Holcomb KM, Mathis S, Staples JE, Fischer M, Barker CM, Beard CB, Nett RJ, Keyel AC, Marcantonio M, Childs ML, Gorris ME, Rochlin I, Hamins-Puértolas M, Ray EL, Uelmen JA, DeFelice N, Freedman AS, Hollingsworth BD, Das P, Osthus D, Humphreys JM, Nova N, Mordecai EA, Cohnstaedt LW, Kirk D, Kramer LD, Harris MJ, Kain MP, Reed EMX, Johansson MA. 2023. Evaluation of an open forecasting challenge to assess skill of West Nile virus neuroinvasive disease prediction. Parasit Vectors. 16: 11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-022-05630-y


Morrison AC, Reiner RC Jr, Elson WH, Astete H, Guevara C, Del Aguila C, Bazan I, Siles C, Barrera P, Kawiecki AB, Barker CM, Vasquez GM, Escobedo-Vargas K, Flores-Mendoza C, Huaman AA, Leguia M, Silva ME, Jenkins SA, Campbell WR, Abente EJ, Hontz RD, Paz-Soldan VA, Grieco JP, Lobo NF, Scott TW, Achee NL. 2022. Efficacy of a spatial repellent for control of Aedes-borne virus transmission: a cluster-randomized trial in Iquitos, Peru. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 119: e2118283119. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2118283119

Danforth ME, Snyder RE, Lonstrup ETN, Barker CM, Kramer VL. 2022. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the California mosquito-borne virus surveillance & response plan, 2009-2018. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 16: e0010375. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010375

Holcomb KM, Nguyen C, Foy BD, Ahn M, Cramer K, Lonstrup ET, Mete A, Tell LA, Barker CM. 2022. Effects of ivermectin treatment of backyard chickens on mosquito dynamics and West Nile virus transmission. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 16: e0010260. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010260

Brummitt SI, Harvey DJ, Smith WA, Barker CM, Kjemtrup AM. 2022. Assessment of physician knowledge, attitudes, and practice for Lyme disease in a low-incidence state. J Med Entomol. 59: 2182-2188. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjac137

Field EN, Shepard JJ, Clifton ME, Price KJ, Witmier BJ, Johnson K, Boze B, Abadam C, Ebel GD, Armstrong PM, Barker CM, Smith RC. 2022. Semi-field and surveillance data define the natural diapause timeline for Culex pipiens across the United States. Commun Biol. 5: 1300. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-022-04276-x

Montecino-Latorre D, Goldstein T, Kelly TR, Wolking DJ, Kindunda A, Kongo G, Bel-Nono SO, Kazwala RR, Suu-Ire RD, Barker CM, Johnson CK, Mazet JAK. 2022. Seasonal shedding of coronavirus by straw-colored fruit bats at urban roosts in Africa. PLoS One. 17: e0274490. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0274490

Danforth ME, Snyder RE, Feiszli T, Bullick T, Messenger S, Hanson C, Padgett K, Coffey LL, Barker CM, Reisen WK, Kramer VL. 2022. Epidemiologic and environmental characterization of the re-emergence of St. Louis Encephalitis virus in California, 2015–2020. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 16: e0010664. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010664


Keyel AC, Gorris ME, Rochlin I, Uelmen JA, Chaves LF, Hamer GL, Moise IK, Shocket M, Kilpatrick AM, DeFelice NB, Davis JK, Little E, Irwin P, Tyre AJ, Helm Smith K, Fredregill CL, Elison Timm O, Holcomb KM, Wimberly MC, Ward MJ, Barker CM, Rhodes CG, Smith RL. 2021. A proposed framework for the development and qualitative evaluation of West Nile virus models and their application to local public health decision-making. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 15: e0009653. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0009653

Holcomb KM, Reiner RC, Barker CM. 2021. Spatio-temporal impacts of aerial adulticide applications on populations of West Nile virus vector mosquitoes. Parasites & Vectors. 14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-021-04616-6

Lujan-Vega C, Keel MK, Barker CM, Hawkins MG. 2021. Evaluation of atherosclerotic lesions and risk factors of atherosclerosis in raptors in Northern California. J Avian Med Surg. 35: 295–304. https://doi.org/10.1647/20-00078

