Maxwell Farrell

McGill University
Ph.D. candidate

Supervisor: Frederic Guichard
Jonathan Davies, UBC
Start: 2012-09-01
End: 2018-12-01
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Ecology and host specificity of mammalian infectious diseases


phylogenetics, Épidémiologie des maladies infectieuses, ungulates, biodiversity


1- Tongues on the EDGE: language preservation priorities based on threat and lexical distinctiveness
Perrault, Nicolas, Maxwell J. Farrell, T. Jonathan Davies
2017 Royal Society Open Science

2- Global macroevolution and macroecology of passerine song
Pearse, William D., Ignacio Morales-Castilla, Logan S. James, Maxwell Farrell, Frédéric Boivin, T. Jonathan Davies
2018 Evolution

3- Variable Bibliographic Database Access Could Limit Reproducibility
Dallas, Tad, Alyssa-Lois Gehman, Maxwell J Farrell
2018 BioScience

4- Characterizing the phylogenetic specialism–generalism spectrum of mammal parasites
Park, A. W., M. J. Farrell, J. P. Schmidt, S. Huang, T. A. Dallas, P. Pappalardo, J. M. Drake, P. R. Stephens, R. Poulin, C. L. Nunn, T. J. Davies
2018 Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

5- Global Mammal Parasite Database version 2.0
Stephens, Patrick R., Paula Pappalardo, Shan Huang, James E. Byers, Maxwell J. Farrell, Alyssa Gehman, Ria R. Ghai, Sarah E. Haas, Barbara Han, Andrew W. Park, John P. Schmidt, Sonia Altizer, Vanessa O. Ezenwa, Charles L. Nunn
2017 Ecology

6- Response to Strona & Fattorini: are generalist parasites being lost from their hosts?
Farrell, Maxwell J., Patrick R. Stephens, T. Jonathan Davies,
2016 Journal of Animal Ecology

7- The path to host extinction can lead to loss of generalist parasites
Farrell, Maxwell J., Patrick R. Stephens, Lea Berrang-Ford, John L. Gittleman, T. Jonathan Davies,
2015 Journal of Animal Ecology

8- Implications of hypoxia tolerance for wetland refugia use in Lake Nabugabo, Uganda
Reid, Andrea J., Maxwell J. Farrell, Max N. Luke, Lauren J. Chapman
2013 Ecology of Freshwater Fish

9- The study of parasite sharing for surveillance of zoonotic diseases
Farrell, Maxwell J, Lea Berrang-Ford, T Jonathan Davies
2013 Environmental Research Letters

10- The macroecology of infectious diseases: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts
Stephens, Patrick R., Sonia Altizer, Katherine F. Smith, A. Alonso Aguirre, James H. Brown, Sarah A. Budischak, James E. Byers, Tad A. Dallas, T. Jonathan Davies, John M. Drake, Vanessa O. Ezenwa, Maxwell J. Farrell, John L. Gittleman, Barbara A. Han, Shan Huang, Rebecca A. Hutchinson, Pieter Johnson, Charles L. Nunn, David Onstad, Andrew Park, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, John P. Schmidt, Robert Poulin,
2016 Ecology Letters