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144. Seidl, C.M., F.C. Ferreira, K.L. Parise, K.L. Paxton, E.H. Paxton, C.T. Atkinson, R.C. Fleischer, J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2023. Linking avian malaria parasitemia estimates from qPCR and microscopy reveals new infection patterns in Hawai’i. International Journal of Parasitology

143. Laggan, N.A., K.L. Parise, J.P. White, H.M. Kaarakka, J.A. Redell, J.E. DePue, W.H. Scullon, J. Kath, J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick, K.E. Langwig, J.R. Hoyt. 2023. Host infection dynamics and disease-induced mortality modify species contributions to the environmental reservoir. Ecology

142. Kilpatrick, A.M. 2023. Ecological and evolutionary insights from the COVID-19 pandemic. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. PDF

141. Rickards, C.G., A.M. Kilpatrick. 2023. Age-specific SARS-CoV-2 infection fatality rates derived from serological data vary with income and income inequality. PLoS One 18(5): e0285612

140. Shanta, I. S., S.P. Luby, K. Hossain, J.D. Heffelfinger, A.M. Kilpatrick, N. Haider, T. Rahman, S. Chakma, S.S.U. Ahmed, Y. Sharker, J.R.C. Pulliam, E.D. Kennedy, E.S. Gurley. 2023. Human Exposure to Bats, Rodents and Monkeys in Bangladesh. Ecohealth Open Access Link

139. Keyel, A.C. A.M. Kilpatrick. 2023. Better null models for assessing predictive accuracy of disease models. PLoS One 18(5) e0285215 Open Access Link

138. Kailing, M.J., J.R. Hoyt, J.P. White, H.M. Kaarakka, J.A. Redell, A.E. Leon, T.E. Rocke, J.E. DePue, W.H. Scullon, K.L. Parise, J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick, K.E. Langwig. 2023. Sex-biased infections scale to population impacts for an emerging wildlife disease. Proceedings Royal Society B 290 20230040

137. Langwig, K.E., A.M. Kilpatrick, M.J. Kailing, N. Laggan, J.P. White, H.M. Kaarakka, J.A. Redell, J.E. DePue, K.L. Parise, J.T. Foster, J.R. Hoyt. 2023. Shifting effects of host physiological condition following pathogen establishment. Biology Letters 19: 20220574

136. Galves, C.G., N.A. Gomez, J. Galves, K.M. Zilliacus, D.A. Croll, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2023. Increasing mortality of endangered Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus) due to watercraft collisions in Belize. Endangered Species Research

135. Neddermeyer, J.H., K.L. Parise, E. Dittmar, A.M. Kilpatrick, J.T. Foster. 2023. Nowhere to fly: Avian malaria is ubiquitous from ocean to summit on a Hawaiian Island. Biological Conservation 279, 109943 PDF

134. Beltran, R.S., K.M. Hernandez, R. Condit, P.W. Robinson, D.E. Crocker, C. Goetsch, A.M. Kilpatrick, D.P. Costa. 2023. Physiological tipping points in the relationship between foraging success and lifetime fitness of a long-lived mammal. Ecology Letters DOI: 10.1111/ele.14193

133. Hoyt, J., K. Parise, J. DePue, H. Kaarakka, J. Redell, W. Scullon, R. O’Reskie, J. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick, K. Langwig, and J.P. White. 2023. Reducing environmentally mediated transmission to moderate impacts of an emerging wildlife disease. J Applied Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.14371


132. Ferreira, F.C., E. Videvall, C.M. Seidl, N.E. Wagner, A.M. Kilpatrick, R.C. Fleischer, D.M. Fonseca. 2022. Transcriptional response of individual Hawaiian Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes to the avian malaria parasite Plasmodium relictum. Malaria Journal 21: 249

131. Montgomery, M., J. F. Harwood, A. P. Yougang, T. A. Wilson-Bahun, A. N. Tedjou, C. R. Keumeni, A. M. Kilpatrick, C. S. Wondji, and B. Kamgang. 2022. Spatial distribution of insecticide resistant populations of Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus and first detection of V410L mutation in Ae. aegypti from Cameroon. Infectious Diseases of Poverty 11:1-13

130. Beissinger, S.R., S.M. Peterson, L.A. Hall, N. Van Schmidt, J. Tecklin, B. B. Risk, O.M. Richmond, T.J. Kovach, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2022. Stability of patch-turnover relationships under equilibrium and nonequilibrium metapopulation dynamics driven by biogeography. Ecology Letters DOI: 10.1111/ele.14111


129. Gardner, B.J., A.M. Kilpatrick. 2021. Estimates of reduced vaccine effectiveness against hospitalization, infection, transmission and symptomatic disease of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, Omicron (B.1.1.529), using neutralizing antibody titers. medRxiv doi: 2021.12.10.21267594 

128. Gardner B.J., Kilpatrick A.M. 2021. Third doses of COVID-19 vaccines reduce infection and transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and could prevent future surges in some populations: a modeling study. medRxiv. doi:10.1101/2021.10.25.21265500

127. Chang, T., J. Draper, A.Van den Bout, H. Maul-Newby, E. Kephart, Y. Vasquez, S. Randi, M. Pedersen, J. Woodbury, M. Nave, S. La, N. Gallagher, N. Dhillon, I. Bjork, M. Luttrell, F. Dang, R. Green, J. MacMillan, E. Miller, A.M. Kilpatrick, O. Vaske, M.D. Stone, J. Sanford. A method for campus-wide SARS-CoV-2 surveillance at a large public university PLoS One 16(12): e0261230