Schaber KL, Morrison AC, Elson WH, Astete-Vega H, Córdova-López JJ, Ríos López EJ, Flores WLQ, Santillan ASV, Scott TW, Waller LA, Kitron U, Barker CM, Perkins TA, Rothman AL, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Elder JP, Paz-Soldan VA. 2021. The impact of dengue illness on social distancing and caregiving behavior. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 15: e0009614. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0009614

Mayo CE, Weyer CT, Carpenter MJ, Reed KJ, Rodgers CP, Lovett KM, Guthrie AJ, Mullens BA, Barker CM, Reisen WK, MacLachlan NJ. 2021. Diagnostic applications of molecular and serological assays for bluetongue and African horse sickness. Rev Sci Tech. 40: 91–104. https://doi.org/10.20506/rst.40.1.3210

Oidtman RJ, Omodei E, Kraemer MUG, Castañeda-Orjuela CA, Cruz-Rivera E, Misnaza-Castrillón S, Cifuentes MP, Rincon LE, Cañon V, Alarcon P, España G, Huber JH, Hill SC, Barker CM, Johansson MA, Manore CA, Reiner RC Jr, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Siraj AS, Frias-Martinez E, García-Herranz M, Perkins TA. 2021. Trade-offs between individual and ensemble forecasts of an emerging infectious disease. Nat Commun. 12(1):5379. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25695-0

Main BJ, Marcantonio M, Johnston JS, Rasgon JL, Brown CT, Barker CM. 2021. Whole-genome assembly of Culex tarsalis. G3. 11. https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkaa063


Snyder RE, Feiszli T, Foss L, Messenger S, Fang Y, Barker CM, Reisen WK, Vugia DJ, Padgett KA, Kramer VL. 2020. West Nile virus in California, 2003-2018: A persistent threat. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 14: e0008841. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008841

Donnelly MAP, Kluh S, Snyder RE, Barker CM. 2020. Quantifying sociodemographic heterogeneities in the distribution of Aedes aegypti among California households. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 14: e0008408. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008408

Moore SM, Oidtman RJ, Soda KJ, Siraj AS, Reiner RC Jr, Barker CM, Perkins TA. 2020. Leveraging multiple data types to estimate the size of the Zika epidemic in the Americas. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 14: e0008640. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008640

Elson WH, Reiner RC, Siles C, Bazan I, Vilcarromero S, Riley-Powell AR, Kawiecki A, Astete H, Hontz R, Barker CM, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Morrison AC, Scott TW, Elder JP, Rothman AL, Paz-Soldan VA. 2020. Heterogeneity of dengue illness in a community-based prospective study, Iquitos, Peru. Emerging Infectious Diseases 26. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2609.191472

Elson WH, Riley-Powell AR, Morrison AC, Gotlieb EE, Groessl EJ, Cordova JJ, Rios JE, Quiroz WL, Vizcarra AS, Reiner RC, Barker CM, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Scott TW, Rothman AL, Elder JP, Paz-Soldan VA, 2020. Measuring health-related quality of life for dengue patients in Iquitos, Peru. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 14: e0008477. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008477

Swetnam DM, Stuart JB, Young K, Maharaj PD, Fang Y, Garcia S, Barker CM, Smith K, Godsey MS, Savage HM, Barton V, Bolling BG, Duggal N, Brault AC, Coffey LL. 2020. Movement of St. Louis encephalitis virus in the western United States, 2014-2018. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 14: e0008343. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008343

Winokur OC, Main BJ, Nicholson J, Barker CM. 2020. Impact of temperature on the extrinsic incubation period of Zika virus in Aedes aegypti. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 14: e0008047. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008047


Marcantonio M, Reyes T, Barker CM. 2019. Quantifying Aedes aegypti dispersal in space and time: a modeling approach. Ecosphere. 10: 394. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2977

Perkins TA, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Manore C, Siraj AS, España G, Barker CM, Johansson MA, Reiner RC. 2019. Heterogeneous local dynamics revealed by classification analysis of spatially disaggregated time series data. Epidemics. 100357. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epidem.2019.100357

Johansson MA, Apfeldorf KM, Dobson S, Devita J, Buczak AL, Baugher B, et al. 2019. An open challenge to advance probabilistic forecasting for dengue epidemics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1909865116

