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37. Kane, R.*, N. Christodoulides**, I. Jensen*, D. J. Becker*, A. E. Savage (2021). Gene expression changes with tumor disease and leech parasitism in the juvenile green sea turtle skin transcriptome. Gene 2021: 145800.

36. Galt, N.*, M. S. Atkinson**, B. M. Glorioso, J. H. Waddle, M. Litton, A. E. Savage (2021). Widespread Ranavirus and Perkinsea infections in Cuban Treefrogs (Osteopilus septentrionalis) invading New Orleans, USA. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 16: 17–29.

35. Karwacki, E.*, K. Martin**, A. E. Savage (2021). One hundred years of infection with three global pathogens in amphibian populations of Florida, USA. Biological Conservation 257: 109088.

34. Trujillo, A.L., E. A. Hoffman, C. G. Becker, A. E. Savage (2021). Spatiotemporal adaptive evolution of an immune gene in a frog-fungus disease system. Heredity 126: 640-655.

33. Rittenburg, L.*, J.R. Kelley, K. L. Mansfield, A. E. Savage (2021). Marine leeches are associated with the tumor disease fibropapillomatosis in green sea turtles but not in loggerhead sea turtles. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 143: 1-12.

32. Savage, A. E., B. Gratwicke, K. Hope, E. Bronikowski, and R. C. Fleischer (2020). Immune activation is associated with susceptibility to the amphibian chytrid fungus. Molecular Ecology 29: 2889-2903.

31. Rivera, B.*, K. Cook, K. Andrews, M. S. Atkinson**, A.E. Savage (2019). Pathogen dynamics differ in an invasive island-dwelling frog compared to native species. EcoHealth 16: 222-234.

30. Urgiles. V.L.**, P. Szekely, D. Szekely, N. Christodoulides*, J.C. Sanchez-Nivicela, A.E. Savage (2019). Genetic delimitation of Pristimantis orestes (Lynch 1979) and P. saturninoi Brito et al., 2017 and the description of two new terrestrial frogs from the Pristimantis orestes species group (Anura, Strabomantidae). ZooKeys 864: 111-146.

29. Savage, A. E., C. R. Muletz-Wolz, E. H. Campbell Grant, R. C. Fleischer, K. P. Mulder** (2019). Functional variation at an expressed MHC class IIβ locus associates with Ranavirus infection intensity in larval anuran populations. Immunogenetics 71: 335-346.

28. Karwacki, E.*, M. Atkinson**, R. J. Ossiboff, A. E. Savage (2018). A novel quantitative PCR assay specific for the emerging Perkinsea amphibian pathogen reveals seasonal infection dynamics across anuran families and life stages. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 129: 85-98.

27. Lawrance, M., K. L. Mansfield, E. Sutton*, A. E. Savage (2018). Molecular evolution of fibropapilloma-associated herpesviruses infecting juvenile green and loggerhead sea turtles. Virology 521C: 190-197.

26. Lebert, B. M. *, S. A. Sanford*, L. M. Reisinger*, A. M. Forsman, A. E. Savage (2017). Draft genome sequence of Xenophilus sp., a novel bacterium isolated from skin of a southern leopard frog (Rana sphenocephala) in Florida, USA. Genome Announcements 5: e01067-17.

25. Savage, A. E., K. P. Mulder**, T. Torres*, S. Wells (2017). Lost but not forgotten: MHC genotypes predict overwinter survival despite depauperate MHC diversity in a declining frog. Conservation Genetics 19: 309-322.

24. Mulder, K. P.**, M. Cortazar-Chinarro, D. J. Harris, A. Crottini, E. H. C. Grant, R. C. Fleischer, A. E. Savage (2017). Evolutionary dynamics of an expressed MHC class II locus in the Ranidae (Anura) uncovered by genome walking and high-throughput amplicon sequencing. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 76:177-188.

23. Horner, A. A.**, E. Hoffman, T. Hether, M. Tye, A.E. Savage (2017). Cryptic chytridiomycosis linked to climate and genetic variation in amphibian populations of the southeastern United States. PLoS One 12: e0175843.

22. A. E. Savage, K. A. Terrell, B. Gratwicke, N. M. Mattheus, L. Augustine, R. C. Fleischer (2016). Reduced immune function predicts disease susceptibility in frogs infected with a deadly fungal pathogen. Conservation Physiology 4: cow011.

21. A. E. Savage, K. R. Zamudio (2016). Adaptive tolerance to a pathogenic fungus drives major histocompatibility complex evolution in natural amphibian populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 283: 20153115.

20. Longo, A. V., A. E. Savage, I. Hewson, K. R. Zamudio (2015). Seasonal and ontogenetic variation of skin microbial communities and relationships to natural disease dynamics in declining amphibians. Royal Society Open Science 2: 140377.