126. Pollock, B.H., A.M. Kilpatrick, D.P. Eisenman, K.L. Elton, G.W. Rutherford, B.M. Boden-Albala, D.M. Souleles, L.E. Polito, N.K. Martin, C.L. Byington. 2021. Safe reopening of college campuses in Fall 2020: The University of California experience. PLoS One 16(11): e0258738

125. Shukla, I, A.M. Kilpatrick, R.S. Beltran. 2021. Variation in resting strategies across trophic levels and habitats in mammals. Ecology & Evolution 11:14405–14415

124. Ferretti, L., C. Wymant, A. Nurtay, L. Zhao, R. Hinch, D. Bonsall, M. Kendall, J. Masel, J. Bell, S. Hopkins, A.M. Kilpatrick, T. Peto, L. Abeler-Dörner, C. Fraser. 2021. Modelling the effectiveness and social costs of daily lateral flow antigen tests versus quarantine in preventing onward transmission of COVID-19 from traced contacts. medRxiv

123. Keyel, A.C. M.E. Gorris, I. Rochlin, J.A. Uelmen, L.F. Chaves, G.L. Hamer, I.K. Moise, M. Shocket, A.M. Kilpatrick, N.B. DeFelice, J.K. Davis, E. Little, P. Irwin, A.J. Tyre, K.H. Smith, C.L. Fredregill, O.E. Timm, K.M. Holcomb, M.C. Wimberly, M.J. Ward, C.M. Barker, C.G. Rhodes, R.L. Smith. 2021. A proposed framework for the development and qualitative evaluation of West Nile virus models and their application to local public health decision-making. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 15(9): e0009653

122. Gardner, B.J., A.M. Kilpatrick. 2021. Contact tracing efficiency, transmission heterogeneity, and accelerating COVID-19 epidemics. PLoS Comp Bio. 17(6): e1009122 Open Access Link

121. Van Schmidt, N.D., J.L. Oviedo, T. Hruska, L. Huntsinger, T. J. Kovach, A.M. Kilpatrick, N.L. Miller, and S.R. Beissinger. 2021. Assessing impacts of social-ecological diversity on resilience in a wetland coupled human and natural system. Ecology and Society 26(2):3 Open Access Link

120. Thornlow, B., A.S. Hinrichs, M. Jain, N. Dhillon, S. La, J.D. Kapp, I. Anigbogu, M. Cassatt-Johnstone, J. McBroome, M. Haeussler, Y. Turakhia, T. Chang, H.E. Olsen, J. Sanford, M. Stone, O. Vaske, I. Bjork, M. Akeson, B. Shapiro, D. Haussler, A.M. Kilpatrick, R. Corbett-Detig. 2021. A new SARS-CoV-2 lineage that shares mutations with known Variants of Concern is rejected by automated sequence repository quality control. bioRxiv

119. Beltran, R.S., A.M. Kilpatrick, G.A. Breed, T. Adachi, A. Takahashi, Y. Naito, P.W. Robinson, W.O. Smith, A.L. Kirkham, J.M. Burns. Seasonal resource pulses and the foraging depth of a Southern Ocean top predator. Proc Roy Soc B. 288: 20202817. PDF

118. Langwig, K.E., J.P. White, K.L. Parise, H. Kaarakka, J. Redell, J. DePue, W. Scullon, J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick, J.R. Hoyt. 2021. Mobility and infectiousness in the spatial spread of an emerging pathogen. J. Animal Ecology doi:10.1111/1365-2656.13439 PDF

117. Hopkins, S.R., J.R. Hoyt, J.P. White, H.M. Kaarakka, J.A. Redell, J.E. DePue, W.H. Scullon, A.M. Kilpatrick, K.E. Langwig. 2021. Ecological traps and thermal refugia mediate host survival with an infectious disease. Nature Communications 12; 166 Open Access Link

116. Hoyt, J.R., A.M. Kilpatrick, K.E. Langwig. 2021. Ecology and impacts of white-nose syndrome on bats. Nature Reviews Microbiology 19, 196–210 PDF

115. Winnicki, S.K., B.M. Strausberger, N.D. Antonson, D.E. Burhans, J. Lock, A.M. Kilpatrick, M.E. Hauber. 2021. Developmental asynchrony and host species identity predict variability in nestling growth of an obligate brood parasite: a test of the “growth-tuning” hypothesis. Canadian Journal of Zoology PDF


114.     Brannelly, L.A., H.I. McCallum, L.F. Grogan, C.J. Briggs, M.P. Ribas, M. Hollanders, T. Sasso, M.F. Lopez, D.A. Newell, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2020. Mechanisms underlying host persistence following amphibian disease emergence determine appropriate management strategies. Ecology Letters PDF

113.     Epstein, J.H., S.J. Anthony, A. Islam, A.M. Kilpatrick, S.A. Khan, M. Sanchez, N. Ross, I. Smith, C. Zambrana-Torrelio, Y. Tao, A. Islam, P.L. Quan, K.J. Olival, M.S.U. Khan, E.S. Gurley, M.J. Hossein, H.E. Field, M.D. Fielder, T. Briese, M. Rahman, C.C. Broder, G. Crameri, L.F. Wang, S.P. Luby, W.I. Lipkin, P. Daszak. 2020. Nipah virus dynamics in bats and implications for spillover to humans. PNAS PDF

112.     Ferretti, L., A. Ledda, C. Wymant, L. Zhao, V. Ledda, L. Abeler-Dorner, M. Kendall, A. Nurtay, H.-Y. Cheng, T.-C. Ng, H.-H. Lin, R. Hinch, J. Masel, A. M. Kilpatrick, and C. Fraser. 2020. The timing of COVID-19 transmission. medRxiv

