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Hite J.L., R. M. Penczykowski, D. J. Civitello, M. S. Shocket, A. T. Strauss, M. A. Duffy, C. E. Cáceres, and S. R. Hall. Adult-biased virulence shifts host demography. In prep.


P. Branco, M. Egas, S.R., Hall , and J Huisman. 2019. Why do Plankton Evolve Large Size in Response to Grazing. The American Naturalist. 99(9), 1975-1987 PDF

Duffy, M.A., C.E., Cáceres, S.R., Hall . 2019. Healthy heards or predator spreaders? Insights from the plankton into how predators suppress and spread disease. Wildlife Disease Ecology: Linking Theory to Data and Application. Cambridge University Press.

Stewart-Merril, T.E, S.R., Hall , and C.E., Cáceres. 2019. Variation in immune defense shapes disease outcomes in laboratory and wild Daphnia. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 59(5), 1203-1219 PDF

Strauss, A.T., J.L., Hite, D.J. Civitello, M.S., Shocket, C.E., Cáceres, S.R., Hall . 2019. Genotypic variation in parasite avoidance behavior and other mechanistic, nonlinear components of transmission. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 286(1915). PDF


Shocket, M.S., A.T., Strauss, J.L., Hite, J.L., M. Šljivar, D.C., Civitello, M.A., Duffy, C.E., Cáceres, S.R., Hall . 2018. Temperature drives epidemics in a zooplankton-fungus disease system: a trait-driven approach points to transmission via host foraging. The American Naturalist. 191(4), 435-451 PDF

Shocket, M. S., D., Vergara, A. Sickbert, J. Walsman, A.T., Strauss, J.L. Hite, M.A., Duffy, C.E., Cáceres, S.R., Hall . 2018. Parasite rearing and infection temperatures jointly influence disease transmission and shape seasonality of epidemics. Ecology. 99(9), 1975-1987 PDF

Strauss, A.T., A.M., Bowling, M.A., Duffy, C.E., Cáceres, and S.R., Hall . 2018. Linking host traits, interactions with competitors, and disease: Mechanistic foundations for disease dilution. Functional Ecology. 32(5), 1271-1279 PDF


Hite J.L., R. M. Penczykowski, M. S. Shocket, K. Griebel*, A.T. Strauss, M. A. Duffy, C. E. Cáceres, and S.R. Hall . 2017. Allocation, not male resistance, increases male frequency during epidemics: a case study in facultatively-sexual hosts. Ecology. 98(1), 2773-2783 PDF AppendixA AppendixB

Leibold, M.A., S.R. Hall, V.H. Smith, and D.A. Lytle. 2017. Herbivory enhances the diversity of primary producers in pond ecosystems. Ecology. 98(1), 48–56. PDF

Strauss, A.T., J.L., Hite, M.S., Shocket, M.A., Duffy, C.E., Cáceres, and S.R. Hall . 2017. Rapid evolution rescues hosts from competition and disease and – despite a dilution effect – increases the density of infected hosts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 284:20171970. PDF


Hite, J.L., J. Bosch, S. Fernández-Beaskoetxea, D. M. Medina, and S.R. Hall. 2016. Proc. Roy. Soc. London B. Joint effects of habitat, predators, host stage structure, and diversity on amphibian chytrid. PDF

Hite, J.L., R.M. Penczykowski, M.S. Shocket, A.T. Strauss, P.A. Orlando, M.A. Duffy, C.E., Cáceres, and S.R. Hall. 2016. Parasites destabilize host populations by shifting stage-structured interactions. Ecology. 97(2), 439–449. PDF

Smith L.M. and S.R. Hall. 2016. Extended leaf phenology may drive plant invasion through direct and apparent competition. Oikos. 125(6), 839–848. PDF

Strauss, A.T., M.S. Shocket, D.J. Civitello, J.L. Hite, R.M. Penczykowski, M.A. Duffy, C.E., Cáceres, and S.R. Hall . 2016. Habitat, predators, and hosts regulate disease in Daphnia through direct and indirect pathways. Ecological Monographs. 86(4), 393-411. PDF


