Ecology, Host, Genetics, Evolutionary dynamics and Pathogen are his primary areas of study. His research in Ecology intersects with topics in Zoology, Vector and Fecundity. His Host research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Evolutionary biology, Natural selection, Virus, Evolutionarily stable strategy and Virulence.
His work on CRISPR Loci and Immune system as part of general Genetics research is frequently linked to Trade offs, bridging the gap between disciplines. His studies examine the connections between CRISPR Loci and genetics, as well as such issues in Computational biology, with regards to Acquired immune system and Coevolution. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Biological evolution, Resistance and Host resistance.
His primary areas of study are Ecology, Evolutionary biology, Host, Virulence and Zoology. Mike Boots studies Coevolution which is a part of Ecology. The concepts of his Evolutionary biology study are interwoven with issues in Infectious disease, Acquired immune system, Population structure and Trade-off.
He has included themes like Virus, Pathogen, Parasite hosting and Resistance in his Host study. His Virulence study combines topics in areas such as Disease severity, Virology, Immune system, Evolutionarily stable strategy and Infectivity. The study incorporates disciplines such as Fecundity and Vector in addition to Zoology.
His primary areas of investigation include Evolutionary biology, Virulence, Infectious disease, Host and Virus. His studies deal with areas such as Mammal, Experimental evolution and Immune escape as well as Evolutionary biology. His work in Experimental evolution covers topics such as Biological dispersal which are related to areas like Ecology.
Mike Boots interconnects Veterinary medicine and Social evolution in the investigation of issues within Ecology. His Virulence research incorporates themes from Virology, Phenotype, Immune system, Infectivity and Complex disease. Mike Boots has researched Host in several fields, including Generalist and specialist species, Resistance and Reproduction.
The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Infectious disease, Evolutionary biology, Ecology, Wildlife and Wildlife disease. His Evolutionary biology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Order Chiroptera, Phylogenetic distance, Pathogen and Spillover effect. His work deals with themes such as Transmission and Pandemic, which intersect with Ecology.
In his study, Meles and Badger is inextricably linked to Mammal, which falls within the broad field of Wildlife. Within one scientific family, Mike Boots focuses on topics pertaining to Population growth under Immunity, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Zoology. His Zoology research integrates issues from Population density and Host.
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Ecological replacement of native red squirrels by invasive greys driven by disease
D. M. Tompkins;A. R. White;M. Boots.
Ecology Letters (2003)
'Small worlds' and the evolution of virulence: infection occurs locally and at a distance.
M. Boots;A. Sasaki.
Proceedings of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (1999)
Trade-offs with resistance to a granulosis virus in the Indian meal moth, examined by a laboratory evolution experiment
M. Boots;M. Begon.
Functional Ecology (1993)
Cross-protective immunity can account for the alternating epidemic pattern of dengue virus serotypes circulating in Bangkok
B. Adams;E. C. Holmes;C. Zhang;M. P. Mammen.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2006)
Deformed wing virus is a recent global epidemic in honeybees driven by Varroa mites
L. Wilfert;G. Long;H. C. Leggett;P. Schmid-Hempel.
The Evolution of Costly Resistance in Host‐Parasite Systems
Michael Boots;Yoshihiro Haraguchi.
The American Naturalist (1999)
The evolution of parasites in response to tolerance in their hosts: The good, the bad, and apparent commensalism
Martin R. Miller;Andrew White;Michael Boots.
Large shifts in pathogen virulence relate to host population structure
M. Boots;P. J. Hudson;A. Sasaki.
The role of ecological feedbacks in the evolution of host defence: what does theory tell us?
Michael Boots;Alex Best;Martin R Miller;Andrew White.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (2009)
Local interactions select for lower pathogen infectivity.
Michael Boots;Michael Mealor.
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