ME44C:
Scaling Up: Marine Infectious Diseases from the Molecule to the Ecosystem Posters


Session ID#: 9532

Session Description:
Infectious diseases are key drivers that shape local biodiversity and are becoming increasingly important as anthropogenic change exacerbates disease processes. Despite this, parasites and pathogens are commonly overlooked or under-appreciated as drivers of ecology and biodiversity in many ecosystems. The establishment, severity, and outcome of disease are governed by numerous interactions within the host-pathogen-environment paradigm. A shift in these factors can lead to or away from a diseased state, and disease emergence is modulated by this interplay.

The factors that impact disease outbreaks and severity occur across many scales of magnitude, from viruses-antigen interactions, to trait- and density-mediated responses of hosts to pathogens, to regional and global environmental oscillations. Understanding how processes interact across these scales to alter epidemiological patterns is an important challenge, for which numerous new multidisciplinary fields are emerging, including molecular epidemiology, eco-immunology, and ‘big data’ approaches. In this session, we invite contributions that investigate marine diseases across scales. Student participation is highly encouraged.

Primary Chairs:  Jamie Sziklay, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, Honolulu, HI, United States
Chairs:  Colleen A Burge, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, Baltimore, MD, United States, Ana Elisa Garcia-Vedrenne, University of California, Santa Barbara, Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, Santa Barbara, CA, United States and Maya L Groner, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Department of Health Management, Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Moderators:  Jamie Sziklay, University of Hawaii, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Kaneohe, HI, United States, Ana Elisa Garcia-Vedrenne, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, Colleen A Burge, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, Baltimore, MD, United States and Maya L Groner, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Department of Health Management, Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Student Paper Review Liaisons:  Colleen A Burge, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, Baltimore, MD, United States and Maya L Groner, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Department of Health Management, Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Index Terms:

1630 Impacts of global change [GLOBAL CHANGE]
4235 Estuarine processes [OCEANOGRAPHY: GENERAL]
4815 Ecosystems, structure, dynamics, and modeling [OCEANOGRAPHY: BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL]
4840 Microbiology and microbial ecology [OCEANOGRAPHY: BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL]
Co-Sponsor(s):
  • EC - Estuarine and Coastal
  • MM - Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

 
The role of host sex in parasite dynamics: individual based model simulations of host-parasite interactions in a semi-enclosed embayment.  (88862)
Lourdes Velo Suarez1, Marc Arancio2 and Marc Sourisseau2, (1)Station Biologique de Roscoff - CNRS & UPMC, Roscoff, France, (2)IFREMER, Brest, France
 
Density vs. disease: Crustaceans in a temperate marine protected area (89896)
Charlotte Eve Davies1, Andrew Frederick Johnson2, Emma C Wootton1, Spencer Greenwood3, K Fraser Clark3, Claire L Vogan4 and Andrew F Rowley1, (1)Swansea University, Department of Biosciences, Swansea, United Kingdom, (2)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Marine Biology Research Division, La Jolla, CA, United States, (3)University of Prince Edward Island, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Charlottetown, PE, Canada, (4)Swansea University, College of Medcine, Swansea, United Kingdom
 
Environmental Stress and Pathogen Dynamics in the Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus (90273)
Timothy James Sullivan1, Joe Neigel1 and Carey G Gelpi2, (1)University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Biology, Lafayette, LA, United States, (2)Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
 
A Lethal Virus of the Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus May Be Present Throughout its Trans-hemispheric Range (91514)
Eric James Schott1, Emily Maya Flowers2, Anapaula Vinagre3, Shanai Brown4 and Andréa Almeida1, (1)University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science-IMET, Institute of Marine and Environmental Science, Baltimore, MD, United States, (2)University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States, (3)Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, Porto Alegre, Brazil, (4)Morgan State University, Biology, Baltimore, MD, United States
 
Disease Ecology of the Blue Crab and its Parasite Hematodinium perezi in the Maryland and Virginia Coastal Bays (91893)
Kristen Ann Lycett and Joseph S Pitula, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD, United States
 
Temporal Sampling of White Band Disease Infected Corals Reveals Complex and Dynamic Bacterial Communities (91302)
Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn, Steven V. Vollmer and Felicia M Aronson, Northeastern University, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Nahant, MA, United States
 
Sea fan immunity and disease is influenced by metal pollution, host demography, and multiple stressors (91579)
Allison M Tracy1, Ernesto Weil2 and C. Drew Harvell1, (1)Cornell University, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Ithaca, NY, United States, (2)University of Puerto Rico, Department of Marine Sciences, Mayaguez, PR, United States
 
Mortality and Morbidity Associated with a New Ciliate Infection of Shrimp that Causes Shrimp Black Gill in the Coastal Southeast USA (91838)
Ashleigh Rene Price, Savannah State University, Marine Science, Savannah, GA, United States, Amy E Fowler, South Carloina Department of Natural Rescources; South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Robin L Frede, College of Charleston and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Anna N Walker, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA, United States, Richard F Lee, University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and Marc Emil Frischer, University of Georgia, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, Savannah, GA, United States
 
Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing of the Ostreid herpesvirus 1 From Tomales Bay, California (92303)
Colleen A Burge1, Stanley Langevin2, Collin J Closek1, Steven B Roberts2 and Carolyn S Friedman2, (1)University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, Baltimore, MD, United States, (2)University of Washington, Seattle, WA
 
Genomic Characterization of a Novel Phage Found in Black Abalone (Haliotis cracherodii) Infected with Withering Syndrome (93764)
Collin J Closek1,2, Stanley Langevin2, Colleen A Burge1, Lisa Crosson2, Samuel White2 and Carolyn S Friedman2, (1)University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, Baltimore, MD, United States, (2)University of Washington, Seattle, WA
 
Effects of Climate Change on Eelgrass Wasting Disease (93344)
Maya L Groner1, Colleen A Burge2, Carolyn S Friedman3, Kathy Van Alstyne4, Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria5, Morgan E. Eisenlord6, John Bucci7, Ruth Cox1 and Margaret Turner3, (1)Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Department of Health Management, Charlottetown, PE, Canada, (2)University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, Baltimore, MD, United States, (3)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, (4)Shannon Point Marine Lab, WA, United States, (5)University of the Virgin Islands, St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, (6)Cornell University, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, NY, United States, (7)University of New Hampshire
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