89. Oppler, ZJ, MA Prusinski, KR O’Keeffe, P Pearson, SM Rich, RC Falco, V Vinci, C O’Connor, J Haight, PB Backenson, D Brisson. Accepted. Population dynamics of the Lyme disease bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, during rapid range expansion in New York State. Molecular Ecology. Accepted.

88. O’Connor, C., MA Prusinski, J Aldstadt, RC Falco, J Oliver, J Haight, K Tober, LA Sporn, J White, J Aldstadt, D Brisson, PB Backenson. 2024. Assessing the impact of areal unit selection and the modifiable areal unit problem on associative statistics between cases of tick-borne disease and entomological indices.  Journal of Medical Entomology 61(2), pp. 331–344. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjad157 OConnor_2024_ArealUnitSelectionModifiableAreliaUnit.pdf

87. MacDonald, H and D. Brisson. 2024Evolution of intermediate latency strategies in seasonal parasites. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 37(3):314 – 324. doi: 10.1093/jeb/voae009 MacDonald2024_JEB.pdf


86. Manley, W, T. Tran, M. Prusinski, D. Brisson. 2023. Modeling tick populations: An ecological test case for gradient boosted treesPeer Community Journal 3: e116. doi: 10.24072/pcjournal.353. 2023_Manley_Tick_Pop_Model_PCIEcology

85. Pearson, P, C Rich, E Siegel, D Brisson, SM Rich. 2023. Differential resistance of Borrelia burgdorferi clones to human serum-mediated killing does not correspond to their predicted invasiveness. Pathogens 12(10): e1238. doi: 10.3390/pathogens12101238. Pearson2023.pdf

84. Zinck, C., P. Raveendran Thampy, E-M.E. Uhlemann, H. Adam, J. Wachter, D. Suchan, A.D.S. Cameron, R.O.M. Rego, D. Brisson, C. Bouchard, N. Ogden, and M. Voordouw. 2023. Variation among strains of Borrelia burgdorferi in host tissue abundance and lifetime transmission determine the population strain structure in nature. PLoS Pathogens 19(8): e1011572. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1011572. Zinck2023_PLoSPathogens.pdf

83. Pine, M, G Arora, T Hart, E Bettini, B Gaudette, H Muramatsu, I Tombacz, YK Tam, D Brisson, D Allman, M Locci, D Weissman, E Fikrig, N Pardi. 2023. Development of a prophylactic vaccine for Lyme disease using nucleoside-modified mRNA. Molecular Therapy 31(9) 2702-2714 doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2023.07.022. Pine2023_mRNA_Lyme_Vaccine

82. MacDonald, H, and D Brisson. 2023. Parasite mediated selection on host phenology. Ecology and Evolution 13: e10107. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.10107  MacDonald2023.Parasite-mediated_selection_host_phenology.pdf 

81. Dwivedi-Yu, JA, ZJ Oppler, MW Mitchell, YS Song, D Brisson. 2023. A fast machine-learning-guided primer design pipeline for selective whole genome amplification. PLOS Computational Biology 19(4): e1010137. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1010137 Dwivedi_Yu2023_SWGA2.pdf  swga2.0 software 

80. Pilling, OA, CA Grace, JL Reis-Cunha, ASF Berry, MW Mitchell, JA Yu, C Malekshahi, E Krespan, CK Go, C Lombana, YS Song, CF Amorim, AS Lago, LP Carvalho, EM Carvalho, D Brisson, Scott, DC Jeffares, and DP Beiting. 2023. Selective whole-genome amplification reveals population genetics of Leishmania braziliensis directly from patient skin biopsiesPLoS Pathogens 19(3): e1011230. Piling2023_SWGA_Leishmania.pdf