111.     Kilpatrick, A.M., J.R. Hoyt, R.A. King, H.M. Kaarakka, J. Redell, J.P. White, K.E. Langwig. 2020. Impact of censusing and research on wildlife populations. Conservation Science and Practice 2: e264 PDF

110.    Lee, K.H. B. Nikolay, H. Sazzad, M.J. Hossain, A.K.M. Khan, M. Rahman, S.M. Satter, S.T. Nichol, J.D. Klena, J.R.C. Pulliam, A.M. Kilpatrick, S. Sultana, S. Afroj, P. Daszak, S. Luby, S. Cauchemez, H. Salje, E.S. Gurley. 2020. Changing contact patterns over disease progression: Nipah virus as a case study. Journal of Infectious Diseases PDF

109.     Hoyt, J.R., K.E. Langwig, K. Sun, K.L. Parise, A. Li, Y. Wang, X. Huang, L. Worledge, H. Miller, J.P. White, H.M. Kaarakka, J.A. Redell, T. Görföl, S.A. Boldogh, D. Fukui, M. Sakuyama, S. Yachimori, A. Sato, M. Dalannast, A. Jargalsaikhan, N. Batbayar, Y. Yovel, E. Amichai, I. Natradze, W.F. Frick, J.T. Foster, J. Feng, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2020. Environmental reservoir dynamics predict global infection patterns and population impacts for the fungal disease white-nose syndrome. PNAS  117 (13) 7255-7262 PDF

108.     McClure, K.M., R.C. Fleischer, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2020. Native birds increase transmission of avian malaria in Hawaii. Ecology 101(7) e03038 PDF

107. de Wit, L.A., A.M. Kilpatrick, E. VanWormer, D.A. Croll, B.R. Tershy, M. Kim, K. Shapiro. 2020. Seasonal and spatial patterns of Toxoplasma gondii in soil in urban public spaces. Zoonoses and Public Health  67: 70-8 PDF


106. Kilpatrick, A.M., S.S. Wheeler. 2019. Impact of West Nile virus on bird populations: limited lasting effects, evidence for recovery, and gaps in our understanding of impacts on ecosystems. J. Medical Entomology 56(6) 1491-7 Open Access Link

105. Kramer, L.D., A.T. Ciota, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2019. Introduction, spread, and establishment of West Nile virus in the Americas. J. Medical Entomology 1448-55 Open Access Link

104. Hoyt, J.R., K.E. Langwig, J.P. White, H.M. Kaarakka, J.A. Redell, K.L. Parise, W.F. Frick, J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2019. Field trial of a probiotic bacteria to protect bats from white-nose syndrome. Scientific Reports 9 9158 Open Access Link; Link to pre-print version with chitosan results:  bioRxiv

103. Nikolay, B., H. Salje, M. J. Hossain, A.K.M.D. Khan, H.M.S. Sazzad, M, Rahman, P. Daszak, U. Ströher, J.R.C. Pulliam, A.M. Kilpatrick, S.T. Nichol, J.D. Klena, S. Sultana, S. Afroj, S.P. Luby, S. Cauchemez, E.S. Gurley. 2019. Transmission of Nipah Virus: 14 years of Investigations in Bangladesh. New England Journal of Medicine 380 1804-14 PDF

102. Van Schmidt, N.D., T. Kovach, A.M. Kilpatrick, J.L. Oviedo, T.V. Hruska, L. Huntsinger, N.L. Miller, S.R. Beissinger. 2019. Integrating social and ecological data to model metapopulations in coupled human and natural systems. Ecology 100(6) e02711 PDF

101. Cheng, T.L., A. Gerson, M.S. Moore, J.D. Reichard, J. DeSimone, C.K.R. Willis, W.F. Frick, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2019. Higher fat stores contribute to persistence of little brown bat colonies with white-nose syndrome. Journal of Animal Ecology 88 591–600 PDF

100.     de Wit, L.A., D.A. Croll, B. Tershy, M.D. Correa, H. Luna-Pasten, P. Quadri, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2019. Potential public health benefits from cat eradications on islands. PLoS NTD 13(2): e0007040


99. Hoyt, J.R., K.E. Langwig, J.P. White, H.M. Kaarakka, J. Redell, A. Kurta, J. DePue, W.H. Scullon, K.L. Parise, J.T. Foster, W.F. Frick, and A.M. Kilpatrick. 2018. Cryptic connections illuminate pathogen transmission within community networks. Nature 563 710–713

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98. McClure, K.M., C.A. Rich, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2018. Land use and larval habitat influence Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus abundance in lowland Hawaii. Journal of Medical Entomology 55 (6), 1509-1516 PDF

97. Kovach, T.J., A.M. Kilpatrick. 2018. Increased human incidence of West Nile virus disease near rice fields in California but not in the Southern USA. AJTMH 99(1) 222-8 PDF


96.  Drees, K.P., J.M. Lorch, S.J. Puechmaille, K.L. Parise, G. Wibbelt, J.R. Hoyt, K. Sun, A. Jargalsaikhan, M. Dalannast, J.M. Palmer, D.L. Lindner, A.M. Kilpatrick, T. Pearson, P.S. Keim, D.S. Blehert, J.T. Foster. 2017. Phylogenetics of a Fungal Invasion: Origins and Widespread Dispersal of White-Nose Syndrome. mBio 8 (6) e01941-17 Open Access Link

