Our work to date has produced over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, and we have presented more than 130 oral and poster presentations at scientific conferences across the world.


Brandell EE, Fountain-Jones NM, Gilbertson MLJ, Cross PC, Hudson PJ, Smith DW, Stahler DR, Packer C, Craft ME. Group density, disease, and season shape territory size and overlap of social carnivores. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2021;90(1):87-101. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.13.

Chiu ES, VandeWoude S. Interactions between endogenous retroviruses and their exogenous counterparts. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences. 2021;9:225-248. 

Fountain-Jones NM, Kraberger S, Gagne R, Gilbertson MLJ, Trumbo DR, Charleston M, Salerno P, Funk WC, Crooks K, Logan K, Alldredge M, Dellicour S, Baele G, Didelot X, VandeWoude S, Carver S, Craft ME. Hunting alters viral transmission and evolution in a large carnivore. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2021. doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-590207/v1.

Fountain-Jones NM, Kraberger S, Gagne RB, Trumbo DR, Salerno PE, Funk WC, Crooks K, Biek R, Alldredge M, Logan K, Baele G, Dellicour S, Ernest HB, VandeWoude S, Carver S, Craft ME. Host relatedness and landscape connectivity shape pathogen spread in the puma, a large secretive carnivore. Communications Biology. 2021;12. doi:10.1038/s42003-020-01548-2.

Gagne RB, Crooks K, Craft M, Chiu  E, Fountain-Jones NM, Malmberg J, Carver S, Funk C, VandeWoude S. Parasites as conservation tools. Conservation Biology. 2021. doi:10.1111/cobi.13719

Gagne RB, Trumbo DR, LaCava M, Salerno PE, Kozakiewicz CP, Vickers WT, Riley SPD, Sikich JA, Boyce WM, Crooks KR, VandeWoude S, Funk WC, Ernest HB. Landscape characteristics associated with gene flow of a top carnivore vary by population and scale.  Ecosphere. 2021; under review.

Gilbertson MLJ, Fountain-Jones NM, Malmberg J, Gagne R, Lee J, Kraberger S, Kechejian S, Petch R, Chiu E, Onorato D, Cunningham M, Crooks K, Funk WC, Carver S, VandeWoude S, VanderWaal K, Craft ME. Transmission of one predicts another: Apathogenic proxies for transmission dynamics of a fatal virus. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2021; under review.

Gilbertson MLJ, Hart SN, VanderWall K, Onorato D, Cunningham M, VandeWoude S, Craft ME. Seasonal changes in spatial connectivity alter predicted epidemic dynamics in a solitary carnivore. Journal to of Animal Ecology. 2021; under review.  

Gilbertson MLJ, Onorato D, Cunningham M, VandeWoude S, Craft ME. Paradoxes and synergies: optimizing management of a deadly virus in an endangered carnivore. Journal of Applied Ecology. 2021; preprint.

Hawley D, Gibson A, Townsend A, Craft ME, Stephenson J. Bidirectional interactions between host social behaviour and parasites arise through ecological and evolutionary processes. Parasitology. 2021;148(3):274-288. doi:10.1017/S0031182020002048.

Kardos M, Armstrong EE, Fitzpatrick SW, Hauser S, Hedrick PW, Miller J, Tallmon DA, Funk WC. The crucial role of genetic variation in conservation. Proceedings of the National Academies of Science. 2021; under review.

Lewis JS, Spaulding S, Swanson H, Keeley W, Gramza AR, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR. Human activity influences wildlife populations and activity patterns: implications for spatial and temporal refuges. Ecosphere. 2021;12(5):e03487. 

Love HB, Cross JE, Fosdick B, Crooks KR, VandeWoude S, Fisher ER. Interpersonal relationships drive successful team science: an exemplary case-based study. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications. 2021;8(1)106. doi:https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-021-00789-8.

Malmberg J, White L, VandeWoude S. Predation-driven spillover: Pathogen bioaccumulation in top predators. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 2021;36(5):411-420.