19. Savage, A. E., C. G. Becker, K. R. Zamudio (2015). Linking genetic and environmental factors in amphibian disease risk. Evolutionary Applications 8: 560-572.

18. Becker, M. H., J. B. Walke, S. Cikanek, A. E. Savage, N. Mattheus*, C. Santiago, K. P. C. Minbiole, R. N. Harris, L. K. Belden, B. Gratwicke (2015). Composition of symbiotic bacteria predicts survival in Panamanian golden frogs infected with a lethal fungus. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 282: 21042881.

17. Lenker, M. A.*, A. E. Savage, C. G. Becker, D. Rodriguez, K. R. Zamudio (2014). Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection dynamics vary seasonally in Upstate New York. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 111: 51-60.

16. Savage, A. E., K. M. Kiemnec-Tyburczy, A. R. Ellison, R. C. Fleischer, K. R. Zamudio (2014). Conservation and divergence in the frog immunome: pyrosequencing and de novo assembly of immune tissue transcriptomes. Gene 542: 98-108.

15. Ellison, A. R., A. E. Savage, G. V. DiRenzo, P. Langhammer, K. R. Lips, K. R. Zamudio (2014). Fighting a losing battle: vigorous immune response countered by pathogen suppression of host defenses in a chytridiomycosis-susceptible frog. Genes, Genomes, Genetics 4:1275-89.

14. Kiemnec-Tyburczy, K. M, J. Q. Richmond, A. E. Savage, K. R. Lips and K. R. Zamudio (2012). Genetic diversity of class I MHC loci in six non-model frogs is shaped by positive selection and gene duplication. Heredity 109:146-55.

13. Velo-Antón, G., D. Rodríguez, A. E. Savage, G. Parra-Olea, K. R. Lips and K. R. Zamudio (2012). Frog-killing fungus spreads across new world populations. Biological Conservation 146: 213–218.

12. Savage, A. E. and K. R. Zamudio (2011). MHC genotypes associate with resistance to a frog-killing fungus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 108: 16705-10.

11. Savage, A. E., Sredl, M. J., and K. R. Zamudio (2011). Disease dynamics vary spatially and temporally in a North American amphibian. Biological Conservation 144: 1910-5.

10. Savage, A. E., L.L. Grismer, S. Anuar, K. O. Chan, J. L. Grismer, E. Quah, M. A. Muin, N. Ahmad, M. Lenker* and K. R. Zamudio (2011). First record of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infecting four frog families from Peninsular Malaysia. EcoHealth 8: 121-8.

9. Kiemnec-Tyburczy, K. M., J. Q. Richmond, A. E. Savage, and K. R. Zamudio (2010). Selection, trans-species polymorphism and locus identification of major histocompatibility complex class IIb alleles of New World ranid frogs. Immunogenetics 62: 741-51.

8. Grismer, L. L., K. O. Chan, E. Quah, M. A. Muin, A. E. Savage, J. L. Grismer, N. Ahmad, L. F. Greer, and A.-C. Remigio (2010). Another new, diminutive Rock Gecko (Cnemaspis Strauch) from Peninsular Malaysia and a discussion of resource partitioning in sympatric species pairs. Zootaxa 2569: 55-66.

7. Chan, K. O., L. L Grismer, S. Anuar, E. Quah, M. A. Muin, A. E. Savage, J. L. Grismer, N. Ahmad, A.-C. Remigio and L. F. Greer (2010). A new endemic rock Gecko Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Gunung Jerai, Kedah, northwestern Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 2576: 59-68.

6. Richmond, J. Q., A. E. Savage, E. B. Rosenblum, and K. R. Zamudio (2009). Towards immunogenetic studies of amphibian chytridiomycosis: Linking innate and acquired immunity. BioScience 59: 311-20.

5. Savage, A. E. and J. R. Jaeger (2009). Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the lowland leopard frog (Rana yavapaiensis) and the relict leopard frog (R. onca), two declining frogs of the North American desert southwest. Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 199-202.

4. Savage, A. E., J. R. Cavatorta, I. Yeam, S. M. Gray, and M. M. Jahn (2008). Positive Darwinian selection at single amino acid sites conferring plant virus resistance. Journal of Molecular Evolution 67: 551-9.

3. Savage, A. E., and J. S. Miller (2006). Gametophytic self-incompatibility in Lycium parishii (Solanaceae): Allelic diversity, genealogical structure, and patterns of molecular evolution at the S-locus. Heredity 96: 434-44.

2. Yeung, K., Miller, J. S., Savage, A. E., Husband, B. C., Igic, B., and J. R. Kohn (2005). Association of ploidy and sexual system in Lycium californicum (Solanaceae). Evolution 59: 2048-55.

1. Savage, A., and J. Atema (2003). Neurochemical modulation of behavioral response to chemical stimuli in Homarus americanus. Biological Bulletin 205: 222-3.