Wayne Getz
Wayne Marcus Getz






Koopman JS, Simon CP, Getz WM, Salter R. (2021). Modeling the population effects of escape mutations in SARS-CoV-2 to guide vaccination strategies. Epidemics, (36)

Smiley Evans T, Shi Z, Boots M, Liu W, Olival KJ, Xiao X, Vandewoude S, Brown H, Chen JL, Civitello DJ, Escobar L, Grohn Y, Li H, Lips K, Liu Q, Lu J, Martínez-López B, Shi J, Shi X, Xu B, Yuan L, Zhu G, Getz WM. (2020). Synergistic China-US Ecological Research is Essential for Global Emerging Infectious Disease Preparedness. EcoHealth

Greenbaum G, Getz WM, Rosenberg NA, Feldman MW, Hovers E, Kolodny O. (2019). Disease transmission and introgression can explain the long-lasting contact zone of modern humans and Neanderthals. Nature communications, 10(1)

Miao Z, Gaynor KM, Wang J, Liu Z, Muellerklein O, Norouzzadeh MS, McInturff A, Bowie RCK, Nathan R, Yu SX, Getz WM. (2019). Insights and approaches using deep learning to classify wildlife. Scientific reports, 9(1)

Blackburn JK, Ganz HH, Ponciano JM, Turner WC, Ryan SJ, Kamath P, Cizauskas C, Kausrud K, Holt RD, Stenseth NC, Getz WM. (2019). ₀ for Pathogens with Environmental Transmission: Animal Movements, Pathogen Populations, and Local Infectious Zones. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(6)

Carlson CJ, Kracalik IT, Ross N, Alexander KA, Hugh-Jones ME, Fegan M, Elkin BT, Epp T, Shury TK, Zhang W, Bagirova M, Getz WM, Blackburn JK. (2019). The global distribution of Bacillus anthracis and associated anthrax risk to humans, livestock and wildlife. Nature microbiology, 4(8)

Seidel DP, Linklater WL, Kilian W, Preez PD, Getz WM. (2019). Mesoscale movement and recursion behaviors of Namibian black rhinos. Movement ecology, (7)

Getz WM, Salter R, Mgbara W. (2019). Adequacy of SEIR models when epidemics have spatial structure: Ebola in Sierra Leone. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 374(1775)

van Hooft P, Getz WM, Greyling BJ, Bastos ADS. (2019). A natural gene drive system influences bovine tuberculosis susceptibility in African buffalo: Possible implications for disease management. PloS one, 14(9)

Seidel DP, Dougherty E, Carlson C, Getz WM. (2018). Ecological metrics and methods for GPS movement data. International journal of geographical information science : IJGIS, 32(11)

Carlson CJ, Dougherty E, Boots M, Getz W, Ryan SJ. (2018). Consensus and conflict among ecological forecasts of Zika virus outbreaks in the United States. Scientific reports, 8(1)

Getz WM, Salter R, Muellerklein O, Yoon HS, Tallam K. (2018). Modeling epidemics: A primer and Numerus Model Builder implementation. Epidemics, (25)

Dougherty ER, Seidel DP, Carlson CJ, Spiegel O, Getz WM. (2018). Going through the motions: incorporating movement analyses into disease research. Ecology letters, 21(4)

Dougherty ER, de Valpine P, Carlson CJ, Blackburn JK, Getz WM. (2018). Commentary to: a cross-validation-based approach for delimiting reliable home range estimates. Movement ecology, (6)

Carlson CJ, Getz WM, Kausrud KL, Cizauskas CA, Blackburn JK, Bustos Carrillo FA, Colwell R, Easterday WR, Ganz HH, Kamath PL, Økstad OA, Turner WC, Kolstø AB, Stenseth NC. (2018). Spores and soil from six sides: interdisciplinarity and the environmental biology of anthrax (Bacillus anthracis). Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 93(4)

van Hooft P, Dougherty ER, Getz WM, Greyling BJ, Zwaan BJ, Bastos ADS. (2018). Genetic responsiveness of African buffalo to environmental stressors: A role for epigenetics in balancing autosomal and sex chromosome interactions?. PloS one, 13(2)