Siva-Jothy J, White LA, Craft ME, Vale P. Population-level disease dynamics reflect individual heterogeneities in transmission. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 2021; under review.

Wright DS, Crooks KR, Hunter DO, Krumm CE, Balgopal MM. Middle school science teachers’ agency to implement place-based education curricula about local wildlife.  Environmental Education Research. 2021;27(10). DOI:10.1080/13504622.2021.1960955.


Brandell EE, Fountain-Jones NM, Gilbertson MLJ, Cross PC, Hudson PJ, Smith DW, Stahler DR, Packer C, Craft ME. Disease, resource abundance, and group density shape the social organization of social carnivores. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2020;90(1):87-101.

Carver S, Lunn T. When are pathogen dynamics likely to reflect host population genetic structure?  Molecular Ecology. 2020;29(5):859-861.

Dannemiller N, Kechejian S, Kraberger S, Logan K, Alldredge M, Crooks K, VandeWoude S, Craver S. Diagnostic uncertainty and the epidemiology of feline foamy virus in pumas (Puma concolor). Scientific Reports. 2020;10:1587.

Gilbertson M, White LA, Craft ME. Pitfalls and trade-offs with telemetry-derived contact networks in wildlife.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2020;12(1):76-87.

Kozakiewicz CP, Burridge CP, Funk WC, Craft ME, Crooks KR, Fisher RN, Fountain-Jones NM, Jennings MK, Kraberger SJ, Lee JS, Lyren LM, Riley SPD, Serieys LEK, VandeWoude S, Carver S. Does the virus cross the road? Viral phylogeographic patterns among bobcat populations reflect a history of urban development. Evolutionary Applications. 2020;13:1806-1817.

Kraberger S, Fountain-Jones NM, Gagne RB, Malmberg J, Dannemiller NG, Logan K, Alldredge M, Varsani A, Crooks KR, Craft ME, Carver S, VandeWoude S. Frequent cross-species transmissions of foamy virus between domestic and wild felids. Virus Evolution. 2020;6(1):vez058.

Lachish S, Brandell EE, Craft ME, Dobson AP, Hudson PJ, MacNulty DR, Coulson T. Investigating the dynamics of elk population size and body mass in a seasonal environment using a mechanistic integral projection model. The American Naturalist. 2020;196. doi:10.1086/708723.

Smith JG, Jennings MK, Boydston EE, Crooks KR, Ernest HB, Riley SPD, Serieys LEK, Sleater-Squires S, Lewison RL. Carnivore population structure across an urbanization gradient: a regional genetic analysis of bobcats in southern California. Landscape Ecology. 2020;35:659-674.

White LA, Siva-Jothy JA, Craft ME, Vale PF. Genotype and sex-based host variation in behaviour and susceptibility drives population disease dynamics. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 2020;287(1938). DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1653.

White LA, VandeWoude S, Craft ME. A mechanistic, stigmergy model of territory formation in an asocial animal: Territorial behavior can dampen disease prevalence but increase persistence. PLOS Computational Biology. 2020;16(6):e1007457. 

Worsley-Tonks KEL, Escobar LE, Biek R, Castaneda-Guzman M, Craft ME, Streicker DG, White LA, Fountain-Jones NM. Using host traits to predict reservoir host species of rabies virus. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2020;14(12):e0008940. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008940.

Worsley-Tonk KEL, Miller EA, Gehrt SD, McKenzie SC, Travis DA, Johnson TJ, Craft ME. Characterization of antimicrobial resistance genes in Enterobacteriaceae carried by suburban mesocarnivores and locally owned and stray dogs. Zoonoses and Public Health. 2020; 67(4):460-466.


Chiu ES, Fox K, Wolfe L, VandeWoude S. A rapid test for determination of wild felid-domestic cat hybridization. Forensic Science International: Genetics. 2019;44:102160.

Chiu ES, Goldsmith EW, Moon CS, VandeWoude S. A model course to enhance veterinary student exposure to research. Journal of Veterinary Medication Education. 2019;47(4):445-451.

