Joseph Mihaljevic
Joe Mihaljevic

Assistant Professor





Miller E, Barragan V, Chiriboga J, Weddell C, Luna L, Jiménez DJ, Aleman J, Mihaljevic JR, Olivas S, Marks J, Izurieta R, Nieto N, Keim P, Trueba G, Caporaso JG, Pearson T. (2021). Leptospira in river and soil in a highly endemic area of Ecuador. BMC microbiology, 21(1)

Porter WT, Barrand ZA, Wachara J, DaVall K, Mihaljevic JR, Pearson T, Salkeld DJ, Nieto NC. (2021). Predicting the current and future distribution of the western black-legged tick, Ixodes pacificus, across the Western US using citizen science collections. PloS one, 16(1)

Brown JJ, Mihaljevic JR, Des Marteaux L, Hrček J. (2020). Metacommunity theory for transmission of heritable symbionts within insect communities. Ecology and evolution, 10(3)

Mihaljevic JR, Greer AL, Brunner JL. (2019). Infection with Mechanistic Disease Models and Experimental Data. Viruses, 11(5)

Ranjeva SL, Mihaljevic JR, Joseph MB, Giuliano AR, Dwyer G. (2019). Untangling the dynamics of persistence and colonization in microbial communities. The ISME journal, 13(12)

Wilber MQ, Jani AJ, Mihaljevic JR, Briggs CJ. (2020). Fungal infection alters the selection, dispersal and drift processes structuring the amphibian skin microbiome. Ecology letters, 23(1)

Jadin RC, Mihaljevic JR, Orlofske SA. (2019). Do New World pitvipers "scale-down" at high elevations? Macroecological patterns of scale characters and body size. Ecology and evolution, 9(16)

Mihaljevic JR, Hoye BJ, Johnson PTJ. (2018). Parasite metacommunities: Evaluating the roles of host community composition and environmental gradients in structuring symbiont communities within amphibians. The Journal of animal ecology, 87(2)

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