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Conservation Letters

The Lancet Infectious Diseases

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Journal of Virology

Annual Reviews of Entomology

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The Journal of Wildlife Management

Emerging Health Threats

DIMACS Series Publications - Biomathematics in High School Education

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2007

Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

Journal of Public Health Policy

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2015

Dangers of vaccine refusal near the herd immunity threshold: a modelling study. Fefferman, N.H. and E.N. Naumova. 2015. Lancet Infectious Diseases. S1473-3099(15)70130-1.

Evolutionary Rescue Affects Viability of Declining Populations: A General Model and Case Study Using Bats and White-Nose Syndrome. Maslo, B. and N.H. Fefferman. 2015. Conservation Biology. 29(4)1176-1185.

The impact of personality on the success of prospecting behavior in changing landscapes. Burkhalter, J.C., N.H. Fefferman, and J.L. Lockwood. 2015. Current Zoology. 61:557-568.

Understanding hermaphrodite species through game theory. Kebir, A., N.H. Fefferman, and S. Ben Miled. 2015. Journal of mathematical biology. DOI 10.1007/s00285-015-0866-3.

Climate, Environmental, and Socioeconomic Change – Weighing up the Balance in Vector-Borne Disease Transmission. Parham, P., E.J. Waldock, G.K. Christophides, D. Hemming, F. Agusto, K. J. Evans, N.H. Fefferman, H. Gaff, A. Gumel, S. LaDeau, S. Lenhart, R.E. Mickens, E. Naumova, R. Ostfeld, P. Ready, M. Thomas, J. Velasco-Hernandez, E. Michael. 2015. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 370 20130551; DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0551.

Evidence that implicit assumptions of “no evolution” of disease vectors in changing environments can be violated on a rapid timescale. Egizi, A., N.H. Fefferman, and D. M. Fonseca. 2015. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 370 20140136; DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0136.

A Novel Tool for Making Policy Recommendations Based on PVA:Helping Theory Become Practice Robinson, O., J. Lockwood, O. Stringham, and N.H. Fefferman. 2015. Conservation Letters. 8(3):190-198.

Higher-Order Interactions: Understanding the knowledge capacity of social groups using simplicial sets. Greening, B., N. Pinter-Wollman, and N.H. Fefferman. 2015. Current Zoology. 61(1): 114–127.

2014

Evolutionary Significance of the Role of Family Units in a Broader Social System. Greening, B. and N.H. Fefferman. 2014. Nature Scientific Reports. 4: 3608.

A Mathematical Model to Evaluate the Routine Use of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation to Prevent Incident and Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection. Lofgren, E.T., R.W. Moehring, D.J. Anderson, D.J. Weber, and N.H. Fefferman. 2014. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 35(1):18-27.

Revealing effective classifiers through network comparison. Gallos, L. and N.H. Fefferman. 2014. Europhysics Letters 108(3): 38001.

2013

How to effectively manage invasive predators to protect their native prey. Robinson, O.J., N.H. Fefferman, and J.L. Lockwood. 2013. Biological Conservation 165: 146-153.

Can physiological stress alter population persistence? A model with conservation implications. Fefferman, N.H., and L.M. Romero. 2013. Conservation Physiology. 1(1): cot012. doi: 10.1093/conphys/cot012.

Strategic Mortgage Default in the Context of a Social Network: An Epidemiological Approach. Seiler, M.J., Collins, A.J., and N.H. Fefferman. Journal of Real Estate Research (In Press).

2012

Deviations in influenza seasonality: odd coincidence or obscure consequence? Moorthy, M., D. Castronovo, A. Abraham, S. Bhattacharyya, S. Gradus, J. Gorski, Y.N. Naumov, N.H. Fefferman, and E.N. Naumova. 2012. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 18(10):955-962.

Social organization patterns can lower disease risk without associated disease avoidance or immunity. Hock, K. and N.H. Fefferman. 2012. Ecological Complexity. 12:34–42.