Chiu ES, Lee J, Malmberg J, Fagre A, Dannemiller NG, Stuchin M, Golas B, Huyvaert KP. Teaching wildlife disease outbreak response through a collaborative, one health framework. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 2019;47(4):445-451.

Chiu ES, Kraberger S, Cunningham M, Onorato D, Roelke M, VandeWoude S.  Multiple introductions of domestic cat feline leukemia virus in endangered Florida panthers. Emerging Infectious Disease. 2019;25(1):92-101. doi:10.3201/eid2501.181347.

Fitak R, Antonides JD, Baitchman E, Bonaccorso E, Braun J, Kubiski S, Chiu E, Fagre A, Gagne R, Lee J, Malmberg J, Stenglein M, Dusek R, Forgacs D, Fountain-Jones N, Gilbertson M, Worsley-Tonks K, Funk WC, Trumbo D, Ghersi B, Grimaldi W, Heisel S, Jaderine C, Kamath P, Karmacharya D, Kozakiewicz C, Kraberger S, Loisel D, McDonald C, Miller S, O’Rouke D, Ott-Conn, Páez-Vacas M, Peel A, Turner W, VanAcker M, VandeWoude S, Pecon-Slattery J. The expectations and challenges of wildlife disease research in the era of genomics: forecasting with a horizon scan-like exercise. Journal of Heredity. 2019;3:261-274.

Fountain-Jones NM, Clark N, Kinsley A, Carstensen M, Forester J, Johnson T, Miller E, Moore S, Wolf T, Craft ME. Microbial associations and spatial proximity predict North American moose (Alces alces) gastrointestinal community composition. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2019;89(3):817-828.

Fountain-Jones NM, Machado G, Carver S, Packer C, Recamonde-Mendoza M, Craft ME. How to make more from age-exposure data? An integrated machine learning pipeline to predict pathogen exposure. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2019;88(10):1447-1461. 

Fountain-Jones NM, Packer C, Jacquot M, Blanchet G, Terio K, Craft ME. Endemic infection can shape exposure to novel pathogens: Pathogen co-occurrence networks in the Serengeti lions. Ecology Letters. 2019;22(6):904-913.

Funk WC, Forester BR, Converse SJ, Darst C, Morey S. Improving conservation policy with genomics: Integrating adaptive potential into U.S. Endangered Species Act decisions. Conservation Genetics. 2019;20:115-134.

Gilbertson MLJ, Craft ME, Potter T. Planetary grand challenges: A call for interdisciplinary partnerships. Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies. 2019;6(1):1.

Kechejian S, Dannemiller N, Kraberger S, Ledesma-Feliciano C, Malmberg J, Roelke Parker M, Cunningham M, McBride R, Riley SPD, Vickers WT, Logan K, Alldredge M, Crooks K, Lochelt M, Carver S, VandeWoude S. Feline Foamy Virus is widely endemic in high prevalence in domestic cats in Colorado, Florida and California. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 2019;11(4):359.

Kozakiewicz CP, Burridge CP, Funk WC, Salerno PE, Trumbo DR, Gagne RB, Boydston EE, Lyren LM, Jennings MK, Riley SPD, Serieys L, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR, Carver S. Urbanisation reduces connectivity in bobcat (Lynx rufus) populations at multiple spatial scales. Molecular Ecology. 2019;28(3):5068-5085.  

Krakoff E, Gagne RB, VandeWoude S, Carver S. Variation in intra-individual lentiviral evolution rates: a systematic review of human, non-human primate and felid species. Journal of Virology. 2019;93(16):e00538-19.

Malmberg JL, Lee JS, Gagne RB, Kraberger S, Kechejian S, Roelke M, McBride R, Onorato D, Cunningham M, Crooks KR, VandeWoude S. Altered lentiviral infection dynamics follow genetic rescue of the Florida panther. Proceedings of the Royals Society. 2019;286:20191689.

