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Vector bionomics and vectorial capacity as emergent properties of mosquito behaviors and ecology

Sean Wu, Penny Hancock, Arnaud Le Menach, Tanya Russell, Thomas Burkot, , Derek Cummings, Kelly Compton, Daniel Citron, John Marshall, Biyonka Liang, Catherine Moyes, Qian Zhang, David Smith, Samson Kiware, Anne Wilson, Thomas Scott, John Henry, Steven Lindsay, Amit Verma & Hector Sanchez C.
Mosquitoes are important vectors for pathogens that infect humans and other vertebrate animals. Some aspects of adult mosquito behavior and mosquito ecology play an important role in determining the capacity of vector populations to transmit pathogens. Here, we re-examine factors affecting the transmission of pathogens by mosquitoes using a new approach. Unlike most previous models, this framework considers the behavioral states and state transitions of adult mosquitoes through a sequence of activity bouts. We developed...

Host Factor Experiment (SM001-P)

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Purpose: To look at the host response to different doses across 4 time points after infection. Samples were collected for both transcriptomics and proteomics.General Design: 20 week-old C57Bl6 mice; ThreeDoses = 1E2, 1E3,1E4 and 1E5 (PFU); Time points of 1, 2, 4 and 7 days; ~5 mice/time point for infections; 3 mice/timepoint for time matched mocks

Host Factor Experiment (SM019-R)

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Purpose: To obtain lung samples from Tnfrsf1b knock out mutant mice infected with SARS MA15 virus for transcriptional analyses. Details: Time Points = days 4 and 7 post-infection; 2-3 replicate mice for each condition; Inoculation medium for mock infection was the same as the medium used for virus infection. Infection dose was 10^5 pfu.

Host Factor Experiment (IM007-R)

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Purpose: To obtain lung samples from C57BL6 mice infected with Vietnam/1203-CIP048_RG4/2004 (H5N1) for both transcriptional and proteomic analyses. Details: Time Points = 1, 2, 4 and 7 days post infection; 5 replicates for infected mice and triplicate mice for the mocks; Inoculation medium for mock infection was the same as the medium used for virus infection. Infection dose was 10^3 and 10^4 PFU.

Host Factor Experiment (IM001-P)

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Purpose: To look at the host response to different doses across 4 time points after infection. Samples were collected for both transcriptomics and proteomics.General Design: 20 week-old C57Bl6 mice; ThreeDoses = 1E2, 1E3, & 1E4 (PFU); Time points of 1, 2, 4 and 7 days; ~5 mice/time point for infections; 3 mice/timepoint for time matched mocks

Host Factor Experiment (SM012-R)

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Purpose: To obtain lung samples from C57BL6 mice infected with SARS MA15 and deltaORF6 mutant viruses for transcriptional analysis. Details: Time Points = 1, 2, 4 and 7 days post infection; 2-3 replicates for infected and mock mice; Inoculation medium for mock infection was the same as the medium used for virus infection. Infection dose was 10^5 pfu.

Host Factor Experiment (SCL008-P)

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Purpose: To obtain samples for transcriptional and proteomic analysis using wild type icSARS CoV and icSARS ExoNI and icSARS dNSP16 mutants in 2B-4 cells/sorted Calu-3 cells with high ACE2 expression. Details: Time Points = 0, 7, 12, 24, 36, 48, 60 and 72h post infection (Note: only 0, 24, 48 and 72hr samples analysed for proteomics); Done in triplicate for RNA and quadruplicate for protein; Replicates are defined as 3 or 4 different wells, plated...

Host Factor Experiment (IM009-R)

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Purpose: To obtain lung samples from C57BL6 mice infected with A/CA/04/2009 (H1N1) or, mouse-adapted A/CA/04/2009 (H1N1) virus for transcriptional analysis. Details: Time Points = 1, 3 and 5 days post-infection; 2-3 replicates for infected and mock mice; Inoculation medium for mock infection was the same as the medium used for virus infection. Infection dose was 10^6 pfu.

Host Factor Experiment (SCL005-R)

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Purpose: To obtain samples for transcriptional and proteomic analysis using wild type and icSARS delta ORF6 virus in 2B-4 cells/sorted Calu-3 cells with high ACE2 expression. Details: Time Points = 0, 3, 7, 12, 24, 30, 36, 48, 54, 60 and 72h post infection; Done in triplicate for both RNA and protein; Triplicates are defined as 3 different wells, plated at the same time using the same cell stock for all replicates; Time matched mocks...

On the cross-population generalizability of gene expression prediction models

Kevin L. Keys, Angel C.Y. Mak, Marquitta J. White, Walter L. Eckalbar, Andrew W. Dahl, Joel Mefford, Anna V. Mikhaylova, María G. Contreras, Jennifer R. Elhawary, Celeste Eng, Donglei Hu, Scott Huntsman, Sam S. Oh, Sandra Salazar, Michael A. Lenoir, Jimmie Chun Ye, Timothy A. Thornton, Noah Zaitlen, Esteban G. Burchard & Christopher R. Gignoux
The genetic control of gene expression is a core component of human physiology. For the past several years, transcriptome-wide association studies have leveraged large datasets of linked genotype and RNA sequencing information to create a powerful gene-based test of association that has been used in dozens of studies. While numerous discoveries have been made, the populations in the training data are overwhelmingly of European descent, and little is known about the generalizability of these models...

