Dana M Hawley

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Parallel patterns of increased virulence in a recently emerged wildlife pathogen
    Dana M Hawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    PLoS Biol 11:e1001570. 2013
  2. pmc Contrasting epidemic histories reveal pathogen-mediated balancing selection on class II MHC diversity in a wild songbird
    Dana M Hawley
    Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e30222. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Compromised immune competence in free-living tree swallows exposed to mercury
    Dana M Hawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, 4036 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Ecotoxicology 18:499-503. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Common garden experiment reveals pathogen isolate but no host genetic diversity effect on the dynamics of an emerging wildlife disease
    D M Hawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:1680-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Does animal behavior underlie covariation between hosts' exposure to infectious agents and susceptibility to infection? Implications for disease dynamics
    Dana M Hawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 51:528-39. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Experimental infection of domestic canaries (Serinus canaria domestica) with Mycoplasma gallisepticum: a new model system for a wildlife disease
    Dana M Hawley
    Department of Biology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Avian Pathol 40:321-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Deposition of pathogenic Mycoplasma gallisepticum onto bird feeders: host pathology is more important than temperature-driven increases in food intake
    James S Adelman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Biol Lett 9:20130594. 2013
  8. doi request reprint House finch populations differ in early inflammatory signaling and pathogen tolerance at the peak of Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection
    James S Adelman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Am Nat 181:674-89. 2013
  9. pmc Multiple host transfers, but only one successful lineage in a continent-spanning emergent pathogen
    Wesley M Hochachka
    Lab of Ornithology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131068. 2013
  10. pmc Sickness behaviour acting as an evolutionary trap? Male house finches preferentially feed near diseased conspecifics
    Karen M Bouwman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Biol Lett 6:462-5. 2010

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Parallel patterns of increased virulence in a recently emerged wildlife pathogen
    Dana M Hawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    PLoS Biol 11:e1001570. 2013
    ..Our study provides unique empirical insight into the dynamics of short-term virulence evolution that are likely to operate in other emerging pathogens of wildlife and humans...
  2. pmc Contrasting epidemic histories reveal pathogen-mediated balancing selection on class II MHC diversity in a wild songbird
    Dana M Hawley
    Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e30222. 2012
    ..These results provide evidence for Haldane's long-standing hypothesis that pathogens directly contribute to the maintenance of the tremendous levels of genetic variation detected in natural populations of vertebrates...
  3. doi request reprint Compromised immune competence in free-living tree swallows exposed to mercury
    Dana M Hawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, 4036 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Ecotoxicology 18:499-503. 2009
    ..The potential fitness consequences of the detected differences in immunocompetence caused by mercury toxicity warrant further study...
  4. doi request reprint Common garden experiment reveals pathogen isolate but no host genetic diversity effect on the dynamics of an emerging wildlife disease
    D M Hawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:1680-8. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that contemporary differences in host genetic diversity likely do not explain the lower conjunctivitis prevalence in native house finches, but isolate-level differences in virulence may play an important role...
  5. doi request reprint Does animal behavior underlie covariation between hosts' exposure to infectious agents and susceptibility to infection? Implications for disease dynamics
    Dana M Hawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 51:528-39. 2011
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  6. doi request reprint Experimental infection of domestic canaries (Serinus canaria domestica) with Mycoplasma gallisepticum: a new model system for a wildlife disease
    Dana M Hawley
    Department of Biology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Avian Pathol 40:321-7. 2011
    ..Our results also indicate that domestic canaries may serve as a potentially useful model system for the experimental study of M. gallisepticum infection in songbirds...
  7. doi request reprint Deposition of pathogenic Mycoplasma gallisepticum onto bird feeders: host pathology is more important than temperature-driven increases in food intake
    James S Adelman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Biol Lett 9:20130594. 2013
    ..Understanding such behavioural and physiological contributions to disease transmission is critical to linking individual responses to climate with population-level disease dynamics. ..
  8. doi request reprint House finch populations differ in early inflammatory signaling and pathogen tolerance at the peak of Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection
    James S Adelman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Am Nat 181:674-89. 2013
    ..Such variation can affect pathogen spread and evolution in ways not predictable by resistance alone and sheds light on the costs and benefits of inflammation in wild animals...
  9. pmc Multiple host transfers, but only one successful lineage in a continent-spanning emergent pathogen
    Wesley M Hochachka
    Lab of Ornithology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131068. 2013
    ..gallisepticum persisting and evolving in house finches; bacterial evolution has produced monophyletic eastern and western North American subclades. ..
  10. pmc Sickness behaviour acting as an evolutionary trap? Male house finches preferentially feed near diseased conspecifics
    Karen M Bouwman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Biol Lett 6:462-5. 2010
    ..This behaviour is likely to significantly contribute to the continued persistence of MG epidemics in wild populations...
  11. pmc Incubation temperature affects multiple measures of immunocompetence in young wood ducks (Aix Sponsa)
    Sarah E DuRant
    Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Biol Lett 8:108-11. 2012
    ..Our results show that incubation temperatures can be an important driver of phenotypic variation in avian populations...