Ottar N Bjørnstad

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of specialized enemies on the dimensionality of host dynamics
    O N Bjørnstad
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California 93101 3351, USA
    Nature 409:1001-6. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Noisy clockwork: time series analysis of population fluctuations in animals
    O N Bjørnstad
    Department of Entomology, 501 ASI Building, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 293:638-43. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Waves of larch budmoth outbreaks in the European alps
    Ottar N Bjørnstad
    Departments of Entomology and Biology, 501 ASI Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 298:1020-3. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in North American gypsy moth cycles: subharmonics, generalist predators, and spatial coupling
    Ottar N Bjørnstad
    Department of Entomology, 501 ASI Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Ecology 91:106-18. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Evolution and emergence of Bordetella in humans
    Ottar N Bjørnstad
    Departments of Entomology and Biology Penn State University, 501 ASI Building, University Park, PA 16803, USA
    Trends Microbiol 13:355-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Sin Nombre hantavirus decreases survival of male deer mice
    Angela D Luis
    Department of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Oecologia 169:431-9. 2012
  7. pmc Imperfect vaccine-induced immunity and whooping cough transmission to infants
    Jennie Lavine
    Department of Biology, 501 ASI Bldg, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Vaccine 29:11-6. 2010
  8. pmc Natural immune boosting in pertussis dynamics and the potential for long-term vaccine failure
    Jennie S Lavine
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7259-64. 2011
  9. pmc Short-lived immunity against pertussis, age-specific routes of transmission, and the utility of a teenage booster vaccine
    Jennie S Lavine
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, 501 ASI Bldg, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Vaccine 30:544-51. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The effect of seasonality, density and climate on the population dynamics of Montana deer mice, important reservoir hosts for Sin Nombre hantavirus
    Angela D Luis
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    J Anim Ecol 79:462-70. 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of specialized enemies on the dimensionality of host dynamics
    O N Bjørnstad
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California 93101 3351, USA
    Nature 409:1001-6. 2001
    ..Thus, an imprint of the interactions may be discerned within time-series data from component species of a system...
  2. ncbi request reprint Noisy clockwork: time series analysis of population fluctuations in animals
    O N Bjørnstad
    Department of Entomology, 501 ASI Building, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 293:638-43. 2001
    ..We discuss recent advances in understanding ecological dynamics and testing theory using long-term data and review how dynamical forces interact to generate some central field and laboratory time series...
  3. ncbi request reprint Waves of larch budmoth outbreaks in the European alps
    Ottar N Bjørnstad
    Departments of Entomology and Biology, 501 ASI Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 298:1020-3. 2002
    ..Our study confirms that nonlinear ecological interactions can lead to complex spatial dynamics at a regional scale...
  4. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in North American gypsy moth cycles: subharmonics, generalist predators, and spatial coupling
    Ottar N Bjørnstad
    Department of Entomology, 501 ASI Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Ecology 91:106-18. 2010
    ..e., where the cycle lengths are not integer multiples of one another) cannot...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evolution and emergence of Bordetella in humans
    Ottar N Bjørnstad
    Departments of Entomology and Biology Penn State University, 501 ASI Building, University Park, PA 16803, USA
    Trends Microbiol 13:355-9. 2005
    ..The evolutionarily favored strategies of both of the human bordetellae result in immunizing infections and acute epidemics...
  6. doi request reprint Sin Nombre hantavirus decreases survival of male deer mice
    Angela D Luis
    Department of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Oecologia 169:431-9. 2012
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  7. pmc Imperfect vaccine-induced immunity and whooping cough transmission to infants
    Jennie Lavine
    Department of Biology, 501 ASI Bldg, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Vaccine 29:11-6. 2010
    ..In addition, the data indicate that the B. pertussis vaccine is not protective against disease induced by B. parapertussis...
  8. pmc Natural immune boosting in pertussis dynamics and the potential for long-term vaccine failure
    Jennie S Lavine
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7259-64. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Short-lived immunity against pertussis, age-specific routes of transmission, and the utility of a teenage booster vaccine
    Jennie S Lavine
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, 501 ASI Bldg, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Vaccine 30:544-51. 2012
    ..We aim to assess the duration of vaccine-induced immunity, and the possibility for a teenage-booster vaccine to protect infants in Norway...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of seasonality, density and climate on the population dynamics of Montana deer mice, important reservoir hosts for Sin Nombre hantavirus
    Angela D Luis
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    J Anim Ecol 79:462-70. 2010
    ..5. While climatic drivers appear to have a complex influence on dynamics, our forecasts were good. Our quantitative model may allow public health officials to better predict increased human risk from basic climatic data...
  11. pmc Seasonality and comparative dynamics of six childhood infections in pre-vaccination Copenhagen
    C Jessica E Metcalf
    Centre for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:4111-8. 2009
    ..For the three bacterial infections, pertussis, scarlet fever and diphtheria, there is additionally a strong increase in transmission during the late summer before the end of school vacations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimation and inference of R0 of an infectious pathogen by a removal method
    Matthew J Ferrari
    IGDP in Ecology, 501 ASI Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Math Biosci 198:14-26. 2005
    ..We illustrate the performance of the estimators on both simulated data and real epidemics. Lastly, we discuss methods to address data collected with observation error...
  13. pmc Network frailty and the geometry of herd immunity
    Matthew J Ferrari
    IGDP in Ecology, 501 ASI Building, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2743-8. 2006
    ..The result is that immunization due to prior epidemics can provide greater community protection than random vaccination on networks with heterogeneous contact patterns, while the reverse is true for highly structured populations...
  14. ncbi request reprint A gravity model for the spread of a pollinator-borne plant pathogen
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 168:294-303. 2006
    ..The results highlight the importance of active vector foraging in generating spatial patterns of disease incidence and for pathogen-mediated selection for floral traits...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Vole stranglers and lemming cycles
    Peter J Hudson
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 302:797-8. 2003
  16. pmc Pathogens, social networks, and the paradox of transmission scaling
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2011:267049. 2011
    ..Network-methodology allows us to reconcile seemingly conflicting patterns of within- and across-population epidemiology...
  17. pmc Stage-structured transmission of phocine distemper virus in the Dutch 2002 outbreak
    Petra Klepac
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2469-76. 2009
    ..Based on the maximum-likelihood WAIFW matrix estimates, we use the next-generation formalism to calculate an R(0) between 2 and 2.5 for the Dutch 2002 PDV epidemic...
  18. doi request reprint The dynamics of measles in sub-Saharan Africa
    Matthew J Ferrari
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nature 451:679-84. 2008
    ..Such erratic dynamics emphasize the importance both of control strategies that address build-up of susceptible individuals and efforts to mitigate the impact of large outbreaks when they occur...
  19. pmc Geographical variation in the spatial synchrony of a forest-defoliating insect: isolation of environmental and spatial drivers
    Kyle J Haynes
    The Blandy Experimental Farm, University of Virginia, 400 Blandy Farm Lane, Boyce, VA 22620, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122373. 2013
    ..We conclude that precipitation could synchronize gypsy moth populations directly, as in a Moran effect, or indirectly, through effects on oak masting, generalist predators or diseases...
  20. pmc The evolutionary and epidemiological dynamics of the paramyxoviridae
    Laura W Pomeroy
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, 501 ASI Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Mol Evol 66:98-106. 2008
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