79. Prusinski, M, C O’Connor , A Russell, J Sommer, J White, L Rose, R Falco, J Kokas, V Vinci, W Gall, K Tober, J Haight, J Oliver, L Meehan, LA Sporn, D Brisson, and PB Backenson. 2023. Associations of Anaplasma phagocytophilum bacteria variants in Ixodes scapularis ticks and humans, New York, USA. Emerging Infectious Disease 29(3):540-550.  Prusinski2023_Anaplasma_v1_ha_EID.pdf

78. Vannier, E, LM Richer, D Brisson, DM Dinh, RS Ostfeld, and M  Gomes-Solecki. 2023. Deployment of a reservoir-targeted vaccine against Borreliella burgdorferi reduces the prevalence of Babesia microti coinfection in Ixodes scapularis ticksJournal of Infectious Diseases 227(10):1127–1131. Vannier2023_Bb_Vaccine_reduces_Babesia_in_Ticks.pdf

77. MacDonald, H, and D Brisson. 2023. Host phenology can select for multiple stable parasite virulence strategies. American Naturalist 201(3): 340–352. MacDonald2023_Phenology_Virulence_Bistability.pdf


76. Tran, T, MA Prusinski, JL White, RC Falco, J Kokas, V Vinci, WK Gall, K Tober, J Haight,  J Oliver, LA Sporn, L Meehan, E Banker, PB Backenson, ST Jensen, D Brisson. 2022Predicting spatio-temporal population patterns of Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease pathogen. Journal of Applied Ecology 59(11): 2779-2789. Tran2022.PredictingBorreliaburgdorferi.pdf

75. Zinck, C., P. Raveendran Thampy, R.O.M. Rego, D. Brisson, R. Lindsay, N. Ogden, and M. Voordouw. 2022. Pathogen strain and host sex influence infection prevalence and tissue spirochete load of Borrelia burgdorferi in its rodent host. Molecular Ecology 31(22): 5872-5888. Zinck2022_Borrelia_strain_influence.pdf

74. Pearson, P, O Skaltsis, C-Y Luo, G Xu, Z Oppler, D Brisson, SM Rich. 2022A novel Borrelia burgdorferi  outer surface protein C (OspC) genotyping method using Luminex technology. PLOS ONE 17, e0269266 ; Pearson2022.LuminexOspC.pdf

73. MacDonald, H, E Akcay, D Brisson. 2022. Host phenology can drive the evolution of intermediate virulence strategies in some obligate-killer parasites. Evolution 76(6): 1183-1194.; MacDonald2022.PhenologyDriveIntermediateVirulence.pdf 

72. O’Keeffe, KR, ZJ Oppler, MA Prusinski, RC Falco, J Oliver, J Haight, PB Backenson, D Brisson. 2022. Phylogeographic dynamics of the arthropod vector, the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis). Parasites and Vectors 15(1), 238 ; OKeeffe2022.BroadTickPhylogeography.pdf

71. MacDonald, H and D Brisson. 2022. Host phenology regulates parasite-host demographic cycles and eco-evolutionary feedbacks. Ecology and Evolution 12(3): e865.; MacDonald2020.HostPhenologyTransmission.pdf


70. Tran, T, WT Porter, DJ Salkeld, MA Prusinski, ST Jensen, D Brisson. 2021. Estimating disease vector population size from citizen science data. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 18: 20210610. doi:10.1098/rsif.2021.0610; Tran2021.CitizenScience.pdf

69. O’Connor, C, MA Prusinski, S Jiang, A Russell, J White, R Falco, J Kokas, V Vinci, W Gall, K Tober, J Haight, J Oliver, L Meehan, LA Sporn, D Brisson, PB Backenson. 2021. A comparative spatial and climate analysis of human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis and human Babesiosis in New York State (2013-2018). Journal of Medical Entomology 58(6): 2453–2466. doi:10.1093/jme/tjab107; OConnor2021.ClimateAnaplasmaBabesia.pdf

