The April 2018 issue of Evolutionary Applications is devoted to Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Infectious Diseases: Challenges, Advances and Promises.  It is open access. Enjoy!  

13 articles about evolution and human infectious disease

Echaubard Pierre, Rudge James W., & Lefevre Thierry. (2018). Evolutionary perspectives on human infectious diseases: Challenges, advances, and promises. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 383–393. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12586

Birget Philip L. G., Greischar Megan A., Reece Sarah E., & Mideo Nicole. (2017). Altered life history strategies protect malaria parasites against drugs. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 442–455. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12516

Borlase Anna, Webster Joanne P., & Rudge James W. (2017). Opportunities and challenges for modelling epidemiological and evolutionary dynamics in a multihost, multiparasite system: Zoonotic hybrid schistosomiasis in West Africa. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 501–515. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12529

Flores‐Ferrer Alheli, Marcou Olivier, Waleckx Etienne, Dumonteil Eric, & Gourbière Sébastien. (2017). Evolutionary ecology of Chagas disease; what do we know and what do we need? Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 470–487. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12582

Glunt Katey D., Coetzee Maureen, Huijben Silvie, Koffi A. Alphonsine, Lynch Penelope A., N’Guessan Raphael, … Thomas Matthew B. (2017). Empirical and theoretical investigation into the potential impacts of insecticide resistance on the effectiveness of insecticide‐treated bed nets. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 431–441. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12574

Grear Daniel A., Hall Jeffrey S., Dusek Robert J., & Ip Hon S. (2017). Inferring epidemiologic dynamics from viral evolution: 2014–2015 Eurasian/North American highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses exceed transmission threshold, R0 = 1, in wild birds and poultry in North America. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 547–557. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12576

Huijben Silvie, & Paaijmans Krijn P. (2017). Putting evolution in elimination: Winning our ongoing battle with evolving malaria mosquitoes and parasites. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 415–430. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12530

Joseph Udayan, Vijaykrishna Dhanasekaran, Smith Gavin J.D., & Su Yvonne C.F. (2017). Adaptive evolution during the establishment of European avian‐like H1N1 influenza A virus in swine. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 534–546. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12536

Kosoy Michael, & Kosoy Roman. (2017). Complexity and biosemiotics in evolutionary ecology of zoonotic infectious agents. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 394–403. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12503

Lefevre Thierry, Ohm Johanna, Dabiré Kounbobr R., Cohuet Anna, Choisy Marc, Thomas Matthew B., & Cator Lauren. (2017). Transmission traits of malaria parasites within the mosquito: Genetic variation, phenotypic plasticity, and consequences for control. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 456–469. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12571

Lourenço José, Tennant Warren, Faria Nuno R., Walker Andrew, Gupta Sunetra, & Recker Mario. (2017). Challenges in dengue research: A computational perspective. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 516–533. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12554

Rosenberg, K. R., & Trevathan, W. R. (2018). Evolutionary Perspectives on Cesarean Section. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health. Sternberg Eleanore D., & Thomas Matthew B. (2017). Insights from agriculture for the management of insecticide resistance in disease vectors. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 404–414. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12501

Viana Mafalda, Faust Christina L., Haydon Daniel T., Webster Joanne P., & Lamberton Poppy H. L. (2017). The effects of subcurative praziquantel treatment on life‐history traits and trade‐offs in drug‐resistant Schistosoma mansoni. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 488–500. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12558