Civitello, D.J., R.M. Penczykowski, A.N. Smith, M.S. Shocket, M.A. Duffy, and S.R. Hall. 2015. Resources, key traits, and the size of fungal epidemics in Daphnia populations. Journal of Animal Ecology. 84, 1010–1017. PDF

Orlando, P. A. and S.R. Hall. 2015. How do generalist consumers coexist over evolutionary time? An explanation with nutrition and tradeoffs. Theoretical Ecology. Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 383–398. PDF

Searle, C., J. Ochs, C.E. Cáceres, S. Chaing, N. Gerardo, S.R. Hall , M.A. Duffy. 2015. Plasticity, not genetic variation, drives infection success of a fungal parasite. Parasitology. 142(6):839-48. PDF

Strauss, A.T., D.J. Civitello, C.E., Cáceres, and S.R. Hall . 2015. Success, failure, and ambiguity of the dilution effect among competitors. Ecology Letters. PDF Appendix


Auld, S.K.J.R., S.R. Hall , J.H. Ochs, M. Sebastian, and M.A. Duffy. 2014. Predators and patterns of within-host growth can mediate both among-host competition and the evolution of transmission potential of parasites. The American Naturalist PDF Appendix

Cáceres, C.E., A.J. Tessier, M.A. Duffy, and S.R. Hall . 2014. Disease in freshwater zooplankton: what have we learned and where are we going? J. Plankton Res. 0(0): 1–8. PDF

Civitello D.J., J.L. Hite, S.R. Hall . 2014. Potassium enrichment stimulates the growth and reproduction of a clone of Daphnia dentifera Oecologia 175: 773-780. PDF

Hurtado, P, S.R. Hall , and S.P. Ellner. 2014. Infectious disease in consumer populations: dynamic consequences of prey-mediated transmission and infectiousness. Theoretical Ecology. 7:163-179. PDF

Penczykowski, R.M., S.R. Hall , D.J. Civitello, and M.A. Duffy. 2014. Habitat structure and ecological drivers of disease. Limnology and Oceanography. 59(2), 340–348. PDF

Penczykowski, R.M., B.C.P. Lemanski, R.D. Sieg, S.R. Hall , J.H. Ochs, J. Kubanek, and M.A. Duffy. 2014. When bad food is good: Poor resource quality lowers transmission potential by changing foraging behavior. Functional Ecology. PDF


Auld, S.K.J.R., R.M. Penczykowski, J.H. Ochs, D.C. Grippi, S.R. Hall , and M.A. Duffy*. 2013. Variation in costs of parasite resistance among natural host populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 26(11):2479-2486. PDF

Bertram, C.R., M. Pinkowski, S.R. Hall , M.A. Duffy, and C.E. Cáceres. 2013. Trait-mediated indirect effects, predators, and disease: test of a size-based model. Oecologia PDF

Civitello, D.J., S. Pearsall, M.A. Duffy, and S.R. Hall. 2013. Parasite consumption and host interference can inhibit disease spread in dense populations. Ecology Letters 16: 626–634 PDF Appendices

Civitello, D.J., R.M. Penczykowski, J.L. Hite, M.A. Duffy, and S.R. Hall. 2013. Potassium stimulates fungal epidemics in a freshwater invertebrate. Ecology 94(2): 380–388 PDF Appendix


Civitello, D.J., P. Forys, A.P. Johnson, and S.R. Hall. 2012. Chronic contamination decreases disease spread: a Daphnia-fungus-copper case study. Proc. Roy. Soc. London B., PDF

Duffy, M.A., J. Housley Ochs, R.M. Penczykowski, D.J. Civitello, C.A. Klausmeier, and S.R. Hall. 2012. Ecological context influences epidemic size and parasite-mediated selection. Science 334:1636-1638 PDF Appendix Cover

Hall, S.R., C.R. Becker, M.A. Duffy, and C.E. Cáceres. 2012. A power-efficiency tradeoff alters epidemiological relationships. Ecology 93:645-656 PDF Appendix

Overholt, E.P., S.R. Hall, C.E. Williamson, C.K. Meikle, M.A. Duffy, and C.E. Cáceres. 2012. Solar radiation decreases parasitism in Daphnia. Ecology Letters 15:47-54. PDF Appendix

