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Mapping the Social Network: Tracking lice in a wild primate population (Microcebus rufus) to infer social contacts and vector potential 

Zohdy, Sarah; Kemp, Addison D.; Durden, Lance A.; Wright, Patricia C.; Jernvall, Jukka; 0000-0001-5316-0567 (2022-03-11)
Studies of host-parasite interactions have the potential to provide insights into the ecology of both organisms involved. We monitored the movement of sucking lice (Lemurpediculus verruculosus), parasites that require ...

Teeth, Sex, and Testosterone: Aging in the World's Smallest Primate 

Zohdy, Sarah; Gerber, Brian D.; Tecot, Stacey; Blanco, Marina B.; Winchester, Julia M.; Wright, Patricia C.; Jernvall, Jukka; 0000-0001-5316-0567 (2022-03-11)
Mouse lemurs (Microcebus spp.) are an exciting new primate model for understanding human aging and disease. In captivity, Microcebus murinus develops human-like ailments of old age after five years (e.g., neurodegeneration ...