COS 84 - Disease And Epidemiology III

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
D137, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Landscape and host individual-to-community level predictors of zoonotic pathogen infection in urban rodents
Anna C Peterson, Tulane University; Bruno M. Ghersi, Tulane University; Claudia Riegel, City of New Orleans Mosquito, Termite, Rodent Control Board; James Childs, Yale University School of Public Health; Michael J. Blum, Tulane University
8:20 AM
 Early warning systems for spillover of zoonotic pathogens
John M. Drake, University of Georgia; John Paul Schmidt, University of Georgia; Andrew W. Park, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia; Andrew M. Kramer, University of Georgia; Barbara Han, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Laura Alexander, University of Georgia
8:40 AM
 Scale-free measures of progress towards disease elimination in a metapopulation
Amalie McKee, The Pennsylvania State University; Matthew J. Ferrari, The Pennsylvania State University
9:00 AM
 The shape of the contact-density function matters for disease persistence: Evidence from an experiment-driven simulation model
Benny Borremans, Hasselt University; Jonas Reijniers, University of Antwerp; Nelika K Hughes, University of Antwerp; Sophie Gryseels, University of Antwerp; Stephanie Godfrey, University of Otago; Niel Hens, University of Antwerp; Rhodes Makundi, Sokoine University of Agriculture; Herwig Leirs, University of Antwerp
9:20 AM
 Linking mosquito surveillance to dengue risk through Bayesian mechanistic modeling
Clinton B. Leach, Colorado State University; Colleen T. Webb, Colorado State University; Kim M. Pepin, USDA National Wildlife Research Center; Alvaro E. Eiras, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Jennifer A. Hoeting, Colorado State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Evolution of resistance to plague in wild host populations
Benjamin Golas, Colorado State University; Colleen T. Webb, Colorado State University; Michael Antolin, Colorado State University
10:10 AM
 Pathogen diversity under host-type heterogeneity and immune-mediated competition
Pamela P. Martinez, University of Chicago; Robert J. Woods, University of Michigan; Mercedes Pascual, University of Chicago
10:30 AM
 El Niño and the shifting geography of cholera in Africa
Sean M. Moore, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Andrew A. Azman, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Justin Lessler, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Heather McKay, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Benjamin Zaitchik, Johns Hopkins University
10:50 AM
 Do small mammal hosts “compete” for ticks? Analyses of burden data suggest ticks redistribute themselves among available hosts
Jesse Brunner, Washington State University; Shannon T. K. Duerr, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Felicia Keesing, Bard College; Mary Killilea, New York University; Holly B. Vuong, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship; Richard S. Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
11:10 AM
 Modeling the spread of a rabies vaccine in vampire bats
Kevin M. Bakker, University of Michigan; Jorge E Osorio, University of Wisconsin; Tonie E. Rocke, US Geological Survey; Carlos Tello, Association for the Conservation and Development of Natural Resources; Carlos Shiva, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia; Nestor Falcon, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia; Daniel G. Streicker, MRC–University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research
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