Auld, S.K.J.R, S.R. Hall, and M.A. Duffy. 2012. Epidemiology of a Daphnia-multiparasite system: implications for the Red Queen. PLoS One 7: e39564 PDF


Hall, S.R., C.R. Becker, M.A. Duffy, and C.E. Cáceres. 2011. Epidemic size determines population-level effects of fungal parasites on Daphnia hosts. Oecologia 166:833-842 PDF Appendix

Duffy, M.A., J.M. Housley, R.M. Penczykowski, C.E. Cáceres, and S.R. Hall. 2011. Unhealthy herds: indirect effects of predators enhance two drivers of disease spread. Functional Ecology PDF Appendix

Prior, N.H., C.N. Washington, J.M. Housley, S.R. Hall, M.A. Duffy, and C.E. Cáceres. 2011. Maternal effects and epidemiological traits in a planktonic host-parasite system. Evolutionary Ecology Research 13: 401-413 PDF


Hall, S.R., R. Smyth, C.R. Becker, M.A. Duffy, C.J. Knight, S. MacIntyre, A.J. Tessier, C.E. Cáceres. 2010. Why are Daphnia in some lakes sicker? Disease ecology, habitat structure, and the plankton. BioScience 60:363-375 PDF

Duffy, M.A., C.E. Cáceres , S.R. Hall, A.J. Tessier , A.R. Ives. 2010. Temporal, spatial, and between-host comparisons of patterns of parasitism in lake zooplankton. Ecology 91:3322-3331 PDF Appendices A-E

Hall, S.R., C.R. Becker, M.A. Duffy, and C.E. Cáceres. 2010. Variation in resource acquisition and use among host clones creates key epidemiological trade-offs. American Naturalist 176:557-565 PDF Appendix


Hall, S.R., C.R. Becker, J.L. Simonis, M.A. Duffy, A.J. Tessier, and C.E. Cáceres. 2009. Friendly competition: evidence for a dilution effect among competitors in a planktonic host-parasite system. Ecology 90:791-801. PDF Appendix A

Hall, S.R., J.L. Simonis, R.M. Nisbet, A.J. Tessier, and C.E. Cáceres. 2009. Resource ecology of virulence in a planktonic host-parasite system: an explanation using dynamic energy budgets. American Naturalist 174:149-162 PDF Appendix A Appendix B

Cáceres, C.E., C.J. Knight, and S.R. Hall. 2009. Predator spreaders: predation can enhance parasite success in a planktonic host-parasite system. Ecology 90:2850-2858 PDF Appendix A

Duffy, M.A., S.R. Hall, C.E. Cáceres, and A.R. Ives. 2009. Rapid evolution, seasonality, and the termination of epidemics. Ecology 1441-1448 PDF Appendix Supplement

Hall, S.R., C.M. Knight, C.R. Becker, M.A. Duffy, A.J. Tessier, and C.E. Cáceres. 2009. Quality matters: food quality and the course of epidemics in a planktonic host-parasite system. Ecology Letters, 12: 118-128 PDF Appendices

Hall, S.R. 2009. Stoichiometrically-explicit food webs: feedback between stoichiometric constraints and species interactions. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 40:503-0528 PDF


Duffy, M.A., and S.R. Hall. 2008. Selective predation and rapid evolution can jointly dampen effects of virulent parasites on Daphnia populations. American Naturalist 171:499-510 PDF Appendix A Appendix B (Winner of 2010 Mercer Award from ESA)

Duffy, M.A., C.E. Brassil, S.R. Hall, A.J. Tessier, C.E. Cáceres, and J.K. Conner. 2008. Parasite-mediated disruptive selection in a natural Daphnia population. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:80 PDF

Darcy-Hall, T.L., and S.R. Hall. 2008. Linking limitation to shifts in species composition: importance of inter- and intra-specific variation in grazing resistance. Oecologia PDF Appendices

Hall, S.R., J.H. Brown, C.E. Cáceres, J.M. Chase, A.P. Dobson, R.D. Holt, C.G. Jones, K.D. Lafferty, S.E. Randolph, and P. Rohani. 2008. Is infectious disease just another type of consumer-resource interaction? Pp. 223-241 in R.S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and V.T. Eviner (eds). Reciprocal interactions betweens ecosystems and disease. Princeton University Press. PDF