68. Russell, A, MA Prusinski, J Sommer, C O’Connor, J White, R Falco J Kokas, V Vinci, W Gall, K Tober, J Haight, J Oliver, L Meehan, LA Sporn, D Brisson, PB Backenson. 2021. Epidemiology and spatial emergence of Anaplasmosis, New York State, USA, 2010-2018. Emerging Infectious Diseases 27(8), pp. 2154–2162. doi: 10.3201/eid2708.210133Russell2021.Anaplasmosis.pdf

67. Oppler, ZJ, KR O’Keeffe, KD McCoy, D Brisson. 2021. Evolutionary Genetics of Borrelia. Current Issues in Molecular Biology 42: 97-112. doi:10.21775/cimb.042.097;  Oppler2022.EvoGenBorrelia.pdf

66. Tran, T, MA Prusinski, JL White, RC Falco, V Vinci, WK Gall, K Tober, J Oliver, LA Sporn, L Meehan, E Banker, PB Backenson, ST Jensen, D Brisson. 2021. Spatio-temporal variation in environmental features predicts the distribution and abundance of Ixodes scapularis. International Journal of Parasitology 51(4), 311–320doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2020.10.002 ; Tran2021.EnvTicks.pdf

65. MacDonald, H, E Akcay, D Brisson. 2021. The role of host phenology for parasite transmission. Theoretical Ecology 14: 123–143. doi: 10.1007/s12080-020-00484-5 ; MacDonald2020.HostPhenologyTransmission.pdf


64. Oppler, ZJ, KR O’Keeffe, KD McCoy, D Brisson. 2020. Evolutionary Genetics of Borrelia in DS Samuels and JD Radolf (Eds.), Lyme Disease and Relapsing Fever Spirochetes, Norwich, UK: Caister Academic Press

63. O’Keeffe, KR, ZJ Oppler, D Brisson. 2020. Evolutionary ecology of Lyme Borrelia. Infection, Genetics, and Evolution. 85: 104570 doe: 10.1016/j.meegid.2020.104570 ; OKeeffe2020_EvoEcoBorrelia.pdf

62. Brisson, D. 2020. The ecology of evolutionary transitions to multicellularity.  Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100099. 10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100099 **recommendation of Rose et al. 2020. Meta-population structure and the evolutionary transition to multicellularity (2020), bioRxiv, 407163, ver. 5 peer-reviewed by Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology. 10.1101/407163 **

61. Berry ASF, RS Salazar-Sánchez, R Castillo-Neyra, K Borrini-Mayorí, C Arevalo-Nieto, C Chipana-Ramos, M Vargas-Maquera, J Ancca-Juarez, C Náquira-Velarde, MZ Levy, D Brisson. 2020. Dispersal patterns of Trypanosoma cruzi in Arequipa, Peru. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 14(3): e0007910. Berry2020.pdf

60. Gao, Z., P. Ducos, H. Ye, J. Zauberman, A. Sriram, X. Yang, Z. Wang, M.W. Mitchell, D. Lekkas, D. Brisson, and A.T.C. Johnson. 2020. Graphene transistor arrays functionalized with genetically engineered antibody fragments for Lyme disease diagnosis. 2D Materials 7(2): 024001. Gao2020.pdf


59. Berry ASF, RS Salazar-Sánchez, R Castillo-Neyra, K Borrini-Mayorí, C Chipana-Ramos, M Vargas-Maquera, J Ancca-Juarez, C Náquira-Velarde, MZ Levy, D Brisson. 2019. Sexual reproduction in a natural Trypanosoma cruzi population. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 13(5): e0007392. Berry2019a.Meiosis.pdf

58. Berry ASF, RS Salazar-Sánchez, R Castillo-Neyra, K Borrini-Mayorí, C Chipana-Ramos, M Vargas-Maquera, J Ancca-Juarez, C Náquira-Velarde, MZ Levy, D Brisson. 2019. Immigration and establishment of urban Trypanosoma cruzi populations in Arequipa, Peru. PLoS ONE 14(8): e0221678. Berry2019b.PloSONE.pdf


