Jason R Rohr

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Climate change, multiple stressors, and the decline of ectotherms
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Conserv Biol 27:741-51. 2013
  2. pmc Implications of global climate change for natural resource damage assessment, restoration, and rehabilitation
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:93-101. 2013
  3. pmc Frontiers in climate change-disease research
    Jason R Rohr
    University of South Florida, Department of Integrative Biology, 4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:270-7. 2011
  4. pmc Linking global climate and temperature variability to widespread amphibian declines putatively caused by disease
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8269-74. 2010
  5. pmc A qualitative meta-analysis reveals consistent effects of atrazine on freshwater fish and amphibians
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:20-32. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Parasites, info-disruption, and the ecology of fear
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, 110 SCA Building, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Oecologia 159:447-54. 2009
  7. pmc Evaluating the links between climate, disease spread, and amphibian declines
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17436-41. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Agrochemicals increase trematode infections in a declining amphibian species
    Jason R Rohr
    Biology Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Nature 455:1235-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding the net effects of pesticides on amphibian trematode infections
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, 110 SCA Building, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:1743-53. 2008
  10. pmc Lack of direct effects of agrochemicals on zoonotic pathogens and fecal indicator bacteria
    Zachery R Staley
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:8146-50. 2012

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Climate change, multiple stressors, and the decline of ectotherms
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Conserv Biol 27:741-51. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Implications of global climate change for natural resource damage assessment, restoration, and rehabilitation
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:93-101. 2013
    ..We believe that adoption of these recommendations will lead to a more efficacious NRDAR process, despite the challenges posed by climate change...
  3. pmc Frontiers in climate change-disease research
    Jason R Rohr
    University of South Florida, Department of Integrative Biology, 4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:270-7. 2011
    ..Finally, although we emphasize host-parasite interactions, we also highlight the applicability of these points to climate-change effects on species interactions in general...
  4. pmc Linking global climate and temperature variability to widespread amphibian declines putatively caused by disease
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8269-74. 2010
    ..These results suggest that changes to temperature variability associated with climate change might be as significant to biodiversity losses and disease emergence as changes to mean temperature...
  5. pmc A qualitative meta-analysis reveals consistent effects of atrazine on freshwater fish and amphibians
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:20-32. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Parasites, info-disruption, and the ecology of fear
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, 110 SCA Building, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Oecologia 159:447-54. 2009
    ..Consequently, we call for a greater integration of parasites into research on the ecology of fear and trait-mediated indirect effects...
  7. pmc Evaluating the links between climate, disease spread, and amphibian declines
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17436-41. 2008
    ..Although climate change is likely to play an important role in worldwide amphibian declines, more convincing evidence is needed of a causal link...
  8. doi request reprint Agrochemicals increase trematode infections in a declining amphibian species
    Jason R Rohr
    Biology Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Nature 455:1235-9. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding the net effects of pesticides on amphibian trematode infections
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, 110 SCA Building, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:1743-53. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Lack of direct effects of agrochemicals on zoonotic pathogens and fecal indicator bacteria
    Zachery R Staley
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:8146-50. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Does the early frog catch the worm? Disentangling potential drivers of a parasite age-intensity relationship in tadpoles
    Thomas R Raffel
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Oecologia 165:1031-42. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Parasitism in a community context: trait-mediated interactions with competition and predation
    Thomas R Raffel
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Ecology 91:1900-7. 2010
    ..These results highlight the importance of accounting for trait-mediated effects, host plasticity, and exposure vs. susceptibility in parasite ecology...
  13. doi request reprint What drives chytrid infections in newt populations? Associations with substrate, temperature, and shade
    Thomas R Raffel
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Ecohealth 7:526-36. 2010
    ..Though correlational, these results add to a growing body of evidence suggesting that environmental temperature is an important driver of Bd infection dynamics...
  14. pmc Do parasitic trematode cercariae demonstrate a preference for susceptible host species?
    Brittany F Sears
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e51012. 2012
    ..Parasite preferences for hosts belie the common assumption of disease models that parasites seek and infect hosts at random...
  15. doi request reprint Fungicide-induced declines of freshwater biodiversity modify ecosystem functions and services
    Taegan A McMahon
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Ecol Lett 15:714-22. 2012
    ..This work emphasises the need to re-evaluate the safety of chlorothalonil and to further link anthropogenic-induced changes in biodiversity to altered ecosystem functions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aquatic herbicide exposure increases salamander desiccation risk eight months later in a terrestrial environment
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, 101 Morgan Building, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0225, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:1253-8. 2005
    ..These results emphasize the importance of considering both latent and cumulative effects of temporally linked stressors in ecotoxicology...
  17. pmc The fungicide chlorothalonil is nonlinearly associated with corticosterone levels, immunity, and mortality in amphibians
    Taegan A McMahon
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1098-103. 2011
    ..Contaminants have been implicated in declines of amphibians, a taxon with vital systems similar to those of humans. However, many chemicals have not been thoroughly tested on amphibians or do not directly kill them...
  18. doi request reprint Selecting for tolerance against pathogens and herbivores to enhance success of reintroduction and translocation
    Matthew D Venesky
    Department of Integrative Biology, The University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Conserv Biol 26:586-92. 2012
    ..Selecting for tolerance may offer a promising tool to rescue hosts species from invasive natural enemies as well as new natural enemies associated with climate change-induced range shifts...
  19. doi request reprint Insecticides reduce survival and the expression of traits associated with carnivory of carnivorous plants
    David E Jennings
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Ecotoxicology 21:569-75. 2012
    ..Given the effects we observed in the present study, we suggest that the use of insecticides should be carefully managed in areas containing vulnerable carnivorous plant species...
