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Synergistic China-US Ecological Research is Essential for Global Emerging Infectious Disease Preparedness.

Smiley Evans T, Shi Z, Boots M, Liu W, Olival KJ, Xiao X, Vandewoude S, Brown H, Chen JL, Civitello DJ, Escobar L, Grohn Y, Li H, Lips K, Liu Q, Lu J, Martínez-López B, Shi J, Shi X, Xu B, Yuan L, Zhu G, Getz WM.

Ecohealth. 2020 Feb 3. doi: 10.1007/s10393-020-01471-2. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


Mesoscale movement and recursion behaviors of Namibian black rhinos.

Seidel DP, Linklater WL, Kilian W, Preez PD, Getz WM.

Mov Ecol. 2019 Nov 9;7:34. doi: 10.1186/s40462-019-0176-2. eCollection 2019.


Disease transmission and introgression can explain the long-lasting contact zone of modern humans and Neanderthals.

Greenbaum G, Getz WM, Rosenberg NA, Feldman MW, Hovers E, Kolodny O.

Nat Commun. 2019 Nov 1;10(1):5003. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12862-7.


A natural gene drive system influences bovine tuberculosis susceptibility in African buffalo: Possible implications for disease management.

van Hooft P, Getz WM, Greyling BJ, Bastos ADS.

PLoS One. 2019 Sep 4;14(9):e0221168. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221168. eCollection 2019.


Insights and approaches using deep learning to classify wildlife.

Miao Z, Gaynor KM, Wang J, Liu Z, Muellerklein O, Norouzzadeh MS, McInturff A, Bowie RCK, Nathan R, Yu SX, Getz WM.

Sci Rep. 2019 May 31;9(1):8137. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-44565-w.


The global distribution of Bacillus anthracis and associated anthrax risk to humans, livestock and wildlife.

Carlson CJ, Kracalik IT, Ross N, Alexander KA, Hugh-Jones ME, Fegan M, Elkin BT, Epp T, Shury TK, Zhang W, Bagirova M, Getz WM, Blackburn JK.

Nat Microbiol. 2019 Aug;4(8):1337-1343. doi: 10.1038/s41564-019-0435-4. Epub 2019 May 13.


Adequacy of SEIR models when epidemics have spatial structure: Ebola in Sierra Leone.

Getz WM, Salter R, Mgbara W.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2019 Jun 24;374(1775):20180282. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2018.0282.


Modeling R₀ for Pathogens with Environmental Transmission: Animal Movements, Pathogen Populations, and Local Infectious Zones.

Blackburn JK, Ganz HH, Ponciano JM, Turner WC, Ryan SJ, Kamath P, Cizauskas C, Kausrud K, Holt RD, Stenseth NC, Getz WM.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Mar 17;16(6). pii: E954. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16060954. Review.


Ecological metrics and methods for GPS movement data.

Seidel DP, Dougherty E, Carlson C, Getz WM.

Int J Geogr Inf Sci. 2018;32(11):2272-2293. doi: 10.1080/13658816.2018.1498097. Epub 2018 Jul 23.


Modeling epidemics: A primer and Numerus Model Builder implementation.

Getz WM, Salter R, Muellerklein O, Yoon HS, Tallam K.

Epidemics. 2018 Dec;25:9-19. doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2018.06.001. Epub 2018 Jul 13. Review.


Commentary to: a cross-validation-based approach for delimiting reliable home range estimates.

Dougherty ER, de Valpine P, Carlson CJ, Blackburn JK, Getz WM.

Mov Ecol. 2018 Jul 12;6:10. doi: 10.1186/s40462-018-0128-2. eCollection 2018.


Spores and soil from six sides: interdisciplinarity and the environmental biology of anthrax (Bacillus anthracis).

Carlson CJ, Getz WM, Kausrud KL, Cizauskas CA, Blackburn JK, Bustos Carrillo FA, Colwell R, Easterday WR, Ganz HH, Kamath PL, Økstad OA, Turner WC, Kolstø AB, Stenseth NC.

