Isabella Cattadori

Isabella Cattadori

Associate Professor of Biology

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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.

Most Recent Papers

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

Suma Ghosh, Matthew J. Ferrari, Ashutosh K. Pathak, Isabella M. Cattadori, 2018, PLoS Computational Biology

Reverse engineering field isolates of myxoma virus demonstrates that some gene disruptions or losses of function do not explain virulence changes observed in the field

June Liu, Isabella M. Cattadori, Derek G. Sim, John Sebastian Eden, Edward C. Holmes, Andrew F. Read, Peter J. Kerr, 2017, Journal of virology

Patterns of tsetse abundance and trypanosome infection rates among habitats of surveyed villages in Maasai steppe of northern Tanzania

Anibariki Ngonyoka, Paul S. Gwakisa, Anna B. Estes, Linda P. Salekwa, Happiness J. Nnko, Peter J. Hudson, Isabella M. Cattadori, 2017, Infectious Diseases of Poverty

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

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

Seasonal variation of tsetse fly species abundance and prevalence of trypanosomes in the Maasai Steppe, Tanzania

Happiness J. Nnko, Anibariki Ngonyoka, Linda Salekwa, Anna B. Estes, Peter J. Hudson, Paul S. Gwakisa, Isabella M. Cattadori, 2017, Journal of Vector Ecology on p. 24-33

Variation of tsetse fly abundance in relation to habitat and host presence in the Maasai Steppe, Tanzania

Anibariki Ngonyoka, Paul S. Gwakisa, Anna B. Estes, Happiness J. Nnko, Peter J. Hudson, Isabella M. Cattadori, 2017, Journal of Vector Ecology on p. 34-43

Genomic and phenotypic characterization of myxoma virus from Great Britain reveals multiple evolutionary pathways distinct from those in Australia

Peter J. Kerr, Isabella M. Cattadori, Matthew B. Rogers, Adam Fitch, Adam Geber, June Liu, Derek G. Sim, Brian Boag, John Sebastian Eden, Elodie Ghedin, Andrew F. Read, Edward C. Holmes, 2017, PLoS Pathogens

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

Isabella M. Cattadori, Aswathy Sebastian, Han Hao, Robab Katani, Istvan Albert, Kirsten E. Eilertson, Vivek Kapur, Ashutosh Pathak, Susan Mitchell, 2016, PloS one

Host immunity shapes the impact of climate changes on the dynamics of parasite infections

Andrea Mignatti, Brian Boag, Isabella M. Cattadori, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 2970-2975

Does host immunity influence helminth egg hatchability in the environment?

K. A. Lambert, A. K. Pathak, I. M. Cattadori, 2015, Journal of Helminthology on p. 446-452

Recent High-Impact Papers

Evolutionary History and Attenuation of Myxoma Virus on Two Continents

Peter J. Kerr, Elodie Ghedin, Jay V. DePasse, Adam Fitch, Isabella M. Cattadori, Peter J. Hudson, David C. Tscharke, Andrew F. Read, Edward C. Holmes, 2012, PLoS Pathogens

Heligmosomoides polygyrus reduces infestation of Ixodes ricinus in free-living yellow-necked mice, Apodemus flavicollis

N. Ferrari, I. M. Cattadori, A. Rizzoli, P. J. Hudson, 2009, Parasitology on p. 305-316

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

Network model of immune responses reveals key effectors to single and co-infection dynamics by a respiratory bacterium and a gastrointestinal helminth

Juilee Thakar, Ashutosh K. Pathak, Lisa Murphy, Réka Albert, Isabella M. Cattadori, 2012, PLoS Computational Biology

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

Immuno-epidemiology of chronic bacterial and helminth co-infections

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

Immune regulation of a chronic bacteria infection and consequences for pathogen transmission

Ashutosh K. Pathak, Kathleen E. Creppage, Jacob R. Werner, Isabella M. Cattadori, 2010, BMC Microbiology

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

Effects of host characteristics and parasite intensity on growth and fecundity of Trichostrongylus retortaeformis infections in rabbits

C. Chylinski, B. Boag, M. J. Stear, I. M. Cattadori, 2009, Parasitology on p. 117-123

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