Scientific publications

Virulence evolution in response to anti-infection resistance: toxic food plants can select for virulent parasites of monarch butterflies
Jacobus C. de Roode, Carlos Lopez Fernandez de Castillejo, Tyler Faits & Samuel Alizon
Journal of Evolutionary Biology in press (2011)

A virulent parasite can provide protection against a lethal parasitoid
Eleanore D. Sternberg, Thierry Lefèvre, Amanda Rawstern & Jacobus C. de Roode
Infection, Genetics and Evolution in press (2011)

Genetic variation in resistance, but not tolerance, to a protozoan parasite in the monarch butterfly
Thierry Lefèvre, A. Jo Williams & Jacobus C. de Roode
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences in press (2011) PDF

Ecological immunology and tolerance in plants and animals
Regina S. Baucom & Jacobus C. de Roode
Functional Ecology in press (2011) PDF

Monarch butterfly migration and parasite transmission in eastern North America
Rebecca A. Bartel, Karen S. Oberhauser, Jacobus C. de Roode & Sonia Altizer
Ecology in press (2011)

Evidence for trans-generational medication in nature
Thierry Lefèvre, Lindsay Oliver, Mark D. Hunter & Jacobus C. de Roode
Ecology Letters 13, 1485-1493 (2010) PDF

On the control of acute rodent malaria infections by innate immunity
Beth F Kochin, Andrew J. Yates, Jacobus C. de Roode & Rustom Antia
PLoS One 5, e10444 (2010) PDF

Mixed infections and the evolution of virulence: effects of resource competition, parasite plasticity and impaired host immunity
Marc Choisy & Jacobus C. de Roode
The American Naturalist 175, E105-E118 (2010) PDF

Host-parasite genetic interactions and virulence-transmission relationships in natural populations of monarch butterflies
Jacobus C. de Roode & Sonia Altizer
Evolution 64, 502-514 (2010) PDF

Strength in numbers: high parasite burdens increase transmission of a protozoan parasite of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus)
Jacobus C. de Roode, Jean Chi, Rachel M. Rarick & Sonia Altizer
Oecologia 161, 67-75 (2009) PDF

Virulence-transmission trade-offs and population divergence in virulence in a naturally occurring butterfly parasite
Jacobus C. de Roode, Andrew J. Yates & Sonia Altizer
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105, 7489-7494 (2008) PDF

Host plant species affects virulence in monarch butterfly parasites
Jacobus C. de Roode, Amy B. Pedersen, Mark D. Hunter & Sonia Altizer
Journal of Animal Ecology 77, 120-126 (2008) PDF

The dynamics of acute malaria infections. I. Effect of the parasite’s red blood cell preference
Rustom Antia, Andrew Yates & Jacobus C. de Roode
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences 275, 1449-1458 (2008) PDF

Virulence determinants in a natural butterfly-parasite system
Jacobus C. de Roode, Laura R. Gold, & Sonia Altizer
Parasitology 134: 657-668 (2007) PDF

Competitive release and facilitation of drug-resistant parasites after therapeutic chemotherapy in a rodent malaria model
Andrew R. Wargo, Silvie Huijben, Jacobus C. de Roode, James Shepherd & Andrew F. Read
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104, 19914-19919 (2007) PDF

Transmission stage investment of malaria parasites in response to in-host competition
Andrew R. Wargo, Jacobus C. de Roode, Silvie Huijben, Damien R. Drew & Andrew F. Read
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences 274: 2759-2768 (2007) PDF

Within-host competition in genetically diverse malaria infections: parasite virulence and competitive success
Andrew S. Bell, Jacobus C. de Roode, Derek Sim & Andrew F. Read
Evolution 60: 1358-1371 (2006) PDF

The role of immune-mediated apparent competition in genetically diverse malaria infections
Lars Råberg, Jacobus C. de Roode, Andrew S. Bell, Panagiota Stamou, David Gray & Andrew F. Read
The American Naturalist 168: 41-53 (2006) PDF

Dynamics of multiple infection and within-host competition in genetically diverse malaria infections
Jacobus C. de Roode, Michelle E.H. Helinski, M. Ali Anwar & Andrew F. Read
The American Naturalist 166: 531-542 (2005) PDF

Virulence and competitive ability in genetically diverse malaria infections
Jacobus C. de Roode, Riccardo Pansini, Sandra J. Cheesman, Michelle E.H. Helinski, Silvie Huijben, Andrew R. Wargo, Andrew. S. Bell, Brian H.K. Chan, David Walliker, & Andrew F. Read
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 102: 7624-7628 (2005) PDF

Competitive release of drug resistance following drug treatment of genetically diverse Plasmodium chabaudi infections
Jacobus C. de Roode, Richard Culleton, Andrew S. Bell & Andrew F. Read
Malaria Journal 3: 33 (2004) PDF

Host heterogeneity is a determinant of competitive exclusion or coexistence in genetically diverse malaria infections
Jacobus C. de Roode, Richard Culleton, Sandra J. Cheesman, Richard Carter, & Andrew F. Read
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences 271: 1073-1080 (2004) PDF

Rodent malaria parasites suffer from the presence of conspecific clones in three-clone Plasmodium chabaudi infections
Jacobus C. de Roode, Andrew F. Read, Brian H.K. Chan & Margaret J. Mackinnon
Parasitology 127: 411-418 (2003) PDF

Real-time quantitative PCR for analysis of genetically mixed infections of malaria parasites: technique validation and applications
Sandra J. Cheesman, Jacobus C. de Roode, Andrew F. Read & Richard Carter
Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 131: 83-91 (2003) PDF

Evolution and ecology, after the malaria genomes
Jacobus C. de Roode & Andrew F. Read
Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18, 60-61 (2003) PDF

 

Popular science articles

When butterflies get bugs: the ABCs of lepidopteran disease
Sonia Altizer & Jaap de Roode
American Butterflies (vol. 18, number 2, summer 2010)
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The moths of war
Jaap de Roode
New Scientist (December 8, 2007)
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