Peters A, Carver S, Skerratt LF, Meredith A, Woods R. A solutions-focused translational research framework for wildlife health. BioScience. 2019;69(12):1019-1027.

Reynolds J, Carver S, Cunningham M, Logan K, Vickers WT, Crooks K, VandeWoude S, Craft ME. Feline immunodeficiency virus in puma: estimation of force of infection reveals insights into transmission. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2019;9(19): 11010-11024.

Trumbo D, Salerno P, Logan K, Alldredge M, Gagne R, Kozakiewicz C, Kraberger S, Fountain-Jones N, Craft M, Carver S, Ernest H, Crooks K, VandeWoude S, Funk WC. Urbanization impacts apex predator gene flow but not genetic diversity across an urban-rural divide. Molecular Ecology. 2019;28(22):4926-4940.


Augustine B, Royle JA, Kelly M, Satter C, Alonso R, Boydston E, Crooks KR. Spatial capture-recapture with partial identity: An application to camera traps. Annals of Applied Statistics. 2018;12(67).

Berg SS, Forester JD, Craft ME. Infectious disease in wild animal populations: Examining transmission and control with mathematical models. The Connections between Ecology and Infectious Disease. 2018;5:239-266. doi:https://dx.doi.org/10.1007%2F978-3-319-92373-4_7.

Chiu ES, Hoover E, VandeWoude S. A retrospective examination of feline leukemia subtype characterization: viral interference assays to deep sequencing. Viruses, 2018;10(1):29. doi:10.3390/v10010.

Fraser D, Mouton A, Serieys LEK, Cole S, Carver S, VandeWoude S, Lappin M, Riley SPD, Wayne R. Genome-wide expression reveals multiple systemic effects associated with detection of anticoagulant poisons in bobcats (Lynx rufus). Molecular Ecology. 2018;27(5):1170-1187. 

Gilbertson ML, Fountain-Jones NM, Craft ME. Incorporating genomic methods into contact networks to reveal new insights into animal behaviour and infectious disease dynamics.  Behaviour. 2018;155:759-791. doi:10.1163/1568539X-00003471.

Kellner A, Carver S, Scorza V, McKee C, Lappin M, Crooks K, VandeWoude S, Antolin M. Transmission pathways and spillover of an erythrocytic bacterial pathogen from domestic cats to wild felids. Ecology and Evolution. 2018;8(19):9779-9792. doi:10.1002/ece3.4451.

Kellner A, Carver S, Scorza V, McKee C, Lappin M, Crooks K, VandeWoude S, Antolin M. Spillover of ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum’ from domestic cats to bobcats, pumas, and other wild felids. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2018.

Kozakiewicz C, Burridge C, Funk C, VandeWoude S, Craft M, Crooks K, Ernest H, Fountain-Jones N, Carver S. Pathogens in space: advancing understanding of pathogen dynamics and disease ecology through landscape genetics. Evolutionary Applications. 2018;11(10):1763-1778.

Kraberger S, Waits K, Ivan J, Newkirk E, VandeWoude S, Varsani A. Identification of circular single-stranded DNA viruses in faecal samples of three mammal species inhabiting the Colorado San Juan Mountains. Infection, Genetics, and Evolution. 2018;64:1-8.

Loisel DA, Troyer RM, VandeWoude S. High prevalence of Lynx rufus gammaherpesvirus 1 in wild Vermont bobcats. PeerJ. 2018;6:e4982.

Powers J, Chiu ES, Kraberger SJ, Roelke M, Lowry I, Carver S, Erbeck K, Troyer R, VandeWoude S. Feline leukemia virus disease outcomes in a domestic cat breeding colony: Relationship to endogenous FeLV and other chronic viral infections. Journal of Virology. 2018;92(18):e00649-18.

Serieys LE, Lea AJ, Epeldegui M, Armenta TC, Moriarty J, VandeWoude S, Carver S, Foley J, Wayne RK, Riley SP, Uittenbogaart CH. Urbanization and anticoagulant poisons promote immune dysfunction in bobcats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 2018;285(1871):20172533.

