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Bakhoum. S.*, Haggerty, C.J.E., Ba, C.T., Jouanard, N., Riveau, G., Rohr, J.R. Seasonal variations of densities of Biomphalaria pfeifferi, the intermediate host of Schistosoma mansoni parasite at the North of Senegal. in Basic and Applied Malacology; ed. Sajal Ray. IntechOpen Limited, London

Ortega, C.N.*, Roznik, E.A., Surbaugh, K.L.*, Cano, N.§, Price, W. Campbell, T., Rohr, J.R.¥ 2021. Parasite spillover to native hosts from more tolerant, supershedding invasive hosts: implications for management. Journal of Applied Ecology


Nguyen, K.H.*, Boersch-Supan, P.H.† ¥, Hartman, R.B*., Mendiola, S.Y*., Harwood, V.J., Civitello, D.J., Rohr, J.R. 2021. Interventions can shift the thermal optimum for parasitic disease transmission. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 118: e2017537118;

Lund, A.J.*, Lopez-Carr, D., Sokolow, S.H., Rohr, J.R., DeLeo, G.A. 2021. Agricultural innovations to reduce the distributional and health impacts of dams. Sustainability 13: 1869.



Rohr, J.R., Cohen, J.M.Understanding how temperature shifts could impact infectious disease. PLoS Biology 18: e3000938.

Cohen, J.M., Sauer, E.L.*, Santiago, O.§, Spencer, S.§, Rohr, J.R. 2020. Divergent impacts of warming weather on disease risk across climates. Science 370: eabb1702 Altmetric score of 538, 99th percentile

Haggerty, C.J.E., Bakhoum, S., Civitello, D.J., De Leo, G.A., Jouanard, N., Ndione, R.A., Remais, J.V., Riveau, G., Senghor, S., Sokolow, S.H., Sow, S., Wolfe, C., Wood, C.L., Jones, I.*, Chamberlin, A.*, Rohr, J.R. 2020. Aquatic macrophytes and macroinvertebrate predators affect densities of snail hosts and local production of schistosome cercariae that cause human schistosomiasis. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 14: e0008417

Hoover, C.M.*, Rumschlag, S.L., Strgar, L., Arakala, A., Gambhir, M., de Leo, G., Sokolow, S.H., Rohr, J.R., Remais, J.V. 2020. Effects of agrochemical pollution on schistosomiasis transmission: a systematic review and modeling analysis. Lancet Planetary Health 4: e280–91

Nguyen, K.H.*, Gemmell, B.J., Rohr, J.R. 2020. Effects of temperature and viscosity on miracidial and cercarial movement of Schistosoma mansoni: Ramifications for disease transmission. International Journal of Parasitology 50: 153-159


Wood, C.L., Sokolow, S., Jones, I.*, Chamberlin, A.*, Lafferty, K.D., Kuris, A.M., Jocque, M., Hopkins, S., Adams, G., Schneider, M., Buck, J.C., Lund, A., Garcia Vedrenne, A.E., Fiorenza, E. Rohr, J.R., Allan, F., Webster, B., Rabone, M., Webster, J., Bandagny, L., Ndione, R., Senghor, S., Schacht, A., Jouanard, N., Riveau, G., De Leo, G. 2019. Precision mapping of snail habitat provides a powerful indicator of human schistosomiasis transmission. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116: 23182–23191

Hoover, C.M.*, Sokolow, S.H., Kemp, J., Lund, A.J.*, Jones, I.*, Higginson, T., Riveau, G., Savaya-Alkalay, A., Coyle, S., Wood, C., Micheli, F., Casagrandi, R., Mari, L., Gatto, M., Rinaldo, A., Perez, J., Rohr, J.R., Sanchirico, J.N., Sagi, A., Remais, J.V., De Leo, G.A. 2019. Modelled effects of prawn aquaculture on poverty alleviation and schistosomiasis control. Nature Sustainability 2: 611-620

Rohr, J.R., Barrett, C.B., Civitello, D.J., Craft, M., Delius, B.*, de Leo, G., Hudson, P.J., Jouanard, N., Nguyen, K., Ostfeld, R., Remais, J.V., Riveau, G., Sokolow, S., Tilman, D. 2019. Emerging human infectious diseases and the links to global food production. Nature Sustainability 2: 445-456

Bakhoum, S., Ndione, R.A., Haggerty, C.J.E., Wolfe, C., Sow, S., Ba, C.T., Riveau, G., Rohr, J.R. 2019. Influence of physicochemical parameters on the spatial distribution of snail species that are intermediate hosts of human schistosomes in the Senegal River Delta. Medicine and Tropical Health (Me´decine et Sante´ Tropicales) 29: 61-67


Arakala, A. Hoover, C.M.*, Marshall, J., Sokolow, S., de Leo, G., Rohr, J.R., Remais, J.V., Gambhir, M. 2019. Estimating the elimination feasibility in the 'end game' of control efforts for parasites subjected to regular mass drug administration: Methods and their application to schistosomiasis. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 12: e0006794.

