Disease Emergence and Richness in Primates

Project Summary

The Disease Emergence and Richness in Primates team uses existing databases to quantify parasite richness across primates and to identify ecological predictors of parasitism. By integrating phylogenetic generalized least squares regression and network based approaches, the team ultimately aims to predict missing interactions between primates and parasites, which, combined with exploring ecological predictors, will provide better capabilities for identifying emerging infectious diseases in humans.

 

Project Leads: Jim Moody, Charles Nunn

Project Manager: Marie Claire Chelini

 

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Year
2020
Contact
Paul Bendich
Mathematics
bendich@math.duke.edu

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