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Erin Mordecai

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Shocket MS, Verwillow AB, Numazu MG, Slamani H, Cohen JM, El Moustaid F, Rohr J, Johnson LR, Mordecai EA. (2020). Transmission of West Nile and five other temperate mosquito-borne viruses peaks at temperatures between 23°C and 26°C. eLife, (9)

Childs ML, Kain MP, Kirk D, Harris M, Couper L, Nova N, Delwel I, Ritchie J, Mordecai EA. (2020). The impact of long-term non-pharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 epidemic dynamics and control. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Kain MP, Childs ML, Becker AD, Mordecai EA. (2020). Chopping the tail: how preventing superspreading can help to maintain COVID-19 control. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Mordecai EA, Ryan SJ, Caldwell JM, Shah MM, LaBeaud AD. (2020). Climate change could shift disease burden from malaria to arboviruses in Africa. The Lancet. Planetary health, 4(9)

Harris M, Caldwell JM, Mordecai EA. (2019). Climate drives spatial variation in Zika epidemics in Latin America. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 286(1909)

MacDonald AJ, Mordecai EA. (2019). Amazon deforestation drives malaria transmission, and malaria burden reduces forest clearing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(44)

Becker DJ, Washburne AD, Faust CL, Mordecai EA, Plowright RK. (2019). The problem of scale in the prediction and management of pathogen spillover. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 374(1782)

Childs ML, Nova N, Colvin J, Mordecai EA. (2019). Mosquito and primate ecology predict human risk of yellow fever virus spillover in Brazil. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 374(1782)

Becker DJ, Washburne AD, Faust CL, Pulliam JRC, Mordecai EA, Lloyd-Smith JO, Plowright RK. (2019). Dynamic and integrative approaches to understanding pathogen spillover. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 374(1782)

Smith JR, Letten AD, Ke PJ, Anderson CB, Hendershot JN, Dhami MK, Dlott GA, Grainger TN, Howard ME, Morrison BML, Routh D, Juan PAS, Mooney HA, Mordecai EA, Crowther TW, Daily GC. (2019). Author Correction: A global test of ecoregions. Nature ecology & evolution, 3(4)

Rohr JR, Civitello DJ, Halliday FW, Hudson PJ, Lafferty KD, Wood CL, Mordecai EA. (2020). Towards common ground in the biodiversity-disease debate. Nature ecology & evolution, 4(1)

Mordecai EA, Caldwell JM, Grossman MK, Lippi CA, Johnson LR, Neira M, Rohr JR, Ryan SJ, Savage V, Shocket MS, Sippy R, Stewart Ibarra AM, Thomas MB, Villena O. (2019). Thermal biology of mosquito-borne disease. Ecology letters, 22(10)

Shah MM, Krystosik AR, Ndenga BA, Mutuku FM, Caldwell JM, Otuka V, Chebii PK, Maina PW, Jembe Z, Ronga C, Bisanzio D, Anyamba A, Damoah R, Ripp K, Jagannathan P, Mordecai EA, LaBeaud AD. (2019). Malaria smear positivity among Kenyan children peaks at intermediate temperatures as predicted by ecological models. Parasites & vectors, 12(1)

Uricchio LH, Daws SC, Spear ER, Mordecai EA. (2019). Priority Effects and Nonhierarchical Competition Shape Species Composition in a Complex Grassland Community. The American naturalist, 193(2)

Ryan SJ, Carlson CJ, Mordecai EA, Johnson LR. (2019). Global expansion and redistribution of Aedes-borne virus transmission risk with climate change. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 13(3)

Shocket MS, Ryan SJ, Mordecai EA. (2018). Temperature explains broad patterns of Ross River virus transmission. eLife, (7)

Tesla B, Demakovsky LR, Mordecai EA, Ryan SJ, Bonds MH, Ngonghala CN, Brindley MA, Murdock CC. (2018). Temperature drives Zika virus transmission: evidence from empirical and mathematical models. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 285(1884)

Smith JR, Letten AD, Ke PJ, Anderson CB, Hendershot JN, Dhami MK, Dlott GA, Grainger TN, Howard ME, Morrison BML, Routh D, San Juan PA, Mooney HA, Mordecai EA, Crowther TW, Daily GC. (2018). A global test of ecoregions. Nature ecology & evolution, 2(12)

Spear ER, Mordecai EA. (2018). Foliar pathogens are unlikely to stabilize coexistence of competing species in a California grassland. Ecology, 99(10)

Huber JH, Childs ML, Caldwell JM, Mordecai EA. (2018). Seasonal temperature variation influences climate suitability for dengue, chikungunya, and Zika transmission. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 12(5)