Zidon R, Garti S, Getz WM, Saltz D. (2017). Zebra migration strategies and anthrax in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Ecosphere (Washington, D.C), 8(8)

Abrahms B, Seidel DP, Dougherty E, Hazen EL, Bograd SJ, Wilson AM, Weldon McNutt J, Costa DP, Blake S, Brashares JS, Getz WM. (2017). Suite of simple metrics reveals common movement syndromes across vertebrate taxa. Movement ecology, (5)

Carlson CJ, Burgio KR, Dougherty ER, Phillips AJ, Bueno VM, Clements CF, Castaldo G, Dallas TA, Cizauskas CA, Cumming GS, Doña J, Harris NC, Jovani R, Mironov S, Muellerklein OC, Proctor HC, Getz WM. (2017). Parasite biodiversity faces extinction and redistribution in a changing climate. Science advances, 3(9)

Tsalyuk M, Kelly M, Getz WM. (2017). Improving the Prediction of African Savanna Vegetation Variables Using Time Series of MODIS Products. ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing : official publication of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), (131)

Getz WM, Marshall CR, Carlson CJ, Giuggioli L, Ryan SJ, Romañach SS, Boettiger C, Chamberlain SD, Larsen L, D'Odorico P, O'Sullivan D. (2018). Making ecological models adequate. Ecology letters, 21(2)

Getz WM, Dougherty ER. (2018). Discrete stochastic analogs of Erlang epidemic models. Journal of biological dynamics, 12(1)

Moleón M, Martínez-Carrasco C, Muellerklein OC, Getz WM, Muñoz-Lozano C, Sánchez-Zapata JA. (2017). Carnivore carcasses are avoided by carnivores. The Journal of animal ecology, 86(5)

Harel R, Spiegel O, Getz WM, Nathan R. (2017). Social foraging and individual consistency in following behaviour: testing the information centre hypothesis in free-ranging vultures. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 284(1852)

Dougherty ER, Carlson CJ, Blackburn JK, Getz WM. (2017). A cross-validation-based approach for delimiting reliable home range estimates. Movement ecology, (5)

Dougherty ER, Carlson CJ, Blackburn JK, Getz WM. (2017). Correction to: A cross-validation-based approach for delimiting reliable home range estimates. Movement ecology, (5)

Carlson CJ, Dougherty ER, Getz W. (2016). An Ecological Assessment of the Pandemic Threat of Zika Virus. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10(8)

Getz WM, Carlson C, Dougherty E, Porco Francis TC 1st., Salter R. (2016). An Agent-Based Model of School Closing in Under-Vacccinated Communities During Measles Outbreaks. Agent-Directed Simulation Symposium (ADS). Agent-directed Simulation Symposium, (2016)

Getz WM, Salter R, Seidel DP, van Hooft P. (2016). Sympatric speciation in structureless environments. BMC evolutionary biology, (16)

Harel R, Duriez O, Spiegel O, Fluhr J, Horvitz N, Getz WM, Bouten W, Sarrazin F, Hatzofe O, Nathan R. (2016). Decision-making by a soaring bird: time, energy and risk considerations at different spatio-temporal scales. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 371(1704)

Smith-Aguilar SE, Ramos-Fernández G, Getz WM. (2016). Seasonal Changes in Socio-Spatial Structure in a Group of Free-Living Spider Monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi). PloS one, 11(6)

Turner WC, Kausrud KL, Beyer W, Easterday WR, Barandongo ZR, Blaschke E, Cloete CC, Lazak J, Van Ert MN, Ganz HH, Turnbull PC, Stenseth NC, Getz WM. (2016). Lethal exposure: An integrated approach to pathogen transmission via environmental reservoirs. Scientific reports, (6)

Michel AL, Geoghegan C, Hlokwe T, Raseleka K, Getz WM, Marcotty T. (2015). Longevity of Mycobacterium bovis in Raw and Traditional Souring Milk as a Function of Storage Temperature and Dose. PloS one, 10(6)

