*indicates undergraduate advisee

Greischar, M., Alexander, H., Bashey, F., Bento, A., Bhattacharya, A., Bushman, M., Childs, L., Daversa, D.,

Day, T., Faust, C., Gallagher, M., Gandon, S., Glidden, C., Halliday, F., Hanley, K., Kamiya, T., Read, A., Schwabl, P., Sweeny, A., Tate, A., Thompson, R., Wale, N., Wearing, H., Yeh, P. & Mideo, N+ (2020) Evolutionary consequences of feedbacks between within-host competition and disease control. Evolution, Medicine & Public Health doi.:10.1093/emph/eoaa004 (+middle authors in alphabetical order)

Wale, N., Jones, M.J., Sim, D.G, Read, A.F & King, A.A. (2019)

The contribution of host cell-directed vs. parasite-directed immunity to the disease and dynamics of malaria infections. 

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116 (44) 22386–22392. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1908147116

Wale, N., Turrill, M.K.*, & Duffy, M.A. (2019)

A colorful killer: Daphnia infected with the bacterium Spirobacillus cienkowskii exhibit unexpected color variation. 

Ecology100 (3) e02562 doi: 10.1002/ecy.2562

Bresciani, L., Lemos, L.N, Wale, N., Lin, J.Y., Strauss, A.T., Duffy, M.A. & Rodrigues, J.L.M. (2018)

Draft genome sequence of "Candidatus Spirobacillus cienkowskii," a pathogen of freshwater Daphnia species reconstructed from hemolymph metagenomic reads. 

Microbiology Resource Announcements. 7 (22) 301175-78. doi: 10.1128/MRA.01175-18

Wale, N., Sim, D.G., Jones, M.J., Salathe, R., Day, T. & Read, A.F (2017)

Resource limitation prevents the emergence of drug resistance by intensifying within-host competition.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114 (52) 13774-13779. 

doi: 10.1073/pnas.1715874115

This article was featured in The Atlantic & several scientific news outlets. The press release, infographic & animation can be found here. I received the Gilbert S. Omenn Award for this paper & the W. D. Hamilton Award for a presentation of this work.

Wale, N., Sim, D.G. & Read, A.F. (2017)

A nutrient mediates intraspecific competition between rodent malaria parasites in vivo.

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 284: 20171067. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1067

Kouyos, R.D., Metcalf, C.J.E., Birger. R., Klein, E.Y., zur Wiesch, P.A., Ankomah, P., Arinaminpathy, N.,

Bogich, T.L., Bonhoeffer, S., Brower, C., Chi-Johnston, G., Cohen, E., Day, T., Greenhouse, B., Huijben, S., Metlay, J., Mideo, N., Pollitt, L.C., Read, A.F., Smith, D.L., Standley, C., Wale, N. & Grenfell, B. (2014)

The path of least resistance: aggressive or moderate treatment. 

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 281: 20140566. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0566

Vandegrift, K.J., Wale, N. & Epstein, J.H. (2011)

An ecological & conservation perspective on advances in the applied virology of zoonoses.

Viruses. 3: 370-397. doi: 10.3390/v3040379

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Oral Presentations


November 2019

University of Virginia

Biology Seminar Series

March 2019

Albion College

Biology Seminar Series

January 2019

University of Kentucky

Biology Seminar Series

March 2018

State University of New York, Binghamton

EvoS Seminar Series

February 2018

Drexel University College of Medicine

Institute for Molecular Medicine & Infectious Disease Seminar

August 2017

Indiana University

Department of Biology Seminar

October 2016

Georgia Institute of Technology

Evolutionary Microbiology Seminar  

September 2016

University of Michigan

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Seminar

June 2012

EAWAG, Switerland

As part of a visit to Jukka Jokela's lab.

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Speaking at the EEID meeting, 2016. Photo credit Jessica Abbate 


August 2017

Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon USA

June 2016

Ecology & Evolution of Infectious Disease Conference, Cornell University USA

June 2016

W. D. Hamilton Award Symposium, Evolution Meeting, Austin, Texas USA

February 2014

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics Seminar, The Pennsylvania State University USA

September 2013

European Meeting of Ph.D. Students in Evolutionary Biology, Exeter University, UK




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