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John Drake

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty
University of Georgia
Room 133, Ecology Bldg.
Athens, GA 30602

Office: (706) 583-5539
Lab: (706) 583-5538
Fax: (706) 542-3344
email: jdrake@uga.edu

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Ph.D. - University of Notre Dame

Research Interests

  • Population dynamics
  • Epidemiology
  • Computational ecology

Research Projects

Population biology of West Nile virus in New York City; Evolutionary dynamics of avian influenza virus; Ecological niche identification and geographic range prediction for disease vectors; extinction in experimental zooplankton populations

Selected Publications

Drake, J.M. 2006. Extinction times in experimental populations. Ecology.

Drake, J.M. 2006. Heterosis, the catapult effect, and establishment success of a colonizing bird. Biology Letters 2:304-307.

Drake, J.M. 2006. Limits to forecasting precision for outbreaks of directly transmitted diseases. PLoS Medicine 3:57-62.

Drake, J.M., A. Guisan, & C. Randin. 2006. Modelling ecological niches with support vector machines. Journal of Applied Ecology 43:424-432.

Vellend, M., T.M. Knight, & J.M. Drake. 2006. Antagonistic effects of seed dispersal and herbivory on plant migration. Ecology Letters 9:319-326.

Boyce, M.S., C.V. Haridas, C.T. Lee, C.L. Boggs, E.M. Bruna, T. Coulson, , D. Doak, J.M. Drake, J.-M. Gaillard, C.C. Horvitz, S. Kalisz, B.E. Kendall, T. Knight, M. Mastrandrea, E.S. Menges, W.F. Morris, C.A. Pfister, & S.D. Tuljapurkar. 2006. Demography in an increasingly variable world. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21:141-148.

Drake, J.M., P. Baggenstos, & D.M. Lodge. 2005. Propagule pressure and persistence in experimental populations. Biology Letters 1:480-483.

Drake, J.M., & D.M. Lodge. 2006. Forecasting potential distributions of non-indigenous species with a genetic algorithm. Fisheries 31:9-16.

Drake, J.M., K.L.S. Drury, D.M. Lodge, A. Blukacz, N. Yan, & G. Dwyer. 2006. Demographic stochasticity, environmental variability, and windows of invasion risk for Bythotrephes longimanus in North America. Biological Invasions.

Drake, J.M. 2005. Population effects of increased climate variation. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 272:1823-1827.

John Drake