  20. pmc Test of direct and indirect effects of agrochemicals on the survival of fecal indicator bacteria
    Zachery R Staley
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:8765-74. 2011
    ..coli by altering phytoplankton and periphyton communities. These results improve our understanding of the influence of agricultural practices on FIB densities in water bodies impacted by agricultural runoff...
  21. doi request reprint Lack of pesticide toxicity to Echinostoma trivolvis eggs and miracidia
    Thomas R Raffel
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    J Parasitol 95:1548-51. 2009
    ..We found no evidence of biologically relevant effects of these pesticides at ecologically relevant concentrations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Community ecology theory predicts the effects of agrochemical mixtures on aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem properties
    Neal T Halstead
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 33620
    Ecol Lett 17:932-41. 2014
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  23. doi request reprint Nonmonotonic and monotonic effects of pesticides on the pathogenic fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in culture and on tadpoles
    Taegan A McMahon
    Integrative Biology Department, University of South Florida, SCA 110, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 47:7958-64. 2013
    ..Although both pesticides reduced Bd growth on frogs, neither cleared the infection entirely, and because we know little about the long-term effects of the pesticides on hosts, we do not recommend using these chemicals to control Bd. ..
  24. pmc Optimal digestion theory does not predict the effect of pathogens on intestinal plasticity
    Matthew D Venesky
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Biol Lett 9:20130038. 2013
    ..One explanation of why tadpoles with higher Bd loads have shorter relative intestinal lengths is that they divert energy from maintaining intestinal and overall growth towards anti-parasite defences...
  25. pmc Chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has nonamphibian hosts and releases chemicals that cause pathology in the absence of infection
    Taegan A McMahon
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:210-5. 2013
    ..dendrobatidis releases a chemical that can cause host pathology, even in the absence of infection. Managing these biological reservoirs for B. dendrobatidis and identifying this chemical might provide new hope for imperiled amphibians...
  26. doi request reprint Living fast and dying of infection: host life history drives interspecific variation in infection and disease risk
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Ecol Lett 15:235-42. 2012
    ..Broader integration between life history theory and disease ecology can aid in identifying both reservoir hosts and species at risk of disease-driven declines...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lethal and sublethal effects of atrazine, carbaryl, endosulfan, and octylphenol on the streamside salamander (Ambystoma barbouri)
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0225, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2385-92. 2003
    ..More studies are needed that concurrently examine the effect of multiple contaminants on amphibians so we can better identify effective mitigating measures...
  28. ncbi request reprint Importance of dispersal and thermal environment for mycorrhizal communities: lessons from Yellowstone National Park
    Ylva Lekberg
    Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717, USA
    Ecology 92:1292-302. 2011
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  29. doi request reprint Individual and combined effects of multiple pathogens on Pacific treefrogs
    John M Romansic
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Oecologia 166:1029-41. 2011
    ..We suggest further research on the influence of multi-pathogen assemblages on amphibians, particularly under a variety of ecological conditions and with a wider diversity of hosts and pathogens...
  30. ncbi request reprint Amphibians acquire resistance to live and dead fungus overcoming fungal immunosuppression
    Taegan A McMahon
    1 University of South Florida, Department of Integrative Biology, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA 2 University of Tampa, Department of Biology, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA 3
    Nature 511:224-7. 2014
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  31. ncbi request reprint Confronting inconsistencies in the amphibian-chytridiomycosis system: implications for disease management
    Matthew D Venesky
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 110, Tampa, FL, 33620, U S A
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 89:477-83. 2014
    ..g. climate change) affect Bd abundance. Advances in our knowledge of amphibian-chytrid interactions might inform the management of fungal pathogens in general, which are becoming more common and problematic globally...
  32. doi request reprint Parasites as predators: unifying natural enemy ecology
    Thomas R Raffel
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:610-8. 2008
    ..We suggest that greater unification of predator-prey and parasite-host ecology would foster advances in both fields...
  33. doi request reprint The effect of agrochemicals on indicator bacteria densities in outdoor mesocosms
    Zachery R Staley
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Environ Microbiol 12:3150-8. 2010
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  34. ncbi request reprint The effects of anthropogenic global changes on immune functions and disease resistance
    Lynn B Martin
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1195:129-48. 2010
    ..In sum, we advocate integrative, multidisciplinary work at diverse spatial and temporal scales to assess and prevent anthropogenic global changes from further compromising animal immune functions...
  35. doi request reprint Parasite age-intensity relationships in red-spotted newts: does immune memory influence salamander disease dynamics?
    Thomas R Raffel
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Int J Parasitol 39:231-41. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that the acquired immune response of newts is sufficient to influence the dynamics of at least some parasites...
  36. pmc Evidence for competition between carnivorous plants and spiders
    David E Jennings
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3001-8. 2010
    ..In the laboratory, our experiment revealed that spiders can significantly reduce sundew fitness. Our findings suggest that members of the plant and animal kingdoms can and do compete...
  37. ncbi request reprint Trypan Blue Dye is an Effective and Inexpensive Way to Determine the Viability of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Zoospores
    Taegan A McMahon
    University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ecohealth 11:164-7. 2014
    ..These results demonstrate that trypan blue can be used to determine the viability of Bd zoospores but not zoosporangia. We recommend using trypan blue to report the number of live zoospores to which hosts are exposed. ..
  38. doi request reprint The economy of inflammation: when is less more?
    Brittany F Sears
    University of South Florida, Department of Integrative Biology, Tampa, USA
    Trends Parasitol 27:382-7. 2011
    ..Testable predictions, both within and among host species, are presented for this hypothesis...