Cizauskas CA, Turner WC, Pitts N, Getz WM. (2015). Seasonal patterns of hormones, macroparasites, and microparasites in wild African ungulates: the interplay among stress, reproduction, and disease. PloS one, 10(4)

Getz WM, Salter R, Lyons AJ, Sippl-Swezey N. (2015). Panmictic and Clonal Evolution on a Single Patchy Resource Produces Polymorphic Foraging Guilds. PloS one, 10(8)

Getz WM, Gonzalez JP, Salter R, Bangura J, Carlson C, Coomber M, Dougherty E, Kargbo D, Wolfe ND, Wauquier N. (2015). Tactics and strategies for managing Ebola outbreaks and the salience of immunization. Computational and mathematical methods in medicine, (2015)

Ganz HH, Turner WC, Brodie EL, Kusters M, Shi Y, Sibanda H, Torok T, Getz WM. (2014). Interactions between Bacillus anthracis and plants may promote anthrax transmission. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 8(6)

Ganz HH, Law C, Schmuki M, Eichenseher F, Calendar R, Loessner MJ, Getz WM, Korlach J, Beyer W, Klumpp J. (2014). Novel giant siphovirus from Bacillus anthracis features unusual genome characteristics. PloS one, 9(1)

Khmaladze E, Birdsell DN, Naumann AA, Hochhalter CB, Seymour ML, Nottingham R, Beckstrom-Sternberg SM, Beckstrom-Sternberg J, Nikolich MP, Chanturia G, Zhgenti E, Zakalashvili M, Malania L, Babuadze G, Tsertsvadze N, Abazashvili N, Kekelidze M, Tsanava S, Imnadze P, Ganz HH, Getz WM, Pearson O, Gajer P, Eppinger M, Ravel J, Wagner DM, Okinaka RT, Schupp JM, Keim P, Pearson T. (2014). Phylogeography of Bacillus anthracis in the country of Georgia shows evidence of population structuring and is dissimilar to other regional genotypes. PloS one, 9(7)

Cizauskas CA, Turner WC, Wagner B, Küsters M, Vance RE, Getz WM. (2014). Gastrointestinal helminths may affect host susceptibility to anthrax through seasonal immune trade-offs. BMC ecology, (14)

Kamath PL, Turner WC, Küsters M, Getz WM. (2014). Parasite-mediated selection drives an immunogenetic trade-off in plains zebras (Equus quagga). Proceedings. Biological sciences, 281(1783)

Cizauskas CA, Bellan SE, Turner WC, Vance RE, Getz WM. (2014). Frequent and seasonally variable sublethal anthrax infections are accompanied by short-lived immunity in an endemic system. The Journal of animal ecology, 83(5)

van Hooft P, Greyling BJ, Getz WM, van Helden PD, Zwaan BJ, Bastos AD. (2014). Positive selection of deleterious alleles through interaction with a sex-ratio suppressor gene in African Buffalo: a plausible new mechanism for a high frequency anomaly. PloS one, 9(11)

Turner WC, Kausrud KL, Krishnappa YS, Cromsigt JP, Ganz HH, Mapaure I, Cloete CC, Havarua Z, Küsters M, Getz WM, Stenseth NC. (2014). Fatal attraction: vegetation responses to nutrient inputs attract herbivores to infectious anthrax carcass sites. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 281(1795)

Bellan SE, Gimenez O, Choquet R, Getz WM. (2013). A Hierarchical Distance Sampling Approach to Estimating Mortality Rates from Opportunistic Carcass Surveillance Data. Methods in ecology and evolution, 4(4)

Spiegel O, Getz WM, Nathan R. (2013). Factors influencing foraging search efficiency: why do scarce lappet-faced vultures outperform ubiquitous white-backed vultures?. The American naturalist, 181(5)

Treydte AC, Baumgartner S, Heitkönig IM, Grant CC, Getz WM. (2013). Herbaceous forage and selection patterns by ungulates across varying herbivore assemblages in a South African Savanna. PloS one, 8(12)

