International Association
for Open Knowledge
on Invasive Alien Species
Individual Member Profile
Prof. David Bruce Conn Henry Gund Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Berry College One Health Center
Position in the INVASIVESNET Vice-President
Associate Member
Executive Committee member
Expertise Major emphasis on invasive alien species in freshwater and adjacent terrestrial ecosystems. Primary focus on invasive human and zoonotic pathogens and disease vectors. Most activity is with invasive insects, molluscs, and other invertebrates. Secondary focus on invasive vertebrate reservoir hosts for invasive pathogens.
Expertise Keywords
invasive species; bioinvasions; infectious diseases; disease vectors; parasites; global health; pandemics; emerging diseases; aquatic invasions; One Health; international health
North America; Europe; Asia; Africa; South America; Australia; Primary focus on North American freshwater systems with focus on St. Lawrence River; Laurentian Great Lakes; Tennessee River watershed; Southern Appalachians; United States; Canada
Dreissena; Corbicula; Bithynia; Aedes; Anopheles; Culex
zebra mussels; Asiatic clams; faucet snails; mosquitoes
Online databases
Editorial assignments Parasitology Research (Section Editor) Acta Parasitologica (editorial board member) Helminthologia (editorial boardmember) ISRN Parasitology (editorial board member) Parasitaria (editorial board member)
Reviewing experience Reviewed for more than 50 journals; recent reviews listed on Publons profile:
Professional societies American Microscopical Society (past president); American Society of Parasitologists (past president); International Society of Invertebrate Morphologists (Council Member); Southeastern Society of Parasitologists (past president); Tennessee Academy of Science (life member and past executive committee member); Helminthological Society of Washington; American Association for the Advancement of Sciences
Expert networks and working groups
Professional social networks
2021 International Association for Open Knowledge on Invasive Alien Species | Registered Association 221.451
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