Sprague WS, Troyer R., Zheng X., Wood B, MacMillan M, Carver S, VandeWoude S. Prior puma lentivirus infection modifies early immune responses and attenuates FIV infection in cats. Viruses. 2018;10(4):210.

White LA, Forester JD, Craft ME. Covariation between the physiological and behavioral components of pathogen transmission: Host heterogeneity determines epidemic outcomes. Oikos. 2018;127(4):538-552.

White LA, Forester JD, Craft ME. Disease outbreak thresholds emerge from interactions between movement behavior, landscape structure, and epidemiology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 2018;115(28)7374-7379.


Escobar LE, Carver S, Romero-Alvarez D, VandeWoude S, Crooks K, Lappin MR, Craft ME. Inferring the sylvatic niche of environmentally transmitted pathogens: Toxoplasma gondii and Bartonella spp. in wild felids. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2017;4:172. doi:10.3389/fvets.2017.00172.

Fountain-Jones NM, Craft ME, Funk WC, Kozakiewicz C, Trumbo D, Boydston EE, Lyren LM, Crooks K, Lee JS, VandeWoude S, Carve S. Urban landscapes can slow virus gene flow and evolution in a fragmentation-sensitive carnivore. Molecular Ecology. 2017;26(22). doi:10.1111/mec.14375

Fountain-Jones NM, Packer C, Troyer JL, VanderWaal K, Robinson S, Jacquot M, Craft ME. Linking networks to viral phylogenetics reveal subtype specific transmission dynamics in African lions. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2017;86(6):1469-1482. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12751

Fountain-Jones NM, Pearce W, Escobar PL, Carver S, Kraberger S, Worsley-Tonks GK, Alba-Casals A, Vandegrift K, Papes M, Davies J, Craft ME. Towards an eco-phylogenetic framework for infectious disease ecology. Biological Reviews. 2017;93(2). doi:10.1111/brv.12380.

Lee JS, Malmberg J, Wood BA, Hladky S, Troyer RM, Roelke, Cunningham M, McBride R, Vickers W, Boyce W, Boydston E, Serieys L, Riley SPD, Crooks KR, VandeWoude S. Feline immunodeficiency virus cross-species transmission: Implications for emergence of new lentiviral infections. Journal of Virology. 2017;91(5).

Lewis JS, Logan KA, Alldredge MW, Carver S, Bevins SN, Lappin MR, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR. The effects of demographic, social, and environmental characteristics on pathogen prevalence in wild felids across a gradient of urbanization. PLOS ONE. 2017;12(11):e0187035.

White LA, Forester JD, Craft ME. Using contact networks to explore mechanisms of parasite transmission in wildlife. Biological Reviews. 2017;92(1):389-409. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12236.

White LA, Forester JD, Craft ME. Dynamic, spatial models of parasite transmission in wildlife: Their structure, applications and remaining challenges. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2017;87(3):559-580.


Carver S, Bevins SN, Lappin MR, Boydston EE, Lyren LM, Alldredge M, Logan KA, Sweanor LL, Riley SPD, Serieys LEK, Fisher RN, Vickers TW, Boyce W, McBride R,  Cunningham MC, Jennings M, Lewis J, Lunn T, Crooks KR, VandeWoude S. Pathogen exposure varies widely among sympatric populations of wild and domestic felids across the United States. Ecological Applications. 2016;26(2):367-381. doi:10.1016/2015.07.044.

Escobar LE, Craft ME. Advances and limitations of disease biogeography using ecological niche modeling. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2016;7:1174.

Ezenwa VO, Archie EA, Craft ME, Hawley DM, Martin LB, Moore J, White L. Host behavior-parasite feedback: an essential link between animal behavior and disease ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society. 2016;283:1828.

Fountain-Jones NM, Craft ME, Funk CW, Kozakiewicz C, Boydston EE, Lyren LM, Crooks KR, Lee JS, VandeWoude S, Carver S. Host relatedness and urban development shape viral evolution and transmission dynamics for a fragmentation-sensitive carnivore.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2016;26(22):6487-6498.   

