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Climate Change and Vector-borne Diseases (VBDs)


Publications

  • Okuneye K, Gumel AB. 2017. Analysis of a temperature- and rainfall-dependent model for malaria transmission dynamics. Mathematical Biosciences. 287: 72. [Online]
  • Agusto FB, Gumel AB, Parham PE .2015. Qualitative assessment of the role of temperature variations on malaria transmission dynamics. Journal of Biological Systems. 23(4): 1-34. [Online]
  • Carvalho BM, Rangel EF, ReadyPD, Vale,MM 2015. Ecological niche modelling predicts southward expansion of Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) flaviscutellata (Diptera: Psychodidae:Phlebotominae), vector of Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis in South America, under climate change. PLoSONE. 10(11):e0143282.doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0143282. [Online]
  • Egizi A, Fefferman NH, Fonseca DM. 2015. Evidence that implicit assumptions of 'no evolution' of disease vectors in changing environments can be violated on a rapid timescale. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370(1665):20140136. [Online]
  • Levi T, Keesing F, Oggenfuss K, Ostfeld RS. 2015. Accelerated phenology of blacklegged ticks under climate warming. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 370 20130556. [Online]
  • Mickens R. 2016. Mathematical and numerical comparisons of five single-population growth models. Journal of Biological Dynamics, 10(1): 95-103. [Online]
  • Parham PE, Waldock J, Christophides GK, Hemming D, Augsto F, Evans KJ, Fefferman N, Gaff H, Gumel A, LaDeau S, Lenhart S, Mickens RE, Naumova EN, Ostfeld RS, Ready PD, Thomas MB, Velasco-Hernandez J, Michael E. 2015. Climate, environmental and socio-economic change: Weighing up the balance in vector-borne disease transmission. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370 (1665). [Online]

Models, Data & Software

Egizi A, Fefferman NH, Fonseca DM. 2015. Data from: Evidence that implicit assumptions of ‘no evolution’ of disease vectors in changing environments can be violated on a rapid timescale. Dryad Digital Repository. [Online]

Presentations

Ehrlich H, Koch M, Mor S, Naumova EN. March 2015. Mapping the potential transmission of dengue in Australia. Proceedings of the 3rd OneHealth Congress, The Netherlands.

Educational Materials

Ehrlich H. 2014. Research Project: Mapping the vector suitable habitat of dengue in Australia. Course Work, Tufts University. Mentor: Elena Naumova.


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