Publications

Eronen J*, Zohdy S*, Evans AR, Tecot S, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Climate Change and Dietary Specialization of Greater Bamboo Lemur. (under review)

Zohdy S, Morse WC, Mathias D, Lessard S. Rediscovery of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) in Alabama following a 26-year absence and public perceptions of the threat of Zika virus. (under review)

Zohdy S, Ragazzo LJ, Velonabison M, Herrera J, Wright PC, Gillespie TR. Entamoeba histolytica, the causative agent of amoebiasis, in the lemur community of Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. (under review)

Zohdy S, Bisanzio D, Tecot S, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Aggression and hormones are associated with heterogeneity in parasitism and parasite dynamics in the brown mouse lemur. 2017. Animal Behaviour. 132:109-119.

Setash CM, Zohdy S, Gerber BD, Karanewsky CJ. 2017.  A biogegraphical perspective on the variation in mouse lemur density across Madagascar. Mammal Review. 47(3):212-229.

Ezran C, Karanewsky C,  Pendleton J, Sholtz A,  Krasnow M,  Willick J, Razafindrakoto A, Zohdy S, Albertelli M, Krasnow M. 2017. The mouse lemur, a genetic model organism for primate biology, behavior, and health. Genetics. 206(2):651-664.

Zohdy S, Derfus KS, Headrick EG, Mbolatiana TA, Wright PC, Gillespie TR. 2016. Small-scale land-use variability affects Anopheles spp. distribution and concomitant Plasmodium spp. infection in human and mosquito vectors in southeastern Madagascar. Malaria Journal. 15:114. doi:10.1186/s12936-016-1164-2

Zohdy S and Durden L. 2016. A review of ectoparasites in the Cheirogaleidae. In Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs of Madagascar: Biology, Behavior, and Conservation Biogeography of the Cheirogaleidae. Shawn M. Lehman, Ute Radespiel and Elke Zimmermann (eds), Cambridge University Press.

Zohdy S, Grossman M, Fried IR, Rasambainarivo FT, Wright PC, Gillespie TR. 2015. Diversity and Prevalence of Diarrhea-Associated Viruses in the Lemur Community and Associated Human Population of Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. International Journal of Primatology. 36(1): 143-153.

Zohdy S, Derfus KS, Mbolatiana TA, Wright PC, Gillespie TR. 2015. Field Evaluation of Synthetic Lure (3-methyl-1-butanol) When Compared to Non Odor-Baited Control in Capturing Anopheles Mosquitoes in Varying Land-Use Site in Madagascar. Parasites and Vectors. 8(1):145. Highly Accessed and selected as part of the 2015 World Malaria Day collection series

Zohdy S., Gerber B, Tecot S, Blanco MB, Wright PC, and Jernvall J. 2014. Teeth, Sex and Testosterone: Aging in the world’s smallest primate. PLOS ONE. dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0109528 

Zohdy S., Kemp A, Durden L, Wright PC, and Jernvall J. 2012 Mapping the Social Network: Tracking Lice in a Wild Primate Populations (Microcebus rufus) to Infer Social Contacts and Vector Potential. BMC Ecology. 12:4. Highly Accessed

Zohdy S. Senescence Ecology: Aging in a Population of Wild Brown Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus rufus). 2012. PhD thesis, University of Helsinki Press. ISBN 978-952-10-7726-5. ISSN 1799-7372.

King SJ, Boyer DM, Tecot S, Zohdy S, Strait SG, Blanco, MB, Wright PC, Jernvall J. 2012. Lemur Habitat and Dental Senescence in Ranomafana National Park. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Vol 148:2, pp. 228-237.

