Cizauskas CA, CJ Carlson, KR Burgio, CF Clements, NC Harris, ER Dougherty, and AJ Phillips. 2016. Parasite vulnerability to climate change: an evidence-based functional trait approach. Royal Society Open Science 4: 160535. 

Caraco T, CA Cizauskas, and I-N Wang. 2016. Environmentally transmitted parasites: Host-jumping in a heterogeneous environment. Journal of Theoretical Biology 397:33-42.

Dougherty ER, CJ Carlson, VM Bueno, KR Burgio, CA Cizauskas, CF Clements, DP Seidel, and NC Harris. 2015. Paradigms for parasite conservation. Conservation Biology doi: 10.1111.

Cizauskas CA, WC Turner WC, NI Pitts, and WM Getz. 2015. Seasonal patterns of hormones, macroparasites, and microparasites in wild African ungulates: the interplay between stress, reproduction, and disease. PLoS ONE 0120800:1-29 (DOI:10.1371). 

Cizauskas CA, WC Turner, B Wagner, M Kusters, RE Vance, and WM Getz. 2014. Gastrointestinal helminths may affect host susceptibility to anthrax through seasonal immune trade-offs. BMC Ecology 14:1-15.

Cizauskas CA, S Bellan, WC Turner, RE Vance, and WM Getz. 2014. Frequent and seasonally variable sublethal anthrax infections are accompanies by short-lived immunity in herbivores in an anthrax endemic system. Journal of Animal Ecology 83:1078-1090.

Carlson CJ, CA Cizauskas*, KR Burgio, CF Clements, and NC Harris. 2013. The more parasites the better? Science 342:1041. *Shared first author.

Bellan SE, CA Cizauskas, J Miyen, K Ebersohn, M Kusters, KC Prager, M van Vuuren, C Sabeta, and WM Getz. 2012. Black-backed jackal exposure to rabies virus, canine distemper virus, and Bacillus anthracis in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48(2):371-381.

Turner WC, CA Cizauskas, and WM Getz. 2010. Variation in fecal water content may confound estimates of gastro-intestinal parasite intensity in wild African herbivores. Journal of Helminthology 84; 99-105.

Cizauskas CA. 2008. Book Review: Zoo Animal & Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 44(2); 528-530.

Clegg S, and the Workshop Working Group (Amanfu W, Bengis R, Beyer W, Cizauskas C, et al). 2007. Preparedness for anthrax epizootics in wildlife areas. Emerging Infectious Diseases 12(7). 

Cizauskas CA, DM Yanez, JB Batchelder, HC van der Heyde, and WP Weidanz. 1997.  Preferential Localization of CD8+ T Cells in Sites of Pathology During Experimental Malaria; Abstract. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 57(3): 109-110.


Articles in Review and in Prep

Carlson CJ, KR Burgio, ER Dougherty, AJ Phillips, VM Bueno, CF Clements, G Castaldo, T Dallas, CA Cizauskas, GS Cumming, J Dona, NC Harris, R Jovani, S Mironov, O Muellerklein, HC Proctor, and WM Getz. 2016. In Review at Science Advances. Parasite biodiversity faces extinction and redistribution in a changing climate. 

Carlson CJ, WM Getz, KL Kausrud, CA Cizauskas, JK Blackburn, FA Bustos Carrillo, R Colwell, WR Easterday, HH Ganz, PL Kamath, OA Okstad, WC Turner, A-B Kolsto, and NC Stenseth. 2016. In Review at PNAS. Six blind scientists and the elephant in the room: A parable for environmentally mediated diseases. 

Blackburn JK, HH Ganz, JM Ponciano, WC Turner, SJ Ryan Simonovich, PL Kamath, CA Cizauskas, KL Kausrud, RD Holt, NC Stenseth, and WM Getz. In Review at Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Modeling R0 for pathogens with environmental transmission. 

CA Cizauskas and M Boots. 2016. In Prep. Anthrax: the successful, and only, obligate killer pathogen of vertebrates. 

Blackburn JK, HH Ganz, JM Ponciano, WC Turner, SJ Ryan Simonovich, PL Kamath, CA Cizauskas, KL Kausrud, RD Holt, NC Stenseth, and WM Getz. In Prep. Modeling R0 for pathogens with environmental transmission. 