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2018 Nov;93(4):1813-1831. doi: 10.1111/brv.12420. Epub 2018 May 6. Review.


Going through the motions: incorporating movement analyses into disease research.

Dougherty ER, Seidel DP, Carlson CJ, Spiegel O, Getz WM.

Ecol Lett. 2018 Apr;21(4):588-604. doi: 10.1111/ele.12917. Epub 2018 Feb 14. Review.


Genetic responsiveness of African buffalo to environmental stressors: A role for epigenetics in balancing autosomal and sex chromosome interactions?

van Hooft P, Dougherty ER, Getz WM, Greyling BJ, Zwaan BJ, Bastos ADS.

PLoS One. 2018 Feb 7;13(2):e0191481. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191481. eCollection 2018.


Making ecological models adequate.

Getz WM, Marshall CR, Carlson CJ, Giuggioli L, Ryan SJ, Romañach SS, Boettiger C, Chamberlain SD, Larsen L, D'Odorico P, O'Sullivan D.

Ecol Lett. 2018 Feb;21(2):153-166. doi: 10.1111/ele.12893. Epub 2017 Dec 27.


Zebra migration strategies and anthrax in Etosha National Park, Namibia.

Zidon R, Garti S, Getz WM, Saltz D.

Ecosphere. 2017 Aug;8(8). pii: e01925. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1925. Epub 2017 Aug 21.


Correction to: A cross-validation-based approach for delimiting reliable home range estimates.

Dougherty ER, Carlson CJ, Blackburn JK, Getz WM.

Mov Ecol. 2017 Dec 5;5:26. doi: 10.1186/s40462-017-0116-y. eCollection 2017.


Discrete stochastic analogs of Erlang epidemic models.

Getz WM, Dougherty ER.

J Biol Dyn. 2018 Dec;12(1):16-38. doi: 10.1080/17513758.2017.1401677.


Parasite biodiversity faces extinction and redistribution in a changing climate.

Carlson CJ, Burgio KR, Dougherty ER, Phillips AJ, Bueno VM, Clements CF, Castaldo G, Dallas TA, Cizauskas CA, Cumming GS, Doña J, Harris NC, Jovani R, Mironov S, Muellerklein OC, Proctor HC, Getz WM.

Sci Adv. 2017 Sep 6;3(9):e1602422. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1602422. eCollection 2017 Sep.


A cross-validation-based approach for delimiting reliable home range estimates.

Dougherty ER, Carlson CJ, Blackburn JK, Getz WM.

Mov Ecol. 2017 Sep 6;5:19. doi: 10.1186/s40462-017-0110-4. eCollection 2017. Erratum in: Mov Ecol. 2017 Dec 5;5:26.


Improving the Prediction of African Savanna Vegetation Variables Using Time Series of MODIS Products.

Tsalyuk M, Kelly M, Getz WM.

ISPRS J Photogramm Remote Sens. 2017 Sep;131:77-91. doi: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2017.07.012. Epub 2017 Aug 3.


Carnivore carcasses are avoided by carnivores.

Moleón M, Martínez-Carrasco C, Muellerklein OC, Getz WM, Muñoz-Lozano C, Sánchez-Zapata JA.

J Anim Ecol. 2017 Sep;86(5):1179-1191. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12714. Epub 2017 Jul 17. Review.


Suite of simple metrics reveals common movement syndromes across vertebrate taxa.

Abrahms B, Seidel DP, Dougherty E, Hazen EL, Bograd SJ, Wilson AM, Weldon McNutt J, Costa DP, Blake S, Brashares JS, Getz WM.

Mov Ecol. 2017 Jun 1;5:12. doi: 10.1186/s40462-017-0104-2. eCollection 2017.


Social foraging and individual consistency in following behaviour: testing the information centre hypothesis in free-ranging vultures.

Harel R, Spiegel O, Getz WM, Nathan R.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Apr 12;284(1852). pii: 20162654. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2654.


An Agent-Based Model of School Closing in Under-Vacccinated Communities During Measles Outbreaks.