57. Brisson, D. 2018. Combining epidemiological models with statistical inference can detect parasite interactions. Peer Community in Ecology, 100006 10 Oct 2018 **recommendation of Alizon et al. 2018. Detecting within-host interactions using genotype combination prevalence data. Peer Community in Ecology, bioRxiv, 256586, ver. 3 **

56. Ostfeld, RS, D Brisson, K Oggenfuss, J Devine, MZ Levy, and F Keesing. 2018. Effects of a zoonotic pathogen, Borrelia burgdorferi, on the behavior of a key reservoir host. Ecology and Evolution 8:4074–4083 Ostfeld2018a.pdf

55. Brisson, D. 2018. Negative frequency-dependent selection is frequently confounding. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6:10. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00010. Brisson2018a.pdf

54. Adalsteinsson, SA, WG Shriver, A Hojgaard, JL Bowman, D Brisson, V D’Amico, and JJ Buler. 2018. Multiflora rose invasion amplifies prevalence of Lyme disease pathogen, but not necessarily Lyme disease risk. Parasites & Vectors 11:54. Adalsteinsson2018a.pdf


53. Khatchikian CE, Nadelman RB, Nowakowski J, Schwartz I, Wormser GP, and Brisson D. 2017 The impact of strain specific immunity on Lyme disease incidence is spatially heterogeneous. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 89: 288–293.Khatchikian2017a.pdf

52. Zhou, W and D Brisson. 2017. Interactions between host immune response and antigenic variation that control Borrelia burgdorferi population dynamics. Microbiology 163(8):1179-1188. Zhou2017b.pdf

51. Brisson, D. 2017. Negative frequency-dependent selection is frequently confounding. bioRxiv 113324, ver. 3 of 20 June 2017. **peer-reviewed and recommended by Peer Community In Evolutionary Biology (Bravo IG. 2017. Unmasking the delusive appearance of negative frequency-dependent selection. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology, 100024.10.24072/pci.evolbiol.100024)**

50. Clarke, EL, SA Sundararaman, SN Seifert, FD Bushman, BH Hahn, and D Brisson. 2017. swga: A primer design toolkit for selective whole genome amplification. Bioinformatics 33 (14): 2071-2077. Clarke2017.pdf

49. Zhou, W and D Brisson. 2017.  Correlation between antigenicity and variability in the vls antigenic variation system of Borrelia burgdorferi. Microbes and Infection 19(4-5):267-276. Zhou2017a.pdf

48. Vuong, HB, GS Chiu, PE Smouse, DM Fonseca, D Brisson, PJ Morin, RS Ostfeld. 2017. Influences of host community characteristics on Borrelia burgdorferi infection prevalence in black-legged ticks. PLoS ONE 12(1):e0167810. Vuong2017a.pdf


47. Springer YP, et al.  2016.  Continental scale surveillance of infectious agents: Tick-, mosquito-, and rodent-borne parasite sampling designs for NEON. Ecosphere. 7(5):e01271. springer_et_al-2016-ecosphere

46. Sundararaman SA, Plenderleith LJ, Liu W, Loy DE, Learn GH, Li Y, Shaw KS, Ayouba A, Peeters M, Speede S, Shaw GM, Bushman FD, Brisson D, Rayner JC, Sharp PM, Hahn BH.  2016.  Genomes of cryptic chimpanzee Plasmodium species reveal key evolutionary events leading to human malariaNature Communications. 7:11078. sundararaman2016

45. Adalsteinsson SA, D’Amico V, Shriver GW, Brisson D, Buler JJ.  2016.  Scale-dependent effects of nonnative plant invasion on host-seeking tick abundanceEcosphere. 7(3):e01317. adalsteinsson2016-ecosphere


