95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 56 - Disease and Epidemiology II

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
411, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Ellen M. Mackey
8:00 AM
Species extinction vs. ecosystem transformation with forest disease: Sudden Oak Death in California
Richard C. Cobb, University of Califorina Davis; Joao A. N. Filipe, University of Cambridge; Ross K. Meentemeyer, NC State; Christopher A. Gilligan, Unvirsity of Cambridge; David M. Rizzo, University of California, Davis
8:20 AM
Investigating mercury in bottlenose dolphin skin: What we have learned and where we go from here
Debra L. Miller, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee; Victoria M. Woshner, Private Contractor; Matthew J. Gray, University of Tennessee; Eloise L. Styer, University of Georgia; Katrina K. Knott, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Randall S. Wells, Chicago Zoological Society; Todd M. O'Hara, University of Alaska Fairbanks
8:40 AM
Vector behavior and pathogen spread: Implications of host resistance versus tolerance
Matthew P. Daugherty, University of California, Riverside
9:00 AM
The role of immune mediated co-infections on disease transmission
Isabella M. Cattadori, Pennsylvania State University; Ash Pathak, The Pennsylvania State University; Lisa Murphy, University of Glasgow
9:20 AM
Within host ecology: The evolution of drug resistance in malarial parasites in immunosuppressed hosts
Edward P. Levri, Penn State Altoona; Victoria Barclay, The Pennsylvania State University; Sylvie Huijben, The Pennsylvania State University; Derek Sim, The Pennsylvania State University; Andrew F. Read, The Pennsylvania State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Multimodal epidemics in multihost pathogens
Krisztian Magori, Eastern Washington University; Chris Michael, Brookwood High School; John M. Drake, University of Georgia
10:10 AM
Male-biased transmission of a trophically-transmitted nematode parasite
Daniel A. Grear, Colorado State University; Lien Luong, Pennsylvania State University; Peter J. Hudson, Pennsylvania State University
10:30 AM
Modeling viral and bacterial biological control of the gypsy moth
James R. Reilly, Rutgers University; Bret D. Elderd, Louisiana State University
10:50 AM
Does variation in host immune function explain differences in reservoir competence among small mammals?
M. Andrea Previtali, Universidad Nacional del Litoral; Rhea Hanselmann, Oregon State University; Richard S. Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Felicia Keesing, Bard College; Anna E. Jolles, Oregon State University; Lynn B. Martin, University of South Florida
11:10 AM
Genotypic diversity of Borrelia burgdorferi detected in Ixodes scapularis larvae collected from North American songbirds
R. Jory Brinkerhoff, University of Richmond; Corrine Folsom, Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine; Stephen J. Bent, Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine; Kimberly Tsao, Colorado State University; Durland Fish, Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine; Maria Diuk-Wasser, Columbia University