Getz WM, Carlson C, Dougherty E, Porco Francis TC 1st, Salter R.

Agent Dir Simul Symp. 2016 Apr;2016. pii: 10.


Decision-making by a soaring bird: time, energy and risk considerations at different spatio-temporal scales.

Harel R, Duriez O, Spiegel O, Fluhr J, Horvitz N, Getz WM, Bouten W, Sarrazin F, Hatzofe O, Nathan R.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016 Sep 26;371(1704). pii: 20150397. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0397.


Seasonal Changes in Socio-Spatial Structure in a Group of Free-Living Spider Monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi).

Smith-Aguilar SE, Ramos-Fernández G, Getz WM.

PLoS One. 2016 Jun 9;11(6):e0157228. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157228. eCollection 2016.


Lethal exposure: An integrated approach to pathogen transmission via environmental reservoirs.

Turner WC, Kausrud KL, Beyer W, Easterday WR, Barandongo ZR, Blaschke E, Cloete CC, Lazak J, Van Ert MN, Ganz HH, Turnbull PC, Stenseth NC, Getz WM.

Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 6;6:27311. doi: 10.1038/srep27311.


Sympatric speciation in structureless environments.

Getz WM, Salter R, Seidel DP, van Hooft P.

BMC Evol Biol. 2016 Feb 29;16:50. doi: 10.1186/s12862-016-0617-0.


Panmictic and Clonal Evolution on a Single Patchy Resource Produces Polymorphic Foraging Guilds.

Getz WM, Salter R, Lyons AJ, Sippl-Swezey N.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 14;10(8):e0133732. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133732. eCollection 2015.


Longevity of Mycobacterium bovis in Raw and Traditional Souring Milk as a Function of Storage Temperature and Dose.

Michel AL, Geoghegan C, Hlokwe T, Raseleka K, Getz WM, Marcotty T.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 29;10(6):e0129926. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129926. eCollection 2015.


Seasonal patterns of hormones, macroparasites, and microparasites in wild African ungulates: the interplay among stress, reproduction, and disease.

Cizauskas CA, Turner WC, Pitts N, Getz WM.

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 15;10(4):e0120800. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120800. eCollection 2015.


Tactics and strategies for managing Ebola outbreaks and the salience of immunization.

Getz WM, Gonzalez JP, Salter R, Bangura J, Carlson C, Coomber M, Dougherty E, Kargbo D, Wolfe ND, Wauquier N.

Comput Math Methods Med. 2015;2015:736507. doi: 10.1155/2015/736507. Epub 2015 Feb 10.


Gastrointestinal helminths may affect host susceptibility to anthrax through seasonal immune trade-offs.

Cizauskas CA, Turner WC, Wagner B, Küsters M, Vance RE, Getz WM.

BMC Ecol. 2014 Nov 12;14:27. doi: 10.1186/s12898-014-0027-3.


Positive selection of deleterious alleles through interaction with a sex-ratio suppressor gene in African Buffalo: a plausible new mechanism for a high frequency anomaly.

van Hooft P, Greyling BJ, Getz WM, van Helden PD, Zwaan BJ, Bastos AD.

PLoS One. 2014 Nov 5;9(11):e111778. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111778. eCollection 2014.


Fatal attraction: vegetation responses to nutrient inputs attract herbivores to infectious anthrax carcass sites.

Turner WC, Kausrud KL, Krishnappa YS, Cromsigt JP, Ganz HH, Mapaure I, Cloete CC, Havarua Z, Küsters M, Getz WM, Stenseth NC.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Nov 22;281(1795). pii: 20141785. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1785.


Phylogeography of Bacillus anthracis in the country of Georgia shows evidence of population structuring and is dissimilar to other regional genotypes.

Khmaladze E, Birdsell DN, Naumann AA, Hochhalter CB, Seymour ML, Nottingham R, Beckstrom-Sternberg SM, Beckstrom-Sternberg J, Nikolich MP, Chanturia G, Zhgenti E, Zakalashvili M, Malania L, Babuadze G, Tsertsvadze N, Abazashvili N, Kekelidze M, Tsanava S, Imnadze P, Ganz HH, Getz WM, Pearson O, Gajer P, Eppinger M, Ravel J, Wagner DM, Okinaka RT, Schupp JM, Keim P, Pearson T.