Barker CM. 2019. Models and surveillance systems to detect and predict West Nile virus outbreaks. J Med Entomol. tjz150. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjz150

Schaber KL, Paz-Soldan VA, Morrison AC, Elson WHD, Rothman AL, Mores CN, Astete-Vega H, Scott TW, Waller LA, Kitron U, Elder JP, Barker CM, Perkins TA, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. 2019. Dengue illness impacts daily human mobility patterns in Iquitos, Peru. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 13(9):e0007756. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007756

Perkins TA, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Manore C, Siraj AS, España G, Barker CM, Johansson MA, Reiner RC. 2019. Heterogeneous local dynamics revealed by classification analysis of spatially disaggregated time series data. Epidemics. 100357. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epidem.2019.100357

Marcantonio M, Winokur OC, Barker CM. 2019. Revisiting alkali metals as a tool to characterize patterns of mosquito dispersal and oviposition. Insects. 10(8). https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10080220

Townsend AK, Staab HA, Barker CM. 2019. Urbanization and elevated cholesterol in American Crows. Condor. 121(3). https://doi.org/10.1093/condor/duz040

Moore SM, Oidtman RJ, Soda J, Siraj AS, Reiner RC, Barker CM, Perkins A. 2019. Leveraging multiple data types to estimate the true size of the Zika epidemic in the Americas. medRxiv. 19002865. https://doi.org/10.1101/19002865


Sadeghi M, Altan E, Deng X, Barker CM, Fang Y, Coffey LL, Delwart E. 2018. Virome of > 12 thousand Culex mosquitoes from throughout California. Virology. 523: 74-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2018.07.029

Danforth ME, Reisen WK, Barker CM. 2018. Detection of arbovirus transmission via sugar feeding in a laboratory setting. J Med Entomol. 55: 1575-1579. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjy089

Main BJ, Nicholson J, Winokur OC, Steiner C, Riemersma KK, Stuart J, et al. Vector competence of Aedes aegypti, Culex tarsalis, and Culex quinquefasciatus from California for Zika virus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018;12: e0006524. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006524

Montecino D, Barker CM. Overwintering of West Nile virus in a bird community with a communal crow roost. Scientific Reports 8:6088. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-24133-4

Carlson JS, Nelms B, Barker CM, Reisen WK, Sehgal RNM, Cornel AJ. 2018. Avian malaria co-infections confound infectivity and vector competence assays of Plasmodium homopolare. Parasitol Res. 117: 2385–2394. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-5924-5

Siraj AS, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Barker CM, Tejedor-Garavito N, Harding D, Lorton C, et al. 2018. Spatiotemporal incidence of Zika and associated environmental drivers for the 2015-2016 epidemic in Colombia. Scientific Data 5:180073. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.73

DeFelice NB, Schneider ZD, Little E, Barker CM, Caillouet KA, Campbell SR, Damian D, Irwin P, Jones HMP, Townsend J, Shaman J. 2018. Use of temperature to improve West Nile virus forecasts. PLoS Comput Biol 14: e1006047. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006047


Cromwell, EA, Stoddard ST, Barker CM, Van Rie A, Messer WB, Meshnick SR, Morrison AC, Scott TW. 2017. The relationship between entomological indicators of Aedes aegypti abundance and dengue virus infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 11: e0005429. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005429

Asher J, Barker CM, Chen G, Cummings D, Chinazzi M, Daniel-Wayman S, Fischer M, Ferguson N, Follman D, Elizabeth Halloran M, Johansson M, Kugeler K, Kwan J, Lessler J, Longini IM, Merler S, Monaghan A, Pastore y Piontti A, Perkins TA, Rebecca Prevots D, Reiner R, Rossi L, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Siraj AS, Sun K, Vespignani A, Zhang Q. 2017. Preliminary results of models to predict areas in the Americas with increased likelihood of Zika virus transmission in 2017. bioRxiv 187591. https://doi.org/10.1101/187591

Belova A, Mills D, Hall R, Juliana AS, Crimmins A, Barker CM, Jones R. 2017. Impacts of increasing temperature on the future incidence of West Nile neuroinvasive disease in the United States. Am J Climate Change. 6(1): 166-216 https://doi.org/10.4236/ajcc.2017.61010


Rochlin I, Faraji A, Ninivaggi D, Barker CM, Kilpatrick AM. 2016. Anthropogenic impacts on mosquito populations in North America over the past century. Nature Comm 7:13604 https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13604

