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Precision mapping of snail habitat provides a powerful indicator of human schistosomiasis transmission.

Wood CL, Sokolow SH, Jones IJ, Chamberlin AJ, Lafferty KD, Kuris AM, Jocque M, Hopkins S, Adams G, Buck JC, Lund AJ, Garcia-Vedrenne AE, Fiorenza E, Rohr JR, Allan F, Webster B, Rabone M, Webster JP, Bandagny L, Ndione R, Senghor S, Schacht AM, Jouanard N, Riveau G, De Leo GA.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Nov 12;116(46):23182-23191. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1903698116. Epub 2019 Oct 28.


Southern California and range-wide raccoon gastrointestinal helminth database.

Weinstein SB, Van Wert JC, Kinsella M, Tkach VV, Lafferty KD.

Ecology. 2019 Sep;100(9):e02807. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2807. Epub 2019 Jul 31.


Infection at an ecotone: cross-system foraging increases satellite parasites but decreases core parasites in raccoons.

Weinstein SB, Van Wert JC, Kinsella M, Tkach VV, Lafferty KD.

Ecology. 2019 Sep;100(9):e02808. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2808. Epub 2019 Jul 19.


Species insurance trumps spatial insurance in stabilizing biomass of a marine macroalgal metacommunity.

Lamy T, Wang S, Renard D, Lafferty KD, Reed DC, Miller RJ.

Ecology. 2019 Jul;100(7):e02719. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2719. Epub 2019 May 13.


Parasitic copepods (Crustacea, Hexanauplia) on fishes from the lagoon flats of Palmyra Atoll, Central Pacific.

Soler-Jiménez LC, Morales-Serna FN, Aguirre-Macedo ML, McLaughlin JP, Jaramillo AG, Shaw JC, James AK, Hechinger RF, Kuris AM, Lafferty KD, Vidal-Martínez VM.

Zookeys. 2019 Mar 27;833:85-106. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.833.30835. eCollection 2019.


A strong colonizer rules the trematode guild in an intertidal snail host.

Alda P, Bonel N, Cazzaniga NJ, Martorelli SR, Lafferty KD.

Ecology. 2019 Jun;100(6):e02696. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2696. Epub 2019 Apr 15.


Ecosystem Function and Services of Aquatic Predators in the Anthropocene.

Hammerschlag N, Schmitz OJ, Flecker AS, Lafferty KD, Sih A, Atwood TB, Gallagher AJ, Irschick DJ, Skubel R, Cooke SJ.

Trends Ecol Evol. 2019 Apr;34(4):369-383. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2019.01.005. Epub 2019 Mar 8. Review.


Sea-level rise, habitat loss, and potential extirpation of a salt marsh specialist bird in urbanized landscapes.

Rosencranz JA, Thorne KM, Buffington KJ, Takekawa JY, Hechinger RF, Stewart TE, Ambrose RF, MacDonald GM, Holmgren MA, Crooks JA, Patton RT, Lafferty KD.

Ecol Evol. 2018 Jul 22;8(16):8115-8125. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4196. eCollection 2018 Aug.


Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, increases faunal diversity through physical engineering.

Miller RJ, Lafferty KD, Lamy T, Kui L, Rassweiler A, Reed DC.

Proc Biol Sci. 2018 Mar 14;285(1874). pii: 20172571. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.2571.


Local extinction of the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) following rat eradication on Palmyra Atoll.

Lafferty KD, McLaughlin JP, Gruner DS, Bogar TA, Bui A, Childress JN, Espinoza M, Forbes ES, Johnston CA, Klope M, Miller-Ter Kuile A, Lee M, Plummer KA, Weber DA, Young RT, Young HS.

Biol Lett. 2018 Feb;14(2). pii: 20170743. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2017.0743.


Parasitism and the Biodiversity-Functioning Relationship.

Frainer A, McKie BG, Amundsen PA, Knudsen R, Lafferty KD.

Trends Ecol Evol. 2018 Apr;33(4):260-268. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2018.01.011. Epub 2018 Feb 15.


Unique parasite aDNA in moa coprolites from New Zealand suggests mass parasite extinctions followed human-induced megafauna extinctions.

Lafferty KD, Hopkins SR.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Feb 13;115(7):1411-1413. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1722598115. No abstract available.


Monogenea of fishes from the lagoon flats of Palmyra Atoll in the Central Pacific.

Vidal-Martínez VM, Soler-Jiménez LC, Aguirre-Macedo ML, Mclaughlin J, Jaramillo AG, Shaw JC, James A, Hechinger RF, Kuris AM, Lafferty KD.

Zookeys. 2017 Nov 2;(713):1-23. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.713.14732. eCollection 2017.


To Reduce the Global Burden of Human Schistosomiasis, Use 'Old Fashioned' Snail Control.

Sokolow SH, Wood CL, Jones IJ, Lafferty KD, Kuris AM, Hsieh MH, De Leo GA.

Trends Parasitol. 2018 Jan;34(1):23-40. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2017 Nov 7. Review.


