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    • Distributional ecology of Andes hantavirus: a macroecological approach 

      Astorga, Francisca; Escobar, Luis E.; Poo-Muñoz, Daniela; Escobar-Dodero, Joaquin; Rojas-Hucks, Sylvia; Alvarado-Rybak, Mario; Duclos, Melanie; Romero-Alvarez, Daniel; Molina-Burgos, Blanca E.; Peñafiel-Ricaurte, Alexandra; Toro, Frederick; Peña-Gómez, Francisco T.; Peterson, A. Townsend (2018-06-22)
      Background: Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) is an infection endemic in Chile and Argentina, caused by Andes hantavirus (ANDV). The rodent Oligoryzomys longicaudatus is suggested as the main reservoir, although several ...
    • The ecology of chronic wasting disease in wildlife 

      Escobar, Luis E.; Pritzkow, Sandra; Winter, Steven N.; Grear, Daniel A.; Kirchgessner, Megan S.; Dominguez-Villegas, Ernesto; Machado, Gustavo; Peterson, A. Townsend; Soto, Claudio (2020-04)
      Prions are misfolded infectious proteins responsible for a group of fatal neurodegenerative diseases termed transmissible spongiform encephalopathy or prion diseases. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is the prion disease with ...
    • Summary results of the 2014-2015 DARPA Chikungunya challenge 

      Del Valle, Sara Y.; McMahon, Benjamin H.; Asher, Jason; Hatchett, Richard; Lega, Joceline C.; Brown, Heidi E.; Leany, Mark E.; Pantazis, Yannis; Roberts, David J.; Moore, Sean; Peterson, A. Townsend; Escobar, Luis E.; Qiao, Huijie; Hengartner, Nicholas W.; Mukundan, Harshini (2018-05-30)
      Background: Emerging pathogens such as Zika, chikungunya, Ebola, and dengue viruses are serious threats to national and global health security. Accurate forecasts of emerging epidemics and their severity are critical to ...