COS 74
Disease And Epidemiology II

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
L100E, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 “Stay-cation” monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) burdened by disease: Effects of altered host migration on parasite transmission
Dara Satterfield, University of Georgia; John C. Maerz, University of Georgia; Sonia Altizer, University of Georgia
1:50 PM
 Socio-economic, water quality and land-use land-cover gradients interact to create variable West Nile virus risk across metropolitan Atlanta, GA
Krisztian Magori, Auburn; Graeme Lockaby, Auburn University; Latif Kalin, Auburn University; Rosmarie Kelly, Georgia Department of Public Health; Wayde Morse, Auburn University; Navideh Noori, Auburn University; Rajesh Sawant, Auburn University; Wayne C. Zipperer, USDA Forest Service
2:10 PM
 A multi-year comparison of the fitness of the virus resistant transgene in wild populations of Cucurbita pepo
Jacquelyn E. Harth, The Pennsylvania State University; Matthew Ferrari, Penn State University; Andrew G. Stephenson, The Pennsylvania State University
2:30 PM
 Similar Borrelia burgdorferi infection prevalence and genotype diversity in two highly contrasting biodiversity settings
Sarah L. States, Yale School of Public Health; R. Jory Brinkerhoff, University of Richmond; Corrine Folsom-O'Keefe, Audubon Connecticut; Tanner K. Steeves, Yale School of Public Health; Maria Diuk-Wasser, Columbia University
2:50 PM
 Rodent reservoirs of future zoonotic pathogens
Barbara A. Han, University of Georgia; John M. Drake, University of Georgia
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Mechanistic models to forecast the response of an insect fungal pathogen to global climate change
Colin Kyle, University of Chicago; Greg Dwyer, University of Chicago
3:40 PM
 Immune strategies as life history traits: A theoretical framework for understanding how animal life histories determine optimal defenses against pathogens
Anna E. Jolles, Oregon State University; Parviez Hosseini, EcoHealth Alliance (formerly Wildlife Trust)
4:00 PM
 Leaf endophytes and host genotype in Populus affect pathogen severity
Posy E. Busby, University of Washington; Naupaka Zimmerman, University of Arizona; David J. Weston, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Jos Houbraken, 4CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre; George Newcombe, University of Idaho
4:20 PM
 Consequences of co-infection for hosts and parasites: Importance of host nutrition and parasite species identity
Sarah A. Budischak, University of Georgia; Kaori Sakamoto, University of Georgia; Joseph F. Urban, USDA; Vanessa O. Ezenwa, University of Georgia
4:40 PM Cancelled
 Intraspecies variability in virus interactions with switchgrass
Tawny M. Mata, Michigan State University; Helen M. Alexander, University of Kansas; Piotr Trebicki, Michigan State University; Carolyn M. Malmstrom, Michigan State University