Civitello, D.J., Fatima, H.§, Johnson, L.R., Nisbet, R.M., Rohr, J.R. 2018. Bioenergetic theory predicts infection dynamics of human schistosomes in intermediate host snails across ecological gradients. Ecology Letters 21: 692–701

Civitello, D.J., Allman, B.E.*, Morozumi, C.*, Rohr, J.R. 2018. Assessing the direct and indirect effects of food provisioning and nutrient enrichment on wildlife infectious disease dynamics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 373: 20170101

Halstead, N.T.*, Arakala, A., Civitello, D.J., Deleo, G., Gambhir, M., Hoover, C.*, Johnson, S.A., Jouanard, N., McMahon, T.A.*, Parker, K.§, Raffel, T.R., Remais, J., Riveau, G., Sokolow, S., Rohr, J.R. 2018. Agrochemicals increase risk of human schistosomiasis by supporting higher densities of intermediate hosts. Nature Communications 9: 837 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03189-w

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Knutie, S.A., Wilkinson, C.L.*, Ortega, N.*, Rohr, J.R. 2017. Host resistance and tolerance of parasitic gut worms depend on resource availability. Oecologia 183: 1031-1040

Cohen, J.M.*, Venesky, M.D., Sauer, E.L.*, Civitello, D.J., McMahon, T.A., Roznik, E.A., Rohr, J.R. 2017. The thermal mismatch hypothesis explains outbreaks of an emerging infectious disease. Ecology Letters 20: 184–193 Cover Article, Featured in Nature: Sohn Hothouse of disease 543: S44–S46



Civitello, D.J., Cohen, J.*, Fatima, H.§, Halstead, N.T.*, McMahon, T.A., Ortega, C.N.*, Sauer, E.*, Rohr, J.R. 2015. Reply to Salkeld et al.: Diversity-disease patterns are robust to study design, selection criteria, and publication bias. Proceedings of the National Academy of the United States of America 112: E6262

Civitello, D.J., Cohen, J.*, Fatima, H.§, Halstead, N.T.*, Liriano, J.§, McMahon, T.A., Ortega, C.N.*, Sauer, E.*, Sehgal, T.§, Young, S.*, Rohr, J.R. 2015. Biodiversity inhibits parasites: broad evidence for the dilution effect. Proceedings of the National Academy of the United States of America 112:8667–8671 (showcased by commentaries in PNAS and Science, double star by Faculty 1000, Altmetric score of 183, 99th percentile)

         ISI Highly Cited

Sears, B.F.*, Snyder, P.W.§, Rohr, J.R.¥ 2015. Host life-history and host-parasite syntopy predict behavioral resistance and tolerance to trematode parasites. Journal of Animal Ecology 84:625-636 (Runner-up for Best Graduate Student Paper Award in 2015 from the Disease Ecology Section of the Ecological Society of America)

Rohr, J.R., Civitello, D.J., Crumrine, P.W., Halstead, N.T.*, Miller, A.D.§, Schotthoefer, A.M., Stenoien, C.§, Johnson, L.B., Beasley, V.R. 2015. Predator diversity, intraguild predation, and indirect effects drive parasite transmission. Proceedings of the National Academy of the United States of America 112:3008-3013 (Altmetric score of 67, 97th percentile)



Civitello, D.J., Rohr, J.R. 2014. Disentangling the effects of parasite exposure and host susceptibility on parasite transmission: an illustration with the human zoonotic parasite, Schistosoma mansoni. Journal of Animal Ecology 83:1379-1386



Sears, B.F*, Schlunk, A.D.§, Rohr, J.R. 2012. Do parasitic trematode cercariae demonstrate a preference for susceptible host species? PLoS ONE 7(12): e51012

Rohr, J.R., Halstead, N.T.*, Raffel, T.R. 2012. The herbicide atrazine, algae, and snail populations. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31: 973-976