2011

Violating Social Norms when Choosing Friends: How Rule-Breakers Affect Social Networks. Hock, K. and N.H. Fefferman. 2011. PLoS ONE.6(10):e26652.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026652

Extending the role of social networks to study social organization and interaction structure of animal groups. Hock, K. and N.H. Fefferman. 2011. Annales Zoologici Fennici. 48(6):365–370.

Mathematical Macrobiology: An Unexploited Opportunity in High School Education. Fefferman, N.H. and L.M. Fefferman. 2011. in Biomath in the Schools. eds. M.B. Cozzens, and F.S. Roberts. DIMACS Series in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science. Vol 76. American Mathematical Society.

Waterborne Disease Surveillance. Jagai, J., N.H. Fefferman and E.N. Naumova. 2011. in Encyclopedia of Environmental Health. eds. J. Nriagu, S. Kcew, T. Kawamoto, J. Patz, and D. Rennie. Elsevier Science. 1st edition

2010

Systems Approach to Studying Animal Sociality: Individual Position versus Group Organization in Dynamic Social Network ModelsHock, K., K.L. Ng, and N.H. Fefferman. 2010. PLoS ONE. 5(12): e15789. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015789

Virtual Epidemics as Learning Laboratories in Virtual Worlds Y.B. Kafai and N.H. Fefferman. 2010. Virtual Epidemics as Learning Laboratories in Virtual Worlds. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research 3(2):2-15.

Disproportional effects in populations of concern for pandemic influenza: insights from seasonal epidemics in Wisconsin, 1967–2004. Lofgren, E. T., Wenger, J. B., Fefferman, N. H., Bina, D., Gradus, S., Bhattacharyya, S., Naumov, Y. N., Gorski, J. and Naumova, E. N. 2010. Disproportional effects in populations of concern for pandemic influenza: insights from seasonal epidemics in Wisconsin, 1967–2004. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 4: 205–212.

Impact of Street Crime on Boston ChinatownPhan, L., N.H. Fefferman, D. Hui, and D. Brugge. 2010. Impact of Street Crime on Boston Chinatown. Local Environment. 15(5):481-491.

Innovation in Observation: A Vision for Early Outbreak Detection Fefferman, N.H. and E.N. Naumova. 2010. Emerging Health Threats.Vol. 3::e6. doi: 10.3134/ehtj.10.006

2009

Vital Rate Sensitivity Analysis and Management Implications for Desert Tortoise Reed, J.M., N.H. Fefferman, and R.C. Averil-Murray. 2009. Vital Rate Sensitivity Analysis and Management Implications for Desert Tortoise. Biological Conservation. 14(12): 2813-3222.

Mechanism-based Clustering of Genome-wide RNA Levels: Roles of Transcription and Transcript-Degradation RatesJi, S., W.A. Chaovalitwongse, N.H. Fefferman, W. Yoo, and J.E. Perez-Ortin. 2009. Mechanism-based Clustering of Genome-wide RNA Levels: Roles of Transcription and Transcript-Degradation Rates. in Clustering Challenges in Biological Networks. eds. S. Butenko, P.M. Pardalos, and W.A. Chaovalitwongse. World Scientific Publishing Company.

Genetic, Individual, and Group Facilitation of Disease Resistance in Insect SocietiesWilson-Rich, N., Spivak, M., Fefferman, N.H., Starks, P.T. 2009. Genetic, Individual, and Group Facilitation of Disease Resistance in Insect Societies. Annual Reviews of Entomology. 54:405-23.

2008

Social Insects as Models in Epidemiology: Establishing the Foundation for an Interdisciplinary Approach to Disease and SocialityFefferman, N.H. and J.F.A. Traniello. 2008. Social Insects as Models in Epidemiology: Establishing the Foundation for an Interdisciplinary Approach to Disease and Sociality. in Organization of Insect Societies: From Genome to Sociocomplexity eds J. Gadau and J. Fewell. Harvard University Press

Biological Experimentation in silicoFefferman. N.H. 2008. Biological Experimentation in silico. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 45: 367-368.

Pandemic Preparedness Strategies for School Systems: Is Closure Really the Only Way?Lofgren, E., M. Senese, J. Rogers and N.H. Fefferman. 2008. Pandemic Preparedness Strategies for School Systems: Is Closure Really the Only Way? Annales Zoologici Fennici, 45: 449-458.

