COS 108 - Disease And Epidemiology IV

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
D137, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Investigating heterogeneity of Ehrlichia chaffeensis prevalence: Multi-year dataset reveals influence of seasonal weather patterns
Dylan T. Simpson, College of William and Mary; Matthias Leu, College of William & Mary; Molly Teague, College of William and Mary; Johanna Weeks, College of William and Mary; Oliver Kerscher, College of William and Mary; Phillip D'Addio, College of William and Mary; Joseph Thompson, Virginia Commonwealth University; Alan Harris, Virginia Commonwealth University; Andrew Lewis, College of William and Mary; Richard Canella, College of William and Mary; Brent Kaup, College of William and Mary
2:10 PM
 Statistical prediction of human West Nile virus incidence based on changes in land cover pattern and composition
Sarah E. Bowden, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Vijay Ramesh, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Barbara Han, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
2:30 PM
 Wildfire disturbance initially increases Lyme disease risk in California, yet dampens disease risk through time
Andrew J. MacDonald, Stanford University; David W. Hyon, UCSB; Akira McDaniels, UCSB; Kerry O'Connor, San Francisco State University; Andrea Swei, San Francisco State University; Cheryl J. Briggs, University of California, Santa Barbara
2:50 PM
 Yersinia pestis survives and replicates in feral amoeba: The continuing search for an environmental plague reservoir
David W. Markman, Colorado State University; Michael Antolin, Colorado State University; Richard Bowen, Colorado State University; William Wheat, Colorado State University; Michael Woods, Centers for Disease Control; Mary Jackson, Colorado State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Interactive effects of parasitism and resources on competition between a native and invasive zooplankton
Catherine L. Searle, Purdue University; Abigail Merrick, Purdue University; Baylie Hochstedler, Purdue University; Maggie Wigren, Purdue University
3:40 PM
 Immunity and connectivity influence response to a Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae outbreak in subpopulations of Mojave desert bighorn sheep
Brian S. Dugovich, Oregon State University; Brian P. Dolan, Oregon State University; Brianna R. Beechler, Oregon State University; Ben J. Gonzalez, California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Clinton W. Epps, Oregon State University; Anna E. Jolles, Oregon State University
4:00 PM
 Social network topology, animal movement, and force of infection: Delineating the role of social ecology in bighorn sheep pneumonia
Kezia Manlove, Washington State University; Frances Cassirer, Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game; Paul C. Cross, US Geological Survey; Raina K. Plowright, Montana State University; Peter J. Hudson, Penn State University
4:20 PM
 Ecological feedbacks reveal disease can accelerate host evolution of lower resistance
Jason M. Walsman, Indiana University; Alexander T. Strauss, Indiana University; Spencer R. Hall, Indiana University
4:40 PM
 Logistical constraints lead to intermediate optimum in outbreak response vaccination
Yun Tao, Penn State University; Katriona Shea, The Pennsylvania State University; Matthew Ferrari, Penn State University
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