COS 90
Amphibian Decline And Chytridiomycosis

Thursday, August 14, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
301, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM Cancelled
 Pathogens and mutualists: Temporal dynamics in the skin microbiome of the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog.
Silas Ellison, San Francisco State University; Roland A. Knapp, Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory, University of California; Jose de la Torre, San Francisco State University; Vance T. Vredenburg, San Francisco State University
8:20 AM
 Spatial and temporal variation in population dynamics of Andean frogs: Effects of forest disturbance and evidence for declines
Esther M. Cole, UC Davis; Martin R. Bustamante, Museo de Zoología, Centro de Biodiversidad y Ambiente, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador; Diego Almeida-Reinoso, Museo de Zoología, Centro de Biodiversidad y Ambiente, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador; W. Chris Funk, Colorado State University
8:40 AM
 Are amphibian skin associated microbial communities regulated by the host, the external environment, or both?
Katherine L. Krynak, Case Western Reserve University; Michael F. Benard, Case Western Reserve University; David J. Burke, The Holden Arboretum
9:00 AM
 Effects of pesticide mixtures on host-pathogen dynamics of the amphibian chytrid fungus
Julia C. Buck, Oregon State University; Jessica Hua, Purdue University; Trang D. Nguyen, Oregon State University; Jenny Urbina, Oregon State University; Randall J. Bendis, University of Pittsburgh; William R. Brogan III, University of Pittsburgh; Aaron B. Stoler, University of Pittsburgh; Andrew R. Blaustein, Oregon State University; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
9:20 AM
 Fungicide alters amphibian disease dynamics and community structure in an aquatic system
Shane M. Hanlon, University of Memphis; James E. Moore, Christian Brothers University; Jacob L. Kerby, University of South Dakota; Matthew J. Parris, University of Memphis
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Differences in susceptibility and sensitivity to the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis across host ages
Paul W. Bradley, Oregon State University; Andrew R. Blaustein, Oregon State University
10:10 AM
 A novel mechanism for insecticide tolerance: The role of phenotypic plasticity in amphibian tolerance and cross-tolerance to insecticides
Jessica Hua, Purdue University; Devin K. Jones, University of Pittsburgh; Nathan I. Morehouse, University of Pittsburgh; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
10:30 AM
 Spatial and temporal patterns in occupancy and density of the pathogenic amphibian fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, in waters of North America
Tara Chestnut, US Geological Survey; Chauncey W. Anderson, US Geological Survey; Radu Popa, University of Southern California; Mary A. Voytek, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Deanna H. Olson, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Andrew R. Blaustein, Oregon State University; Julie D. Kirshtein, US Geological Survey
10:50 AM Cancelled
11:10 AM
 Amphibians acquire resistance to live and dead chytrid fungus overcoming fungal immunosuppression
Taegan A. McMahon, University of Tampa; Brittany F. Sears, University of South Florida; Matthew D. Venesky, Allegheny College; Scott M. Bessler, University of South Florida; Jenise M. Brown, University of South Florida; Kaitlin Deutsch, University of South Florida; Neal T. Halstead, University of South Florida; J. Scott Fites, Vanderbilt University; Nicole Ortega, University of South Florida; Laura K. Reinert, Vanderbilt University; Louise A. Rollins-Smith, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Thomas R. Raffel, Oakland University; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida
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