Hall, S.R., M.A. Leibold, D.A. Lytle, and V.H. Smith. 2007. Grazing and the stoichiometric light:nutrient hypothesis: revisiting bottom-up and top-down effects on producer stoichiometry. Ecology 88:1142-1152. PDF Appendices

Hall, S.R., J.B. Shurin, S. Diehl, and R.M. Nisbet. 2007. Food quality, nutrient limitation of secondary production, and the strength of trophic cascades. Oikos 116:1128-1143. PDF Appendix B

Hall, S.R., C. Becker, and C.E. Cáceres. 2007. Parasitic castration: a perspective from a model of dynamic energy budgets. Integrative and Comparative Biology 47:295-309. PDF

Hall, S.R., L. Sivars-Becker, C. Becker, M.A. Duffy, A.J. Tessier, and C.E. Cáceres. 2007. Eating yourself sick: transmission of disease as a function of foraging ecology. Ecology Letters 10: 207-218 PDF Appendix S1 Appendix S2


Hall, S.R., M.A. Leibold, D.A. Lytle, and V.H. Smith. 2006. Inedible producers in food webs: controls on stoichiometric food quality and composition of grazers. American Naturalist 167:628-637 PDF Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C

Hall, S.R., A.J. Tessier, M.A. Duffy, M. Huebner, and C.E. Cáceres. 2006. Warmer does not have to mean sicker: temperature and predators can jointly drive timing of epidemics. Ecology 87:1684-1695 PDF Appendix A Appendix B

Cáceres, C.E., S.R. Hall, M.A. Duffy, A.J. Tessier, and S. MacIntyre. 2006. Physical structure of lakes constrains epidemics in Daphnia populations. Ecology 87:1438-1444 PDF Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C


Leibold, M.A., S.R. Hall, and O. Bjornstad. 2005. Food web architecture and its effects on consumer resource oscillations in experimental pond ecosystems. Pp. 37-47 in J. Moore and P. deRuyter and V. Wolters (eds). Dynamic food webs: multispecies assemblages, ecosystem development, and environmental change. Academic Press.

Hall, S.R., V.H. Smith, D.A. Lytle, and M.A. Leibold. 2005. Constraints on primary producer N:P stoichiometry along N:P supply ratio gradients. Ecology 86:1894-1904. PDF Appendix A Appendix B

Hall, S.R., M.A. Duffy, A.J. Tessier, and C.E. Cáceres. 2005. Spatial heterogeneity of daphniid parasitism within lakes. Oecologia 143:635-644. PDF Appendix

Hall, S.R., M.A. Duffy, and C.E. Cáceres. 2005. Selective predation and productivity jointly drive complex behavior in host-parasite systems. American Naturalist 180:70-81. PDF Appendix A Appendix B

Duffy, M.A., S.R. Hall, A.J. Tessier, and M. Huebner. 2005. Selective predators and their parasitized prey: Top-down control of epidemics. Limnology and Oceanography 50:412-420. PDF Appendix


Hall, S.R., M.A. Leibold, D.A. Lytle, and V.H. Smith. 2004. Stoichiometry and planktonic grazer composition over gradients of light, nutrients, and predation risk. Ecology 85:2291-2301. PDF Appendix A Appendix B

Hall, S.R. 2004. Stoichiometrically-explicit competition between grazers: species replacement, coexistence, and priority effects along resource supply gradients. American Naturalist 164:157-172. PDF Appendix A Appendix B


Hall, S.R., N.K. Pauliukonis, E.L. Mills, L.G. Rudstam, C.P. Schneider, S.J. Lary, and F. Arrhenius. 2003. A comparison of lower trophic level variables in embayment, nearshore and offshore habitats of Lake Ontario. Journal of Great Lakes Research 29:54-69. PDF

Hall, S.R., and E.L. Mills. 2000. Exotic species in large lakes of the world. Aquatic Environmental Health and Management 3:105-135. PDF

Hall, S.R., and L.G. Rudstam. 1999. Habitat use and recruitment: a comparison of long-term recruitment patterns among fish species in a shallow, eutrophic lake, Oneida Lake, NY, USA. Hydrobiologia 408/409:101-113. PDF