P T J Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Do predators cause frog deformities? The need for an eco-epidemiological approach
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 314:515-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Biodiversity decreases disease through predictable changes in host community competence
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Nature 494:230-3. 2013
  3. pmc Parasite diversity and coinfection determine pathogen infection success and host fitness
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:9006-11. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Species diversity reduces parasite infection through cross-generational effects on host abundance
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Ecology 93:56-64. 2012
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint When parasites become prey: ecological and epidemiological significance of eating parasites
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:362-71. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Diversity, decoys and the dilution effect: how ecological communities affect disease risk
    P T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:961-70. 2010
  8. pmc Linking environmental nutrient enrichment and disease emergence in humans and wildlife
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Ecol Appl 20:16-29. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Regional decline of an iconic amphibian associated with elevation, land-use change, and invasive species
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Conserv Biol 25:556-66. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Parasite competition hidden by correlated coinfection: using surveys and experiments to understand parasite interactions
    Pieter T J Johnson
    University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Ecology 92:535-41. 2011

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Do predators cause frog deformities? The need for an eco-epidemiological approach
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 314:515-8. 2010
    ..In light of continuing concerns about amphibian deformities and population declines, we emphasize the need to integrate ecological, epidemiological, and developmental tools in addressing such environmental enigmas...
  2. doi request reprint Biodiversity decreases disease through predictable changes in host community competence
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Nature 494:230-3. 2013
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  3. pmc Parasite diversity and coinfection determine pathogen infection success and host fitness
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:9006-11. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Species diversity reduces parasite infection through cross-generational effects on host abundance
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Ecology 93:56-64. 2012
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint When parasites become prey: ecological and epidemiological significance of eating parasites
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:362-71. 2010
    ..Broader consideration of predation on parasites will enhance our understanding of disease control, food web structure and energy transfer, and the evolution of complex life cycles...
  7. doi request reprint Diversity, decoys and the dilution effect: how ecological communities affect disease risk
    P T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:961-70. 2010
    ..Taken together, this synthesis highlights the broad link between community structure and disease while underscoring the importance of mitigating ongoing changes in biological communities owing to species introductions and extirpations...
  8. pmc Linking environmental nutrient enrichment and disease emergence in humans and wildlife
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Ecol Appl 20:16-29. 2010
    ..We emphasize the importance of careful disease management in conjunction with continued intensification of global nutrient cycles...
  9. doi request reprint Regional decline of an iconic amphibian associated with elevation, land-use change, and invasive species
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Conserv Biol 25:556-66. 2011
    ..Our results highlight the importance of considering multiple, competing hypotheses to explain species declines, particularly when implicated factors operate at different spatial extents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Parasite competition hidden by correlated coinfection: using surveys and experiments to understand parasite interactions
    Pieter T J Johnson
    University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Ecology 92:535-41. 2011
    ..Understanding complex interactions among parasites depends critically on the scale under consideration, highlighting the importance of combining coinfection field studies with mechanistic experiments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Long-term disease dynamics in lakes: causes and consequences of chytrid infections in Daphnia populations
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0334, USA
    Ecology 90:132-44. 2009
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  12. pmc Community diversity reduces Schistosoma mansoni transmission, host pathology and human infection risk
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1657-63. 2009
    ..Our results underscore the significance of community structure on transmission of complex life-cycle pathogens, and we emphasize enhanced integration between ecological and parasitological research on the diversity-disease relationship...
  13. doi request reprint Interactions among invaders: community and ecosystem effects of multiple invasive species in an experimental aquatic system
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Boulder, CO, 80309 0334, USA
    Oecologia 159:161-70. 2009
    ..Together, these findings highlight the importance of understanding interactions among invasive species, which can have significant community- and ecosystem-level effects...
  14. doi request reprint All hosts are not equal: explaining differential patterns of malformations in an amphibian community
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Anim Ecol 78:191-201. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint Diversity and disease: community structure drives parasite transmission and host fitness
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:1017-26. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that interspecific variation in parasite resistance can inhibit parasite transmission in multi-species communities, reducing infection and pathology in sensitive hosts...
  16. pmc Aquatic eutrophication promotes pathogenic infection in amphibians
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Boulder, CO 80309 0334, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15781-6. 2007
    ..Given forecasted increases in global eutrophication, amphibian extinctions, and similarities between Ribeiroia and important human and wildlife pathogens, our results have broad epidemiological and ecological significance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Amphibian deformities and Ribeiroia infection: an emerging helminthiasis
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, 680 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706 1492, USA
    Trends Parasitol 19:332-5. 2003
    ..pesticides, nutrient run-off, introduced fishes) might be interacting with Ribeiroia, resulting in elevated infection levels, and we highlight the need for studies incorporating multiple stressor dynamics to further explore this problem...
  18. ncbi request reprint Review of the trematode genus Ribeiroia (Psilostomidae): ecology, life history and pathogenesis with special emphasis on the amphibian malformation problem
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706 1492, USA
    Adv Parasitol 57:191-253. 2004
    ..Investigation of these questions will benefit enormously from a multidisciplinary approach that effectively integrates parasitology, developmental biology, immunology, herpetology and aquatic ecology...
  19. ncbi request reprint A molecular phylogenetic study of the genus Ribeiroia (Digenea): trematodes known to cause limb malformations in amphibians
    Wade D Wilson
    Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    J Parasitol 91:1040-5. 2005
    ..may have occurred in the lineage represented by R. ondatrae. However, relationships within the Echinostomatidae are not understood well enough to make any robust conclusions at this time...
  20. pmc Amphibian diversity: decimation by disease
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 53706 1492, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:3011-2. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Adding infection to injury: synergistic effects of predation and parasitism on amphibian malformations
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, 680 North Park Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1492, USA
    Ecology 87:2227-35. 2006
    ..Taken together, these results help to explain malformation patterns observed in natural salamander populations while emphasizing the importance of interactions between parasitism and predation in driving disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Explaining frog deformities
    Andrew R Blaustein
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Sci Am 288:60-5. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint In vitro excystment of the metacercariae of Ribeiroia ondatrae
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 95:293-5. 2005
    ..Excystation in vitro in AP at 41 degrees C is compatible with the fact that this organism establishes itself in the acid-pepsin environment of the proventriculus of avian hosts...