95. Gurley, E.S., S.T. Hegde, K. Hossain, H.M.S. Sazzad, M.J. Hossain, M. Rahman, Y. Sharker, H. Salje, M.S. Islam, J.H. Epstein, S.U. Khan, A.M. Kilpatrick, P. Daszak, S.P. Luby. 2017.The convergence of people, bats, trees and culture in Nipah virus transmission in Bangladesh: A community case-control study. Emerging Infectious Diseases 23(9):1446-1453 Open Access Link

94. Evans, B.S., A.M. Kilpatrick, A.H. Hurlbert, P.P. Marra. 2017. Dispersal in the urban matrix: Assessing the influence of landscape permeability on the settlement patterns of breeding songbirds. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5:63 Open Access Link

93. Young, H. S., C. L. Wood, A.M. Kilpatrick, K. D. Lafferty, C. L. Nunn, and J. R. Vincent. 2017. Conservation, biodiversity and infectious disease: scientific evidence and policy implications. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 372: 20160124 PDF

92. Kilpatrick, A.M., D.J. Salkeld, G. Titcomb, M.B. Hahn. 2017. Conservation of biodiversity as a strategy for improving human health and well-being. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 372: 20160131 PDF

91. Paull, S.H., D.E. Horton, M. Ashfaq, D. Rastogi, L.D. Kramer N.S. Diffenbaugh, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2017. Drought and immunity determine the intensity of West Nile virus epidemics and climate change impacts. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 284: 20162078 PDF

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90. Frick, W.F., T.L. Cheng, K.E. Langwig, J.R. Hoyt, A.F. Janicki, K.L. Parise, J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2017. Pathogen dynamics during invasion and establishment of white-nose syndrome explain mechanisms of host persistence. Ecology 98 (3) 624-631 PDF

89. de Wit, L.A., D.A. Croll, B. Tershy, K.M. Newton, D. Spatz, N.D. Holmes, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2017. Estimating Burdens of Neglected Tropical Zoonotic Diseases on Islands with Introduced Mammals. Am. J. Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 96 (3) 749 – 757 PDF

88. Kilpatrick, A.M., A.D.M. Dobson, T. Levi, D.J. Salkeld, A. Swei, H.S. Ginsberg, A. Kjemtrup, K.A. Padgett, P.M. Jensen, D. Fish, N.H. Ogden, M.A. Diuk-Wasser. 2017. Lyme disease ecology in a changing world: consensus, uncertainty, and critical gaps for improving control. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 372: 20160117 PDF

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87. Langwig, K.E., J.R. Hoyt, K.L. Parise, Frick, W.F., J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2017. Resistance in persisting bat populations after white-nose syndrome invasion. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 372: 20160044 PDF

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86. Cheng, T.L., H. Mayberry, L.P. McGuire, J.R. Hoyt, H. Nguyen, K.L. Parise, J.T. Foster, C.K.R. Willis, A.M. Kilpatrick, W.F. Frick. 2017. Efficacy of a probiotic bacterium to treat bats affected by the disease white-nose syndrome. J. Applied Ecology 54 701-8 PDF

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85. Nguyen, D.D., A.V. Melnik, N. Koyamab, X. Lu, M. Schorn, J. Fang, K. Aguinaldo, T.L. Lincecum, M.G. K. Ghequire, V.J. Carrion, T.L. Cheng, B.M. Duggan, J.G. Malone, T.H. Mauchline, L.M. Sanchez, A.M. Kilpatrick, J.M. Raaijmakers, R. De Mot, B.S. Moore, M.H. Medema, P.C. Dorrestein. 2017. Indexing the Pseudomonas specialized metabolome enabled the discovery of poaeamide B and the bananamides. Nature Microbiology 2: 16197 PDF


84. Avena, C., L. Parfrey, J. Leffa, H. Archer, W.F. Frick, K.E. Langwig, A.M. Kilpatrick, K. Powers, J.T. Foster, V. McKenzie. 2016. Deconstructing the bat skin microbiome: influences of the host and the environment Frontiers of Microbiology 7:1753 Open Access Link

83. Rochlin, I., Faraj, A., Ninivaggi, D.V., C.M. Barker, Kilpatrick, A.M (Corresponding Author). 2016. Anthropogenic Impacts on Mosquito Populations in North America Over the Past Century Nature Communications 7 13604 Open Access Link

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82. Langwig, K.E., W.F. Frick, K.L. Parise, J.R. Hoyt, T.H. Kunz, J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2016. Drivers of variation in species impacts for a multi-host fungal disease of bats. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences  371 20150456 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0456 PDF

81. Costa, D.P., L. Schwarz, P. Robinson, R.S. Schick, P.A. Morris, R. Condit, D.E. Crocker, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2016. A bioenergetics approach to understanding the population consequences of disturbance: Elephant seals as a model system. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875:161-169

80. Wilber, M.Q., K.E. Langwig, A.M. Kilpatrick, H.I. McCallum, C.J. Briggs. 2016. Integral projection models for host-parasite systems with an application to amphibian chytrid fungus. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7: 1182-1194 doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12561 PDF

79. McGuire, L. P., J. M. Turner, L. Warnecke, G. McGregor, T. K. Bollinger, V. Misra, J. T. Foster, W. F. Frick, A. M. Kilpatrick, and C. K. R. Willis. 2016. White-nose syndrome disease severity and a comparison of diagnostic methods. Ecohealth 13, 60-71 DOI: 10.1007/s10393-10016-11107-y. PDF

78. Ruybal, J.E., L.D. Kramer, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2016. Geographic Variation in the Response of Culex pipiens Life History Traits to Temperature. Parasites and Vectors. 9:116. Open Access Link

