Isabella Cattadori

Associate Professor of Biology

Isabella Cattadori

Research Summary

Immuno-epidemiology of co-infection, how host immunity modulates parasite interactions and transmission and how host molecular processes explain the dynamics of infection at the population level.

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Rabbits Myxoma Virus Infection Parasites Genome Genes Helminths Visualization Microbiota Bioinformatics Viruses Small Intestine Tanzania Climate Change Pipelines Virulence Pathogens Temperature Nutrients Population Nutrition Food Coinfection Evolutionary Immunoglobulin A

Most Recent Papers

Molecular species identification of bushmeat recovered from the Serengeti ecosystem in Tanzania

Megan A. Schilling, Anna B. Estes, Ernest Eblate, Andimile Martin, Dennis Rentsch, Robab Katani, Asteria Joseph, Fatuma Kindoro, Beatus Lyimo, Jessica Radzio-Basu, Isabella M. Cattadori, Peter J. Hudson, Vivek Kapur, Joram J. Buza, Paul S. Gwakisa, 2020, PloS one

Peste des petits ruminants Virus Transmission Scaling and Husbandry Practices That Contribute to Increased Transmission Risk

Catherine M. Herzog, William A. de Glanville, Brian J. Willett, Isabella M. Cattadori, Vivek Kapur, Peter J. Hudson, Joram Buza, Emmanuel S. Swai, Sarah Cleaveland, Ottar N. Bjørnstad, 2020, Viruses

Identifying age cohorts responsible for peste des petits ruminants virus transmission among sheep, goats, and cattle in northern Tanzania

C. M. Herzog, W. A. de Glanville, B. J. Willett, I. M. Cattadori, V. Kapur, P. J. Hudson, J. Buza, E. S. Swai, S. Cleaveland, O. N. Bjørnstad, 2020, Viruses

Convalescent plasma anti-SARS-CoV-2 spike protein ectodomain and receptor binding domain IgG correlate with virus neutralization.

Eric Salazar, 23 names , Isabella Cattadori, 2020, The Journal of Clinical Investigation

Microbial Diversity in Bushmeat Samples Recovered from the Serengeti Ecosystem in Tanzania

Robab Katani, Megan A. Schilling, Beatus Lyimo, Triza Tonui, Isabella M. Cattadori, Ernest Eblate, Andimile Martin, Anna B. Estes, Teresia Buza, Dennis Rentsch, Karen W. Davenport, Blake T. Hovde, Samson Lyimo, Lydia Munuo, Francesca Stomeo, Christian Tiambo, Jessica Radzio-Basu, Fausta Mosha, Peter J. Hudson, Joram J. Buza, Vivek Kapur, 2019, Scientific reports

IMAP: An integrated bioinformatics and visualization pipeline for microbiome data analysis

Teresia M. Buza, Triza Tonui, Francesca Stomeo, Christian Tiambo, Robab Katani, Megan Schilling, Beatus Lyimo, Paul Gwakisa, Isabella Cattadori, Joram Buza, Vivek Kapur, 2019, BMC bioinformatics

Innate immune genes associated with newcastle disease virus load in chick embryos from inbred and outbred lines

Megan A. Schilling, Sahar Memari, Isabella M. Cattadori, Robab Katani, Amandus P. Muhairwa, Joram J. Buza, Vivek Kapur, 2019, Frontiers in Microbiology

Pastoral production is associated with increased peste des petits ruminants seroprevalence in northern Tanzania across sheep, goats and cattle

C. M. Herzog, W. A. de Glanville, B. J. Willett, T. J. Kibona, I. M. Cattadori, V. Kapur, P. J. Hudson, J. Buza, S. Cleaveland, O. N. Bjørnstad, 2019, Epidemiology and Infection

Changes in parasite traits, rather than intensity, affect the dynamics of infection under external perturbation

Suma Ghosh, Matthew Ferrari, Ashutosh Pathak, Isabella Cattadori, 2018, PLoS Computational Biology on p. e1006167

The evolutionary response of virulence to host heterogeneity

Morgan P. Kain, Isabella Cattadori, Benjamin M. Bolker, 2018, Aegyptus on p. 257-278

Most-Cited Papers

Evolutionary history and attenuation of myxoma virus on two continents.

Peter Kerr, Elodie Ghedin, Jay DePasse, Adam Fitch, Isabella Cattadori, Peter Hudson, David Tscharke, Andrew Read, Edward Holmes, 2012, PLoS Pathogens

Genome scale evolution of myxoma virus reveals host-pathogen adaptation and rapid geographic spread

Peter J. Kerr, Matthew B. Rogers, Adam Fitch, Jay V. DePasse, Isabella M. Cattadori, Alan C. Twaddle, Peter J. Hudson, David C. Tscharke, Andrew F. Read, Edward C. Holmes, Elodie Ghedin, 2013, Journal of virology on p. 12900-12915

Explaining patterns of infection in free-living populations using laboratory immune experiments

L. Murphy, N. Nalpas, M. Stear, I. M. Cattadori, 2011, Parasite Immunology on p. 287-302

Next step in the ongoing arms race between myxoma virus and wild rabbits in Australia is a novel disease phenotype

Peter J. Kerr, Isabella Cattadori, June Liu, Derek Gordon Sim, Jeffery Dodds, Jason William Brooks, Mary J. Kennett, Edward C. Holmes, Andrew Fraser Read, 2017, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 9397-9402

Impact of helminth infections and nutritional constraints on the small intestine microbiota

Isabella Cattadori, Aswathy Sebastian, Han Hao, Robab Katani, Istvan Albert, Kirsten Elise Eilertson, Vivek Kapur, Ashutosh Pathak, Susan Mitchell, 2016, PloS one on p. e0159770

Immuno-epidemiology of chronic bacterial and helminth co-infections: Observations from the field and evidence from the laboratory

Ashutosh Pathak, Chad Pelensky, Brian Boag, Isabella Cattadori, 2012, International Journal for Parasitology on p. 647-655

A co-infection with two gastrointestinal nematodes alters host immune responses and only partially parasite dynamics

L. Murphy, A. K. Pathak, I. M. Cattadori, 2013, Parasite Immunology on p. 421-432

Climate changes influence free-living stages of soil-transmitted parasites of European rabbits

Alexander D. Hernandez, Adam Poole, Isabella M. Cattadori, 2013, Global Change Biology on p. 1028-1042

Comparative analysis of the complete genome sequence of the california msw strain of myxoma virus reveals potential host adaptations

Peter J. Kerr, Matthew B. Rogers, Adam Fitch, Jay V. DePasse, Isabella M. Cattadori, Peter J. Hudson, David C. Tscharke, Edward C. Holmes, Elodie Ghedin, 2013, Journal of virology on p. 12080-12089

Infections do not predict shedding in co-infections with two helminths from a natural system.

Isabella Cattadori, B Wagner, L Wodzinski, Ashutosh Pathak, A Poole, 2014, on p. 1684-1692