Bellan SE, Turnbull PC, Beyer W, Getz WM. (2013). Effects of experimental exclusion of scavengers from carcasses of anthrax-infected herbivores on Bacillus anthracis sporulation, survival, and distribution. Applied and environmental microbiology, 79(12)

Bellan SE, Fiorella KJ, Melesse DY, Getz WM, Williams BG, Dushoff J. (2013). Extra-couple HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa: a mathematical modelling study of survey data. Lancet, 381(9877)

Spiegel O, Harel R, Getz WM, Nathan R. (2013). Mixed strategies of griffon vultures' (Gyps fulvus) response to food deprivation lead to a hump-shaped movement pattern. Movement ecology, 1(1)

Lyons AJ, Turner WC, Getz WM. (2013). Home range plus: a space-time characterization of movement over real landscapes. Movement ecology, 1(1)

Getz WM. (2013). Computational Population Biology: Linking the inner and outer worlds of organisms. Israel journal of ecology & evolution, 59(1)

Bellan SE, Cizauskas CA, Miyen J, Ebersohn K, Küsters M, Prager KC, Van Vuuren M, Sabeta C, Getz WM. (2012). Black-backed jackal exposure to rabies virus, canine distemper virus, and Bacillus anthracis in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Journal of wildlife diseases, 48(2)

Getz WM. (2012). A Biomass Flow Approach to Population Models and Food Webs. Natural resource modeling, 25(1)

Wartzok D, Erbe C, Getz WM, Thomas J. Marine mammal acoustics exposure analysis models used in US Navy Environmental Impact Statements. Advances in experimental medicine and biology, (730)

Nathan R, Spiegel O, Fortmann-Roe S, Harel R, Wikelski M, Getz WM. (2012). Using tri-axial acceleration data to identify behavioral modes of free-ranging animals: general concepts and tools illustrated for griffon vultures. The Journal of experimental biology, 215(Pt 6)

Fortmann-Roe S, Starfield R, Getz WM. (2012). Contingent kernel density estimation. PloS one, 7(2)

Pluciński MM, Ngonghala CN, Getz WM, Bonds MH. (2013). Clusters of poverty and disease emerge from feedbacks on an epidemiological network. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 10(80)

Weinberger AD, Sun CL, Pluciński MM, Denef VJ, Thomas BC, Horvath P, Barrangou R, Gilmore MS, Getz WM, Banfield JF. (2012). Persisting viral sequences shape microbial CRISPR-based immunity. PLoS computational biology, 8(4)

Weinbaum KZ, Brashares JS, Golden CD, Getz WM. (2012). Searching for sustainability: are assessments of wildlife harvests behind the times?. Ecology letters, 16(1)

Kamath PL, Getz WM. (2012). Unraveling the effects of selection and demography on immune gene variation in free-ranging plains zebra (Equus quagga) populations. PloS one, 7(12)

Beyer W, Bellan S, Eberle G, Ganz HH, Getz WM, Haumacher R, Hilss KA, Kilian W, Lazak J, Turner WC, Turnbull PC. (2012). Distribution and molecular evolution of bacillus anthracis genotypes in Namibia. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 6(3)

Barnosky AD, Hadly EA, Bascompte J, Berlow EL, Brown JH, Fortelius M, Getz WM, Harte J, Hastings A, Marquet PA, Martinez ND, Mooers A, Roopnarine P, Vermeij G, Williams JW, Gillespie R, Kitzes J, Marshall C, Matzke N, Mindell DP, Revilla E, Smith AB. (2012). Approaching a state shift in Earth's biosphere. Nature, 486(7401)

LaBeaud AD, Cross PC, Getz WM, Glinka A, King CH. (2011). Rift Valley fever virus infection in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) herds in rural South Africa: evidence of interepidemic transmission. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 84(4)

Boettiger AN, Wittemyer G, Starfield R, Volrath F, Douglas-Hamilton I, Getz WM. (2011). Inferring ecological and behavioral drivers of African elephant movement using a linear filtering approach. Ecology, 92(8)

Norrström N, Getz WM, Holmgren NM. (2011). Selection against accumulating mutations in niche-preference genes can drive speciation. PloS one, 6(12)

