COS 6 - Disease Ecology I

Monday, August 8, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
124/125, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Resource provisioning impairs immune performance and promotes rabies transmission in vampire bats
Daniel J. Becker, University of Georgia; Richard J. Hall, University of Georgia; Alexandra B. Bentz, University of Georgia; Gábor Á. Czirják, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research; Sergio Recuenco, Instituto Nacional de Salud; Sonia Altizer, University of Georgia; Daniel G. Streicker, University of Glasgow
1:50 PM
 Host density increases parasite transmission but decreases host risk in a snail-trematode system
Julia C. Buck, University of California Santa Barbara; Kevin D. Lafferty, USGS Western Ecological Research Center
2:10 PM
 Intermediate optimal temperature for dengue, chikungunya, and Zika transmission by Aedes spp. mosquitoes
Erin Mordecai, Stanford University; Leah R. Johnson, Virginia Tech; Sadie J. Ryan, University of Florida; Daniel Weikel, University of Michigan; Prithvi Gudapati, Harker High School; Anna M. Stewart, SUNY- College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Van M. Savage, UCLA; Matthew B. Thomas, Penn State University; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida; Jeremy Cohen, University of South Florida; Courtney Murdock, University of Georgia; Michelle V. Evans, University of Georgia; Kerri Miazgowicz, University of Georgia
2:30 PM
 A macroecological approach to parasite aggregation
Mark Wilber, University of California, Santa Barbara; Cheryl J. Briggs, University of California, Santa Barbara; Pieter T. J. Johnson, University of Colorado at Boulder
2:50 PM
 Parasite transmission functions are not a dichotomy: Rarely used, nonlinear transmission functions provide the best fits to epidemiological data
Skylar R. Hopkins, Virginia Tech; Arietta E. Fleming-Davies, Radford University; Lisa K. Belden, Virginia Tech; Jeremy M. Wojdak, Radford University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Interactive effects of species invasion and habitat quality on parasite prevalence: Evidence of a dilution effect
Katie M. Westby, Washington University in St. Louis; Kim A. Medley, Washington University in St. Louis
3:40 PM
 One stimulus - Two responses: Host and parasite life history variation in response to environmental stress
Alyssa M. Gleichsner, Purdue University; Jessica Cleveland, Purdue University; Dennis J. Minchella, Purdue University
4:00 PM
 Larval competition modifies the thermal niche of vector mosquitoes
Sarah E. Bowden, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; John M. Drake, University of Georgia
4:20 PM
 Bioenergetics theory for host-parasite interactions: A case study with human schistosomes in intermediate host snails
David J. Civitello, University of South Florida; Leah R. Johnson, Virginia Tech; Roger M. Nisbet, University of California, Santa Barbara; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida
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