Brostoff T, Pesavento PA, Barker CM, Kenney JL, Dietrich EA, Duggal NK, Bosco-Lauth AM, Brault AC. 2016. MicroRNA reduction of neuronal West Nile virus replication attenuates and affords a protective immune response in mice. Vaccine. 34(44): 5366-5375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.08.063

Oidtman RJ, Christofferson RC, Ten Bosch QA, Espana G, Kraemer MUG, Tatem A, Barker CM, Perkins TA. 2016. Pokémon Go and Exposure to Mosquito-Borne Diseases: How Not to Catch ’Em All. PLoS Curr. 8. https://doi.org/10.1371/currents.outbreaks.2d885b05c7e06a9f72e4656d56b043cd

Mayo CE, Shelley CD, MacLachlan NJ, Gardner IA, Hartley DM, Barker CM. 2016. A deterministic model to quantify risk and guide mitigation strategies to reduce bluetongue virus transmission in California dairy cattle. PLoS One. 11(11): e0165806. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0165806

Hoover KC, Barker CM. 2016. West Nile virus, climate change, and circumpolar vulnerability. WIREs Clim Change 7: 283–300. https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.382

Baylis M, Barker CM, Caminade C, Joshi BR, Pant GR, Rayamajhi A, Reisen WK, Impoinvil DE. 2016. Emergence or improved detection of Japanese encephalitis virus in the Himalayan highlands? Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trw012

Danforth ME, Reisen WK, Barker CM. 2016. The impact of cycling temperature on the transmission of West Nile virus. J Med Entomol https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjw013

Taff CC, Weis AM, Wheeler S, Hinton MG, Weimer BC, Barker CM, Jones M, Logsdon R, Smith WA, Boyce WM, Townsend AK. 2016. Influence of host ecology and behavior on Campylobacter jejuni prevalence and environmental contamination risk in a synanthropic wild bird species. Appl Environ Microbiol 82(15):4811-4820. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01456-16

Hoekman D, Springer YP, Barker CM, Barrera R, Blackmore MS, Bradshaw WE, Foley DH, Ginsberg HS, Hayden MH, Holzapfel CM, Juliano SA, Kramer LD, LaDeau SL, Livdahl TP, Moore CG, Nasci RS, Reisen WK, Savage HM. Design for mosquito abundance, diversity, and phenology sampling within the National Ecological Observatory Network. 2016. Ecosphere. 7(5). https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1320

Springer YP, Hoekman D, Johnson P, Duffy PA, Hufft RA, Barnett DT, Allan BF, Amman BR, Barker CM, Barrera R, Beard CB, Beati L, Begon M, Blackmore MS, Bradshaw WE, Brisson D, Calisher CH, Childs JE, Diuk-Wasser MA, Douglass RJ, Eisen RJ, Foley DH, Foley JE, Gaff HD, Gardner SL, Ginsberg HS, Glass GE, Hamer SA, Hayden MH, Hjelle B, Holzapfel CM, Juliano SA, Kramer LD, Kuenzi AJ, LaDeau SL, Livdahl TP, Mills JN, Moore CG, Morand S, Nasci RS, Ogden NH, Ostfeld RS, Parmenter RR, Piesman J, Reisen WK, Savage HM, Sonenshine DE, Swei A, Yabsley MJ. 2016. Tick-, mosquito-, and rodent-borne parasite sampling designs for the National Ecological Observatory Network. Ecosphere. 7(5). https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1271


Kraemer MUG, Sinka ME, Duda KA, Mylne AQN, Shearer FM, Barker CM, Moore CG, Carvalho RG, Coelho GE, Van Bortel W, Hendrickx G, Schaffner F, Elyazar IRF, Teng H-J, Brady OJ, Messina JP, Pigott DM, Scott TW, Smith DL, Wint GRW, Golding N, Hay SI. 2015. The global distribution of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus. eLife 4:e08347. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.08347

Kraemer MUG, Sinka ME, Duda KA, Mylne A, Shearer FM, Brady OJ, Messina JP, Barker CM, Moore CG, Carvalho RG, Coelho GE, Van Bortel W, Hendrickx G, Schaffner F, William Wint GR, Elyazar IRF, Teng H-J, Hay SI. 2015. The global compendium of Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus occurrence. Scientific Data 2:150035. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2015.35

