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Multiple transmission routes sustain high prevalence of a virulent parasite in a butterfly host.

Majewska AA, Sims S, Schneider A, Altizer S, Hall RJ.

Proc Biol Sci. 2019 Sep 11;286(1910):20191630. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1630. Epub 2019 Sep 4.


Exposure to Non-Native Tropical Milkweed Promotes Reproductive Development in Migratory Monarch Butterflies.

Majewska AA, Altizer S.

Insects. 2019 Aug 16;10(8). pii: E253. doi: 10.3390/insects10080253.


The changing ecology of primate parasites: Insights from wild-captive comparisons.

Herrera JP, Chakraborty D, Rushmore J, Altizer S, Nunn C.

Am J Primatol. 2019 Jul;81(7):e22991. doi: 10.1002/ajp.22991. Epub 2019 Jul 2.


Assessing the contributions of intraspecific and environmental sources of infection in urban wildlife: Salmonella enterica and white ibis as a case study.

Becker DJ, Teitelbaum CS, Murray MH, Curry SE, Welch CN, Ellison T, Adams HC, Rozier RS, Lipp EK, Hernandez SM, Altizer S, Hall RJ.

J R Soc Interface. 2018 Dec 21;15(149):20180654. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0654.


Parasite sharing in wild ungulates and their predators: Effects of phylogeny, range overlap, and trophic links.

Stephens PR, Altizer S, Ezenwa VO, Gittleman JL, Moan E, Han B, Huang S, Pappalardo P.

J Anim Ecol. 2019 Jul;88(7):1017-1028. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12987. Epub 2019 Apr 15.


Leukocyte Profiles Reflect Geographic Range Limits in a Widespread Neotropical Bat.

Becker DJ, Nachtmann C, Argibay HD, Botto G, Escalera-Zamudio M, Carrera JE, Tello C, Winiarski E, Greenwood AD, Méndez-Ojeda ML, Loza-Rubio E, Lavergne A, de Thoisy B, Czirják GÁ, Plowright RK, Altizer S, Streicker DG.

Integr Comp Biol. 2019 Nov 1;59(5):1176-1189. doi: 10.1093/icb/icz007.


Planting gardens to support insect pollinators.

Majewska AA, Altizer S.

Conserv Biol. 2018 Dec 28. doi: 10.1111/cobi.13271. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


On the relationship between body condition and parasite infection in wildlife: a review and meta-analysis.

Sánchez CA, Becker DJ, Teitelbaum CS, Barriga P, Brown LM, Majewska AA, Hall RJ, Altizer S.

Ecol Lett. 2018 Dec;21(12):1869-1884. doi: 10.1111/ele.13160. Epub 2018 Oct 4. Review.


Genetic diversity, infection prevalence, and possible transmission routes of Bartonella spp. in vampire bats.

Becker DJ, Bergner LM, Bentz AB, Orton RJ, Altizer S, Streicker DG.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Sep 27;12(9):e0006786. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006786. eCollection 2018 Sep.


Host Dispersal Responses to Resource Supplementation Determine Pathogen Spread in Wildlife Metapopulations.

Becker DJ, Snedden CE, Altizer S, Hall RJ.

Am Nat. 2018 Oct;192(4):503-517. doi: 10.1086/699477. Epub 2018 Aug 15.


Migratory monarchs that encounter resident monarchs show life-history differences and higher rates of parasite infection.

Satterfield DA, Maerz JC, Hunter MD, Flockhart DTT, Hobson KA, Norris DR, Streit H, de Roode JC, Altizer S.

Ecol Lett. 2018 Nov;21(11):1670-1680. doi: 10.1111/ele.13144. Epub 2018 Aug 27.


Migratory behaviour predicts greater parasite diversity in ungulates.

Teitelbaum CS, Huang S, Hall RJ, Altizer S.

Proc Biol Sci. 2018 Mar 28;285(1875). pii: 20180089. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0089.


Food for contagion: synthesis and future directions for studying host-parasite responses to resource shifts in anthropogenic environments.

