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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kosoy Michael, & Kosoy Roman. (2017). Complexity and biosemiotics in evolutionary ecology of zoonotic infectious agents. Evolutionary Applications, 11(4), 394–403.

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.

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.

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.

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.