Carlson JS, Walther E, Trout-Fryxell R, Staley S, Tell LA, Sehgal RNM, Barker CM, Cornel AJ. 2015. Identifying avian malaria vectors: sampling methods influence outcomes Parasites & Vectors 8(1):365. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-0969-0

Danforth ME, Reisen WK, Barker CM. 2015. Extrinsic incubation rate is not accelerated in recent California strains of West Nile virus in Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae) J Med Entomol 52(5):1083-1089. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjv082


Healy JM, Reisen WK, Kramer VL, Fischer M, Lindsey NP, Nasci RS, Macedo PA, White G, Takahashi R, Khang L, Barker CM. 2015. Comparison of the efficiency and cost of West Nile virus surveillance methods in California. Vector-Borne Zoonotic Dis 15(2):147-155. https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2014.1689

De la Cruz ML, Perez A, Bezos J, Pages E, Casal C, Carpintero J, Romero B, Dominguez L, Barker CM, Diaz R, Alvarez J. 2014. Spatial dynamics of bovine tuberculosis in the autonomous community of Madrid, Spain (2010-2012). PLoS ONE 9(12):e115632. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0115632

Burruel V, Klooster K, Barker CM, Reijo Pera R, Meyers S. 2014. Abnormal early cleavage events predict early embryo demise: sperm oxidative stress and early abnormal cleavage. Scientific Reports 4:6598. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep06598

Guerra CA, Reiner RC, Perkins TA, Lindsay SW, Midega JT, Brady OJ, Barker CM, Reisen WL, Harrington LC, Takken W, Kitron U, Lloyd AL, Hay SI, Scott TW, Smith DL. 2014. A global assembly of adult female mosquito mark-release-recapture data to inform the control of mosquito-borne pathogens. Parasites & Vectors 7:276 https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-3305-7-276

Mayo CE, Osborne C, Mullens B, Gerry A, Gardner I, Reisen W, Barker CM, MacLachlan NJ. 2014. Seasonal variation and impact of waste-water lagoons as larval habitat on the population dynamics of Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera:Ceratopogonidae) at two dairy farms in Northern California. PLoS ONE 9(2): e89633. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0089633

Smith DL, Perkins TA, Reiner RC, Barker CM, Niu T, Chaves LF, Ellis AM, George DB, Le Menach A, Pulliam JRC, Bisanzio D, Buckee C, Chiyaka C, Cummings DAT, Garcia AJ, Gatton ML, Gething PW, Hartley DM, Johnston G, Klein EY, Michael E, Lloyd AL, Pigott DM, Reisen WK, Ruktanonchai N, Singh BK, Stoller J, Tatem AJ, Kitron U, Godfray C, Cohen J, Hay SI, Scott TW. 2014. Recasting the Theory of Mosquito-Borne Pathogen Transmission Dynamics and Control. Trans Roy Soc Trop Med Hyg 108(4): 185-197. https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/tru026

Townsend AK, Barker CM. 2014. Plastic and the nest entanglement of urban and agricultural crows. PLoS ONE 9(1): e88006. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0088006


Barker CM, Niu T, Reisen WK, Hartley DM. 2013. Data-driven modeling to assess receptivity for Rift Valley fever virus . PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(11): e2515. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002515

Thompson DR, de la Torre Juarez M, Barker CM, Holeman J, Lundeen S, Mulligan S, Painter TH, Podest E, Seidel FC, Ustinov E. 2013. Airborne imaging spectroscopy to monitor urban mosquito microhabitats. Remote Sensing of Environment 137: 226-233. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2013.06.015

Carrington LB, Armijos MV, Lambrechts L, Barker CM, Scott TW. 2013. Effects of fluctuating daily temperatures at critical thermal extremes on Aedes aegypti life-history traits . PLoS ONE 8(3): e58824. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0058824

Reiner RC, Perkins TA, Barker CM, Niu T, Chaves LF, Ellis AM, George DB, Le Menach A, Pulliam JRC, Bisanzio D, Buckee C, Chiyaka C, Cummings DAT, Garcia AJ, Gatton ML, Gething PW, Hartley DM, Johnston G, Klein EY, Michael E, Lindsay SW, Lloyd AL, Pigott DM, Reisen WK, Ruktanonchai N, Singh BK, Tatem AJ, Kitron U, Hay SI, Scott TW, Smith DL. 2013. A systematic review of mathematical models of mosquito-borne pathogen transmission: 1970–2010. J Roy Soc Interface 10. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2012.0921


