Staff profile - Bethany Hoye

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Dr Bethany Hoye

Position: Research Fellow (Grade 2)
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env
Department: School of Life & Env. Sciences
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus



Research fellow, Centre for Integrative Ecology, Deakin University (2013 - present)

Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder USA (2012-2013)

PhD candidate, Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2007-2011)

Undergraduate Honours, University of Wollongong (2004-2005)

Bachelor of Science (Ecology), University of Wollongong (2001-2003)


Research interests

Disease ecology • Animal migration • Life-history theory • Public health



Bauer S and Hoye BJ (2014) Migratory Animals Couple Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning Worldwide. Science 344: 1242552

Careau, V, Hoye, BJ, O'Dwyer, TW & Buttemer, WA (2014). Among- and within-individual correlations between basal and maximal metabolic rates in birds. The Journal of Experimental Biology 217: 3593-3596.

Nuijten RJM, Kölzsch A, van Gils JA, Hoye BJ, Oosterbeek K, de Vries PP, Klaassen M & Nolet BA (2014) The exception to the rule: retreating ice front makes Bewick's swans Cygnus columbianus bewickii migrate slower in spring than in autumn. Journal of Avian Biology 45: 113-122

Hoverman JT, Hoye BJ, Johnson PTJ (2013) Does timing matter? How priority effects influence the outcome of within-host parasite interactions. Oecologia 173: 1471-1480

van Dijk JGB, Hoye BJ, Verhagen JH, Nolet BA, Fouchier RAM, Klaassen M (2013) Juveniles and migrants as drivers for seasonal epizootics of avian influenza virus. Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 266-275

Sandström CAM, Buma AGJ, Hoye BJ, Prop J, van der Jeugd H, Voslamber B, Madsen J, and Loonen MJJE (2013) Latitudinal variability in the seroprevalence of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii in non-migrant and Arctic migratory geese. Veterinary Parasitology 194:9-15

Hoye BJ, Fouchier RAM, Klaassen M (2012) Host behaviour and physiology underpin individual variation in avian influenza virus infection in a long-distance migrant. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 529-534

Hoye BJ, Hahn S, Nolet BA, Klaassen M (2012) Habitat use throughout migration: linking individual consistency, prior breeding success and future breeding potential. Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 657–666

Hoye BJ (2012) Variation in post-sampling treatment of avian blood affects ecophysiological interpretations. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3: 162-167

Klaassen M, Hoye BJ, Nolet BA, Buttemer WA (2012) Ecophysiology of avian migration in the face of current global hazards. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367: 1719-1732

Hahn S, Hoye BJ, Korthals H, Klaassen M (2012) From food to offspring down: Tissue-specific discrimination and turn-over of stable isotopes in herbivorous waterbirds and other avian foraging guilds. PLoS one 7: e30242

Hoye BJ, Munster VJ, Nishiura H, Fouchier RAM, Madsen J, Klaassen M (2011) Reconstructing an annual cycle of interaction: natural infection and antibody dynamics to avian influenza along a migratory flyway. Oikos 120:748-755

Hoye BJ, Buttemer WA (2011) Inexplicable Inefficiency of Avian Molt? Insights from an Opportunistically Breeding Arid-Zone Species, Lichenostomus penicillatus. PLoS One 6: e16230

Galsworthy SJ, ten Bosch QA, Hoye BJ, Heesterbeek JAP, Klaassen M, Klinkenberg D (2011) Effects of Infection-Induced Migration Delays on the Epidemiology of Avian Influenza in Wild Mallard Populations. PLoS One 6: e26118

Klaassen M, Hoye BJ, Roshier D (2011) Identifying crucial gaps in our knowledge of the life-history of avian influenza viruses - an Australian perspective. Emu 111:103-112

Hoye BJ, Munster VJ, Nishiura H, Klaassen M, Fouchier RAM (2010) Surveillance of wild birds for avian influenza virus. Emerging Infectious Diseases 16: 1827-1834

Nishiura H, Hoye B, Klaassen M, Bauer S, Heesterbeek H. (2009) How to find natural reservoir hosts from endemic prevalence in a multi-host population: A case study of influenza in waterfowl. Epidemics 1:118-12

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