W. David Walter

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology

W. David Walter

Huck Graduate Students

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Deer Chronic Wasting Disease Farms Prions Odocoileus Virginianus Home Range Nose Lymphoid Tissue Mucous Membrane Mycobacterium Bovis Infection Immunohistochemistry Bovine Tuberculosis Space Use Habitats Biopsy Cattle Clay Distribution Soils Habitat Aircraft Tuberculosis Wildlife Agriculture

Most Recent Papers

Assessment of spatial genetic structure to identify populations at risk for infection of an emerging epizootic disease

William L. Miller, Cassandra M. Miller-Butterworth, Duane R. Diefenbach, W. David Walter, 2020, Ecology and Evolution on p. 3977-3990

Identification and evaluation of a core microsatellite panel for use in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

William L. Miller, Jessie Edson, Peter Pietrandrea, Cassandra Miller-Butterworth, W. David Walter, 2019, BMC Genetics

Winter and summer home ranges of American white pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) captured at loafing sites in the southeastern United States

D. Tommy King, Justin Fischer, Bronson Strickland, W. David Walter, Fred L. Cunningham, Guiming Wang, 2016, Colonial Waterbirds on p. 287-294

Effects of simulated removal activities on movements and space use of feral swine

Justin W. Fischer, Dan McMurtry, Chad R. Blass, W. David Walter, Jeff Beringer, Kurt C. VerCauteren, 2016, European Journal of Wildlife Research on p. 285-292

Evaluating a strategy to deliver vaccine to white-tailed deer at a landscape level

Justin W. Fischer, Chad R. Blass, W. David Walter, Charles W. Anderson, Michael J. Lavelle, Wayne H. Hall, Kurt C. VerCauteren, 2016, Wildlife Society Bulletin on p. 394-399

Antemortem detection of chronic wasting disease prions in nasal brush collections and rectal biopsy specimens from white-tailed deer by real-time quaking-induced conversion

Nicholas J. Haley, Chris Siepker, W. David Walter, Bruce V. Thomsen, Justin J. Greenlee, Aaron D. Lehmkuhl, Jürgen A. Richt, 2016, Journal of Clinical Microbiology on p. 1108-1116

Seeded amplification of chronic wasting disease prions in nasal brushings and recto-anal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissues from elk by real-time quaking-induced conversion

Nicholas J. Haley, Chris Siepker, Laura L. Hoon-Hanks, Gordon Mitchell, W. David Walter, Matteo Manca, Ryan J. Monello, Jenny G. Powers, Margaret A. Wild, Edward A. Hoover, Byron Caughey, Jürgen A. Richt, 2016, Journal of Clinical Microbiology on p. 1117-1126

Habitat influences distribution of chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer

Tyler S. Evans, Megan S. Kirchgessner, Brian Eyler, Christopher W. Ryan, William David Walter, 2016, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 284-291

Evaluation of techniques to reduce deer and elk damage to agricultural crops

Heather E. Johnson, Justin W. Fischer, Matthew Hammond, Patricia D. Dorsey, W. David Walter, Charles Anderson, Kurt C. Vercauteren, 2014, Wildlife Society Bulletin on p. 358-365

Linking bovine tuberculosis on cattle farms to white-tailed deer and environmental variables using bayesian hierarchical analysis

W. David Walter, Rick Smith, Mike Vanderklok, Kurt C. VerCauteren, 2014, PLoS One

Most-Cited Papers

Soil clay content underlies prion infection odds

W. David Walter, Daniel P. Walsh, Matthew L. Farnsworth, Dana L. Winkelman, Michael W. Miller, 2011, Nature Communications

Seeded amplification of chronic wasting disease prions in nasal brushings and recto-anal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissues from elk by real-time quaking-induced conversion

Nicholas J. Haley, Chris Siepker, Laura L. Hoon-Hanks, Gordon Mitchell, W. David Walter, Matteo Manca, Ryan J. Monello, Jenny G. Powers, Margaret A. Wild, Edward A. Hoover, Byron Caughey, Jürgen A. Richt, 2016, Journal of Clinical Microbiology on p. 1117-1126

Antemortem detection of chronic wasting disease prions in nasal brush collections and rectal biopsy specimens from white-tailed deer by real-time quaking-induced conversion

Nicholas J. Haley, Chris Siepker, W. David Walter, Bruce V. Thomsen, Justin J. Greenlee, Aaron D. Lehmkuhl, Jürgen A. Richt, 2016, Journal of Clinical Microbiology on p. 1108-1116

On-farm mitigation of transmission of tuberculosis from white-tailed deer to cattle

W. David Walter, Charles W. Anderson, Rick Smith, Mike Vanderklok, James J. Averill, Kurt C. Vercauteren, 2012, Veterinary Medicine International

Brownian bridge movement models to characterize birds' home ranges

Justin W. Fischer, W. David Walter, Michael L. Avery, 2013, Condor on p. 298-305

Vulture flight behavior and implications for aircraft safety

Michael L. Avery, John S. Humphrey, Trey S. Daughtery, Justin W. Fischer, Michael P. Milleson, Eric A. Tillman, William E. Bruce, W. David Walter, 2011, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 1581-1587

Factors affecting space use overlap by white-tailed deer in an urban landscape

W. David Walter, Jeff Beringer, Lonnie P. Hansen, Justin W. Fischer, Joshua J. Millspaugh, Kurt C. Vercauteren, 2011, International Journal of Geographical Information Science on p. 379-392

Habitat influences distribution of chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer

Tyler S. Evans, Megan S. Kirchgessner, Brian Eyler, Christopher W. Ryan, William David Walter, 2016, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 284-291

Surveillance and movements of Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) in the bovine tuberculosis region of Michigan

W. D. Walter, J. W. Fischer, C. W. Anderson, D. R. Marks, T. Deliberto, S. Robbe-Austerman, K. C. Vercauteren, 2013, Epidemiology and Infection on p. 1498-1508

Space use of sympatric deer in a riparian ecosystem in an area where chronic wasting disease is endemic

W. David Walter, David M. Baasch, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Bruce D. Trindle, Andrew J. Tyre, Joshua J. Millspaugh, Charles J. Frost, Justin R. Boner, Kurt C. Vercauteren, 2011, Wildlife Biology on p. 191-209