Wright PC, Erhart EM, Tecot S, Baden AL, Arrigo-Nelson SJ, Herrera J, Morelli TL, Blanco M, Deppe A, Atsalis S, Johnson S, Ratelolahy F, Tan C, and Zohdy S2012. Long-Term Lemur Research at Centre Valbio, Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. P.M. Kappeler and D.P. Watts (eds.), Long-Term Field Studies of Primates, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-22514-7_4, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Crowley BE, Thorén S, Rasoazanabary E,. Barrett MA, Zohdy S, Blanco MB, McGoogan KC, Arrigo-Nelson SJ, Irwin MT, Vogel ER, Wright PC, Radespiel U, Godfrey LR, Koch PL, and Dominy NJ. 2011. Geographic isotopic variation among mouse lemur (Microcebus) populations. Journal of Biogeography. 38, 2106-2121.

Durden L*, Zohdy S*, and Laakkonen J. 2010. Lice and Ticks of the Eastern Rufous Mouse Lemur, Microcebus rufus, with Descriptions of the Male and Third Instar Nymph of Lemurpediculus verruculosus. 2010. Journal of Parasitology.  Vol. 96, No. 5, pp. 874-878.

* denotes shared authorship

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Valenta K, Farris ZJ, Zohdy S. Dogs go places they are not from and eat weird animals in their homes: Reasons for fewer weird animals. American Association of Physical Anthropologists. 2017.

Dasch GA, Holmes ZC, Shirey TB, Eremeeva ME, and Zohdy S. Metagenomics of Head Lice Using the Ion Torrent PGM. American Acarology Conference. 2016.

Warang S, Ogunleke T, Capps D, Durden LA, Zohdy S, Eremeeva ME. Detection of Acinetobacter baumanii, Bartonella quinatana and Markers of Permethrin Resistance in Human Lice from Madagascar. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology. 2016.

Ogunleke T,  Durden LA, Zohdy S, Eremeeva ME. Analysis of Microsatellite markers in head lice from Madagascar. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology. 2016.

 ¤ Zohdy S, Schotte M. Rediscovery of Cirolana poissoni in southwestern Madagascar, with notes on feeding ecology. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Portland, OR, USA 2016.

Rice K, Zohdy S, Crowley B, Tecot S. Healthy forests, healthy lemurs?: The effect of habitat disturbance on diet, parasitism, and immunity in brown mouse lemurs (Microcebus rufus). International Primatological Society. Chicago, IL, USA. 2016.

 ¤ Zohdy S, Baden AL, Durden LA. Ectoparasitism in black-and-white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata) in south eastern Madagascar. International Primatological Society. Chicago, IL, USA. 2016.

Kessler SE, Zohdy S, Radespiel U, Zimmermann E, Durden LA. Diversity of ectoparasites infesting the gray mouse lemur, Microcebus murinus, in the dry forest and the brown mouse lemur, Microcebus rufus, in the rainforest of Madagascar. International Primatological Society. Chicago, IL, USA. 2016.

 ¤ Zohdy S, Fried IR, Wright PC, and Gillespie TR. Detection of Diarrheal Viruses in Humans and Lemurs in Ranomafana, Madagascar. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. Austin, TX, USA. 2014 

Zohdy S, Derfus KS, Mbolatiana TA, Wright PC, Gillespie TR. Deforestation and Malaria: A Field Evaluation of a Synthetic Lure to Capture Mosquitoes in Madagascar. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. Austin, TX, USA. 2014

 ¤ Zohdy S, Bisanzio D, Wright PC, and Jernvall J. Lousy Personalities: Effects of Personality and Hormones on Parasitism in Wild Brown Mouse Lemurs. 2014. Hanoi, Vietnam. International Primatological Society XXIII.

Headrick E, Rist C, Zohdy S, Wright PC, and Gillespie TR. Factors Affecting Community Health Volunteer Utilization Around Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. 2014. Washington D.C., USA. 5th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health.

Rist C, Headrick E, Zohdy S, Wright PC, and Gillespie TR. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Global Health: A Cross-Sectional Cluster Sample Survey Examining Health Rishs at the Human-Animal Interface in Madagascar. 2014. Washington D.C., USA. 5th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health.

