COS 114 - Disease and Epidemiology IV

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
10B, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Inferring the population dynamics of multi-strain pathogens from genealogies
David A. Rasmussen, Duke University; Oliver Ratmann, Duke; Katia Koelle, Duke University
1:50 PM
Landscape epidemiology of species diversity effects on disease risk in a multihost plant pathogen invasion
Sarah E. Haas, University of Colorado; Mevin B. Hooten, U.S. Geological Survey; David M. Rizzo, University of California, Davis; Ross K. Meentemeyer, North Carolina State University
2:10 PM
Diversity of vegetative incompatibility groups in Michigan populations of the chestnut blight fungus, Cryphonectria parasitica, 1996 to 2009
Joshua C. Springer, Michigan State University; Matthew T. Chansler, Michigan State University; Anita L. Davelos-Baines, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; Andrew M. Jarosz, Michigan State University
2:30 PM
Potassium stimulates fungal epidemics in Daphnia
David J. Civitello, University of South Florida; Jessica L. Hite, Indiana University; Rachel M. Penczykowski, Georgia Institute of Technology; Spencer R. Hall, Indiana University
2:50 PM
Adaptive melanism and immunity to fungal infection in the migratory grasshopper
Robert Srygley, USDA-ARS-NPARL; Stefan T. Jaronski, USDA-ARS-NPARL
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
The effect of the risk of infectious disease on habitat selection
Suzanne L. Robertson, Mathematical Biosciences Institute; Ian M. Hamilton, The Ohio State University
4:00 PM
Strategies of tolerance and resistance in natural host-parasite interactions: an ecological approach
Isabella M. Cattadori, Penn State University; Ben Wagner, The Pennsylvania State University; Laura Wodzinski, The Pennsylvania State University; Brian Boag, The James Hutton Institute; Ash Pathak, The Pennsylvania State University; Alexander D. Hernandez, The Pennsylvania State University; Adam Poole, The Pennsylvania State University
4:20 PM
The roles of multi-level selection and recombination in maintaining genetic diversity in an insect virus
David A. Kennedy, University of Chicago; Greg Dwyer, University of Chicago
4:40 PM
Infection prevalence of two vector-borne zoonotic pathogens in the tick vectors across a gradient of reported human incidence rates
Holly B. Vuong, Rutgers University/Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Dina Fonseca, Rutgers University; Dustin Brisson, University of Pennsylvania; Richard S. Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
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