Getz WM, Owen-Smith N. (2011). Consumer-resource dynamics: quantity, quality, and allocation. PloS one, 6(1)

Kamath PL, Getz WM. (2011). Adaptive molecular evolution of the Major Histocompatibility Complex genes, DRA and DQA, in the genus Equus. BMC evolutionary biology, (11)

Turner WC, Versfeld WD, Kilian JW, Getz WM. (2011). Synergistic effects of seasonal rainfall, parasites and demography on fluctuations in springbok body condition. The Journal of animal ecology, 81(1)

Getz WM. (2011). Biomass transformation webs provide a unified approach to consumer-resource modelling. Ecology letters, 14(2)

Turner WC, Getz WM. (2010). Seasonal and demographic factors influencing gastrointestinal parasitism in ungulates of Etosha National Park. Journal of wildlife diseases, 46(4)

Polansky L, Wittemyer G, Cross PC, Tambling CJ, Getz WM. (2010). From moonlight to movement and synchronized randomness: Fourier and wavelet analyses of animal location time series data. Ecology, 91(5)

van Hooft P, Prins HH, Getz WM, Jolles AE, van Wieren SE, Greyling BJ, van Helden PD, Bastos AD. (2010). Rainfall-driven sex-ratio genes in African buffalo suggested by correlations between Y-chromosomal haplotype frequencies and foetal sex ratio. BMC evolutionary biology, (10)

Sánchez MS, Lloyd-Smith JO, Getz WM. (2010). Monitoring linked epidemics: the case of tuberculosis and HIV. PloS one, 5(1)

Bar-David S, Bar-David I, Cross PC, Ryan SJ, Knechtel CU, Getz WM. (2009). Methods for assessing movement path recursion with application to African buffalo in South Africa. Ecology, 90(9)

Polansky L, de Valpine P, Lloyd-Smith JO, Getz WM. (2009). Likelihood ridges and multimodality in population growth rate models. Ecology, 90(8)

Getz WM. (2009). Disease and the dynamics of food webs. PLoS biology, 7(9)

Hahn JA, Wylie D, Dill J, Sanchez MS, Lloyd-Smith JO, Page-Shafer K, Getz WM. (2009). Potential impact of vaccination on the hepatitis C virus epidemic in injection drug users. Epidemics, 1(1)

Sánchez MS, Lloyd-Smith JO, Williams BG, Porco TC, Ryan SJ, Borgdorff MW, Mansoer J, Dye C, Getz WM. (2009). Incongruent HIV and tuberculosis co-dynamics in Kenya: interacting epidemics monitor each other. Epidemics, 1(1)

Winnie JA Jr., Cross P, Getz W. (2008). Habitat quality and heterogeneity influence distribution and behavior in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer). Ecology, 89(5)

Wylie DC, Getz WM. (2009). Sick and edgy: walk-counting as a metric of epidemic spreading on networks. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 6(39)

Wittemyer G, Polansky L, Douglas-Hamilton I, Getz WM. (2008). Disentangling the effects of forage, social rank, and risk on movement autocorrelation of elephants using Fourier and wavelet analyses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(49)

Nathan R, Getz WM, Revilla E, Holyoak M, Kadmon R, Saltz D, Smouse PE. (2008). A movement ecology paradigm for unifying organismal movement research. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(49)

Getz WM, Saltz D. (2008). A framework for generating and analyzing movement paths on ecological landscapes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(49)

Sánchez MS, Lloyd-Smith JO, Porco TC, Williams BG, Borgdorff MW, Mansoer J, Salomon JA, Getz WM. (2008). Impact of HIV on novel therapies for tuberculosis control. AIDS (London, England), 22(8)

van Hooft P, Greyling BJ, Prins HH, Getz WM, Jolles AE, Bastos AD. (2007). Selection at the Y chromosome of the African buffalo driven by rainfall. PloS one, 2(10)

Porco TC, Getz WM. (2007). Controlling extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. Lancet, 370(9597)

