Brinkerhoff, R.J. 2012-2014, $35,000. Population genetic structure of the Lyme disease vector, Ixodes scapularis, at a spatial expansion front. Thomas F. and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust.
R.J. Brinkerhoff, E.N. Lane*, I. Wazir*, M. Gimpel, and H. Streby. Life history characteristics of birds influence patterns of tick parasitism. Wilson Ornithological Society annual meeting, Williamsburg, VA, 2013.
R.J. Brinkerhoff, W.F. Gilliam*, R. Kelly*, and D. Gaines. Apparent range expansion of Ixodes scapularis in Virginia – inferences from Lyme disease case data and vector phylogenetic analysis. Second Tick Summit, U.S. Army Public Health Command and Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Hanover, MD, 2012.
W.F. Gilliam andR.J. Brinkerhoff. Variation in black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis) density and pathogen infection prevalence at a spatial expansion front. Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Portland, OR, 2012.
Brinkerhoff, R.J. Variable Ixodes scapularis density and Borrelia burgdorferi infection prevalence along an elevational gradient in central Virginia. Inaugural Tick Summit, U.S. Army Public Health Command and Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Hanover MD, 2011.
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