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Jesse Brunner

Jesse Brunner

School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287

Journal Articles


Brunner, J. L. and J. P. Collins. 2009. Testing assumptions of the trade-off theory of the evolution of parasite virulence. Evolutionary Ecology Research 11:1169-1188. (link )

Greer, A. L., J. L. Brunner and J. P. Collins. 2009. Spatial and temporal patterns of Ambystoma tigrinum virus (ATV) prevalence in tiger salamanders Ambystoma tigrinum nebulosum. Dieases of Aquatic Organisms 85(1):1-6. DOI: 10.3354/dao02061. (link )

Greer, A. L., D. M. Schock, J. L. Brunner, T. A. Johnson, A. M. Picco, S. D. Cashins, R. A. Alford, L. F. Skerratt and J. P. Collins. 2009. Guidelines for the safe use of disposable gloves with amphibian larvae in the light of pathogens and possible toxic effects. Herpetological Review 40:145-147.


Brunner, J. L., D. M. Schock and J. P. Collins. 2007. Transmission dynamics of the amphibian ranavirus Ambystoma tigrinum virus. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 77(2):87-95. DOI: 10.3354/dao01845. (link )

Picco, A. M., J. L. Brunner and J. P. Collins. 2007. Susceptibility of the endangered Califronia tiger salamander, Ambystoma californiense, to ranavirus infection. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 43(2):286-290. (link )


Brunner, J. L., K. L. Richards and J. P. Collins. 2005. Dose and host characteristics influence virulence of ranavirus infections. Oecologia 144(3):399-406. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-005-0093-5. (link )


Brunner, J. L., D. M. Schock, E. W. Davidson and J. P. Collins. 2004. Intraspecific reservoirs: Complex life history and the persistence of a lethal ranavirus. Ecology 85(2):560-566. DOI: 10.1890/02-0374. (link )

Collins, J. P., J. L. Brunner, J. Janovich and D. M. Schock. 2004. A model host-pathogen system for studying infectious disease dynamics in amphibians: Tiger salamanders (Ambystoma tigrinum) and Ambystoma tigrinum virus. Herpetological Journal 14:195-200.


Davidson, E. W., M. J. Parris, J. P. Collins, J. E. Longcore, A. P. Pressier and J. Brunner. 2003. Pathogenicity and transmission of chytridiomycosis in tiger salamanders (Ambystoma tigrinum). Copeia 2003(3):601-607. DOI: 10.1643/CP-02-120R1. (link )

Book Chapters


Carey, C., D. F. Bradford, J. L. Brunner, J. P. Collins, E. W. Davidson, J. E. Longcore, M. Ouellet, A. P. Pessier and D. M. Schock. 2003. Biotic factors in amphibian population declines. Pp. 153-208 In: Linder, G., S. K. Krest and D. W. Sparling eds., Amphibian Declines: An Integrated Analysis of Multiple Stressor Effects. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Pensacola, FL.

Collins, J. P., J. Brunner, V. Miera, M. J. Parris, D. M. Schock and A. Storfer. 2003. Ecology and evolution of infectious disease. Pp. 137-151 In: Semlitsch, R. D. ed., Amphibian Conservation. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C.