Benjamin D. Dalziel Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Princeton University Education and Research 2014- Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department, Princeton University, in the groups of Jessica Metcalf and Bryan Grenfell 2014 PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University: “The influence of collective behavior on population dynamics” advised by Stephen Ellner 2013- Consultant for International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 2011 Research Internship, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control 2007 Research Scientist, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources 2006 MSc in Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, advised by John Fryxell 2004 BSc in Ecology with a minor in Mathematical Sciences, University of Guelph 2003 Research Assistant, University of Guelph 2002 Research Assistant, Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre Publications Dalziel, B.D., LeCorre, M., Côté, S., Ellner, S.P. The dynamics of collective behavior in migrating caribou. In prep. Dalziel, B.D., Zelner J., Bliss, J.R., McClelland, A., Metcalf, C.J.E., Grenfell, B.T. Inapparent infections and community-based cases of Ebola: prospects for surveillance and control. In prep. Dalziel, B.D., Bjørnstad, O.M, Van Panhuis, W.A., Burke, D. Metcalf, C.J.E., Grenfell, B.T. Measles and the edge of chaos: subtle differences in the aggregation of susceptibles creates dynamic heterogeneity in epidemics. In prep. (full draft complete) Dalziel, B.D., and Ellner, S.P. 2015. Detecting collective behavior in ecological data. In revision at Methods in Ecology and Evolution. Dalziel, B.D., Huang, K., Geoghegan, J.L, Arinaminpathy, N., Dubovi, E.J., Grenfell, B.T., Ellner, S.P., Holmes, E.C., Parrish, C.R. 2014. Contact heterogeneity, rather than transmission efficiency, limits the emergence and spread of canine influenza virus. PLOS Pathogens 10: e1004455. Dalziel B.D., Pourbohloul B., Ellner, S.P. 2013 Human mobility patterns predict divergent epidemic dynamics among cities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20130763. Dalziel, B.D. 2013. Community Based Disease Surveillance in Practice: A review of evidence-based effectiveness and lessons learned for disease surveillance by volunteers using mobile phones. Report for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Becker,C.G., Dalziel,B.D., Kersch-Becker, M.F., Park, M.G., and Mouchka,M. 2012. Indirect effects of human development along the coast on coral health. Biotropica 45:401:407. Perera, A.H., Dalziel,B.D. Buse,L.J., Routledge R.G., and Brienesse M. 2011. What happens to tree residuals in boreal forest fires and what causes the changes? Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Forest Information Paper 174. Dalziel,B.D., Morales,J.M, and Fryxell,J.M. 2010. Fitting dynamic models to animal movement data: the importance of probes for model selection, a reply to Franz and Caillaud. The American Naturalist 175:762-764. Dalziel,B.D. and Perera, A.H. 2009. Patterns in tree mortality after boreal forest fires reveal scaledependent interactions between community structure and fire intensity. Ecosystems 12:973-981. Perera,A.H., Dalziel,B.D., Buse,L.J., and Routeledge,R.G. 2009. Spatial variability of stand-scale residuals in Ontario’s boreal forest fires. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39:945-961. Dalziel,BD., Morales,J.M, and Fryxell,J.M. 2008 Fitting probability distributions to animal movement trajectories: using artificial neural networks to link distance, resources and memory. The American Naturalist 172:248-258. Smith,T., Dalziel,B.D., and Routeledge, R.G. 2008. A proposed method to rank the intensity of boreal forest fires in Ontario using post-fire high-resolution aerial photographs. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Forest Information Paper 170. Borger,L., Dalziel.,B.D., and Fryxell, J.M. 2008. Are there general mechanisms of animal home range behaviour? A review and prospectus for future research. Ecology Letters 11:637-650. Fryxell,J.M, Hazell,M., Borger,L., Dalziel,B.D., Haydon,D.T., Morales,J.M., McIntosh,T., and Rossate,R.C. 2008. Multiple movement modes by large herbivores at multiple spatiotemporal scales. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:19114-19119. Dalziel,B.D. and Boulding, E.G. 2005. Water-borne cues from a shell-crushing predator induce a more massive shell in experimental populations of an intertidal snail. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 317-25-35. Grant and Scholarship Support 2012 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation – “Forecasting epidemics in cities using data on human movement patterns” 2008 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation – “Discovering collective behavior in migrating caribou” 2011 British Columbia Centre for Disease Control – Research Internship 2008 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council – Alexander Graham Bell Graduate Scholarship 2008 Glasgow University Research Scholarship (declined) 2005 Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2004 Elgin Carde Terrestrial Ecology Fellowship Teaching experience 2010 Prepared a two-day course on Ecological Analysis in R at Cornell University 2004- Teaching assistant (at University of Guelph or Cornell University) for: Ecology and the Environment BIOL*1610 Advanced Ecology BIOL*3610 Dynamic Models in Biology BIOL*3620 Introductory Ecology BIOL*2170 Population Ecology BIOL*3110 Wildlife Conservation and Management BIOL*4150 Service I review papers for American Naturalist, Axios, Ecology, Ecology Letters, Ecological Applications, PLOS ONE, PeerJ and PLOS Medicine. In addition to formal consultancies I have volunteered as a scientific advisor for humanitarian organizations, including Haitian Red Cross and Concern Worldwide. I was a scientific consultant and public speaker for Ithaca History Center on the exhibit “Grippe: The Epidemic of 1918”. Selected seminars McClelland, A. and Dalziel, B.D. 2015 (upcoming). Inapparent Ebola infections: symptom-based case definitions fail to identify laboratory-positive cases. 19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Dalziel, B.D. 2014. Inapparent infections, false positives, and bursts in Ebola dynamics. Princeton Colloquium on Global Systemic Risk. Dalziel, B.D., Pourbohloul, B, and Ellner, S.P. 2011. The influence of host movement on epidemic dynamics: Commuting patterns in cities and their consequences for the spread of influenza. Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of America. Dalziel, B.D. and Ellner, S.P. 2010. Estimating the historical migration patterns of woodland caribou using movement models and stable isotope data. International Congress for Conservation Biology. Dalziel, B.D. and Ellner, S.P. 2009. Woodland caribou migration: advection-diffusion models and stable isotope data. Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution. Dalziel,B.D., and Fryxell, J.M. 2005. The persistence of memory: modeling the movements of foragers using memory-biased random walks. Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of America.
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