Altizer S, Becker DJ, Epstein JH, Forbes KM, Gillespie TR, Hall RJ, Hawley DM, Hernandez SM, Martin LB, Plowright RK, Satterfield DA, Streicker DG.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2018 May 5;373(1745). pii: 20170102. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0102. Review.


Responses of migratory species and their pathogens to supplemental feeding.

Satterfield DA, Marra PP, Sillett TS, Altizer S.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2018 May 5;373(1745). pii: 20170094. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0094. Review.


Livestock abundance predicts vampire bat demography, immune profiles and bacterial infection risk.

Becker DJ, Czirják GÁ, Volokhov DV, Bentz AB, Carrera JE, Camus MS, Navara KJ, Chizhikov VE, Fenton MB, Simmons NB, Recuenco SE, Gilbert AT, Altizer S, Streicker DG.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2018 May 5;373(1745). pii: 20170089. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0089.


Anthropogenic resource subsidies and host-parasite dynamics in wildlife.

Becker DJ, Hall RJ, Forbes KM, Plowright RK, Altizer S.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2018 May 5;373(1745). pii: 20170086. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0086. No abstract available.


Novel hemotropic mycoplasmas are widespread and genetically diverse in vampire bats.

Volokhov DV, Becker DJ, Bergner LM, Camus MS, Orton RJ, Chizhikov VE, Altizer SM, Streicker DG.

Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Nov;145(15):3154-3167. doi: 10.1017/S095026881700231X. Epub 2017 Oct 24.


Using host species traits to understand the consequences of resource provisioning for host-parasite interactions.

Becker DJ, Streicker DG, Altizer S.

J Anim Ecol. 2018 Mar;87(2):511-525. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12765. Epub 2017 Nov 13.


Monarch butterfly population decline in North America: identifying the threatening processes.

Thogmartin WE, Wiederholt R, Oberhauser K, Drum RG, Diffendorfer JE, Altizer S, Taylor OR, Pleasants J, Semmens D, Semmens B, Erickson R, Libby K, Lopez-Hoffman L.

R Soc Open Sci. 2017 Sep 20;4(9):170760. doi: 10.1098/rsos.170760. eCollection 2017 Sep.


Predictors and immunological correlates of sublethal mercury exposure in vampire bats.

Becker DJ, Chumchal MM, Bentz AB, Platt SG, Czirják GÁ, Rainwater TR, Altizer S, Streicker DG.

R Soc Open Sci. 2017 Apr 19;4(4):170073. doi: 10.1098/rsos.170073. eCollection 2017 Apr.


Migration distance as a selective episode for wing morphology in a migratory insect.

Flockhart DTT, Fitz-Gerald B, Brower LP, Derbyshire R, Altizer S, Hobson KA, Wassenaar LI, Norris DR.

Mov Ecol. 2017 Apr 5;5:7. doi: 10.1186/s40462-017-0098-9. eCollection 2017.


Screening wild and semi-free ranging great apes for putative sexually transmitted diseases: Evidence of Trichomonadidae infections.

Rushmore J, Allison AB, Edwards EE, Bagal U, Altizer S, Cranfield MR, Glenn TC, Liu H, Mudakikwa A, Mugisha L, Muller MN, Stumpf RM, Thompson ME, Wrangham R, Yabsley MJ.

Am J Primatol. 2017 Apr;79(4):1-2. doi: 10.1002/ajp.22645. Epub 2017 Feb 15. No abstract available.


Global Mammal Parasite Database version 2.0.

Stephens PR, Pappalardo P, Huang S, Byers JE, Farrell MJ, Gehman A, Ghai RR, Haas SE, Han B, Park AW, Schmidt JP, Altizer S, Ezenwa VO, Nunn CL.

Ecology. 2017 May;98(5):1476. doi: 10.1002/ecy.1799.


Environmental Persistence Influences Infection Dynamics for a Butterfly Pathogen.

Satterfield DA, Altizer S, Williams MK, Hall RJ.

PLoS One. 2017 Jan 18;12(1):e0169982. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169982. eCollection 2017.