44. Yue M, Han X, Masi LD, Zhu C, Ma X, Zhang J, Wu R, Schmieder R, Kaushik RS, Fraser GP, Zhao S, McDermott PF, Weill F-X, Mainil JG, Arze C, Fricke FW, Edwards RA, Brisson D, Zhang NR, Rankin SC, Schifferli DM.  2015.  Allelic variation contributes to bacterial host specificityNature Communications. 6:8754. yue2015a

43. Seifert SN, Khatchikian CE, Zhou W, Brisson D.  2015.  Evolution and population genomics of the Lyme borreliosis pathogen, Borrelia burgdorferiTrends in Genetics. 31(4):201-207. seifert2015a

42. Devevey G, Nguyen T, Graves CJ, Murray S, Brisson D.  2015.  First to arrive takes all: Inhibitory priority effects dominate competition between co-infecting Borrelia burgdorferi strainsBMC Infectious Diseases. 15:61. devevey2015a

41. Khatchikian CE, Foley EA, Barbu CM, Ancca-Juarez J, Borrini-Mayori K, Quispe-Machaca V, Naquira C, Brisson D, Levy MZ.  2015.  Population structure of the Chagas disease vector Triatoma infestans in an urban environmentPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9(2):e0003425. Website khatchikian2015a

40. Khatchikian CE, Nadelman RB, Nowakowski J, Schwartz I, Levy MZ, Brisson D, Wormser GP.  2015.  Public Health Impact of Strain Specific Immunity to Borrelia burgdorferi. BMC Microbiology. 15:472. khatchikian2015c

39. Khatchikian CE, Prusinski M, Stone M, Backenson BP, Wang I-N, Foley E, Seifert SN, Levy MZ, Brisson D.  2015.  Recent and rapid population growth and range expansion of the Lyme disease tick vector, Ixodes scapularis, in North AmericaEvolution. 69(7):1678-1689. khatchikian2015b


38. Khatchikian CE, Nadelman RB, Nowakowski J, Schwartz I, Wormser GP, Brisson D.  2014. Evidence for strain-specific immunity in patients treated for early Lyme diseaseInfection and Immunity. 82(4):1408-1413. khatchikian2014a

37. Vuong HB, Canham CD, Fonseca DM, Brisson D, Morin PJ, Smouse PE, Ostfeld RS.  2014. Occurrence and transmission efficiencies of Borrelia burgdorferi ospC types in avian and mammalian wildlifeInfection, Genetics, and Evolution. 27:594–600. vuong2015

36. Zhou W, Brisson D.  2014.  Potentially conflicting selective forces that shape the vls antigenic variation system in Borrelia burgdorferiInfection, Genetics and Evolution. 27:559–565. zhou2014a

35. Richer LM, Brisson D, Melo R, Ostfeld RS, Zeidner N, Gomes-Solecki M.  2014.  Reservoir Targeted Vaccine Against Borrelia burgdorferi: A New Strategy to Prevent Lyme Disease TransmissionJournal of Infectious Diseases. 18(11):1809-1816. richer2014

34. Leichty AR, Brisson D.  2014.  Selective Whole Genome Amplification for Re-Sequencing Target Microbial Species from Complex Natural Samples. Genetics. 198(2):473-481. leichty2014a digest_all file_s2 Abstract

33. Onder O, Shao W, Lam H, Brisson D.  2014.  Tracking sources of blood meals using unidentified tandem mass spectral libraries. Nature Protocols. 9(4):842-850. onder2014a Abstract


32. Voordouw MJ, Tupper H, Onder O, Devevey G, Graves CJ, Kemps BD, Brisson D.  2013.  Reductions in human Lyme disease risk due to the effects of oral vaccination on tick-to-mouse and mouse-to-tick transmissionVector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 13(4):203-14. voordouw2013a

31. Lerner MB, Dailey J, Goldsmith BR, Brisson D, Johnson ATC.  2013.  Detecting Lyme disease using antibody-functionalized single-walled carbon nanotube transistors. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 45:163-167. lerner2013a Abstract

