PS 9 - Disease And Epidemiology

Monday, August 7, 2017: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall, Oregon Convention Center
 Green frogs harbor microbes that inhibit a deadly fungal pathogen
Ariel Kruger, Rutgers University; Peter J. Morin, Rutgers University
 Tracking disease and fungal community structure in chestnut blight cankers on American chestnut in Michigan and Wisconsin
Matthew Kolp, Michigan State University; Mark Double, West Virginia University; Dennis W. Fulbright, Michigan State University; William MacDonald, West Virginia University; Andrew M. Jarosz, Michigan State University
 Variation in phenotypic characteristics of¬†Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis¬†predicts virulence
Kimberly Jane Cook, Washington State University; Heather Kenny, Washington State University; Nathan Hall, Washington State University; John Romansic, Washington State University; Karen L. Pope, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research station; Jonah Piovia-Scott, Washington State University
 A new PCR tool to investigate a potential tick vector for Babesia duncani
Kerry O'Connor, San Francisco State University; Anne M. Kjemtrup, California Department of Public Health; Patricia Conrad, University of California, Davis; Robert S. Lane, University of California - Berkeley; Melissa Yoshimizu, California Department of Public Health; Andrea Swei, San Francisco State University
 Geographic distribution of Borrelia burgdorferi genotypes reveal spatial structuring
Liliana Cerna, San Francisco State University; Andrea Swei, San Francisco State University
 The effects of temperature and viscosity on cercariae of Schistosoma mansoni: Implications for transmission efficiency
Karena Ha Nguyen, University of South Florida; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida; Bradford Gemmell, University of South Florida
 Optimizing Schistosomiasis treatment timing with respect to seasonal fluctuations in the force of infection
Larissa Anderson, University of New Mexico; Helen J. Wearing, University of New Mexico
 Population status and incidence of Nosema in bumble bee species in Virginia
T'ai H. Roulston, University of Virginia; Samantha Heitsch, University of Virginia; Amber Slatosky, University of Virginia; Tom Akre, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
 Effects of endophyte symbiosis and pathogen intraspecific variation on the growth of a fungal plant pathogen
Kayleigh R. O'Keeffe, UNC-Chapel Hill; Charles E. Mitchell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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