77. Hoyt, J.R., K.E. Langwig, K. Sun, G. Lu, K.L. Parise, T. Jiang, S. Yang, W.F. Frick, J.T. Foster, J. Feng, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2016. Host persistence or extinction from emerging infectious diseases: insights from white-nose syndrome in endemic and invading regions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283: 20152861 PDF

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76. Hoyt, J.R,, K. Sun, K. Parise, G. Lu, K.E. Langwig, J. T, S. Yang, W. F. Frick, A. M. Kilpatrick, J. T. Foster, and J. Feng. 2016. Widespread bat white-nose syndrome fungus in northeastern China. Emerging Infectious Diseases 22(1) 140-2 Open Access Link

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75. Janicki, A.F., W.F. Frick, A.M. Kilpatrick, K.L. Parise, J.T. Foster, G.F. McCracken. 2015. Efficacy of Visual Surveys for White-Nose Syndrome at Bat Hibernacula. PLOS One 10(7): e0133390 Open Access Link

74. Langwig, K.E., J.R. Hoyt, K.L. Parise, J. Kath, D, Kirk, W.F. Frick, J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2015. Disease dynamics of white-nose syndrome invasion, Midwestern United States, 2012-2014. Emerging Infectious Disease 21(6) 1023-26 Open Access Link

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73. Hoyt J. R., T. L. Cheng, K. E. Langwig, M. M. Hee, W. F. Frick, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2015. Bacteria isolated from bats inhibit the growth of Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the causative agent of white-nose syndrome. PLOS One 10(4): e0121329 Open Access Link

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72. Mascuch, S.J., W.J. Moree, C-C. Hsu, G.G. Turner, T.L. Cheng, D.S. Blehert, A.M. Kilpatrick, W.F. Frick, M.J. Meehan, L. Gerwick, P.C. Dorrestein. 2015. Ambient ionization mass spectrometry reveals siderophore production by Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the causative agent of white-nose sydrome, on bat wings during infection PLoS One 10(3): e0119668 PDF

71. Langwig, K.E., W.F. Frick, R. Reynolds, K.L. Parise, K.P. Drees, J.R. Hoyt, T.L. Cheng, T.H. Kunz, J.T. Foster, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2015. Host and pathogen ecology drive the seasonal dynamics of a fungal disease, white-nose syndrome. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282 (1799) 20142335 PDF

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70. Langwig, K.E., J. Voyles, M.Q. Wilber, W.F. Frick, K.A. Murray, B.M. Bolker, J.P. Collins, T.L. Cheng, M.C. Fisher, J.R. Hoyt, D.L. Lindner, H.I. McCallum, R. Puschendorf, E.B. Rosenblum, M. Toothman, C.K.R. Willis, C.J. Briggs, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2015. Context-dependent conservation responses to emerging wildlife diseases. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13(4): 195–202 PDF

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69. Frick, W.F., S.J. Puechmaille, J.R. Hoyt, B.A. Nickel, K.E. Langwig, J.T. Foster, I. Horáček, T. Bartonička, K.E. Barlow, A.J. Haarsma, J. van der Kooij, L. Rodrigues, B. Mulkens, B. Petrov, C. Herzog, R. Reynolds, C.W. Stihler, G.G. Turner, D. Feller, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2015. Disease alters macroecological patterns of North American bats. Global Ecology and Biogeography DOI: 10.1111/geb.12290 PDF

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68. Levi, T., A.M. Kilpatrick, M. Barfield, R.D. Holt, M. Mangel, C.C. Wilmers. 2015. Threshold levels of generalist predation determine consumer response to resource pulses Oikos  124: 1436–1443 PDF

67. Hoyt, J.R., J. Okoniewski, K.E. Langwig, W.F. Frick, W.B. Stone, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2015. Long-term persistence of Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the causative agent of white-nose syndrome, in the absence of bats. Ecohealth 12, 330–333 PDF

66. Voyles, J., A.M. Kilpatrick, J.P. Collins, M.C. Fisher, W.F. Frick, H. McCallum, C.K. R. Willis, D.S. Blehert, K.A. Murray, R. Puschendorf, E.B. Rosenblum, B.M. Bolker, T.L. Cheng, K.E. Langwig, D.L. Linder, M. Toothman, M.Q. Wilber, C.J. Briggs. 2015. Moving beyond too little, too late: Managing emerging infectious diseases requires international policy and partnerships. Ecohealth 12 404-7 PDF


Kilpatrick, A.M. 2014. A race against extinction.  The Scientist. art: 41352

65. Hewson, I., J.B. Button, B.M. Gudenkauf, B. Miner, A.L. Newton, J.K. Gaydos, J. Wynnee, C. Groves, G. Hendler, M. Murray, S. Fradkinh, M. Breitbarti, E. Fahsbender, K.D. Lafferty, A.M. Kilpatrick, C.M. Miner, P. Raimondi, L. Lahner, C.S. Friedman, S. Daniels, M. Haulena, J. Marliave, C.A. Burge, M.E. Eisenlord, C.D. Harvell. 2014. Densovirus associated with sea star wasting disease and mass mortality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111 (48) 17278–17283 PDF

64. Perrings, C., C. Castillo-Chavez, G. Chowell, P. Daszak, E.P. Fenichel, D. Finnoff, R.D. Horan, A.M. Kilpatrick, A. Kinzig, N.V. Kuminoff, S. Levin, B. Morin, K.F. Smith, M. Springborn. 2014. Epidemiological economics is changing infectious disease management. Ecohealth 11 464-475 PDF