30. Brisson D, Zhou W, Jutras B, Casjens S, Stevenson B.  2013.  Distribution of Lyme disease spirochete cp32 prophages and natural diversity among their lipoprotein-encoding erp loci. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79:4115-4128. brisson2013a Abstract

29. Onder O, Shao W, Kemps B, Lam H, Brisson D.  2013.  Identifying sources of tick blood meals using unidentified tandem mass spectral libraries. Nature Communications. 4:1746. onder2013a Abstract

28. Graves C, Ros VID, Stevenson B, Sniegowski P, Brisson D.  2013.  Natural selection promotes antigenic evolvability. PLoS Pathogens. 9(11):e1003766. Website graves2013a Abstract

27. Foley EA, Khatchikian CE, Hwang J, Ancca-Juárez J, Borrini-Mayori K, Quıspe-Machaca VR, Levy MZ, Brisson D.  2013.  Population structure of the Chagas disease vector, Triatoma infestans, in an urban environment. Molecular Ecology. 22:5162–5171. foley2013a Abstract


26. Tripepi M, You J, Temel S, Onder O, Brisson D, Pohlschroder M.  2012.  N-glycosylation of Haloferax volcanii flagellins requires known Agl proteins and is essential for biosynthesis of stable flagellaJ Bacteriol. 194:4876-87. tripepi2012a  

25. Schwanz LE, Previtali MA, Gomes-Solecki M, Brisson D, Ostfeld RS.  2012.  Immunochallenge reduces risk sensitivity during foraging in white-footed mice. Animal Behaviour. 83:155-161. schwanz2012a Abstract

24. Khatchikian CE, Prusinski M, Stone M, Backenson PB, I.N. Wang, M.Z. Levy, Brisson D.  2012.  Contemporary population expansion of blacklegged Ticks (Ixodes scapularis). Ecosphere. 3:10. Website khatchikian2012a Abstract

23. Nadelman RB, Hanincova K, Mukherjee P, Liveris D, Nowakowski J, McKenna D, Brisson D, Cooper D, Bittker S, Madison G, Holmgren D, Schwartz I, Wormser GP.  2012.  Differentiation of Reinfection from Relapse in Lyme Disease Patients with Recurrent Erythema Migrans Using Molecular Microbiologic Tools. New England Journal of Medicine. 367:1883- 1890. nadelman2012a Abstract

22. Devevey G, Brisson D.  2012.  The effect of spatial heterogenity on the aggregation of ticks on white-footed miceParasitology. 139:915-25. devevey2012a 

21. Morlon H, Kemps BD, Plotkin JB, Brisson D.  2012.  Explosive radiation of a bacterial species groupEvolution. 66:2577-86.  morlon2012b

20. Brisson D, Drecktrah D, Eggers CH, Samuels SD.  2012.  Genetics of Borrelia burgdorferiAnnual Review of Genetics. 46:515-536. brisson2012a Abstract

19. Önder O, Humphrey PT, McOmber B, Korobova F, Francella N, Greenbaum DC, Brisson D.  2012. OspC is a potent plasminogen receptor on the surface of Borrelia burgdorferiJournal of Biological Chemistry. 287:16860-16868. onder2012a


18. Schwanz LE, Brisson D, Gomes-Solecki M, Ostfeld RS.  2011.  Linking disease and community ecology through behavioural indicators: immunochallenge of white-footed mice and its ecological impacts,  J Anim Ecol. 80:204-14.  schwanz2010b

17. Harbut MB, Velmourougane G, Dalal S, Reiss G, Whisstock JC, Onder O, Brisson D, McGowan S, Klemba M, Greenbaum DC.  2011.  Bestatin-based chemical biology strategy reveals distinct roles for malaria M1- and M17-family aminopeptidasesProceedings of the national Academy of Sciences. 108:E526-34. harbut2011a

16. Schwanz LE, Voordouw MJ, Brisson D, Ostfeld RS.  2011.  Borrelia burgdorferi has minimal impact on the Lyme disease reservoir host Peromyscus leucopusVector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 11:117-24. schwanz2010a