¤ Zohdy S, Kemp AD, Durden LA, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Of Lice and Lemurs: Personality traits and Parasite Dynamics in Wild Brown Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus rufus). 2013. San Francisco, California, USA. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology

Zohdy S, Fried IR, Wright PC, and Gillespie TR. Detection of Diarrheal Viruses in Humans and Lemurs in Ranomafana, Madagascar. One Health Symposium. Athens, GA, USA. 2013

Zohdy S, Kemp AD, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Lousy personalities: Aggression, testosterone, and ectoparasite dynamics in a population of wild brown mouse lemurs. 2013. American Association of Physical Anthropologists. Knoxville, TN, USA.

¤ Zohdy S, Kemp AD, Durden LA, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Mapping the Social Network: Tracking lice in a wild primate population to infer social contacts and vector potential. 2012. Charleston, SC, USA. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology.

¤ Zohdy S, Tecot S, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Testing the immunocompetence handicap hypothesis (ICHH) in both sexes of the wild brown mouse lemur (Microcebus rufus). 2012. American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl. 147(S54):310-311.

Kemp AD, Zohdy S, Jernvall J. Low, sexually-monomorphic digit ratios in a wild strepsirrhine primate (Microcebus rufus). 2012. Portland, Oregon,  USA. American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl. 

¤ Zohdy S, and Radespiel U. Lifespan and survival in eastern and western mouse lemurs. 2012. Cancun, Mexico. International Primatological Society XXII.

¤Zohdy S, Kemp AD, Durden LA, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Tracking lice in a wild primate population reveals social contacts and vector potential. 2012. Cancun, Mexico. International Primatological Society XXII. 

Zohdy S, Tecot S, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Assessment of fecal testosterone and cortisol in both sexes of wild brown mouse lemurs (Microcebus rufus). 2011. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl. 144:S52.

¤ Zohdy S, Tecot S, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Testing the immunocompetence handicap hypothesis (ICHH) in both sexes of the wild brown mouse lemur (Microcebus rufus). 2011. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. Integr. Comp. Biol. Suppl. 51:E156.

Bunn J, Zohdy S, King S, Wright PC, Jernvall J. Testing for tooth wear resistant measures of diet in primates. 2011. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. 

¤ Tecot S, Zohdy S, King SJ, Jernvall J, Wright PC. Wimpy Males and Formidable Females: Testosterone Levels in Propithecus edwardsi. 2010. Albuquerque, NM, USA. American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl  50:251. 

Zohdy S, Tecot S, King SJ, Blanco MB, Wright PC, Jernvall, J. Wild Brown Mouse Lemurs Live Long and Propsper. 2010. Albuquerque, NM, USA. American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl  50:251. 

¤ Zohdy S, Rakotoarinivo TH, Carag J,  Wright PC, Jernvall J. Parasite burden as a tool to assess immunosenescence in wild brown mouse lemurs (Microcebus rufus). 2010. Kyoto, Japan. International Primatological Society Meeting. 

Zohdy S, King SJ, Blanco MB, Wright PC, Jernvall, J. Longevity in the Brown Mouse Lemur: Old but not Mousy. 2009. Chicago, IL, USA. American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl  48:280. 

Zohdy S. A Wild Tale About Old Age. Marie Curie Conference, European Science Open Forum 2008. Barcelona, Spain. 

Zohdy, S, Evans, AR, Jernvall, J, Wright, PC.  Roughing it: What it Takes for Bears, Rodents and Lemurs to Eat Bamboo American Association of Physical Anthropologists. 2008. Cleveland, OH.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl  46:228. 

King SJ, Zohdy, S, Evans, AR, Godfrey, LR Jernvall J, Wright PC. Senescence in wild lemurs: does it happen? 2008. Cleveland, OH.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl  46:228. 

¤ Zohdy, S, Evans, AR, Jernvall, J, Wright, PC.  Greater, Woolly, and Giant: What it Takes for Bears Rodents and Lemurs to Eat Bamboo Prosimians Congress. 2007. Ithala, South Africa. 

¤ oral presentation