Epidemiology Research

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Graham J. Hickling
Associate Professor
Wildlife diseases affecting humans

Brandon Joseph Horvath
Associate Professor
Turf Pathologist

Kurt H. Lamour
Molecular Epidemiology

Cristina Lanzas
Assistant Professor

Agricola Odoi
Associate Professor

Chika C. Okafor
Assistant Professor
Food Safety & Epidemiology

Barton W. Rohrbach
Associate Professor

William J. Kelch
Assistant Professor

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Recent Publications

Genetic diversity, QoI fungicide resistance, and mating type distribution of Cercospora sojina - implications for frogeye leaf spot disease dynamics Shrestha, S., A. Cochran, A. Mengistu, K. H. Lamour, A. Castro-Rocha, and H. M. Kelly.  2017.  PLOS One. [Abstract]

Epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus).  Wyrosdick, H. M., R. W. Gerhold, C. Su, A. A. Mignucci-Gianonni, R. Bonde, A. Chapman, M. De Wit, C. Rivera, J. Martinez, and D. L. Miller.  2017.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms.

Wildlife and domestic animals both contribute to the ecology and epidemiology of Lyme disease in the upper Midwest.  Porter, M., G. J. Hickling, and J. Tsao.  2016.  76th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Grand Rapids MI. January 2016.

Epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii and a survey of other parasites in the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus).  Wyrosdick, H. M.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and free-roaming cats in Citrus County Florida.  Wyrosdick, H. M., R. W. Gerhold, C. Su, M. de Wit, A. Chapman, J. Martinez, D. L. Miller, and R. Bonde.  2016.  Southeastern Society of Parasitology, April 6-8 Charlotte, NC.

Ranavirus ecology and evolution: from epidemiology to extinction Brunner, J. L., A. Storfer, M. J. Gray, and J. T. Hoverman.  2015.  Springer, pp. 71-104.

Ecology and epidemiology of ranaviruses: Mechanisms contributing to outbreaks.  Gray, M. J.  2013.  Second International Symposium on Ranaviruses, Knoxville, Tennessee..

Eco-epidemiology of low Lyme disease risk in the southeastern United States.  Hickling, G. J.  2013.  Tennessee Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Nashville TN. October 2013.

Eco-epidemiology of a complex system: Lyme disease, biodiversity, and community ecology?.  Tsao, J., L. Beati, R. Burke, H. Ginesberg, G. J. Hickling, and N. Ogden.  2013.  Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis MN. August 2013.

Epidemiology and population diversity of fungicide resistant and sensitive strains of Cercospora sojina, the causal agent of frogeye leaf spot.  Young-Kelly, H. M., and K. H. Lamour.  2013.  Phytopathology, 103(Suppl. 2):S2.165.

Measuring Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in the Vegetable Pathogen Phytophthora capsici.  Gobena, D.  2012.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Survival and spread of Phytophthora capsici on Long Island, New York.  Gobena, D., McGrath, M. T., and K. H. Lamour.  2012.  Mycological Progress, 3: 761-768. [Abstract]