Gilbertson MLJ, Carver S, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR, Lappin MR, Craft ME. Is pathogen exposure spatially autocorrelated? Patterns of pathogens in puma (Puma concolor) and bobcat (Lynx rufus).  Ecosphere. 2016;7(11):e01558.

Hirsch BT, Reynolds JJH, Gehrt SD, Craft ME. What mechanisms drive seasonal rabies outbreaks in raccoons? A test using dynamic social network models. Journal of Applied Ecology. 2016;53:804-813. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12628.

Kellner A, Carver S, Gramza A, Lewis JS, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR. Outdoor recreation at the wildland-urban interface: examining human activity patterns and compliance with dog management strategies. Natural Areas Journal. 2016;37(4):515-529.  

Lewis JS, Logan KA, Alldredge MW, Theobald DM, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR. Contact networks reveal interspecific interactions of sympatric wild felids driven by space use along an urban gradient.  Ecosphere. 2016;8(3):e01707. 

Manlove K, Walker J, Craft ME, Huyvaert K, Joseph M, Miller R, Nol P, Patyk K, O’Brian D, Walsh D, Cross P. “One Health” or Three? Publication silos among the One Health disciplines. PLOS Biology. 2016;14(4):e1002448.

VanderWaal K, Enns EA, Picasso C, Packer C, Craft ME. Evaluating empirical contact networks as potential transmission pathways for infectious diseases. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 2016;13:121.

VanderWaal K, Enns EA, Picasso C, Alvarez J, Perez A, Fernandez F, Gil A, Craft ME, Welss S. Optimal surveillance strategies for bovine tuberculosis in a low-prevalence country. Scientific Reports. 2016;7:4140.  


Alonso RS, McClintock BT, Lyren LM, Boydston EE, Crooks KR. Mark-recapture and mark-resight methods for estimating abundance with remote cameras: a carnivore case study.  PLoS ONE. 2015;10(3):e0123032. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0123032.

Beatty JA, Troyer RM, Carver S, Barrs VR, Espinasse F, Conradi O, Stutzman-Rodriguez K, Chan CC, Tasker S, Lappin MR, VandeWoude, S. Felis catus gammherpesvirus 1: a widely endemic potential pathogen of domestic cats. Virology. 2015;460-461:100-107.

Carver S, Beatty JA, Troyer RM, Harris RL, Stutzman-Rodriguez K, Barrs VR, Chan CC, Tasker S, Lappin MR, VandeWoude, S. Closing the gap on causal processes of infection risk form cross-sectional data: structural equation models to understand infection and coinfection. Parasites and Vectors. 2015;8(658). doi:10.1890/15-0445.1.

Chiu E, Troyer RM, Lappin MR, VandeWoude S. Bovine herpesvirus 4 is not detected in free-ranging domestic cats from California, Colorado and Florida. New Horizons in Translational Medicine. 2015;2(4-5):127-128. doi:10.1016/2015.07.044.

Craft ME. Infectious disease transmission and contact networks in wildlife and livestock. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B- Biological Sciences. 2015;370:1669.

Craft ME, Durant S, Ogutu J, Hampson K. Carnivore communities in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem. Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system. Chicago University Press; 2015. doi:10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.001.0001.

Gramza A, Teel T, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR. Applying social science to inform conservation solutions concerning outdoor pet cats in urbanizing landscapes. Conservation Biology. 2015;30(276).  doi:10.1111/cobi.12631.

Lembo T, Auty H, Hampson K, Craft ME, Dobson A, Fyumagwa R, Ernest E, Haydon D, Hoare R, Kaare M, Lankester F, Mlengeya T, Travis D, Cleaveland S. Infectious diseases in the Serengeti: What we know and how we know it. Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system.  Chicago University Press; 2015.