63. Janousek, W.M., P.P. Marra, A.M. Kilpatrick. 2014. Avian roosting behavior influences vector-host contact for West Nile virus hosts. Parasites and Vectors 7: 399 PDF

62. Ciota, A.T., A.M. Matacchiero, A.M. Kilpatrick, L.D. Kramer. 2014. The effect of temperature on life history traits of Culex mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology 51 (1) 55-62  PDF


61. Brown, H. E., A. C. Comrie, D. M. Drechsler, C. M. Barker, R. Basu, T. Brown, A. Gershunov, A.M. Kilpatrick, W. K. Reisen, and D. M. Ruddell. 2013. “Human Health.” In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 312–339. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press. PDF

60. Funk, S., T.L. Bogich, K.E. Jones, A.M. Kilpatrick (corresponding author), P. Daszak. 2013. Quantifying trends in disease impact to produce a consistent and reproducible definition of an emerging infectious disease. PLoS One 8(8) e69951 PDF

59. Kilpatrick, A.M., R.J. Peters, A.P. Dupuis, M.J. Jones, P. Daszak, P.P. Marra, L.D. Kramer. 2013. Predicted and observed mortality from vector-borne disease in wildlife: West Nile virus and small songbirds. Biological Conservation 165 79–85 PDF

58. Kilpatrick, A.M., W. J. Pape. 2013. Predicting human West Nile virus infections with mosquito surveillance data. Am J Epidemiology 178(5) 829–835 PDF

57. Bogich, T.L., Funk, S., Malcolm, T., Chhun, N., Epstein, J., Chmura, A.A., Kilpatrick, A.M., Brownstein, J.S., Hutchinson, O.C., Doyle-Capitman, C., Deaville, R., Morse, S.S., Cunningham, A.A., and Daszak, P. 2013. Using network theory to identify the causes of disease outbreaks of unknown origin. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 10: 20120904 PDF

56. Schwarz, L.K., M.E. Goebel, D.P. Costa, A.M. Kilpatrick2013. Environmental influences on demographic rates of Antarctic fur seals. Journal of Animal Ecology 82 903–911 PDF

55. Morales-Betoulle, M.E., N. Komar, N. Panella, D. Alvarez, M.R. López, J.L. Betoulle, S.M. Sosa, M.L. Müller, A.M. Kilpatrick, R.S. Lanciotti, B.W. Johnson, A.M. Powers, C. Cordón-Rosales, Arbovirus Ecology Work Group. 2013. Ecology of West Nile Virus in a Tropical Ecosystem in Guatemala. Am J Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 88(1):116-26 PDF


54. Kilpatrick, A.M., S.E. Randolph. 2012. Drivers, dynamics, and control of emerging vector-borne zoonotic diseases. Lancet 380 (9857) 1946-1955 PDF

53. Langwig, K.E., W.F. Frick, J.T. Bried, A.C. Hicks, T.H. Kunz, A.M. Kilpatrick2012. Sociality, density-dependence, and microclimates determine the persistence of populations suffering from a novel fungal disease, white-nose syndrome.  Ecology Letters 15 (9): 1050–1057 PDF

52. Levi, T. A. M. Kilpatrick, M. Mangel, C.C. Wilmers. 2012. Deer, predators, and the emergence of Lyme disease.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109 (27) 10942–10947 PDF

51. Jones, C.J.*, L.P. Lounibos, P.P. Marra, A.M. Kilpatrick* (*corresponding authors). 2012. Rainfall Influences Survival of Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) in a Residential Neighborhood in the Mid-Atlantic United States. Journal of Medical Entomology 49(3) 467-473 PDF

50. Paull, S.H., S.J. Song, K.M. McClure, L.C. Sackett, A.M. Kilpatrick, P.T.J. Johnson. 2012. From superspreaders to disease hotspots: linking transmission across hosts and space. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10(2) 75-82 PDF


49. Kilpatrick, A.M. 2011. Globalization, land use, and the invasion of West Nile virus. Science 334 (6054) 323-7 PDF

48. Kunz, T.H., J.T. Foster, W.F. Frick, A.M. Kilpatrick, G.F. McCracken, M.S. Moore, J.D. Reichard, D.M. Reeder, A.H. Robbins. 2011. White-nose syndrome: an overview of ongoing and future research needs.  Pp. 195-209. In: Proceedings of Protection of Threatened Bats at Coal Mines: A Technical Interactive Forum (K.C. Vories,A.H. Caswell, T.M. Price, eds.). USDOI Office of Surface Mining and Coal Research Center, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. PDF

47. Farajollahi, A., D.M. Fonseca, L.D. Kramer, A.M. Kilpatrick (corresponding author). 2011. “Bird biting” mosquitoes and human disease: a review of the role of Culex pipiens complex mosquitoes in epidemiology. Infection, Genetics, Evolution 11 1577-1585 PDF

46. Rohr, J.R. A.P. Dobson, P.T.J. Johnson, A.M. Kilpatrick, S.H. Paull, T.R. Raffel, D. Ruiz-Moreno, M.B. Thomas. 2011. Frontiers in climate change-disease research. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 26(6):270-7 PDF

45. Foufopoulos, J., A.M. Kilpatrick, A.R. Ives. 2011. Climate change, and elevated extinction rates of reptiles from Mediterranean Islands. American Naturalist 177(1) 119-129 PDF


44. A.M. Kilpatrick & S. Altizer. 2010. Disease Ecology. Nature Education Knowledge 1(11):13; (open access link)

43. Carver, S. A.M. Kilpatrick, A. Kuenzi1, R. Douglass, R.S. Ostfeld, P. Weinstein.  2010. Environmental monitoring to enhance comprehension and control of infectious diseases. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 12 2048–2055 PDF