Speciation and gene flow across an elevational gradient in New Guinea kingfishers

Ethan Linck, Benjamin Freeman & John Dumbacher
Closely related species with parapatric elevational ranges are ubiquitous in tropical mountains worldwide. The gradient speciation hypothesis proposes that these series are the result of in situ ecological speciation driven by divergent selection across elevation. Direct tests of this scenario have been hampered by the difficulty inferring the geographic arrangement of populations at the time of divergence. In cichlids, sticklebacks, and Timema stick insects, support for ecological speciation driven by other selective pressures has come...

Enemies with benefits: Integrating positive and negative interactions among terrestrial carnivores

Laura Prugh & Kelly Sivy
Interactions among terrestrial carnivores involve a complex interplay of competition, predation, and facilitation via carrion provisioning, and these negative and positive pathways may be closely linked. Here, we developed an integrative framework and synthesized data from 256 studies of intraguild predation, scavenging, kleptoparisitism, and resource availability to examine global patterns of suppression and facilitation. Large carnivores were responsible for one third of mesocarnivore mortality (n = 1,581 individuals), and intraguild mortality rates were superadditive, increasing...

Archive data for: Loss of predation risk from apex predators can exacerbate marine tropicalization caused by extreme climatic events

Robert Nowicki, Jordan Thomson, James Fourqurean, Aaron Wirsing & Michael Heithaus
1. Extreme climatic events (ECEs) and predator removal represent some of the most widespread stressors to ecosystems. Though species interactions can alter ecological effects of climate change (and vice versa), it is less understood whether, when, and how predator removal can interact with ECEs to exacerbate their effects. Understanding the circumstances under which such interactions might occur is critical because predator loss is widespread and ECEs can generate rapid phase shifts in ecosystems which can...

Experimental shifts in exotic flowering phenology produce strong indirect effects on native plant reproductive success

Susan Waters, Janneke Hille Ris Lambers & Wei-Ling Cherry Chen
By causing phenological shifts that vary among species, climate change is altering time envelopes for species interactions, often with unexpected demographic consequences. Indirect interactions, like apparent competition and apparent facilitation, are especially likely to change in duration because they involve multiple interactors, increasing the likelihood of asynchronous phenological shifts by at least one interactor. Thus, we might observe ecological surprises if intermediaries of indirectly interacting species change their mediating behavior. We explored this possibility in...

A laser-microfabricated electrohydrodynamic thruster forcentimeter-scale aerial robots

Hari Krishna Hari Prasad, Ravi Sankar Vaddi, Yogesh Chukewad, Elma Dedic, Igor Novosselov & Sawyer Fuller
To date, insect scale robots capable of controlled flight have used flapping wings for generating lift, but this requires a complex and failure-prone mechanism. A simpler alternative is electrohydrodynamic (EHD) thrust, which requires no moving mechanical parts. In EHD, corona discharge generates a flow of ions in an electric field between two electrodes; the high-velocity ions transfer their kinetic energy to neutral air molecules through collisions, accelerating the gas and creating thrust. We introduce a...

Orthostatic hypotension, dizziness, neurology outcomes, and death in older adults, supplement methods & tables, STROND checklist

Stephen Juraschek, , Oscar L. Lopez, John S Gottdiener, Lewis A Lipsitz, Lewis H. Kuller & Kenneth J Mukamal
Objective To test the hypothesis that orthostatic hypotension (OH) might cause cerebral hypoperfusion and injury, we examined the longitudinal relationship between orthostatic hypotension (OH) or orthostatic symptoms and incident neurologic outcomes in a community population of older adults. Methods Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS) participants (≥65yrs) without dementia or stroke had blood pressure (BP) measured after lying 20-minutes and after standing 3-minutes. Participants reported dizziness immediately upon standing and any dizziness in the past 2wks. OH...

Reduction of elevated proton leak rejuvenates mitochondria in the aged cardiomyocyte

Huiliang Zhang, Nathan Alder, Wang Wang, Hazel Szeto, David Marcinek & Peter Rabinovitch
Aging-associated diseases, including cardiac dysfunction, are increasingly common in the population. However, the mechanisms of physiologic aging in general, and cardiac aging in particular, remain poorly understood. Age-related heart impairment is lacking a clinically effective treatment. Using the model of naturally aging mice and rats, we show direct evidence of increased proton leak in the aged heart mitochondria. Moreover, our data suggested ANT1 as the most likely site of mediating increased mitochondrial proton permeability in...

Colorectal cancer scRNA-seq 10xG-format data matrix

Christopher Lausted, Raymond Yeung, Xiaowei Yan, Neda Jabbari, Qiang Tian, Heidi Kenerson, Changting Meng, Dani Bergey, Venu Pillarisetty, Kevin Sullivan, Priyanka Baloni & Leroy Hood
Metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major cause of cancer-related death and incidence is rising in the younger population (<50 years). Current chemotherapies can achieve response rates above 50%, but immunotherapies have limited value for patients with microsatellite-stable (MSS) cancers. The present study investigates the impact of chemotherapy on the tumor immune microenvironment. We treat human liver metastases slices with 5-Fluorouracil (5FU) plus either irinotecan or oxaliplatin, then perform single-cell transcriptome analyses. Results from eight...

