Sonia Altizer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Animal migration and infectious disease risk
    Sonia Altizer
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Science 331:296-302. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Climate change and infectious diseases: from evidence to a predictive framework
    Sonia Altizer
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Science 341:514-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Do threatened hosts have fewer parasites? A comparative study in primates
    Sonia Altizer
    Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Anim Ecol 76:304-14. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Seasonality and the dynamics of infectious diseases
    Sonia Altizer
    Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Ecol Lett 9:467-84. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Populations of Monarch butterflies with different migratory behaviors show divergence in wing morphology
    Sonia Altizer
    Odum School of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Evolution 64:1018-28. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Infectious diseases and extinction risk in wild mammals
    Amy B Pedersen
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:1269-79. 2007
  7. pmc Host-pathogen evolutionary signatures reveal dynamics and future invasions of vampire bat rabies
    Daniel G Streicker
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland Medical Research Council University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, Glasgow G61 1QH, Scotland Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:10926-31. 2016
  8. pmc The redder the better: wing color predicts flight performance in monarch butterflies
    Andrew K Davis
    Odum School of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e41323. 2012
  9. pmc Ecological and anthropogenic drivers of rabies exposure in vampire bats: implications for transmission and control
    Daniel G Streicker
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3384-92. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Host plant species affects virulence in monarch butterfly parasites
    Jacobus C de Roode
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2202, USA
    J Anim Ecol 77:120-6. 2008

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Animal migration and infectious disease risk
    Sonia Altizer
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Science 331:296-302. 2011
    ..Studies of pathogen dynamics in migratory species and how these will respond to global change are urgently needed to predict future disease risks for wildlife and humans alike...
  2. doi request reprint Climate change and infectious diseases: from evidence to a predictive framework
    Sonia Altizer
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Science 341:514-9. 2013
    ..Future work must continue to anticipate and monitor pathogen biodiversity and disease trends in natural ecosystems and identify opportunities to mitigate the impacts of climate-driven disease emergence. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Do threatened hosts have fewer parasites? A comparative study in primates
    Sonia Altizer
    Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Anim Ecol 76:304-14. 2007
    ..Lower average parasite richness in threatened host taxa also points to the need for a better understanding of the cascading effects of host biodiversity loss for affiliated parasite species...
  4. ncbi request reprint Seasonality and the dynamics of infectious diseases
    Sonia Altizer
    Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Ecol Lett 9:467-84. 2006
    ..Finally, by focusing on well-studied examples of infectious diseases, we hope to highlight general insights that are relevant to other ecological interactions...
  5. doi request reprint Populations of Monarch butterflies with different migratory behaviors show divergence in wing morphology
    Sonia Altizer
    Odum School of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Evolution 64:1018-28. 2010
    ..Collectively, these results support evolutionary responses to long-distance flight in monarchs, with implications for the conservation of phenotypically distinct wild populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Infectious diseases and extinction risk in wild mammals
    Amy B Pedersen
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:1269-79. 2007
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  7. pmc Host-pathogen evolutionary signatures reveal dynamics and future invasions of vampire bat rabies
    Daniel G Streicker
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland Medical Research Council University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, Glasgow G61 1QH, Scotland Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:10926-31. 2016
    ....
  8. pmc The redder the better: wing color predicts flight performance in monarch butterflies
    Andrew K Davis
    Odum School of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e41323. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Ecological and anthropogenic drivers of rabies exposure in vampire bats: implications for transmission and control
    Daniel G Streicker
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3384-92. 2012
    ..These findings provide new insights into the mechanisms of RV maintenance in vampire bats and highlight the need for ecologically informed approaches to rabies prevention in Latin America...
  10. doi request reprint Host plant species affects virulence in monarch butterfly parasites
    Jacobus C de Roode
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2202, USA
    J Anim Ecol 77:120-6. 2008
    ..5. Our results demonstrate that host ecology importantly affects parasite virulence, with implications for host-parasite dynamics in natural populations...
  11. pmc Genetic Factors and Host Traits Predict Spore Morphology for a Butterfly Pathogen
    Sarah E Sander
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Insects 4:447-62. 2013
    ..Collectively, these results provide support for heritable variation in spore morphology and a role for host traits in affecting parasite development. ..
  12. pmc Do Healthy Monarchs Migrate Farther? Tracking Natal Origins of Parasitized vs. Uninfected Monarch Butterflies Overwintering in Mexico
    Sonia Altizer
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0141371. 2015
    ..S., suggest that shifts from migratory to sedentary behavior will likely lead to greater infection prevalence for North American monarchs. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Urbanization and the ecology of wildlife diseases
    Catherine A Bradley
    Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:95-102. 2007
    ..Continued rapid urbanization, together with risks posed by multi-host pathogens for humans and vulnerable wildlife populations, emphasize the need for future research on wildlife diseases in urban landscapes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Urban land use predicts West Nile virus exposure in songbirds
    Catherine A Bradley
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2202, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:1083-92. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Migratory monarchs wintering in California experience low infection risk compared to monarchs breeding year-round on non-native milkweed
    Dara A Satterfield
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 56:343-52. 2016
    ..Results here underscore the importance of animal migrations for lowering infection risk and motivate future studies of pathogen transmission in migratory species affected by environmental change. ..
  16. doi request reprint Occurrence and host specificity of a neogregarine protozoan in four milkweed butterfly hosts (Danaus spp.)
    Paola A Barriga
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA Electronic address
    J Invertebr Pathol 140:75-82. 2016
    ..Our study showed that queens are less susceptible to OE and OE-like infection than monarchs, and that the reduction in adult lifespan following infection is more severe in monarchs than in queens...
  17. pmc Linking anthropogenic resources to wildlife-pathogen dynamics: a review and meta-analysis
    Daniel J Becker
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Ecol Lett 18:483-95. 2015
    ..These results carry implications for wildlife disease management and highlight areas for future work, such as how resource shifts might affect virulence evolution. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Patterns of host specificity and transmission among parasites of wild primates
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22904, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:647-57. 2005
    ..Furthermore, nearly all viruses that were reported to infect both humans and non-human primates were classified as emerging in humans...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parasites and the evolutionary diversification of primate clades
    Charles L Nunn
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 164:S90-103. 2004
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  20. ncbi request reprint Comparative tests of parasite species richness in primates
    Charles L Nunn
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 162:597-614. 2003
    ..Geographic range size and day range length explained significant variation in the diversity of viruses...
  21. ncbi request reprint Climate warming and disease risks for terrestrial and marine biota
    C Drew Harvell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Science 296:2158-62. 2002
    ..To improve our ability to predict epidemics in wild populations, it will be necessary to separate the independent and interactive effects of multiple climate drivers on disease impact...
  22. ncbi request reprint Genotypic analyses of Mycoplasma gallisepticum isolates from songbirds by random amplification of polymorphic DNA and amplified-fragment length polymorphism
    John J Cherry
    Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:421-8. 2006
    ..One 2001 isolate from New York was clearly different from the other songbird samples and clustered together with the vaccine and reference strains, indicating that substantial molecular evolution or a separate introduction has occurred...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of a novel pathogen in an avian host: Mycoplasmal conjunctivitis in house finches
    Andre A Dhondt
    Cornell University, Laboratory of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Acta Trop 94:77-93. 2005
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