dushoff, Princeton University
4:20 PMA phylogenetic model to predict likely local host range of plant pathogens
Gregory S. Gilbert, University of California Santa Cruz, Campbell O. Webb, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
4:40 PMBiotic predictors of local mosquito communities
Nathan D. Burkett-Cadena, Auburn University, Micky D. Eubanks, Auburn University, Thomas R. Unnasch, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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