42. Hosseini, P., S.H. Sokolow, K.J. Vandegrift, A.M. Kilpatrick, P. Daszak. 2010. Predictive power of air travel and socio-economic data for early pandemic spread. PLoS One 5(9) e12763 PDF

41. Kilpatrick, A.M. G.D. Ebel, D.M. Fonseca, L.D. Kramer. 2010. Spatial and temporal variation in vector competence ofCulex pipiens and Cx. restuans mosquitoes for West Nile virus. Am. J. Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 83(3) 607-13 PDF

40. Vandegrift, K., S.H. Sokolow, P. Daszak, A.M. Kilpatrick* (*corresponding author). 2010. Ecology of influenza viruses in a changing world. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 1195 (2010) 113–128 PDF

39. Kramer, L.D. & A.M. Kilpatrick2010. Unraveling a complex transmission cycle: implications for control. pp. 191-202 in Vector Biology, Ecology and Control (P.W. Atkinson Ed.) Springer, New York PDF

38.Kilpatrick, A.M., C.J. Briggs, P. Daszak. 2010. The ecology and impact of chytridiomycosis, an emerging disease of amphibians. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25(2) 109-118 PDF

37.Kilpatrick, A.M., A.P. Dupuis, G.J.J. Chang, L.D. Kramer. 2010. DNA vaccination of American robins (Turdus migratorius) against West Nile virus. Vector-Borne Zoonotic Disease 10(4) 377-380 PDF


36. Daszak, P., and A. M. Kilpatrick2009. Regulating Services: A Focus on Disease Regulation. Pages 634-641 in S. A. Levin, editor. The Princeton Guide to Ecology. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, USA PDF

35.Schloegel, L.M., A. Picco, A.M. Kilpatrick, A. Hyatt, P. Daszak. 2009. Magnitude of the US trade in amphibians and presence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and ranavirus infection in imported North American bullfrogs (Rana catesbeianaBiological Conservation 142 1420-1426. PDF

34.Kilpatrick, A.M., C.M. Gillin., P. Daszak. 2009. Wildlife-livestock conflict: the risk of pathogen transmission from bison to cattle outside Yellowstone National Park Journal of Applied Ecology 46(2) 476-485 PDF


33.Ladeau, S.L., A.M. Kilpatrick, C.A. Calder, P.P. Marra. 2008. West Nile virus revisited:  Consequences for North American ecology. Bioscience 58(10) 937-946 PDF

32.Kilpatrick, A.M., Meola, M.A., Moudy, R.M., Kramer, L.D. Temperature, viral genetics, and the transmission of West Nile virus by Culex pipiens mosquitoes. 2008PLoS Pathogens 4(6) e1000092 PDF

31.Gomez, A. L.D. Kramer, A.P. Dupuis II, A.M. Kilpatrick, L.J. Davis, M.J. Jones, P. Daszak, A.A. Aguirre. 2008. Experimental infection of eastern gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) with West Nile virus American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 79(3) 447-51 PDF

30.Gomez, A., A.M. Kilpatrick, L.D. Kramer, A.P. Dupuis, M.J. Jones, S.J. Goetz, P.P. Marra, P. Daszak, A.A. Aguirre.2008. Land use and West Nile virus seroprevalence in wild mammals Emerging Infectious Diseases 14(6): 962-5 PDF

29.Zhang, J.-s.., P. Daszak, H.-l. Huang, G.-y. Yang, A.M. Kilpatrick, S.-y. Zhang. 2008. Parasite Threat to Panda Conservation Ecohealth 5(1) 6-9 PDF


28. Newman, S.H., S. Wright, K., Converse, A.M. Kilpatrick, A.A. Chmura, N. Patel, E. Lammers, P. Daszak. 2007. Aquatic bird disease and mortality as an indicator of changing ecosystem health. Marine Ecosystem-Progress Series 352: 299-309 PDF

27.Douglas, K.O.,  A.M. Kilpatrick, P.N. Levett, M.C. Lavoie. 2007. A quantitative risk assessment of West Nile virus introduction into Barbados West Indian Medical Journal 56(5) 394-7 PDF

26. Kilpatrick, A.M., LaDeau, S.L., Marra, P.P. 2007 Ecology of West Nile virus transmission and its impact on birds in the western hemisphere. Auk 124(4):1121–1136 PDF

25.Kilpatrick, A.M., L.D. Kramer, M.J. Jones, P.P. Marra, P. Daszak, D.M. Fonseca. 2007.  Genetic influences on mosquito feeding behavior and the emergence of zoonotic pathogens Am J Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 77(4) 667-671 PDF

24.Griffing, S.M., A.M. Kilpatrick, L. Clark, P.P. Marra. 2007. Mosquito landing rates on nesting American robins (Turdus migratorius). Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 7(3) 437-443 PDF

23.Daszak, P., J.H. Epstein, A.M. Kilpatrick, A.A. Aguirre, W.B. Karesh, A.A. Cunningham. 2007. Collaborative research approaches to the role of wildlife in zoonotic disease emergence. Pp. 463-475 in Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology Vol 315: Wildlife and Emerging Zoonotic Diseases: The Biology, Circumstances and Consequences of Cross-Species Transmission. Springer PDF

22.LaDeau, S.L., A.M. Kilpatrick, P.P. Marra. 2007. West Nile virus emergence and large-scale declines of North American bird populations. Nature (447) 710-713 PDF

