Contributed Oral Session 167: Toxicology / Disease: Viruses, Fungi, and Contaminants
Friday, August 12, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 524 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Walsh, Peter*,1, 1 Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Primatology, Leipzig, Germany, Predicting future Ebola impact on African apes.
8:20 AM: Harding, Karin*,1, 1 University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, On the future of the European harbor seal.
8:40 AM: Warlow, Laura*,1, Bjørnstad, Ottar1, 1 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Modeling Phocine Distemper Virus in Harbor Seals in the North Sea.
9:00 AM: Alexander, Helen*,1, Price, Sarah1, Boggiano, Julian 1, 2, 1 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA2 Beloit College, Beloit, WI, USA, Geographic patterns of disease in the woodland sedge Carex blanda: infection by the smut fungus Anthracoidea blanda.
9:20 AM: Ferrari, Matthew*,1, Stephenson, Andrew1, Winsor, James2, Bjornstad, Ottar1, 1 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States2 The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, PA, United States, The effects of inbreeding on the host-pathogen dynamics of bacterial wilt (Erwinia tracheiphila) in the wild gourd, Cucurbita pepo ssp texana.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: Mirza, Reehan*,1, Pyle, Gregory1, 1 Nipissing University, North Bay, ON, Canada, Influence of metal contamination and predator density on morphological defenses and survival during predatory encounters in Daphnia pulex.
10:10 AM: Stoeckel, James*,1, Gonzalez, Maria1, Renwick, William1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 45056, Reservoirs as storage units for herbicides: ecological relevance of the spring herbicide pulse.
10:30 AM: Romansic, John*,1, Diez, Kristin1, Higashi, Elise1, Blaustein, Andrew1, 1 Department of Zoology, Corvallis, OR, USA, Separate and combined effects of nitrate and a pathogenic water mold on survival of amphibian larvae.
10:50 AM: Bolker, Benjamin1, de Castro, Francisco1, Storfer, Andrew2, Mech, Stephen3, Harvey, Erik4, Collins, James5, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA2 Washington State University, Pullman, WA3 Albright College, Reading, PA, USA4 Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA5 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA, Modeling interactions between cannibalism and disease in tiger salamanders.
11:10 AM: Raffel, Thomas*,1, Hudson, Peter1, 1 Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Field evidence for vector-borne transmission of Ichthyophonus in amphibians.
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