Michael A. Robert, Ph.D.
   Assistant Professor
   Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
   Virginia Commonwealth University

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  1. M. Walker, M.A. Robert, L.C. Childs. 2021 The importance of density dependence in juvenile mosquito development and survival: a model-based investigation. Ecological Modeling 440: 109357. [LINK]

  2. E.M. Benitez, E.L. Estallo, M.G. Grech, M. Frias-Cespedes, W.R. Almiron, M.A. Robert, F. F. Ludueña-Almeida. 2021. Understanding the role of temporal variation of environmental variables in predicting Aedes aegypti oviposition activity in a temperate region of Argentina. Acta Tropica 105744. [LINK]

  3. E.L. Estallo, R. Sippy, A.M. Stewart-Ibarra, M.G. Grech, E.M. Benitez, F.F. Ludueña -Almeida, M. Ainete, M. Frías-Céspedes, M. Robert, M.M. Romero, W.R. Almirón. 2020. A decade of arbovirus emergence in the temperate southern cone of South America: dengue, Aedes aegypti and climate change dynamics in Córdoba, Argentina. Heliyon 6(9):e04858. [LINK]

  4. M.A. Robert, Anna M. Stewart-Ibarra, Elizabet L. Estallo. 2020. Climate change and viral emergence: Evidence from Aedes-borne arboviruses. Current Opinions in Virology 40:41-47 [LINK]

  5. S.A. Cash, M.A. Robert, M.D. Lorenzen, and F. Gould. 2020. The impact of local population genetic background on the spread of the selfish element Medea-I in red flour beetles. Ecology and Evolution 10(2):863-874. [LINK]

  6. M.A. Robert, D.T. Tinunin, E.M. Benitez, F.F. Ludueña-Almeida, M.M. Romero, A.M. Stewart-Ibarra, E.L. Estallo. 2019. Arbovirus emergence in the temperate city of Córdoba, Argentina, 2009-2018. Nature Scientific Data 6, 276. [LINK]

  7. M.A. Robert, R.C. Christofferson, P.D. Weber, H.J. Wearing. 2019 Temperature impacts on dengue emergence in the United States: investigating the role of seasonality and climate change. Epidemics 28, 100344 [LINK]

  8. M.A. Robert, R.C. Christofferson, N.J.B. Silva, C. Vasquez, C.N. Mores, H.J. Wearing. 2016. Modeling mosquito-borne disease spread in U.S. Urbanized Areas: The case of dengue in Miami. PLoS ONE 11(8):e0161365. [LINK]

  9. H.J. Wearing, M.A. Robert, R.C. Christofferson. 2016. Dengue and chikungunya: modelling the expansion of mosquito-borne viruses into naive populations. Parasitology 143: 860-873. [LINK]

  10. M.A. Robert, K. Okamoto, F. Gould, A.L. Lloyd. 2014. Anti-pathogen genes and the replacement of disease-vectoring mosquito populations: a model-based evaluation. Evolutionary Applications. doi: 10.1111/eva.12219 [LINK]

  11. K.W. Okamoto, M.A. Robert, F. Gould, A.L. Lloyd. 2014. Feasible introgression of an anti-pathogen transgene into an urban mosquito population without using gene-drive. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(7):e2827. [LINK]

  12. K.W. Okamoto, M.A. Robert, A. L. Lloyd, F. Gould. 2013. A reduce and replace strategy for suppressing vector-borne diseases: insights from a stochastic, spatial model. PLoS ONE 8(12):e81860. [LINK]

  13. M.A. Robert, K. Okamoto, A. L. Lloyd, F. Gould. 2013. A reduce and replace strategy for suppressing vector-borne diseases: insights from a deterministic model. PLoS ONE 8(9):e73233. [LINK]

  14. L. Facchinelli, L. Valerio, J.M. Ramsey, F. Gould, R. Katz, G. Bond, M.A. Robert, A. L. Lloyd, A.A. James, L. Alphey, T.W. Scott. 2013. Field cage studies and progressive evaluation of genetically-engineered mosquitoes. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 7(1):e2001. [LINK]

  15. M.A. Robert, M. Legros, L. Facchinelli, L. Valerio, J. M. Ramsey, T. W. Scott, F. Gould, A. L. Lloyd. 2012. Mathematical models as aids for design and interpretation of experiments: The case of transgenic mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology 49(6): 1177-1188. [LINK]

Ph.D. Dissertation: Mathematical models of genetic strategies for controlling the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti. Submitted August, 2 2013. LINK