Larson RN, Morin DJ, Wierzbowska IA, Crooks KR. Food habits of coyotes, gray foxes, and bobcats in a coastal southern California urban landscape. BioOne. 2015;75(3). doi:10.3398/064.075.0311.

Lee JS, Bevins SN, Serieys LEK, Vickers W, Logan KA, Aldredge M, Boydston EE, Lyren LM, McBride R, Roekle-Parker M, Pecon-Slattery JS, Riley SP, Boyce WM, Crooks KR, VandeWoude S. The evolution of puma lentivirus in bobcats (Lynx rufus) and mountain lions (Puma concolor) in North America. Journal of Virology. 2015;88. doi:10.1128/JVI.00473-14.

Lewis JS, Bailey LL, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR. Interspecific interactions between wild felids vary across scales and levels of urbanization. Ecology and Evolution. 2015;5(24) 5946–5961.

Lewis JS, Logan KA, Alldredge MW, Bailey LL, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR. The effects of urbanization on population density, occupancy, and detection probability of wild felids.  Ecological Applications. 2015;25(7):1880-1895. doi:10.1890/14-1664.1.

Lozano CC, Sweaner LL, Wilson-Henjum G, Kays RW, Moreno R, VandeWoude S, Troyer RM. Identification of Novel Gammaherpesviruses in Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis) and Bobcats (Lynx rufus) in Panama and Colorado, USA.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 2-15;51(4):911-915. doi:10.7589/2015-01-027.

Nunn CL, Craft ME, Gillespie TR, Schaller M, Kappeler PM. The sociality-health-fitness nexus: synthesis, conclusions, and future directions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Biological Sciences. 2015;370:1669. doi:10.1098/rstb.2014.0115.

Serieys LEK, Armenta TC, Moriarty JG, Boydston EE, Lyren LM, Poppenga RH, Crooks KR, Wayne RK, Riley SPD. Anticoagulant rodenticides in urban bobcats: exposure, risk factors and potential effects based on a 16-year study. Ecotoxicology. 2015;24:844. doi:10.1007/s10646-015-1429-5.

Tompkins DM, Carver S, Jones ME, Krkosek M, Skerratt LF. Emerging infectious diseases of wildlife: a critical perspective. Trends in Parasitology. 2015; 31(4):149-59. doi:10.1016/j.pt.2015.01.007.

Troyer RM, Lee JS, Vuyisich M, Chain P, Lo CC, Kronmiller B, Bracha S, Avery AC, VandeWoude S. First complete genome sequence of Felis catus Gammaherpesvirus 1. Genome Announcements. 2015;3(6):e01192-15. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01192-15.

Whiteley AR, Fitzpatrick SW, Funk WC, Tallmon DA. Genetic rescue to the rescue. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 2015;30(1):42-49. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2014.10.009.


Alonso RS, Lyren LM, Boydston EE, Haas CD, Crooks KR.  An evaluation of a road expansion and wildlife connectivity mitigation project on a southern California freeway. The Southwestern Naturalist; 2014:59.

Gramza A, Teel TL, Crooks KR. Minimizing the effects of free-ranging domestic cats on wildlife: A framework that integrates social and biological information. Proceedings of the 26th Vertebrate Pest Conference. University of California Davis; 2014. 

Tracey JA, Bevins SN, VandeWoude S, Crooks KR. An agent-based movement model to assess the impact of landscape fragmentation on disease transmission. Ecosphere. 2014;5(9):1-24. doi:10.1890/ES13-00376.1.

Troyer RM, Beatty JA, Stutzman-Rodriguez KR, Carver S, Lozano CC, Lee JS, Lappin MR, Riley SPD, Serieys LEK, Logan KA, Sweanor LL, Boyce WM, Vickers TW, McBride R, Crooks KR, Lewis J, Cunningham MC, Rovnak J, Quackenbush SL, VandeWoude S. Novel gammaherpesviruses in North American domestic cats, bobcats and pumas: identification, prevalence and risk factors. Journal of Virology. 2014; 88(8):3914-24. doi:10.1128/JVI.03405-13.