Convergence Research for Emerging Zoonoses

TitleConvergence Research for Emerging Zoonoses
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2021
AuthorsTalbot B, Kulkarni MA, Colautti RI
JournalTrends Parasitol.
Date Published04/2021
Keywordsconsilience, disease ecology, emerging disciplines, Lyme borreliosis, transdisciplinary research

Global emergence of vector-borne and zoonotic diseases presents a rapidly growing 'wicked' problem. We outline the need for a transdisciplinary research program that is grounded in ecological and evolutionary theory but integrates fundamentally with research perspectives spanning the health, social, and natural sciences.