Facultative Parasitism by the Bivalve Kurtiella pedroana in the Mole Crab Emerita analoga.

Bhaduri RN, Valentich-Scott P, Hilgers MS, Singh R, Hickman ME, Lafferty KD.

J Parasitol. 2017 Dec;103(6):646-651. doi: 10.1645/17-28. Epub 2017 Aug 31.


Seroprevalence of Baylisascaris procyonis Infection among Humans, Santa Barbara County, California, USA, 2014-2016.

Weinstein SB, Lake CM, Chastain HM, Fisk D, Handali S, Kahn PL, Montgomery SP, Wilkins PP, Kuris AM, Lafferty KD.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Aug;23(8):1397-1399. doi: 10.3201/eid2308.170222.


Host density increases parasite recruitment but decreases host risk in a snail-trematode system.

Buck JC, Hechinger RF, Wood AC, Stewart TE, Kuris AM, Lafferty KD.

Ecology. 2017 Aug;98(8):2029-2038. doi: 10.1002/ecy.1905. Epub 2017 Jul 6.


Nearly 400 million people are at higher risk of schistosomiasis because dams block the migration of snail-eating river prawns.

Sokolow SH, Jones IJ, Jocque M, La D, Cords O, Knight A, Lund A, Wood CL, Lafferty KD, Hoover CM, Collender PA, Remais JV, Lopez-Carr D, Fisk J, Kuris AM, De Leo GA.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 Jun 5;372(1722). pii: 20160127. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0127.


Conservation, biodiversity and infectious disease: scientific evidence and policy implications.

Young HS, Wood CL, Kilpatrick AM, Lafferty KD, Nunn CL, Vincent JR.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 Jun 5;372(1722). pii: 20160124. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0124. No abstract available.


Human infectious disease burdens decrease with urbanization but not with biodiversity.

Wood CL, McInturff A, Young HS, Kim D, Lafferty KD.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 Jun 5;372(1722). pii: 20160122. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0122.


Molecular analyses reveal high species diversity of trematodes in a sub-Arctic lake.

Soldánová M, Georgieva S, Roháčová J, Knudsen R, Kuhn JA, Henriksen EH, Siwertsson A, Shaw JC, Kuris AM, Amundsen PA, Scholz T, Lafferty KD, Kostadinova A.

Int J Parasitol. 2017 May;47(6):327-345. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.12.008. Epub 2017 Mar 14.


A life cycle database for parasitic acanthocephalans, cestodes, and nematodes.

Benesh DP, Lafferty KD, Kuris A.

Ecology. 2017 Mar;98(3):882. doi: 10.1002/ecy.1680.


The role of competition - colonization tradeoffs and spatial heterogeneity in promoting trematode coexistence.

Mordecai EA, Jaramillo AG, Ashford JE, Hechinger RF, Lafferty KD.

Ecology. 2016 Jun;97(6):1484-1496. doi: 10.1890/15-0753.1.


Revisiting Paine's 1966 Sea Star Removal Experiment, the Most-Cited Empirical Article in the American Naturalist.

Lafferty KD, Suchanek TH.

Am Nat. 2016 Oct;188(4):365-78. doi: 10.1086/688045. Epub 2016 Aug 8.


The rise and fall of infectious disease in a warmer world.

Lafferty KD, Mordecai EA.

F1000Res. 2016 Aug 19;5. pii: F1000 Faculty Rev-2040. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.8766.1. eCollection 2016. Review.


Environmental change makes robust ecological networks fragile.

Strona G, Lafferty KD.

Nat Commun. 2016 Aug 11;7:12462. doi: 10.1038/ncomms12462.


The role of competition--colonization tradeoffs and spatial heterogeneity in promoting trematode coexistence.

Mordecai EA, Jaramillo AG, Ashford JE, Hechinger RF, Lafferty KD.

Ecology. 2016 Jun;97(6):1484-96.


Global Assessment of Schistosomiasis Control Over the Past Century Shows Targeting the Snail Intermediate Host Works Best.

Sokolow SH, Wood CL, Jones IJ, Swartz SJ, Lopez M, Hsieh MH, Lafferty KD, Kuris AM, Rickards C, De Leo GA.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jul 21;10(7):e0004794. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004794. eCollection 2016 Jul.


Does biodiversity protect humans against infectious disease? Reply.

Wood CL, Lafferty KD, DeLeo G, Young HS, Hudson PJ, Kuris AM.

Ecology. 2016 Feb;97(2):542-6. No abstract available.


Marine disease impacts, diagnosis, forecasting, management and policy.

Lafferty KD, Hofmann EE.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016 Mar 5;371(1689). pii: 20150200. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0200. No abstract available.


Fishing diseased abalone to promote yield and conservation.

Ben-Horin T, Lafferty KD, Bidegain G, Lenihan HS.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016 Mar 5;371(1689). pii: 20150211. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0211.


Complementary approaches to diagnosing marine diseases: a union of the modern and the classic.

