Landscape Change and Tick-Borne Diseases
An Interdisciplinary Investigation

Related Projects

Project: Development of the 12S rRNA gene for host bloodmeal identification in lone star ticks.

   
Investigators: Lisa Goessling
Brian Allan
Jonathan Chase
Robert Thach
   
Status: Manuscript in preparation
     

Project: Effects of forest management practices on human risk of exposure to lone star tick-associated diseases.

   
Investigators: Brian Allan
Lisa Goessling
Richard Ostfeld
Robert Thach
Jonathan Chase
   
Status: Manuscript in preparation
     

Project: Efficacy of dry-ice baited traps for sampling lone star ticks varies with life-stage but not habitat.

   
Investigators: Bart Kensinger
Brian Allan
 

 

Status: Manuscript in press at the Journal of Medical Entomology
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Project: Decoupled host distributions of juvenile black-legged ticks in Missouri and implications for the maintenance of Lyme disease.

 
Investigators: Genevieve Pang
Brian Allan
Wade Ryberg
 

 

Status: Manuscript in revision
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Project: A predictive model of the relative roles of nymph and adult lone star ticks in determining human incidence of Ehrlichiosis.

   
Investigators: Bart Kensinger
Brian Allan
   
Status: Manuscript in preparation
     

Project: A survey of the distribution of black-legged ticks on lizard hosts in Missouri.

   
Investigators: Brian Allan
Bart Kensinger
Reed Otten
Genevieve Pang
 

 

Status: Manuscript in preparation
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Project: Do gray bats reduce human risk of exposure to mosquito-borne diseases? 

   
Investigators: Jeremy Pivor
Alexa Fritzsche
Kevin Smith
Brian Allan
   
Status: Manuscript in preparation
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Project: Implications of fire and deer management for population dynamics of lone star ticks.

 
Investigators: Brett Decker
Brian Allan
   
Status: Manuscript in preparation
     

Project: The ecology of fear: host foraging behavior varies with the spatio-temporal abundance of a dominant ectoparasite.

   
Investigators: Alexa Fritzsche
Brian Allan
   
Status: Manuscript in preparation
     

Project: A large-scale, spatial analysis of the effects of human land-use on human incidence of lone star tick-associated diseases.

 
Investigators: Akhila Narla
Brian Allan
   
Status: Research ongoing
     

Project: A social survey of human perceptions of tick-borne disease risk in the Missouri Ozarks.

   
Investigators: Brett Bayles
Brian Allan
 

 

Status: Research ongoing