15. Brisson D, Baxamusa N, Schwartz I, Wormser GP.  2011.  Biodiversity of Borrelia burgdorferi Strains in Tissues of Lyme Disease Patients. PLoS ONE. 6:e22926. Website  brisson2011a Abstract

14. Brisson D, Brinkley C, Humphrey PT, Kemps BD, Ostfeld RS.  2011.  It takes a community to raise the prevalence of a zoonotic pathogenInterdiscip Perspect Infect Dis. 2011:741406. brisson2011b


13. Humphrey PT, Caporale DA, Brisson D.  2010.  Uncoordinated phylogeography of Borrelia burgdorferiand its tick vector, Ixodes scapularisEvolution. 64:2653-63. humphrey2010a

12. Brisson D, Vandermause MF, Meece JK, Reed KD, Dykhuizen DE.  2010.  Evolution of northeastern and midwestern Borrelia burgdorferi, United StatesEmerging Infectious Diseases. 16:911-7. brisson2010a

11. Dykhuizen DE, Brisson D.  2010.  Evolutionary Genetics of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato. Borrelia: Molecular Biology, Host Interaction and Pathogenesis. (Samuels, DSRadolf , JD, Eds.)., Norwich, UK: Caister Academic Press


10. Ivanova L, Christova I, Neves V, Aroso M, Meirelles L, Brisson D, Gomes-Solecki M.  2009.  Comprehensive seroprofiling of sixteen Borrelia burgdorferi OspC: implications for Lyme disease diagnostics design. Clin Immunol. 132:393-400. Website ivanova2009a Abstract


9. Brisson D, Dykhuizen DE, Ostfeld RS.  2008.  Conspicuous impacts of inconspicuous hosts on the Lyme disease epidemicProceedings of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences. 275:227-35. brisson2008

8. Wormser GP, Brisson D, Liveris D, Hanincova K, Sandigursky S, Nowakowski J, Nadelman RB, Ludin S, Schwartz I.  2008.  Borrelia burgdorferi genotype predicts the capacity for hematogenous dissemination during early Lyme disease. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 198:1358-1364.  Website wormser2008a Abstract

7. Wormser GP, Liveris D, Hanincova K, Brisson D, Ludin S, Stracuzzi VJ, Embers ME, Philipp MT, Levin A, Aguero-Rosenfeld M, Schwartz I.  2008.  Effect of Borrelia burgdorferi Genotype on the Sensitivity of C6 and 2-Tier Testing in North American Patients with Culture-Confirmed Lyme Disease. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 47:910-914.  Website wormser2008 Abstract

6. Dykhuizen DE, Brisson D, Sandigursky S, Wormser GP, Nowakowski J, Nadelman R, Schwartz I.  2008.  The propensity of different Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto genotypes to cause disseminated infections in humans. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 78:806-810. dykhuizen2008a


5. Gomes-Solecki MJ, Brisson DR, Dattwyler RJ.  2006.  Oral vaccine that breaks the transmission cycle of the Lyme disease spirochete can be delivered via bait. Vaccine. 24:4440–4449. gomes-solecki2006 Abstract

4. Brisson D, Dykhuizen DE.  2006.  A modest model explains the distribution and abundance of Borrelia burgdorferi strains. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 74:615-622. brisson2006

3. Brisson D, Dykhuizen DE.  2004.  ospC diversity in Borrelia burgdorferi: Different hosts are different niches. Genetics. 168:713-722. brisson2004

2. Brisson D.  2003.  The directed mutation controversy in an evolutionary context. Crit Rev Microbiol. 29:25-35. brisson2003

1. Feldgarden M, Stoebel DM, Brisson D, Dykhuizen DE.  2003.  Size doesn’t matter: Microbial selection experiments address ecological phenomenaEcology. 84:1679-1687.feldgarden2003