PLoS One. 2014 Jul 21;9(7):e102651. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102651. eCollection 2014.


Interactions between Bacillus anthracis and plants may promote anthrax transmission.

Ganz HH, Turner WC, Brodie EL, Kusters M, Shi Y, Sibanda H, Torok T, Getz WM.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jun 5;8(6):e2903. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002903. eCollection 2014 Jun.


Parasite-mediated selection drives an immunogenetic trade-off in plains zebras (Equus quagga).

Kamath PL, Turner WC, Küsters M, Getz WM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Apr 9;281(1783):20140077. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0077. Print 2014 May 22.


Frequent and seasonally variable sublethal anthrax infections are accompanied by short-lived immunity in an endemic system.

Cizauskas CA, Bellan SE, Turner WC, Vance RE, Getz WM.

J Anim Ecol. 2014 Sep;83(5):1078-90. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12207. Epub 2014 Mar 14.


Novel giant siphovirus from Bacillus anthracis features unusual genome characteristics.

Ganz HH, Law C, Schmuki M, Eichenseher F, Calendar R, Loessner MJ, Getz WM, Korlach J, Beyer W, Klumpp J.

PLoS One. 2014 Jan 27;9(1):e85972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085972. eCollection 2014.


Herbaceous forage and selection patterns by ungulates across varying herbivore assemblages in a South African Savanna.

Treydte AC, Baumgartner S, Heitkönig IM, Grant CC, Getz WM.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 16;8(12):e82831. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082831. eCollection 2013.


A Hierarchical Distance Sampling Approach to Estimating Mortality Rates from Opportunistic Carcass Surveillance Data.

Bellan SE, Gimenez O, Choquet R, Getz WM.

Methods Ecol Evol. 2013 Apr 1;4(4). doi: 10.1111/2041-210x.12021.


Factors influencing foraging search efficiency: why do scarce lappet-faced vultures outperform ubiquitous white-backed vultures?

Spiegel O, Getz WM, Nathan R.

Am Nat. 2013 May;181(5):E102-15. doi: 10.1086/670009. Epub 2013 Mar 15.


Effects of experimental exclusion of scavengers from carcasses of anthrax-infected herbivores on Bacillus anthracis sporulation, survival, and distribution.

Bellan SE, Turnbull PC, Beyer W, Getz WM.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Jun;79(12):3756-61. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00181-13. Epub 2013 Apr 12.


Extra-couple HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa: a mathematical modelling study of survey data.

Bellan SE, Fiorella KJ, Melesse DY, Getz WM, Williams BG, Dushoff J.

Lancet. 2013 May 4;381(9877):1561-9. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61960-6. Epub 2013 Feb 5.


Computational Population Biology: Linking the inner and outer worlds of organisms.

Getz WM.

Isr J Ecol Evol. 2013;59(1):2-16. doi: 10.1080/15659801.2013.797676. Epub 2013 Oct 10.


Mixed strategies of griffon vultures' (Gyps fulvus) response to food deprivation lead to a hump-shaped movement pattern.

Spiegel O, Harel R, Getz WM, Nathan R.

Mov Ecol. 2013 Jul 5;1(1):5. doi: 10.1186/2051-3933-1-5. eCollection 2013.


Home range plus: a space-time characterization of movement over real landscapes.

Lyons AJ, Turner WC, Getz WM.

Mov Ecol. 2013 Jul 3;1(1):2. doi: 10.1186/2051-3933-1-2. eCollection 2013.


Clusters of poverty and disease emerge from feedbacks on an epidemiological network.

Pluciński MM, Ngonghala CN, Getz WM, Bonds MH.

J R Soc Interface. 2012 Dec 19;10(80):20120656. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0656. Print 2013 Mar 6.

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