Holmgren NM, Norrström N, Getz WM. (2007). Artificial neural networks in models of specialization, guild evolution and sympatric speciation. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 362(1479)

Cross PC, Johnson PL, Lloyd-Smith JO, Getz WM. (2007). Utility of R0 as a predictor of disease invasion in structured populations. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 4(13)

Getz WM. (2008). HIV dynamics and immunosenescence. AIDS (London, England), 22(2)

Eppley JM, Tyson GW, Getz WM, Banfield JF. (2007). Strainer: software for analysis of population variation in community genomic datasets. BMC bioinformatics, (8)

Getz WM, Fortmann-Roe S, Cross PC, Lyons AJ, Ryan SJ, Wilmers CC. (2007). LoCoH: nonparameteric kernel methods for constructing home ranges and utilization distributions. PloS one, 2(2)

Eppley JM, Tyson GW, Getz WM, Banfield JF. (2007). Genetic exchange across a species boundary in the archaeal genus ferroplasma. Genetics, 177(1)

Sánchez MS, Grant RM, Porco TC, Getz WM. (2006). HIV drug-resistant strains as epidemiologic sentinels. Emerging infectious diseases, 12(2)

Williams BG, Lloyd-Smith JO, Gouws E, Hankins C, Getz WM, Hargrove J, de Zoysa I, Dye C, Auvert B. (2006). The potential impact of male circumcision on HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. PLoS medicine, 3(7)

Bar-David S, Lloyd-Smith JO, Getz WM. (2006). Dynamics and management of infectious disease in colonizing populations. Ecology, 87(5)

Salomon JA, Lloyd-Smith JO, Getz WM, Resch S, Sanchez MS, Porco TC, Borgdorff MW. (2006). Prospects for advancing tuberculosis control efforts through novel therapies. PLoS medicine, 3(8)

Getz WM, Lloyd-Smith JO. (2006). Comment on "On the regulation of populations of mammals, birds, fish, and insects" I. Science (New York, N.Y.), 311(5764)

Lloyd-Smith JO, Cross PC, Briggs CJ, Daugherty M, Getz WM, Latto J, Sanchez MS, Smith AB, Swei A. (2005). Should we expect population thresholds for wildlife disease?. Trends in ecology & evolution, 20(9)

Norrström N, Getz WM, Holmgren NM. (2007). Coevolution of exploiter specialization and victim mimicry can be cyclic and saltational. Evolutionary bioinformatics online, (2)

Sánchez MS, Grant RM, Porco TC, Gross KL, Getz WM. (2005). A decrease in drug resistance levels of the HIV epidemic can be bad news. Bulletin of mathematical biology, 67(4)

Wilmers CC, Getz WM. (2005). Gray wolves as climate change buffers in Yellowstone. PLoS biology, 3(4)

Lloyd-Smith JO, Getz WM, Westerhoff HV. (2004). Frequency-dependent incidence in models of sexually transmitted diseases: portrayal of pair-based transmission and effects of illness on contact behaviour. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 271(1539)

Karmon E, Potts M, Getz WM. (2003). Microbicides and HIV: help or hindrance?. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 34(1)

Getz WM. (2003). Correlative coherence analysis: variation from intrinsic and extrinsic sources in competing populations. Theoretical population biology, 64(1)

Lloyd-Smith JO, Galvani AP, Getz WM. (2003). Curtailing transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome within a community and its hospital. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 270(1528)

Suarez AV, Bernard M, Tsutsui ND, Blackledge TA, Copren K, Sarnat EM, Wild AL, Getz WM, Starks PT, Will K, Palsbøll PJ, Hauber ME, Moritz C, Richman AD. (2002). Conflicts around a study of Mexican crops. Nature, 417(6892)

Westerhoff HV, Getz WM, Bruggeman F, Hofmeyr JH, Rohwer JM, Snoep JL. ECA: control in ecosystems. Molecular biology reports, 29(1-2)

Schreiber SJ, Fox LR, Getz WM. (2000). Coevolution of Contrary Choices in Host-Parasitoid Systems. The American naturalist, 155(5)

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