Hartley DM, Barker CM, Le Menach A, Niu T, Gaff HD, Reisen WK. 2012. The effects of temperature on the emergence and seasonality of West Nile virus in California. Am J Trop Med Hyg 86(5): 884-894. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0342

Smith DL, Battle KE, Hay SI, Barker CM, Scott TW, McKenzie FE. 2012. Ross, Macdonald, and a theory for the dynamics and control of mosquito-transmitted pathogens. PLoS Pathogens 8(4): e1002588. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002588

Wheeler SS, Vineyard MP, Barker CM, Reisen WK. 2012. Importance of recrudescent avian infection in West Nile virus overwintering: incomplete antibody neutralization of virus allows infrequent vector infection. J Med Entomol 49: 895-902. https://doi.org/10.1603/ME11286

Fechter-Leggett E, Nelms BM, Barker CM, Reisen WK. 2012. West Nile virus cluster analysis and vertical transmission in Culex pipiens complex mosquitoes in Sacramento and Yolo Counties, California, 2011. J Vector Ecol 37: 442-449. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1948-7134.2012.00248.x

Mayo CE, Mullens BA, Gerry AC, Barker CM, Mertens PC, Maan S, Maan N, Gardner IA, Guthrie AJ, MacLachlan NJ. 2012. The combination of abundance and infection rates of Culicoides sonorensis estimates risk of subsequent bluetongue virus infection of sentinel cattle on California dairy farms. Vet Parasitol 187: 295-301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.01.004

Mayo CE, Gardner IA, Mullens BA, Barker CM, Gerry AC, Guthrie AJ, MacLachlan NJ. 2012. Anthropogenic and meteorological factors influence vector abundance and prevalence of bluetongue virus infection of dairy cattle in California. Vet Microbiol 155: 158-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.08.029


Thiemann TC, Wheeler SS, Barker CM, Reisen WK. 2011. Mosquito host selection varies seasonally with host availability and mosquito density. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5(12): e1452. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001452

Brault AC, Langevin SA, Ramey WN, Fang Y, Beasley DWC, Barker CM, Sanders TA, Reisen WK, Barrett ADT, Bowen RA. 2011. Reduced avian virulence and viral replication of West Nile virus isolates from Mexico and Texas. Am J Trop Med Hyg 85: 758-767. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0439

Langevin SA, Bowen RA, Ramey WN, Sanders TA, Maharaj PD, Fang Y, Cornelius J, Barker CM, Reisen WK, Beasley DW, Barrett AD, Kinney RM, Huang CY, Brault AC. 2011. Envelope and pre-membrane protein structural amino acid mutations mediate diminished avian growth and virulence of a Mexican West Nile virus isolate. J Gen Virol 92: 2810-2820. https://doi.org/10.1099/vir.0.035535-0

Boyce WM, Vickers W, Morrison SA, Sillett TS, Caldwell L, Wheeler SS, Barker CM, Cummings R, Reisen WK. 2011. Surveillance for West Nile virus and vaccination of free-ranging Island Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma insularis) on Santa Cruz Island, California. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11: 1063-1068. https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2010.0171

Carney RM, Ahearn SC, McConchie A, Glaser C, Jean C, Barker CM, Park BK, Padgett K, Kramer VL. 2011. Early warning system for West Nile virus risk areas, California, USA. Emerg Inf Dis 17: 1445-1454. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid1708.100411

2010 and earlier

Barker CM, Kramer VL, Reisen WK. 2010. Decision support system for mosquito and arbovirus control in California. Earthzine: an IEEE publication fostering earth observation and global awareness http://www.earthzine.org/2010/09/24/decision-support-system-for-mosquito-and-arbovirus-control-in-california/

Barker CM, Johnson WO, Eldridge BF, Park BK, Melton FS, Reisen WK. 2010. Temporal connections between Culex tarsalis abundance and transmission of western equine encephalomyelitis virus in California. Am J Trop Med Hyg 82: 1185-1193. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0324

