COS 61 - Disease and Epidemiology II

Wednesday, August 10, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
10B, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Predators and alternative hosts reduce parasite transmission to larval amphibian hosts
Sarah A. Orlofske, University of Colorado at Boulder; Robert C. Jadin, University of Colorado Boulder; Daniel L. Preston, University of Colorado; Pieter TJ Johnson, University of Colorado at Boulder
8:20 AM
Parasite evolution associated with decreasing host availability in the Daphnia-Pasteuria host-parasite system
Stuart K. J. R. Auld, University of Stirling; Tom Little, University of Edinburgh
8:40 AM
Linking predator-prey interactions with exposure to a trophically transmitted parasite
Lien Luong, Pennsylvania State University; Eric G. Chapman, University of Kentucky; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky; Peter J. Hudson, Penn State University
9:00 AM
Disease as a moving target: Factors influencing infection ‘hotspots’ of a multi-host parasite across space and time
Sara H. Paull, University of California Santa Cruz; Pieter TJ Johnson, University of Colorado at Boulder
9:20 AM
Experimental climate warming affects the emergence of free-living stages in wildlife parasites
Alexander D. Hernandez, The Pennsylvania State University; Brian Boag, The James Hutton Institute; Isabella M. Cattadori, Penn State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Infectious personalities: Behavioral ecology and risk of parasitism in larval amphibians
Janet Koprivnikar, Brandon University; Chris H. Gibson, Brandon University
10:10 AM
Emergence and maintenance of limited diversity in malaria parasite population structure
Yael Artzy-Randrup, University of Michigan and Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Caroline Buckee, Harvard School of Public Health; Andy P. Dobson, Princeton University; Mercedes Pascual, University of Michigan,Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Santa Fe Institute
10:30 AM
Estimating parasite diversity using non-parametric methods
Shan Huang, University of Georgia; Sonia Altizer, University of Georgia
10:50 AM
Agrochemicals increase risk of human schistosomiasis
Neal T. Halstead, University of South Florida; Steve A. Johnson, University of Florida; Taegan A. McMahon, University of Tampa; Kristin Parker, University of South Florida; Thomas R. Raffel, Oakland University; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida
11:10 AM
The effect of population structure on Avian Influenza outbreaks in wild and domestic birds
Parviez Hosseini, EcoHealth Alliance (formerly Wildlife Trust); Peter Daszak, EcoHealth Alliance
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