COS 34 - Disease And Epidemiology I

Tuesday, August 8, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
D137, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Lead and mercury prevalence in bald eagles (Halieetus leucocephalus) in the mid-Atlantic USA
Andreas Eleftheriou, The University of Montana; Lisa Murphy, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine; Sallie Welte, Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research Inc.
8:20 AM Cancelled
8:40 AM
 Human infectious disease burdens decrease with urbanization but not with biodiversity
Chelsea L. Wood, University of Washington; Kevin D. Lafferty, USGS Western Ecological Research Center; Alex McInturff, University of California Berkeley; Hillary Young, University of California Santa Barbara; DoHyung Kim, University of Maryland
9:00 AM
 Defining the phenotype of mange disease in bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus)
Alynn M. Martin, University of Tasmania; Christopher Burridge, University of Tasmania; Scott Carver, University of Tasmania
9:20 AM
 The potential of fish to act as transport hosts for Dracunculus medinensis and D. insignis larvae
Christopher A. Cleveland, University of Georgia; Mark L. Eberhard, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Alec T. Thompson, University of Oklahoma; Stephen J. Smith, University of Georgia; Hubert Zirimwabagabo, The Carter Center; Robert B. Smith, University of Georgia; Michael J. Yabsley, University of Georgia
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Relative epidemic potential of Zika, dengue, yellow fever, and chikungunya viruses transmitted by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes
A. Marm Kilpatrick, University of California, Santa Cruz; Jordan E. Ruybal, Scranton University
10:10 AM
 Urban microclimate influences dengue dynamics in the invasive mosquito, Aedes albopictus
Michelle V. Evans, University of Georgia; Nicole Solano, Agnes Scott College; Justine Shiau, University of Georgia; Courtney Murdock, University of Georgia
10:30 AM
 The role of host heterogeneity in determining epidemic outcomes: Covariation between the physiological and behavioral components of pathogen transmission
Lauren A. White, University of Minnesota; James D. Forester, University of Minnesota; Meggan E. Craft, University of Minnesota
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