21. Cohen, J.K., A.M. Kilpatrick, R. Kelly, F. Stroud, K. Paul, F. Wolf, J. Else. 2007. Seroprevalence of West Nile Virus in Nonhuman Primates as Related to Mosquito Abundance at Two National Primate Research Centers. Comparative Medicine 57 (1) 115-119 PDF


20.Kilpatrick, A.M., A.A. Chmura, D.W. Gibbons, R.C. Fleischer, P.P. Marra, P. Daszak. 2006. Predicting the global spread of H5N1 avian influenza. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 103 (51) 19368-19373 PDF

19.Epstein, J.H., J. McKee, P. Shaw, V. Hicks, G. Micalizzi, P. Daszak, A.M. Kilpatrick, G. Kaufman. 2006. The Australian white ibis (Threskiornis molucca) as a reservoir of zoonotic and livestock pathogens. Ecohealth 3(4) 290-8 PDF

18.Kilpatrick, A.M., P. Daszak, M.J. Jones, P.P. Marra, L.D. Kramer. 2006. Host heterogeneity dominates West Nile virus transmission. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 273 (1599) 2327-2333 PDF

17.Kilpatrick, A.M., L.D. Kramer, M.J. Jones, P.P. Marra, P. Daszak. 2006. West Nile virus epidemics in North America are driven by shifts in mosquito feeding behavior PLoS Biology 4(4) 606-610 PDF

16.Kilpatrick, A.M., P. Daszak, S.J. Goodman, H. Rogg, L.D. Kramer, V. Cedeno, A.A. Cunningham. 2006. Predicting pathogen introduction: West Nile virus spread to Galápagos Conservation Biology 20 (4): 1224-1231 PDF

15.Kilpatrick, A.M., D. LaPointe, C.T. Atkinson, B.L. Woodworth, J.K. Lease, M.E. Reiter, K. Gross. 2006. Effects of chronic avian malaria (Plasmodium relictum) infection on the reproductive success of Hawaii Amakihi (Hemignathus virens). Auk123 (3): 764-774 PDF

14. Kilpatrick, A.M. 2006. Facilitating the evolution of resistance to avian malaria in Hawaiian birds. Biological Conservation 128(4) 475-485 PDF

13. Kilpatrick, A.M., W.A. Mitchell, W.P. Porter, D. Currie. 2006. Testing a mechanistic explanation for the latitudinal gradient in mammalian species richness across North America. Evolutionary Ecology Research 8(2) 333-344 PDF


12.Daszak, P., D.E. Scott, A.M. Kilpatrick, C. Faggioni, J.W. Gibbons, D. Porter. 2005. Amphibian population declines at Savannah River Site are linked to climate, not chytridiomycosis. Ecology 86(12) 3232-7 PDF

11. Wolfe, N.D., P. Daszak, A.M. Kilpatrick, D.S. Burke. 2005. Bushmeat Hunting, Deforestation, and Prediction of Zoonoses Emergence. Emerging Infectious Diseases 11(12): 1822-7 PDF

10.Kilpatrick, A.M., L.D. Kramer, S. Campbell, E.O. Alleyne, A.P. Dobson, P. Daszak. 2005. West Nile Virus Risk Assessment and the Bridge Vector Paradigm. Emerging Infectious Diseases 11(3) 425-9 PDF

9. Leinwand, I., A.M. Kilpatrick, N. Cole, C.G. Jones, P. Daszak. 2005. Patterns of coccidial prevalence in lizards of Mauritius. Journal of Parasitology 91(5): 1103-8 PDF


8.Kilpatrick, A.M., Y. Gluzberg, J. Burgett, and P. Daszak. 2004. Quantitative risk assessment of the pathways by which West Nile virus could reach Hawaii. Ecohealth 1(2)  205-209 PDF

7.Marra, P.P., S. Griffing, C.L. Caffrey, A.M. Kilpatrick, R.G. McLean, C. Brand, E. Saito, A.P. Dupuis, L.D. Kramer, R. Novak. 2004. West Nile Virus and Wildlife. Bioscience 54(5) 393-402 PDF

6.Patz, J.A., P. Daszak, G.M. Tabor, A.A. Aguirre, M. Pearl, J. Epstein, N.D. Wolfe, A.M. Kilpatrick, J. Foufopoulos, D. Molyneux, D.J. Bradley, & Members of the Working Group Land Use Change and Infectious Disease Emergence. 2004. Unhealthy landscapes: Policy recommendations on land use change and infectious disease emergence.  Environmental Health Perspectives 112(10): 1092-1098 PDF

5.Hanselmann, R., A. Rodríguez, M. Lampo, L. Fajardo-Ramos, A. A. Aguirre, A.M. Kilpatrick, J. P. Rodríguez, and P. Daszak. 2004. Presence of an emerging pathogen of amphibians in introduced bullfrogs Rana catesbeiana in Venezuela.Biological Conservation 120: 115-119 PDF

4.Daszak, P., G.M. Tabor, A.M. Kilpatrick, J. Epstein, R. Plowright. 2004.  Conservation medicine and a new agenda for emerging diseases. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 1026: 1-11 PDF


3.Kilpatrick, A.M., A.R. Ives. 2003. Species interactions can explain Taylor’s power law for ecological time series. Nature 422: 65-68 PDF

2.Kilpatrick, A.M. 2003. The impact of thermoregulatory costs on foraging behaviour: a test with American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) and eastern grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis). Evolutionary Ecology Research 5: 781-786 PDF

2002 EP

1.Kilpatrick, A.M. 2002. Variation in growth of Brown-headed cowbird (Molothrus ater) nestlings and energetic impacts on their host parents. Canadian Journal of Zoology 80: 145-153 PDF