Data from Cretaceous-Paleogene plant extinction and recovery in Patagonia

Elena Stiles, Peter Wilf, Ari Iglesias, María Alejandra Gandolfo & N. Rubén Cúneo
The Cretaceous-Paleogene (K/Pg) extinction appears to have been geographically heterogeneous for some organismal groups. Southern Hemisphere K/Pg palynological records have shown lower extinction and faster recovery than in the Northern Hemisphere, but no comparable, well-constrained Southern Hemisphere macrofloras spanning this interval had been available. Here, macrofloral turnover patterns are addressed for the first time in the Southern Hemisphere, using over 3,500 dicot leaves from the latest Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) and the earliest Paleocene (Danian) of Argentine...

Upper Columbia River Steelhead Capture-Recapture-Recovery data (2008-2018)

Quinn Payton & Nathaniel Hostetter
In the Columbia River basin, USA, predation by Caspian terns (Hydroprogne caspia) on U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA)-listed juvenile salmonids (smolts; Oncorhynchus spp.) has led to predator management actions to reduce predation; however, the assumption that reduced predation translates into greater salmonid survival, either within the life stage where predation occurs or across their lifetime, has remained untested. To address this critical uncertainty, we analyzed a long-term (2008-2018) mark-recapture-recovery dataset of ESA-listed steelhead trout (O....

The Rhododendron genome and chromosomal organization provide insight into shared whole-genome duplications across the heath family (Ericaceae)

Valerie L. Soza, Dale Lindsley, Adam Waalkes, Elizabeth Ramage, Rupali P. Patwardhan, Joshua N. Burton, Andrew Adey, Akash Kumar, Ruolan Qiu, Jay Shendure & Benjamin Hall
The genus Rhododendron (Ericaceae), which includes horticulturally important plants such as azaleas, is a highly diverse and widely distributed genus of >1,000 species. Here, we report the chromosome-scale de novo assembly and genome annotation of Rhododendron williamsianum as a basis for continued study of this large genus. We created multiple short fragment genomic libraries, which were assembled using ALLPATHS-LG. This was followed by contiguity preserving transposase sequencing (CPT-seq) and fragScaff scaffolding of a large fragment...

Tree seedling trait optimization and growth in response to local-scale soil and light variability

Maria Natalia Umaña, Gabriel Arellano, Nathan Swenson & Jenny Zambrano
At local scales, it has been suggested that high levels of resources lead to increased tree growth via trait optimization (highly peaked trait distribution). However, this contrasts with (i) theories that suggest that trait optimization and high growth occur in the most common resource level and (ii) empirical evidence showing that high trait optimization can be also found at low resource levels. This raises the question of how are traits and growth optimized in highly...

Data from: The future of food from the sea

Tracey Mangin, Christopher Costello, Ling Cao, Stefan Gelcich, Miguel A. Cisneros-Mata, Christopher M. Free, Halley E. Froehlich, Christopher D. Golden, Gakushi Ishimura, Jason Maier, Ilan Macadam-Somer, Michael C. Melnychuk, Masanori Miyahara, Carryn L. De Moor, Rosamond Naylor, Linda Nøstbakken, Elena Ojea, Erin O’Reilly, Ana M. Parma, Andrew J. Plantinga, Shakuntala H. Thilsted & Jane Lubchenco
Global food demand is on the rise and serious questions remain about whether supply can increase sustainably. Land-based expansion is possible, but may exacerbate climate change and biodiversity loss and compromise the delivery of other ecosystem services. As food from the sea represents only 17% of current edible meat production, we ask: How much food can we expect the ocean to sustainably produce by 2050? We examine the main food-producing sectors in the ocean—wild fisheries,...

Data from: Fluid preservation causes minimal reduction of parasite detectability in fish specimens: a new approach for reconstructing parasite communities of the past?

Evan Fiorenza, Katie Leslie, Mark Torchin, Katherine Maslenikov, Luke Tornabene & Chelsea Wood
Long-term datasets are needed to evaluate temporal patterns in wildlife disease burdens, but historical data on parasite abundance are extremely rare. For more than a century, natural history collections have been accumulating fluid-preserved specimens, which should contain the parasites infecting the host at the time of its preservation. However, before this unique data source can be exploited, we must identify the artefacts that are introduced by the preservation process. Here, we experimentally address whether the...

Siderophore concentrations along the North Pacific Gradients 1.0 and 2.0 cruises transect

Jiwoon Park & Randelle Bundy
This dataset includes concentrations of siderophores (strong iron-binding ligands) measured from seawater samples taken during Gradients 1.0 (KOK1606) and 2.0 (MGL1704) cruises, which took place in April-May 2016 and May-June 2017 respectively. Concentrations were measured using a Thermo iCAP RQ ICP-MS coupled to a Dionex Ultimate 3000 HPLC.

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