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C. Gortazar, et al., “Crossing the Interspecies Barrier: Opening the Door to Zoonotic Pathogens”, PLoS Pathogens, vol. 10, no. 6, p. e1004129, 2014.
S. L. LaDeau, G. Glass, N. T. Hobbs, A. L. Latimer, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Data-model fusion to better understand emerging pathogens and improve infectious disease forecasting”, Ecol. Appl., vol. 21, p. 1443-1460, 2011.
C. Manore, R. S. Ostfeld, F. Agusto, H. Gaff, and S. L. LaDeau, “Defining the Risk of Zika and Chikungunya Virus Transmission in Human Population Centers of the Eastern United States”, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol. 11, no. 1, p. e0005255, 2017.
C. Manore, R. S. Ostfeld, F. Agusto, H. Gaff, and S. L. LaDeau, “Defining the risk of Zika and chikungunya virus transmission in human population centers of the eastern United States”, 2016.
R. S. Ostfeld and C. D. Canham, “Density-dependent processes in meadow voles: an experimental approach”, Ecology, vol. 76, p. 521-532, 1995.
J. L. Schnurr, R. S. Ostfeld, and C. D. Canham, “Direct and indirect effects of masting on rodent populations and tree seed survival”, Oikos, vol. 96, p. 402-410, 2002.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Do changes in female relatedness determine demographic patterns in microtine rodents?”, Oikos, vol. 65, p. 531-534, 1992.
T. Levi, A. L. Massey, R. D. Holt, F. Keesing, R. S. Ostfeld, and C. A. Peres, “Does biodiversity protect humans against infectious disease? Comment”, ECOLOGY, vol. 97, p. 536-542, 2016.
R. S. Ostfeld, M. C. Miller, and J. L. Schnurr, “Ear-tagging increases tick (Ixodes dammini) infestation rates of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus)”, J. Mammal, vol. 74, p. 651-655, 1993.
A. R. Rodriguez, R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and J. W. Reynolds, “The earthworms (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae and Megascolecidae) of Dutchess County, New York, USA”, Megadrilogica, vol. 15, p. 141-150, 2012.
K. Schmidt, E. Lee, R. S. Ostfeld, and K. E. Sieving, “Eastern chipmunks increase their perception of predation risk in response to titmouse alarm calls”, Behavioral Ecology, vol. 19, p. 759-763, 2008.
K. Schmidt and R. S. Ostfeld, “Eavesdropping squirrels reduce their future value of food under the perceived presence of cache robbers”, Am. Nat., vol. 171, p. 386-393, 2008.
B. F. Allan, et al., “Ecological correlates of risk and incidence of West Nile virus in the United States”, Oecologia, vol. 158, p. 699-708, 2009.
K. M. LoGiudice, R. S. Ostfeld, K. Schmidt, and F. Keesing, “The ecology of infectious disease: Effects of host diversity and community composition on Lyme disease risk”, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., vol. 100, p. 567-571, 2003.
R. S. Ostfeld, O. M. Cepeda, K. R. Hazler, and M. C. Miller, “Ecology of Lyme disease: habitat associations of ticks (Ixodes scapularis) in a rural landscape”, Ecol. Appl., vol. 5, p. 353-361, 1995.
R. S. Ostfeld, “The ecology of Lyme-disease risk”, Am. Sci., vol. 85, p. 338-346, 1997.
R. S. Ostfeld, “The ecology of territoriality in small mammals”, Trends Ecol. Evol., vol. 5, p. 411-415, 1990.
V. L. Hornbostel, R. S. Ostfeld, and M. A. Benjamin, “Effectiveness of Metarhizium anisopliae (Deuteromycetes) against Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) engorging on Peromyscus leucopus”, J. Vector Ecol, vol. 30, p. 91-101, 2005.
R. S. Ostfeld, E. M. Schauber, C. D. Canham, F. Keesing, C. G. Jones, and J. O. Wolff, “Effects of acorn production and mouse abundance on abundance and Borrelia burgdorferi-infection prevalence of nymphal Ixodes scapularis ticks”, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, vol. 1, p. 55-63, 2001.
A. Swei, R. S. Ostfeld, R. S. Lane, and C. J. Briggs, “Effects of an invasive forest pathogen on abundance of ticks and their vertebrate hosts in a California Lyme disease focus”, Oecologia, vol. 166, p. 91-100, 2011.
A. K. Townsend, R. S. Ostfeld, and K. B. Geher, “The effects of bird feeders on Lyme disease prevalence and density of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in a residential area of Dutchess County, New York”, J. Med. Ent., vol. 40, p. 540-546, 2003.
P. Turchin and R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of density and season on the population rate of change in the meadow vole”, Oikos, vol. 78, p. 355-361, 1997.
A. Estrada-Peña, R. S. Ostfeld, T. A. Peterson, R. Poulin, and J. de la Fuente, “Effects of environmental change on zoonotic disease risk: an ecological primer”, Trends in Parasitology, vol. 30, no. 4, p. 205 - 214, 2014.
B. F. Allan, F. Keesing, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of forest fragmentation on Lyme disease risk”, Conserv. Biol., vol. 17, p. 267-272, 2003.
F. Keesing, et al., “Effects of garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) on entomopathogenic fungi”, Ecoscience, vol. 18, p. 164-168, 2011.


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