Core Participants

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  Alonso Aguirre

Website
  Institution: George Mason University
  Expertise : Disease ecology, veterinary science, conservation medicine, public education outreach, veterinary science
  Primary Role : Design of educational and outreach programs, PR estimation; conservation questions

 
 

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Sonia Altizer

Website
Institution : University Of Georgia
Expertise : Disease ecology of mammals and insects
Primary Role : Management of mammalian parasite data, educational programs and conservation questions

 
 

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Sarah Budischak

Website
Institution: Princeton University
Expertise : Disease ecology
Primary Role : Parasite richness estimation, theory development

 
 

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James Brown (year one participant)

Website
Institution : University of New Mexico
Expertise :  Macroecology, metabolic scaling, mammalogy
Primary Role : Development of theory and statistical tools: macroecological theory and hypotheses

 
 

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James (Jeb) Byers

Website
Institution : University of Georgia
Expertise :  marine population and community ecology
Primary Role :  development of theory, marine disease data management

 
 

Clay Cressler

Website
Institution : University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Expertise :  Disease ecology and evolution
Primary Role :  development of theory, parasite phylogeny development

 
 

tadDallas

Tad Dallas

Website
Institution: Louisiana State University
Expertise : Disease ecology and computational methods
Primary Role : Development of theory and statistical tools, predicting cryptic links, parasite range estimation

 
 

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Jonathan T. Davies

Website
Institution : University of British Columbia
Expertise : Phylogenetic comparative methods, mammalian macroevolution, biodiversity
Primary Role : Development of statistical tool, PR maps, comparative methods

 
 

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John Drake

Website
Institution : University Of Georgia
Expertise : Disease ecology, computational ecology, machine learning methods
Primary Role : Development of theory and statistical tools, PR maps, richness estimation

 
 

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Vanessa Ezenwa

Website
Institution : University Of Georgia
Expertise : Disease ecology of mammals
Primary Role : Conservation questions, PR maps

 
 

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Max Farrell

Website
Institution: McGill University
Expertise : Phylogenetic parasite community ecology
Primary Role : Development of theory and statistical tools

 
 

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Alyssa-Lois Gehman

Website
Institution: University of British Columbia
Expertise : Disease ecology, marine parasite ecology
Primary Role : Database development and QC, macroecology of helminths

 
 

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Ria Ghai

Website
Institution: Emory University
Expertise : Molecular phylogenetic methods, human-wildlife-livestock disease ecology
Primary Role : Database contributor and theory development

 
 

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John Gittleman

Website
Institution : University Of Georgia
Expertise : Phylogenetic comparative methods, macroecology, mammalogy
Primary Role : Development of statistical tools: comparative methods

 
 

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Sarah E. Haas

Website
Institution: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Expertise : Disease ecology
Primary Role : Development of theory and statistical tools, amphibian data

 
 

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  Barbara Han

Website
Institution : Cary Institute
Expertise :  Drivers of zoonotic disease, amphibian diseases
Primary Role : Development of theory, analysis of amphibian and mammal disease data, zoonotic database

 
 

James Herrera

Website
Institution : Duke University
Expertise : Phylogenetic comparative methods, mammalian disease ecology
Primary Role : Development of theory and statistical tools

 
 

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Shan Huang

Website
Institution : Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Center (BiK-F)
Expertise : Phylogenetic comparative methods, GIS methods, mammalian disease ecology
Primary Role : Development of theory and statistical tools, estimating and mapping PR

 
 

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Richard A. Humber

Website
Institution: USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Biological Integrated Pest Management Unit
Expertise : Insect disease ecology
Primary Role : Applying disease ecology to insect disease databases

 
 

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Rebecca A. Hutchinson

Website
Institution : Oregon State University
Expertise : Machine learning methods
Primary Role : Development of statistical tools: machine learning methods

 
 

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Pieter Johnson

Website
Institution : University of  Colorado Boulder
Expertise : Disease ecology, herpetology
Primary Role : Management of amphibian parasite data; parasites and invasions

 
 

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  Charles Nunn

Website
Institution : Duke University
Expertise : Comparative methods
Primary Role : Development of statistical tools: phylogenetic comparative methods

 
 

Ania A. Majewska

Website
Institution : University of Georgia
Expertise : Disease ecology
Primary Role : Development of outreach videos

 
 

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  David Onstad

Website
Institution : University Of Illinois
Expertise : Insect disease, wildlife biology
Primary Role : Management of insect disease data

 
 

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Paula Pappalardo

Website
Institution: University of Georgia
Expertise : Macroecology and species distributions
Primary Role : Database development and species distribution mapping

 
 

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  Andrew Park

Website
Institution: University of Georgia
Expertise : Disease ecology and disease modeling
Primary Role : Development of theory and statistical tools: mathematical modeling

 
 

  Amy Pedersen

Website
Institution: University of Edinburgh
Expertise : Disease macroecology
Primary Role : Development of theory and methods

 
 

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Robert Poulin (participant years 1-3)

Website
Institution : University of Otago, New  Zealand
Expertise :  Disease ecology, ichthyology
Primary Role : Management of fish parasite data, development of statistical and comparative methods

 
 

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John Paul Schmidt

Website
Institution: University Of Georgia
Expertise : Plant population biology, Invasion ecology of plants
Primary Role : Development of theory and statistical tools: mathematical modeling

 
 

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Katherine Smith (year one participant)

Website
Institution : Brown University
Expertise : Disease biogeography and conservation medicine
Primary Role : Human disease data, design and administration of educational and outreach programs

 
 

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Patrick Stephens

Website
Institution : University Of Georgia
Expertise : Phylogenetic comparative methods, herpetology, mammalogy
Primary Role : Development of statistical tools: comparative methods, project administrator

 
 

Claire S. Teitelbaum

Website
Institution : University Of Georgia
Expertise : Disease ecology, mammal migration
Primary Role : Development of theory and methods, spatial analysis

 
 

Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec

Website
Institution: Emory University
Expertise : Disease epidemiology, spatial analysis
Primary Role : Development of statistical tools: spatial analysis