Tesla B, Demakovsky LR, Packiam HS, Mordecai EA, Rodríguez AD, Bonds MH, Brindley MA, Murdock CC. (2018). Estimating the effects of variation in viremia on mosquito susceptibility, infectiousness, and R0 of Zika in Aedes aegypti. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 12(8)

Ali S, Gugliemini O, Harber S, Harrison A, Houle L, Ivory J, Kersten S, Khan R, Kim J, LeBoa C, Nez-Whitfield E, O'Marr J, Rothenberg E, Segnitz RM, Sila S, Verwillow A, Vogt M, Yang A, Mordecai EA. (2017). Environmental and Social Change Drive the Explosive Emergence of Zika Virus in the Americas. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 11(2)

Mordecai EA, Cohen JM, Evans MV, Gudapati P, Johnson LR, Lippi CA, Miazgowicz K, Murdock CC, Rohr JR, Ryan SJ, Savage V, Shocket MS, Stewart Ibarra A, Thomas MB, Weikel DP. (2017). Detecting the impact of temperature on transmission of Zika, dengue, and chikungunya using mechanistic models. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 11(4)

Napier JD, Mordecai EA, Heckman RW. (2016). The role of drought- and disturbance-mediated competition in shaping community responses to varied environments. Oecologia, 181(2)

Lafferty KD, Mordecai EA. (2016). The rise and fall of infectious disease in a warmer world. F1000Research, (5)

Taylor RA, Mordecai EA, Gilligan CA, Rohr JR, Johnson LR. (2016). Mathematical models are a powerful method to understand and control the spread of Huanglongbing. PeerJ, (4)

Mordecai EA, Gross K, Mitchell CE. (2016). Within-Host Niche Differences and Fitness Trade-offs Promote Coexistence of Plant Viruses. The American naturalist, 187(1)

Mordecai EA, Jaramillo AG, Ashford JE, Hechinger RF, Lafferty KD. (2016). The role of competition--colonization tradeoffs and spatial heterogeneity in promoting trematode coexistence. Ecology, 97(6)

Mordecai EA, Jaramillo AG, Ashford JE, Hechinger RF, Lafferty KD. (2016). The role of competition - colonization tradeoffs and spatial heterogeneity in promoting trematode coexistence. Ecology, 97(6)

Mordecai EA, Hindenlang M, Mitchell CE. (2015). Differential Impacts of Virus Diversity on Biomass Production of a Native and an Exotic Grass Host. PloS one, 10(7)

Ryan SJ, McNally A, Johnson LR, Mordecai EA, Ben-Horin T, Paaijmans K, Lafferty KD. (2015). Mapping Physiological Suitability Limits for Malaria in Africa Under Climate Change. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.), 15(12)

Seabloom EW, Borer ET, Gross K, Kendig AE, Lacroix C, Mitchell CE, Mordecai EA, Power AG. (2015). The community ecology of pathogens: coinfection, coexistence and community composition. Ecology letters, 18(4)

Johnson LR, Ben-Horin T, Lafferty KD, McNally A, Mordecai E, Paaijmans KP, Pawar S, Ryan SJ. (2015). Understanding uncertainty in temperature effects on vector-borne disease: a Bayesian approach. Ecology, 96(1)

Mordecai EA, Molinari NA, Stahlheber KA, Gross K, D'Antonio C. (2015). Controls over native perennial grass exclusion and persistence in California grasslands invaded by annuals. Ecology, 96(10)

Mordecai EA. (2013). Consequences of pathogen spillover for cheatgrass-invaded grasslands: coexistence, competitive exclusion, or priority effects. The American naturalist, 181(6)

Mordecai EA. (2013). Despite spillover, a shared pathogen promotes native plant persistence in a cheatgrass-invaded grassland. Ecology, 94(12)

Mordecai EA. (2012). Soil moisture and fungi affect seed survival in California grassland annual plants. PloS one, 7(6)

Mordecai EA, Paaijmans KP, Johnson LR, Balzer C, Ben-Horin T, de Moor E, McNally A, Pawar S, Ryan SJ, Smith TC, Lafferty KD. (2013). Optimal temperature for malaria transmission is dramatically lower than previously predicted. Ecology letters, 16(1)

Viola DV, Mordecai EA, Jaramillo AG, Sistla SA, Albertson LK, Gosnell JS, Cardinale BJ, Levine JM. (2010). Competition-defense tradeoffs and the maintenance of plant diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(40)

Lafferty KD, Allesina S, Arim M, Briggs CJ, De Leo G, Dobson AP, Dunne JA, Johnson PT, Kuris AM, Marcogliese DJ, Martinez ND, Memmott J, Marquet PA, McLaughlin JP, Mordecai EA, Pascual M, Poulin R, Thieltges DW. (2008). Parasites in food webs: the ultimate missing links. Ecology letters, 11(6)

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