Jamie Voyles, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Jamie Voyles

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  • Ph.D. Public Health James Cook University
  • M.S. Integrative Physiology University of Colorado, Boulder
  • B.A. Zoology, Anthropology University of Washington

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  • 2015 Langwig K, Voyles J, Wilber MQ, Frick WF, Murray K et al. Context dependent conservation responses to emerging wildlife diseases. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13: 195-202.
  • 2014 Ryan, M, Latella IM, Painter CW, Giermakowski TJ, Christman BL, Jennings RD, Voyles J. First Record of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in the Arizona Toad (Anaxyrus microscaphus) in Southwestern New Mexico, USA. Herpetological Review. 45: 616-618.
  • 2014 Krohn A & Voyles J. A short note on the use of humeral spines in combat in Espadarana prosoblepon (Anura: Centrolenidae). Alytes. 31: 83-85.
  • 2014 Perez R*, Richards-Zawacki CR, Krohn AR, Robak M, Griffith E, Ross H, Gratwicke B,
    Ibanez R, Voyles J. Field surveys in Western Panama indicate populations of Atelopus varius frogs are persisting in regions where Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is now enzootic. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. 8: 30-35.
  • 2014 Johns K, Rapin N, Martin L, Bollinger T, Warnecke L, Turner JM, Willis C, Voyles J, Misra V Activation of innate-response genes in Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifigus) infected with the fungus Pseudogymnoascus/Geomyces destructans. PLoS One.
  • 2014 Voyles J, Kilpatrick AM, Collins JP, Fisher MC, Frick WF et al., Beyond too little, Too late: Managing emerging infectious diseases in wild populations requires international action.
    EcoHealth. 1-4.
  • 2014 Voyles J, Johnson, LJ, Briggs CJ, Cashins SD, et al., Experimental evolution alters the rate and temporal pattern of population growth in Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a lethal fungal pathogen of amphibians. Ecology and Evolution. 4: 3633-3641.
  • 2014 Voyles J, Philips A, Driessen M, Webb M, Berger L, Woodhams DC, Murray K & Skerratt LF. Assessing host susceptibility and pathogen virulence for conservation and management of Tasmanian amphibians. Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 9: 106-115.
  • 2012 Voyles J, Johnson, LJ, Briggs CJ, Cashins SD, et al., Temperature alters reproductive life
    history patterns in Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a lethal pathogen associated with the global loss of amphibians. Ecology and Evolution. 2: 2241-2249.
  • 2012 Voyles J, Tunsall T, Parker J, Briggs CJ, Rosenblum EB, Vredenderg VT. Pathophysiology in mountain yellow-legged frogs during a chytridiomycosis outbreak. PLoS One. 7: e35374.
  • 2012 Campbell CR, Voyles J, Cook DI, Dinudom A. Frog skin epithelium: electrolyte transport and chytridiomycosis. International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology. 44: 431-434.
  • 2011 Voyles J, Rosenblum EB, Berger L. Interactions between Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and its amphibian hosts: a review of pathogenesis and immunity. Microbes and Infection 13: 25-32. **Invited review**
  • 2011 Woodhams DC, Bosch J, Briggs CJ, Cashins S, Davis LR, Lauer A, Muths E, Puschendorf R,
    Schmidt BR, Shaefor B, Voyles J. Mitigating amphibian disease: Strategies to maintain wild
    populations and control chytridiomycosis. Frontiers in Zoology 8: 8-31.
  • 2011 Voyles J, Phenotypic profiling of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a lethal pathogen of
    amphibians. Fungal Ecology 4: 196-200.
  • 2010 Voyles J, Richards-Hrdlicka K, Cashins SD et al., Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis:
    Requirement for further collection and archiving. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 92: 109-112.
  • 2010 Berger L, Speare R, Pessier A, Voyles J, Skerratt LF Treatment of chytridiomycosis requires
    urgent clinical trials. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 92: 165-174.
  • 2010 Rosenblum EB, Voyles J, Poorten TJ, Stajick JE The deadly chytrid fungus: A story of an
    emerging pathogen. PLoS Pathogens 6: 1-3.
  • 2009 Voyles J, Young S, Berger L, Campbell C, Voyles WF, Dinudom A, Cook D, Webb R, Alford RA, Skerratt LF, Speare R. Pathogenesis of chytridiomycosis, a cause of catastrophic amphibian declines. Science 326: 582-585.
  • 2009 Voyles J, Cashins SD, Rosenblum EB, Puschendorf R. Preserving pathogens for wildlife
    conservation: a case for action on amphibian declines. Oryx- International Journal of Conservation 43: 527-529.
  • 2008 Woodhams DC, Kilburn VL, Reinert LK, Voyles J, Medina D, Ibáñez R, Hyatt AD, Boyle DG, Pask JD, Green DM. Chytridiomycosis and amphibian population declines continue to spread eastward in Panama. EcoHealth 5: 268-275
  • 2007 Voyles J, Berger L, Webb R, Young S, Speare R, Werner J, Rudd D, Campbell R, Skerratt LF. Electrolyte disruption and osmotic imbalance in amphibians with chytridiomycosis. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 77, 113-118.
  • 2006 Lips KR, Brem F, Brenes R, Reeve JD, Alford RA, Voyles J, Carey C, Livo LJ, Pessier AP, Collins JP. Emerging infectious disease and the loss of biodiversity in a Neotropical amphibian community. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103, 3165-3170.
  • 2006 Woodhams DC, Voyles J, Lips KR, Carey C, Rollins-Smith L. Predicted disease susceptibility in Panamanian amphibians assemblage based on skin peptide defenses. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 42, 207-218.