Barker CM, Eldridge BF, Reisen WK. 2010. Seasonal abundance patterns of Culex tarsalis and Culex pipiens complex mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in California. J Med Entomol 47: 759-768. http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1603/ME09139

Kwan JL, Kluh S, Madon MB, Nguyen DV, Barker CM, Reisen WK. 2010. Sentinel chicken seroconversions track tangential transmission of West Nile virus to humans in the greater Los Angeles area. Am J Trop Med Hyg 83: 1137-1145. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2010.10-0078

Eisen L, Barker CM, Moore CG, Pape WJ, Winters AM, Cheronis N. 2010. Irrigated agriculture is an important risk factor for West Nile virus disease in the hyperendemic Larimer-Boulder-Weld area of north-central Colorado. J Med Entomol 47: 939-951. https://doi.org/10.1603/ME10036

Reisen WK, Thiemann T, Barker CM, Lu H, Carroll B, Fang Y, Lothrop HD. 2010. Effects of warm winter temperature on the abundance and gonotrophic activity of Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) in California. J Med Entomol 47: 230-237. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmedent/47.2.230

Barker CM, Bolling BG, Moore CG, Eisen L. 2009. Relationship between distance from major larval habitats and abundance of adult mosquitoes in semi-arid plains landscapes in Colorado. J Med Entomol 46: 1290-1298. https://doi.org/10.1603/033.046.0606

Barker CM, Bolling BG, Black WC IV, Moore CG, Eisen L. 2009. Mosquitoes and West Nile virus along a river corridor from prairie to montane habitats in eastern Colorado. J Vector Ecol 34: 276-293. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1948-7134.2009.00036.x

Bolling BG, Barker CM, Moore CG, Pape WJ, Eisen L. 2009. Seasonal patterns for entomological measures of risk for exposure to Culex vectors and West Nile virus in relation to human disease cases in northeastern Colorado. J Med Entomol 46: 1519-1531. https://doi.org/10.1603/033.046.0641

Wheeler SS, Barker CM, Fang YL, Armijos MV, Carroll BD, Husted S, Johnson WO, Reisen WK. 2009. Differential impact of West Nile virus on California birds. The Condor 111: 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1525/cond.2009.080013

Reisen WK, Barker CM, Fang Y, Martinez VM. 2008. Does variation in Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) vector competence enable outbreaks of West Nile virus in California? J Med Entomol 45: 1126-1138. http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1603/0022-2585%282008%2945%5B1126%3ADVICDC%5D2.0.CO%3B2

Reisen WK, Cayan DR, Tyree MM, Barker CM, Eldridge BF, Dettinger MD. 2008. Impact of climate variation on mosquito abundance in California. J Vector Ecol 33: 89-98. http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.3376/1081-1710%282008%2933%5B89%3AIOCVOM%5D2.0.CO%3B2

Reisen WK, Barker CM, Carney R, Lothrop HD, Wilson JN, Madon M, Takahashi R, Carroll B, Fang Y, Shafii M, Kahl N, Kramer V, Glaser C, Jean C. 2006. Role of Corvids in the epidemiology of West Nile virus in Southern California. J Med Entomol 43: 356-367. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmedent/43.2.356

Mahmood F, Chiles RE, Fang Y, Barker CM, Reisen WK. 2004. Role of nestling mourning doves and house finches as amplifying hosts of St. Louis encephalitis virus. J Med Entomol 41: 965-972. https://doi.org/10.1603/0022-2585-41.5.965

Barker CM, Brewster CC, Paulson SL. 2003. Spatiotemporal oviposition and habitat preferences of Ochlerotatus triseriatus and Aedes albopictus in an emerging focus of La Crosse virus. J Am Mosq Control Assoc 19: 382-391. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/content/part/JAMCA/JAMCA_V19_N4_P382-391.pdf

Barker CM, Paulson SL, Cantrell S, Davis BS. 2003. Habitat preferences and phenology of Ochlerotatus triseriatus and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in southwestern Virginia. J Med Entomol 40: 403-410. https://doi.org/10.1603/0022-2585-40.4.403

Barker CM, Reisen WK, Kramer VL. 2003. California state Mosquito-borne Virus. Surveillance and Response Plan: a retrospective evaluation using conditional simulations. Am J Trop Med Hyg 68: 508-518. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12812335