Sasha Greenspan

Sasha  Greenspan


Research Associate (Becker)


BA-Wesleyan University 2006

MS-University of Maine 2011

PhD-James Cook University 2018

Selected Publications

Greenspan SE, Lyra ML, Migliorini G, Kersch-Becker MF, Bletz MC, Lisboa CS, Pontes M, Ribeiro L, Neely W, Rezende F, Romero GQ, Woodhams DC, Haddad CFB, Toledo LF, Becker CG. 2019. Arthropod-bacteria interactions influence assembly of aquatic host microbiome and pathogen defense. Proceedings B. 286:20190924.


Greenspan SE, Lambertini C, Carvalho T, James TY, Toledo LF, Haddad CFB, Becker 2018. Hybrids of amphibian chytrid show high virulence in native hosts. Scientific Reports. 8:9600.


Greenspan SE, Bower DS, Webb RJ, Berger L, Rudd D, Schwarzkopf L, Alford RA. 2017. White blood cell profiles help to explain disease susceptibility of ectotherms following temperature shifts. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 77:280-286.


Greenspan SE, Bower DS, Webb RJ, Roznik EA, Stevenson LA, Berger L, Marantelli G, Pike DA, Schwarzkopf L, Alford RA. 2017. Realistic heat pulses protect frogs from disease under simulated rainforest frog thermal regimes. Functional Ecology 31:2274-2286.


Greenspan SE, Bower DS, Roznik EA, Pike DA, Alford RA, Schwarzkopf L, Scheffers BR. 2017. Infection increases vulnerability to climate change via effects on host thermal tolerance. Scientific Reports 7:9349.


Greenspan SE, Longcore JE, Calhoun AJK. 2012. Host invasion by Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: fungal and epidermal ultrastructure in model anurans. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 100:201-10.