Conference Presentations

Cizauskas CA, WC Turner, RE Vance, and WM Getz. Seasonal patterns of hormones, macroparasites, and microparasites in wild African ungulates: the interplay between stress, reproduction, and disease. 2014. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA. 

Cizauskas CA, WC Turner, RE Vance, and WM Getz. Don’t stress, it’s just parasites. 2014. Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference, Fort Collins, CO.

Getz WM, S Bellan, W Beyer, CA Cizauskas, C Cloete, HH Ganz, Z Havarua, P Imologhome, P Kamath, W Kilian, J Klumpp, M Küsters, C Law, A Lyons, O Spiegel, M Tsalyuk, RE Vance, and R Zidon. Anthrax in Etosha, Namibia, and lessons for anthrax worldwide. 2013. National Science Foundation’s and National Institutes of Health’s Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference, Athens, Georgia.

Cizauskas CA, S Bellan, WC Turner, RE Vance, and WM Getz. The ecological immunology of anthrax in an endemic system: Do wild herbivores experience sublethal anthrax infection? 2012. Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

Cizauskas CA. Seasonal immunological patterns and potential trade-offs affecting host susceptibility to anthrax in Etosha National Park, Namibia. 2010. Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management Graduate Research Symposium, Berkeley, CA.

Cizauskas CA and WM Getz. Seasonal immunological patterns and potential trade-offs affecting host susceptibility to anthrax in Etosha National Park, Namibia. 2010. National Science Foundation’s and National Institutes of Health’s Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

Cizauskas CA, DM Yanez, JB Batchelder, HC van der Heyde, and WP Weidanz. Preferential localization of CD8+ T cells in sites of pathology during experimental malaria. 1997. Annual Convention of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Orlando, FL.


Conference Poster Presentations

Cizauskas CA, WC Turner, B Wagner, RE Vance, and WM Getz. P.R.E.A.M. (Parasites Rule Everything Around Me): Evidence that gastrointestinal helminths drive seasonal host immunity and disease trade-offs in a mixed coinfection system. 2013. Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference, State College, PA.

Cizauskas CA, RE Vance, and WM Getz. Ecological immunology: It might be messy, but someone’s got to do it. 2012. National Science Foundation’s and National Institutes of Health’s Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference, Berkeley, CA.

Bellan S, CA Cizauskas, H Ganz, P Kamath, O Spiegel, WC Turner, R Zidon, and WM Getz. Ecology and epidemiology of anthrax in Etosha National Park, Namibia. 2011. National Science Foundation’s and National Institutes of Health’s Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference.

Cizauskas CA and WM Getz. The Ecology of Anthrax from an Immunological Perspective: Seasonal Aspects of Host Susceptibility. 2007. Etosha Centenary Research Symposium, Mokuti, Namibia. 


Other Oral Presentations

The ecological immunology of anthrax and coinfections in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Lecture for UC Berkeley Wildlife and Conservation Biology Seminar. 2013, Berkeley, CA.

The epidemiology, ecology, and immunology of anthrax. Eight-Time Guest Lecturer for UC Berkeley course The Immune System and Disease (Molecular and Cell Biology 50). 2007-2014, Berkeley, CA.

Seasonal immunological patterns and trade-offs affecting host susceptibility to anthrax in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Lecture for UC Berkeley Africanist Graduate Student Lecture Series. 2010, Berkeley, CA.

The epidemiology, ecology, and immunology of anthrax in Namibia. Guest Lecturer at the California Academy of Sciences. 2009, San Francisco, CA.

The epidemiology, ecology, and immunology of anthrax. Guest Lecturer for Stanford University course Past and Present Pestilence: An Interdisciplinary Examination of the Impact of Zoonotic Diseases (Anthropology 178A/278A). 2008, Stanford, CA.

An introduction to wildlife infectious disease ecology. Two-Time Guest Lecturer for UC Berkeley course Wildlife Ecology (Environmental Science, Policy, and Management 114). 2006, 2007, Berkeley, CA. 


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