Burge CA, Friedman CS, Getchell R, House M, Lafferty KD, Mydlarz LD, Prager KC, Sutherland KP, Renault T, Kiryu I, Vega-Thurber R.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016 Mar 5;371(1689). pii: 20150207. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0207. Review.


Mapping Physiological Suitability Limits for Malaria in Africa Under Climate Change.

Ryan SJ, McNally A, Johnson LR, Mordecai EA, Ben-Horin T, Paaijmans K, Lafferty KD.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2015 Dec;15(12):718-25. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2015.1822. Epub 2015 Nov 18.


ECOLOGICAL THEORY. A general consumer-resource population model.

Lafferty KD, DeLeo G, Briggs CJ, Dobson AP, Gross T, Kuris AM.

Science. 2015 Aug 21;349(6250):854-7. doi: 10.1126/science.aaa6224.


Understanding uncertainty in temperature effects on vector-borne disease: a Bayesian approach.

Johnson LR, Ben-Horin T, Lafferty KD, McNally A, Mordecai E, Paaijmans KP, Pawar S, Ryan SJ.

Ecology. 2015 Jan;96(1):203-13.


Reduced transmission of human schistosomiasis after restoration of a native river prawn that preys on the snail intermediate host.

Sokolow SH, Huttinger E, Jouanard N, Hsieh MH, Lafferty KD, Kuris AM, Riveau G, Senghor S, Thiam C, N'Diaye A, Faye DS, De Leo GA.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Aug 4;112(31):9650-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1502651112. Epub 2015 Jul 20. Erratum in: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Aug 7;:.


Two Myxozoans from the Urinary Tract of Topsmelt, Atherinops affinis.

Sanders JL, Jaramillo AG, Ashford JE, Feist SW, Lafferty KD, Kent ML.

J Parasitol. 2015 Oct;101(5):577-86. doi: 10.1645/15-726. Epub 2015 Jul 17.


Sea otter health: Challenging a pet hypothesis.

Lafferty KD.

Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl. 2015 Jun 26;4(3):291-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2015.05.005. eCollection 2015 Dec.


Editorial: Roles and mechanisms of parasitism in aquatic microbial communities.

Sime-Ngando T, Lafferty KD, Biron DG.

Front Microbiol. 2015 May 12;6:446. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00446. eCollection 2015. No abstract available.


How do humans affect wildlife nematodes?

Weinstein SB, Lafferty KD.

Trends Parasitol. 2015 May;31(5):222-7. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2015 Feb 10. Review.


Densovirus associated with sea-star wasting disease and mass mortality.

Hewson I, Button JB, Gudenkauf BM, Miner B, Newton AL, Gaydos JK, Wynne J, Groves CL, Hendler G, Murray M, Fradkin S, Breitbart M, Fahsbender E, Lafferty KD, Kilpatrick AM, Miner CM, Raimondi P, Lahner L, Friedman CS, Daniels S, Haulena M, Marliave J, Burge CA, Eisenlord ME, Harvell CD.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 2;111(48):17278-83. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416625111. Epub 2014 Nov 17.


Infectious diseases affect marine fisheries and aquaculture economics.

Lafferty KD, Harvell CD, Conrad JM, Friedman CS, Kent ML, Kuris AM, Powell EN, Rondeau D, Saksida SM.

Ann Rev Mar Sci. 2015;7:471-96. doi: 10.1146/annurev-marine-010814-015646. Epub 2014 Sep 12. Review.


Sapronosis: a distinctive type of infectious agent.

Kuris AM, Lafferty KD, Sokolow SH.

Trends Parasitol. 2014 Aug;30(8):386-93. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2014 Jul 12. Review.


A lack of crowding? Body size does not decrease with density for two behavior-manipulating parasites.

Weinersmith KL, Warinner CB, Tan V, Harris DJ, Mora AB, Kuris AM, Lafferty KD, Hechinger RF.

Integr Comp Biol. 2014 Jul;54(2):184-92. doi: 10.1093/icb/icu081. Epub 2014 Jun 15.


Does biodiversity protect humans against infectious disease?

Wood CL, Lafferty KD, DeLeo G, Young HS, Hudson PJ, Kuris AM.

Ecology. 2014 Apr;95(4):817-32.


Reduced disease in black abalone following mass mortality: phage therapy and natural selection.

Friedman CS, Wight N, Crosson LM, Vanblaricom GR, Lafferty KD.

Front Microbiol. 2014 Mar 18;5:78. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00078. eCollection 2014.


How have fisheries affected parasite communities?

Wood CL, Lafferty KD.

Parasitology. 2015 Jan;142(1):134-44. doi: 10.1017/S003118201400002X. Epub 2014 Mar 3.


Abalone farm discharges the withering syndrome pathogen into the wild.

Lafferty KD, Ben-Horin T.

Front Microbiol. 2013 Dec 6;4:373. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00373. eCollection 2013.


How to predict community responses to perturbations in the face of imperfect knowledge and network complexity.

Aufderheide H, Rudolf L, Gross T, Lafferty KD.

Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Nov 6;280(1773):20132355. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2355. Print 2013 Dec 22.

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