Fefferman, N.H. (Ed.) (2008) Annales Zoologici Fennici 45(5)

2007

Can Disease Models on Static Graphs Approximate Epidemics in Shifting Social Networks?Fefferman, N.H. and K.L. Ng. 2007. Can Disease Models on Static Graphs Approximate Epidemics in Shifting Social Networks? Physical Review E. 76:031919. (This article was selected for reprinting by the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 2007)

The Untapped Potential of Virtual Game Worlds to Shed Light on Real World EpidemicsLofgren, E. and N.H. Fefferman. 2007. The Untapped Potential of Virtual Game Worlds to Shed Light on Real World Epidemics. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 7:625-629. (article content was the cover of the journal)

Influenza Seasonality: Underlying Causes and Modeling TheoriesLofgren, E., N.H. Fefferman, Y.N. Naumov, J. Gorski and E.N. Naumova. 2007. Influenza Seasonality: Underlying Causes and Modeling Theories. Journal of Virology, 81(11):5429-5436.

Assessing Seasonal Variation in Multisource Surveillance Data: Annual Harmonic RegressionLofgren, E., N.H. Fefferman, M. Doshi and E.N. Naumova. 2007. Assessing Seasonal Variation in Multisource Surveillance Data: Annual Harmonic Regression. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. BioSurveillance 2007. eds D. Zeng et al. 4506:114-123.

The role of individual choice in the evolution of social complexityFefferman, N.H. and K.L Ng. 2007. The role of individual choice in the evolution of social complexity. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 44:58-69.

Disease Prevention and Resistance in Social Insects: Modeling the Survival Consequences of Immunity, Hygienic Behavior and Colony OrganizationFefferman, N.H., J.F.A. Traniello, R.B. Rosengaus and D.V. Calleri. 2007. Disease Prevention and Resistance in Social Insects: Modeling the Survival Consequences of Immunity, Hygienic Behavior and Colony Organization. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61:565-577.

2006

Polistes Nest Founding Behavior: a Model for the Selective Maintenance of Alternative Behavioral PhenotypesStarks, P.T.B. and N.H. Fefferman. 2006. Polistes Nest Founding Behavior: a Model for the Selective Maintenance of Alternative Behavioral Phenotypes. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 43:456-467.

Combinatorial Decomposition of an Outbreak SignatureFefferman, N.H., and E.N. Naumova. 2006. Combinatorial Decomposition of an Outbreak Signature. Mathematical Biosciences, 202(2):269-287.

A Vital Rate Sensitivity Analysis that is Valid for Non-Stable Age Distributions and for Short-Term PlanningFefferman, N.H. and J.M. Reed. 2006. A Vital Rate Sensitivity Analysis that is Valid for Non-Stable Age Distributions and for Short-Term Planning. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 70(3):649-656.

A Modeling Approach to Swarming in Honey BeesFefferman, N.H., and P.T.B. Starks. 2006. A Modeling Approach to Swarming in Honey Bees. Insectes Sociaux, 53(1):37-45.

2005

Confidentiality vs Confidence: The aggravation of aggregation as a remedy in public healthFefferman, N.H., E.A. O'Neil, and E.N. Naumova. 2005. Confidentiality vs Confidence: The aggravation of aggregation as a remedy in public health. Journal of Public Health Policy, 26(4):430-449.

2004

Two-Stage Wavelet Analysis Assessment of Dependencies in Time Series of Disease IncidenceFefferman, N.H., J. Jagai, and E.N. Naumova. 2004. Two - Stage Wavelet Analysis Assessment of Dependencies in Time Series of Disease Incidence. Proceedings of the 2004 Conference of the International Environmetrics Society

2002

Phenotypic Response of Foraminifera to episodes of global environmental change. in Biotic Response to Global ChangeMacLeod, N., N. Ortiz, N.H. Fefferman, W. Clyde, C. Schulter, and J. MacLean. 2002. Phenotypic Response of Foraminifera to episodes of global environmental change. in Biotic Response to Global Change. eds S.J. Culver and P. Rawson. Cambridge University Press