Barbara Han

Disease Ecologist





Fischhoff IR, Castellanos AA, Rodrigues JPGLM, Varsani A, Han BA. (2021). Predicting the zoonotic capacity of mammal species for SARS-CoV-2. bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology

Han BA, O'Regan SM, Paul Schmidt J, Drake JM. (2020). Integrating data mining and transmission theory in the ecology of infectious diseases. Ecology letters

Sacchetto L, Drumond BP, Han BA, Nogueira ML, Vasilakis N. (2020). Re-emergence of yellow fever in the neotropics - quo vadis?. Emerging topics in life sciences, 4(4)

Stephens PR, Altizer S, Ezenwa VO, Gittleman JL, Moan E, Han B, Huang S, Pappalardo P. (2019). Parasite sharing in wild ungulates and their predators: Effects of phylogeny, range overlap, and trophic links. The Journal of animal ecology, 88(7)

Han BA, Majumdar S, Calmon FP, Glicksberg BS, Horesh R, Kumar A, Perer A, von Marschall EB, Wei D, Mojsilović A, Varshney KR. (2019). Confronting data sparsity to identify potential sources of Zika virus spillover infection among primates. Epidemics, (27)

Han BA, Ostfeld RS. (2019). Topic modeling of major research themes in disease ecology of mammals. Journal of mammalogy, 100(3)

Schmidt JP, Maher S, Drake JM, Huang T, Farrell MJ, Han BA. (2019). Ecological indicators of mammal exposure to Ebolavirus. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 374(1782)

Berger KM, Wood JLN, Jenkins B, Olsen J, Morse SS, Gresham L, Root JJ, Rush M, Pigott D, Winkleman T, Moore M, Gillespie TR, Nuzzo JB, Han BA, Olinger P, Karesh WB, Mills JN, Annelli JF, Barnabei J, Lucey D, Hayman DTS. (2019). Policy and Science for Global Health Security: Shaping the Course of International Health. Tropical medicine and infectious disease, 4(2)

Downs CJ, Schoenle LA, Han BA, Harrison JF, Martin LB. (2019). Scaling of Host Competence. Trends in parasitology, 35(3)

Plowright RK, Becker DJ, Crowley DE, Washburne AD, Huang T, Nameer PO, Gurley ES, Han BA. (2019). Prioritizing surveillance of Nipah virus in India. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 13(6)

Almeida RM, Han BA, Reisinger AJ, Kagemann C, Rosi EJ. (2018). High mortality in aquatic predators of mosquito larvae caused by exposure to insect repellent. Biology letters, 14(10)

Yang LH, Han BA. (2018). Data-driven predictions and novel hypotheses about zoonotic tick vectors from the genus Ixodes. BMC ecology, 18(1)

Evans MV, Dallas TA, Han BA, Murdock CC, Drake JM. (2017). Data-driven identification of potential Zika virus vectors. Elife, (6)

Stephens PR, Altizer S, Smith KF, Alonso Aguirre A, Brown JH, Budischak SA, Byers JE, Dallas TA, Jonathan Davies T, Drake JM, Ezenwa VO, Farrell MJ, Gittleman JL, Han BA, Huang S, Hutchinson RA, Johnson P, Nunn CL, Onstad D, Park A, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Schmidt JP, Poulin R. (2016). The macroecology of infectious diseases: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts. Ecology letters, 19(9)

Han BA, Kramer AM, Drake JM. (2016). Global Patterns of Zoonotic Disease in Mammals. Trends in parasitology, 32(7)

Pigott DM, Millear AI, Earl L, Morozoff C, Han BA, Shearer FM, Weiss DJ, Brady OJ, Kraemer MU, Moyes CL, Bhatt S, Gething PW, Golding N, Hay SI. (2016). Updates to the zoonotic niche map of Ebola virus disease in Africa. eLife, (5)

Han BA, Drake JM. (2016). Future directions in analytics for infectious disease intelligence: Toward an integrated warning system for emerging pathogens. EMBO reports, 17(6)

Han BA, Schmidt JP, Alexander LW, Bowden SE, Hayman DT, Drake JM. (2016). Undiscovered Bat Hosts of Filoviruses. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10(7)

Han BA, Schmidt JP, Bowden SE, Drake JM. (2015). Rodent reservoirs of future zoonotic diseases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(22)

Han BA, Kerby JL, Searle CL, Storfer A, Blaustein AR. (2015). Host species composition influences infection severity among amphibians in the absence of spillover transmission. Ecology and evolution, 5(7)

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