Regional climate on the breeding grounds predicts variation in the natal origin of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico over 38 years.

Flockhart DTT, Brower LP, Ramirez MI, Hobson KA, Wassenaar LI, Altizer S, Norris DR.

Glob Chang Biol. 2017 Jul;23(7):2565-2576. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13589. Epub 2017 Jan 3.


Occurrence and host specificity of a neogregarine protozoan in four milkweed butterfly hosts (Danaus spp.).

Barriga PA, Sternberg ED, Lefèvre T, de Roode JC, Altizer S.

J Invertebr Pathol. 2016 Oct;140:75-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2016.09.003. Epub 2016 Sep 15.


Host-pathogen evolutionary signatures reveal dynamics and future invasions of vampire bat rabies.

Streicker DG, Winternitz JC, Satterfield DA, Condori-Condori RE, Broos A, Tello C, Recuenco S, Velasco-Villa A, Altizer S, Valderrama W.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Sep 27;113(39):10926-31. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1606587113. Epub 2016 Sep 12.


Consequences of Food Restriction for Immune Defense, Parasite Infection, and Fitness in Monarch Butterflies.

McKay AF, Ezenwa VO, Altizer S.

Physiol Biochem Zool. 2016 Sep-Oct;89(5):389-401. doi: 10.1086/687989. Epub 2016 Jul 25.


The macroecology of infectious diseases: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts.

Stephens PR, Altizer S, Smith KF, Alonso Aguirre A, Brown JH, Budischak SA, Byers JE, Dallas TA, Jonathan Davies T, Drake JM, Ezenwa VO, Farrell MJ, Gittleman JL, Han BA, Huang S, Hutchinson RA, Johnson P, Nunn CL, Onstad D, Park A, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Schmidt JP, Poulin R.

Ecol Lett. 2016 Sep;19(9):1159-71. doi: 10.1111/ele.12644. Epub 2016 Jun 28. Review.


Unravelling the Costs of Flight for Immune Defenses in the Migratory Monarch Butterfly.

Fritzsche McKay A, Ezenwa VO, Altizer S.

Integr Comp Biol. 2016 Aug;56(2):278-89. doi: 10.1093/icb/icw056. Epub 2016 Jun 2.


Modeling vector-borne disease risk in migratory animals under climate change.

Hall RJ, Brown LM, Altizer S.

Integr Comp Biol. 2016 Aug;56(2):353-64. doi: 10.1093/icb/icw049. Epub 2016 Jun 1.


Migratory monarchs wintering in California experience low infection risk compared to monarchs breeding year-round on non-native milkweed.

Satterfield DA, Villablanca FX, Maerz JC, Altizer S.

Integr Comp Biol. 2016 Aug;56(2):343-52. doi: 10.1093/icb/icw030. Epub 2016 Jun 1.


Do Healthy Monarchs Migrate Farther? Tracking Natal Origins of Parasitized vs. Uninfected Monarch Butterflies Overwintering in Mexico.

Altizer S, Hobson KA, Davis AK, De Roode JC, Wassenaar LI.

PLoS One. 2015 Nov 25;10(11):e0141371. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141371. eCollection 2015.


Screening wild and semi-free ranging great apes for putative sexually transmitted diseases: Evidence of Trichomonadidae infections.

Rushmore J, Allison AB, Edwards EE, Bagal U, Altizer S, Cranfield MR, Glenn TC, Liu H, Mudakikwa A, Mugisha L, Muller MN, Stumpf RM, Thompson ME, Wrangham R, Yabsley MJ.

Am J Primatol. 2015 Oct;77(10):1075-85. doi: 10.1002/ajp.22442. Epub 2015 Jun 26. Erratum in: Am J Primatol. 2017 Apr;79(4):1-2.


Linking anthropogenic resources to wildlife-pathogen dynamics: a review and meta-analysis.

Becker DJ, Streicker DG, Altizer S.

Ecol Lett. 2015 May;18(5):483-95. doi: 10.1111/ele.12428. Epub 2015 Mar 21. Review.


Parasite diversity declines with host evolutionary distinctiveness: a global analysis of carnivores.

