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Class of 2004
Name
Vale, Pedro
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
pfvale@gmail.com
1st Degree
Biology
University (1st Degree)
Universidade de Evora
About the PhD
Field of Research
Evolutionary ecology & host-parasite interactions
Thesis Title
Infection outcomes under genetic and environmental variation
Supervisor(s)
Tom Little (PhD, Basel, Switzerland)
University
University of Edinburgh
Laboratory
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Little Lab
City
Edinburgh, Scotland
Country
United Kingdom
Date of Thesis Defence
2009-02-27
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Research Fellow
Project
The causes and consequences of tolerance to viral infection
Institution
CIIE - Centre for Immunity, Infection, and Evolution. University of Edinburgh.
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City
Edinbrugh
Country
UK

Relevant Publications
Labbé P, Vale PF, Little TJ. (2010) Successfully resisting a pathogen is rarely costly in Daphnia magna. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:355
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Vale PF, Wilson AJ, Best A, Boots M, Little TJ (2011) Epidemiological, evolutionary, and coevolutionary implications of context-dependent parasitism. The American Naturalist. 177:510-521
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Fellous S, Duncan A, Quillery E, Vale PF & Kaltz O. (2012) Genetic influence on disease spread following arrival of infected carriers. Ecology Letters. 15:186–192
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Vale PF, Choisy M, Froissart R, Sanjuan R, Gandon S. The distribution of viral mutation fitness effects on different host backgrounds. Evolution. Early View. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01691.x
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Vale PF, Little TJ. Fecundity compensation and tolerance to a sterilizing pathogen in Daphnia. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25: 1888–1896. DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02579.x
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Vale PF, Choisy M, Little TJ. (2013) Host nutrition alters the variance in parasite transmission potential. Biology Letters. 9:20121145. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2012.1145
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Vale PF. (2013) Killing them softly: managing pathogen polymorphism and virulence in spatially variable environments. Trends in Parasitology. 29: 417-422.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2013.07.002
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Garbutt JS, Scholefield JA, Vale PF, Little TJ. (2013) Elevated maternal temperature enhances offspring disease resistance in Daphnia magna. Functional Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12197
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Gandon S, Vale PF. (2013) The evolution of resistance against good and bad infections. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 27:303-312. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12291
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Vale PF, Fenton A, Brown SP. (2014) Limiting damage during infection: lessons from infection tolerance for novel therapeutics. PLOS Biology. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001769
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Little, TJ, Birch, J, Vale, P and Tseng, M (2007) Parasite transgenerational effects on infection. Evolutionary Ecology Research 9(3):459-469.
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Vale, PF, Stjernman, M, Little, TJ. (2008) Temperature dependent costs of parasitism and maintenance of polymorphism under genotype by environment interactions. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2008.01555.x
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Vale, PF, Salvaudon, L, Kaltz, O, Fellous, S (2008) The role of the environment in the evolutionary ecology of host-parasite interactions. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 8(3):302-305.
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Vale PF, Little TJ. (2009) Measuring parasite fitness under genetic and thermal variation. Heredity (2009) 103, 102–109
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Vale PF, Little TJ. (2010) CRISPR-mediated phage resistance and the ghost of co-evolution past. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London – Biological Sciences 277 2097-2103
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