Affiliation: University of Tasmania
- Tasmanian devil facial tumour disease: lessons for conservation biologyHamish McCallum
School of Zoology, The University of Tasmania, Private Bag 5, Hobart 7000, Australia
Trends Ecol Evol 23:631-7. 2008....
- Six degrees of Apodemus separationHamish McCallum
School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, TAS, Australia
J Anim Ecol 78:891-3. 2009..They found that the method producing the most informative data depended on population density. However, all networks had aggregated contact distributions, which is important for understanding disease transmission...
- Transmission dynamics of Tasmanian devil facial tumor disease may lead to disease-induced extinctionHamish McCallum
School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 5, Hobart 7001 Tasmania, Australia
Ecology 90:3379-92. 2009....
- Reduced effect of Tasmanian devil facial tumor disease at the disease frontRodrigo Hamede
School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 5, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
Conserv Biol 26:124-34. 2012..Such assisted selection has rarely been attempted for the management of wildlife diseases, but it may be widely applicable...
- Life-history change in disease-ravaged Tasmanian devil populationsMenna E Jones
School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:10023-7. 2008..The persistence of both this disease and the associated life-history changes pose questions about longer-term evolutionary responses and conservation prospects for this iconic species...
- Biting injuries and transmission of Tasmanian devil facial tumour diseaseRodrigo K Hamede
School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 5, Hobart, TAS, 7001, Australia
J Anim Ecol 82:182-90. 2013..Our study emphasizes the importance of longitudinal studies of individually marked animals for understanding the ecology and transmission dynamics of infectious diseases and parasites in wild populations...
- Contact networks in a wild Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) population: using social network analysis to reveal seasonal variability in social behaviour and its implications for transmission of devil facial tumour diseaseRodrigo K Hamede
School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
Ecol Lett 12:1147-57. 2009..Our results suggest that there is limited potential to control the disease by targeting highly connected age or sex classes...