Huang S, Drake JM, Gittleman JL, Altizer S.

Evolution. 2015 Mar;69(3):621-30. doi: 10.1111/evo.12611. Epub 2015 Mar 10.


Infectious disease transmission and behavioural allometry in wild mammals.

Han BA, Park AW, Jolles AE, Altizer S.

J Anim Ecol. 2015 May;84(3):637-646. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12336. Epub 2015 Feb 24.


Loss of migratory behaviour increases infection risk for a butterfly host.

Satterfield DA, Maerz JC, Altizer S.

Proc Biol Sci. 2015 Feb 22;282(1801):20141734. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1734.


Serial founder effects and genetic differentiation during worldwide range expansion of monarch butterflies.

Pierce AA, Zalucki MP, Bangura M, Udawatta M, Kronforst MR, Altizer S, Haeger JF, de Roode JC.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Dec 22;281(1797). pii: 20142230. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2230.


The genetics of monarch butterfly migration and warning colouration.

Zhan S, Zhang W, Niitepõld K, Hsu J, Haeger JF, Zalucki MP, Altizer S, de Roode JC, Reppert SM, Kronforst MR.

Nature. 2014 Oct 16;514(7522):317-21. doi: 10.1038/nature13812. Epub 2014 Oct 1.


How important are hemoparasites to migratory songbirds? Evaluating physiological measures and infection status in three neotropical migrants during stopover.

Cornelius EA, Davis AK, Altizer SA.

Physiol Biochem Zool. 2014 Sep-Oct;87(5):719-28. doi: 10.1086/677541. Epub 2014 Aug 26.


Extreme heterogeneity in parasitism despite low population genetic structure among monarch butterflies inhabiting the Hawaiian Islands.

Pierce AA, de Roode JC, Altizer S, Bartel RA.

PLoS One. 2014 Jun 13;9(6):e100061. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100061. eCollection 2014.


Network-based vaccination improves prospects for disease control in wild chimpanzees.

Rushmore J, Caillaud D, Hall RJ, Stumpf RM, Meyers LA, Altizer S.

J R Soc Interface. 2014 Aug 6;11(97):20140349. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0349.


Greater migratory propensity in hosts lowers pathogen transmission and impacts.

Hall RJ, Altizer S, Bartel RA.

J Anim Ecol. 2014 Sep;83(5):1068-77. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12204. Epub 2014 Mar 6.


Resolving the roles of immunity, pathogenesis, and immigration for rabies persistence in vampire bats.

Blackwood JC, Streicker DG, Altizer S, Rohani P.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Dec 17;110(51):20837-42. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1308817110. Epub 2013 Dec 2.


Phylogenetically related and ecologically similar carnivores harbour similar parasite assemblages.

Huang S, Bininda-Emonds OR, Stephens PR, Gittleman JL, Altizer S.

J Anim Ecol. 2014 May;83(3):671-80. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12160. Epub 2013 Nov 29.


Sexual selection explains more functional variation in the mammalian major histocompatibility complex than parasitism.

Winternitz JC, Minchey SG, Garamszegi LZ, Huang S, Stephens PR, Altizer S.

Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Aug 21;280(1769):20131605. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.1605. Print 2013 Oct 22.


Climate change and infectious diseases: from evidence to a predictive framework.

Altizer S, Ostfeld RS, Johnson PT, Kutz S, Harvell CD.

Science. 2013 Aug 2;341(6145):514-9. doi: 10.1126/science.1239401. Review.


Social network analysis of wild chimpanzees provides insights for predicting infectious disease risk.

Rushmore J, Caillaud D, Matamba L, Stumpf RM, Borgatti SP, Altizer S.

J Anim Ecol. 2013 Sep;82(5):976-86. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12088. Epub 2013 Jun 4.


Genetic Factors and Host Traits Predict Spore Morphology for a Butterfly Pathogen.

Sander SE, Altizer S, de Roode JC, Davis AK.

Insects. 2013 Aug 28;4(3):447-62. doi: 10.3390/insects4030447.

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