COS 132 - Disease and Epidemiology V

Friday, August 12, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
10B, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Ecological characteristics of co-circulating low pathogenicity avian influenza subtypes at Delaware Bay, USA
Heather D. Barton, University of Georgia; John M. Drake, University of Georgia
8:20 AM
The role of synanthropic mammals in avian influenza outbreaks
Susan A. Shriner, National Wildlife Research Center; Nicole L. Mooers, National Wildlife Research Center; Kaci K. VanDalen, National Wildlife Research Center; J. Jeffrey Root, National Wildlife Research Center; Alan B. Franklin, National Wildlife Research Center
8:40 AM
Re-examining pertussis cycles and the role of waning immunity
Jennie S. Lavine, The Pennsylvania State University; Aaron King, University of Michigan; Ottar N. Bjornstad, Penn State University
9:00 AM
Infectious disease in predator populations: Dynamic consequences of prey-mediated transmission and infectiousness
Paul Hurtado, Cornell University; Spencer R. Hall, Indiana University; Stephen P. Ellner, Cornell University
9:20 AM
Habitat structure, thermal stratification, and ecological drivers of disease in the plankton 
Rachel M. Penczykowski, Georgia Institute of Technology; Meghan A. Duffy, University of Michigan; Spencer R. Hall, Indiana University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
The effects of changes in social behavior and habitat structure on disease dynamics in the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus
Thomas W. Dolan III, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Mark J. Butler IV, Old Dominion University; Jeffrey D. Shields, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
10:10 AM
Measles epidemics in pre-vaccine era United States cities: Natural experiments in metapopulation dynamics
Christian Gunning, University of New Mexico; Helen J. Wearing, University of New Mexico
10:30 AM
Aggregating spatial disease data: When high-resolution matters most
Nita Bharti, Princeton University; Matthew J. Ferrari, Penn State University; Bryan T. Grenfell, Princeton University
10:50 AM
Malaria and socioeconomic conditions: A time series model to address double causality
Andres Baeza, University of Michigan; Annemarie ter Venn, Royal Dutch Tropical Institute; Menno J. Bouma, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London; Aaron A. King, University of Michigan; Mercedes Pascual, University of Michigan,Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Santa Fe Institute
11:10 AM
Ecological immunology in the Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki): Behavioural ecology meets conservation
Paddy Brock, Institute of Zoology & University of Leeds; Simon J. Goodman, University of Leeds; Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse, Institute of Zoology
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