Exploration of stable isotope analysis for tick host identification
Kathleen LoGiudice, Kathryn Kurchena, Katherine Christopher, Natasha Scott
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases | ELSEVIER GMBH, URBAN & FISCHER VERLAG | Published : 2018
Awarded by US National Science Foundation
We would like to thank David Gillikin, Anouk Verheyden-Gillikin, Roger Hoerl, and James Burtis for useful conversations and help with this project. This manuscript was greatly improved by the comments of two anonymous reviewers and the editors at this journal. We are grateful to ohn Blanchard and Jeffrey Corbin, who made useful comments on the manuscript and the Hudson Mohawk Bird Club and the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, who provided access to the field sites. We also thank the US National Science Foundation for funding Union College's isotope ratio mass spectrometer and peripherals (NSF-MRI #1229258) and the Union College summer undergraduate research program.