Emily J. Flies

Health ecologist. Spatial Scientist. Communicator.


Flies, E.J. et al. “Cities, biodiversity, and health: We need healthy urban microbiome initiatives”. Cities and Health (submitted; under review)


Keen, T; Hong, S; Flies, E.J. et al. “An empirical model for projecting future food demand based on economic development”. Global Environmental Change (submitted; under review)


Lai, H.; Flies, E.J. et al. “The impact of green space and biodiversity on health: synthesis and systematic review”. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (submitted; under review)


Buettel, J.C.; Brook, B.W.; Cole, A.; Dickey, J.; Flies, E.J. (2018) “Astro-ecology? Shifting the interdisciplinary collaboration paradigm”. Ecology and Evolution (in press)


Flies, E.J. et al. (2018) “Future global food demand and model complexity: A systematic review and meta-analysis”. Environment International. 120: 93-103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2018.07.019


Flies, E.J. (2018) Impacts of Climate Change on Allergens and Allergic Diseases edited by Paul J. Beggs”. Quarterly Review of Biology. 93(2): 131. https://doi.org/10.1086/698031


Flies, E.J., Lau, C., et al (2018) “Host expansion, mosquitoes and emerging infectious disease: Ross River virus poised for emergence?” BioScience. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biy011


Flies, E.J., Weinstein, P., et al (2017) “Ross River virus and the necessity of multi-scale, eco-epidemiological analysesJournal of Infectious Disease. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jix615


Flies, E.J., Skelly, C., et al (2017) “Biodiverse urban green spaces: a prescription for global health.Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 15(9): 510-516. 


Flies, E.J.; Webb, C. (2016). “Explainer: what are antibodies and why are viruses like Dengue worse the second time?” The Conversation, published online November 7, 2016


 Flies, E. J. et al. (2016) “Improving public health intervention for mosquito-borne disease: the value of geovisualization using source of infection and LandScan data“. Epidemiology and Infection, 144(14): 3108-3119.


Flies, E. J. et al. (2016). “Regional Comparison of Mosquito Bloodmeals in South Australia: Implications for Ross River Virus Ecology” Journal of Medical Entomology, 53(4): 902-910.


Flies, A.; Mansfield, L; Flies, E. J., et al (2016) “Socioecological predictors of immune defenses in a wild spotted hyenasFunctional Ecology. 30(9): 1549–1557.


Williams, C; Flies, E. J. (2015). “How a new test is revolutionizing what we know about viruses in our midstThe Conversation, published online August 19, 2015.


 Flies, E. J., et al. (2015) “Converting Mosquito Surveillance to Arbovirus Surveillance with Honey-Baited Nucleic Acid Preservation Cards.Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 15(7): 397-403.


Johnston, E.*, et al. (2014). “Mosquito communities with trap height and urban-rural gradient in Adelaide, South Australia: implications for disease vector surveillance.” Journal of Vector Ecology 39(1): 48-55.


Johnston, E.*, et al. (2013). “Anaplasma phagocytophilum Infection in American Robins and Gray Catbirds: An Assessment of Reservoir Competence and Disease in Captive Wildlife.” Journal of Medical Entomology 50(1): 163-170.


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