Sagan Friant

Assistant Research Professor

Sagan Friant

Research Summary

Evolutionary anthropology of human health, disease ecology, nutrition, socio-ecological systems, bushmeat hunting, Nigeria.

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Parasites Infection Cercocebus Primates Uganda Food Biodiversity Health Social Behavior Nigeria Food Security Cercopithecus Aethiops Antiparasitic Agents Paragonimus Demography Pan Troglodytes Dogs Wildlife Parasite Morbidity Communicable Diseases Bushmeat Food Supply Public Health Population

Most Recent Papers

Faecal parasites increase with age but not reproductive effort in wild female chimpanzees

Sarah Renee Phillips, T. L. Goldberg, M. N. Muller, Z. P. Machanda, E. Otali, S. Friant, J. Carag, K. E. Langergraber, J. C. Mitani, E. E. Wroblewski, R. W. Wrangham, M. Emery Thompson, 2020, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Eating bushmeat improves food security in a biodiversity and infectious disease “hotspot”

Sagan Friant, Wilfred A. Ayambem, Alobi O. Alobi, Nzube M. Ifebueme, Oshama M. Otukpa, David A. Ogar, Clement B.I. Alawa, Tony L. Goldberg, Jerry K. Jacka, Jessica M. Rothman, 2020, EcoHealth on p. 125-138

Life on the rainforest edge: food security in the agricultural-forest frontier of cross river state, Nigeria

Sagan Friant, Wilfred A. Ayambem, Alobi O. Alobi, Nzube M. Ifebueme, Oshama M. Otukpa, David A. Ogar, Clement B.I. Alawa, Tony L. Goldberg, Jerry K. Jacka, Jessica M. Rothman, 2019, Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems

Demography and health of “village dogs” in rural Western Uganda

David Hyeroba, Sagan Friant, Johnson Acon, James Okwee-Acai, Tony L. Goldberg, 2017, Preventive Veterinary Medicine on p. 24-27

Combining footwear with public health iconography to prevent soil-transmitted helminth infections

Sarah B. Paige, Sagan Friant, Lucie Clech, Carly Malavé, Catherine Kemigabo, Richard Obeti, Tony L. Goldberg, 2017, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 205-213

Social behaviours and networks of vervet monkeys are influenced by gastrointestinal parasites

Colin A. Chapman, Sagan Friant, Kathleen Godfrey, Cynthia Liu, Dipto Sakar, Valérie A.M. Schoof, Raja Sengupta, Dennis Twinomugisha, Kim Valenta, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, PLoS One

Changes in physiological stress and behaviour in semi-free-ranging red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) following antiparasitic treatment

Sagan Friant, Toni E. Ziegler, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Primate reinfection with gastrointestinal parasites: behavioural and physiological predictors of parasite acquisition

Sagan Friant, Toni E. Ziegler, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, Animal Behaviour on p. 105-113

Combining Footwear with Public Health Iconography to Prevent Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections

Sarah Paige, Sagan Friant, Lucie Clech, Carly Malave, Catherine Kemigabo, Richard Obeti, Tony Goldberg, 2016, The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 9 pgs.

Lung fluke (Paragonimus africanus) infects Nigerian red-capped mangabeys and causes respiratory disease

Sagan Friant, Kelsey Brown, Mason T. Saari, Nicholas H. Segel, Julia Slezak, Tony L. Goldberg, 2015, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife on p. 329-332

Most-Cited Papers

Drivers of bushmeat hunting and perceptions of zoonoses in Nigerian hunting communities

Sagan Friant, Sarah B. Paige, Tony L. Goldberg, 2015, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Social behaviours and networks of vervet monkeys are influenced by gastrointestinal parasites

Colin A. Chapman, Sagan Friant, Kathleen Godfrey, Cynthia Liu, Dipto Sakar, Valérie A.M. Schoof, Raja Sengupta, Dennis Twinomugisha, Kim Valenta, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, PLoS One

Eating bushmeat improves food security in a biodiversity and infectious disease “hotspot”

Sagan Friant, Wilfred A. Ayambem, Alobi O. Alobi, Nzube M. Ifebueme, Oshama M. Otukpa, David A. Ogar, Clement B.I. Alawa, Tony L. Goldberg, Jerry K. Jacka, Jessica M. Rothman, 2020, EcoHealth on p. 125-138

Threats from trading and hunting of pottos and angwantibos in Africa resemble those faced by slow lorises in Asia

Magdalena S. Svensson, Sagan C. Friant, 2014, Endangered Species Research on p. 107-114

Primate reinfection with gastrointestinal parasites: behavioural and physiological predictors of parasite acquisition

Sagan Friant, Toni E. Ziegler, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, Animal Behaviour on p. 105-113

Changes in physiological stress and behaviour in semi-free-ranging red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) following antiparasitic treatment

Sagan Friant, Toni E. Ziegler, Tony L. Goldberg, 2016, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Combining footwear with public health iconography to prevent soil-transmitted helminth infections

Sarah B. Paige, Sagan Friant, Lucie Clech, Carly Malavé, Catherine Kemigabo, Richard Obeti, Tony L. Goldberg, 2017, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 205-213

Lung fluke (Paragonimus africanus) infects Nigerian red-capped mangabeys and causes respiratory disease

Sagan Friant, Kelsey Brown, Mason T. Saari, Nicholas H. Segel, Julia Slezak, Tony L. Goldberg, 2015, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife on p. 329-332

Demography and health of “village dogs” in rural Western Uganda

David Hyeroba, Sagan Friant, Johnson Acon, James Okwee-Acai, Tony L. Goldberg, 2017, Preventive Veterinary Medicine on p. 24-27

Faecal parasites increase with age but not reproductive effort in wild female chimpanzees

Sarah Renee Phillips, T. L. Goldberg, M. N. Muller, Z. P. Machanda, E. Otali, S. Friant, J. Carag, K. E. Langergraber, J. C. Mitani, E. E. Wroblewski, R. W. Wrangham, M. Emery Thompson, 2020, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences