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The malERA consultative group on resistance. Insecticide and drug resistance: The malERA Refresh research agenda for malaria elimination and eradication. PLoS Medicine | 2017 | 14(11): e1002450 | pdf

S Huijben & KP Paaijmans. Putting evolution in elimination: winning our ongoing battle with evolving malaria mosquitoes and parasites. Evolutionary Applications | in press | pdf

LM Beck-Johnson, WA Nelson, KP Paaijmans, AF Read, MB Thomas, & ON Bjornstad. The importance of temperature fluctuations in understanding mosquito population dynamics and malaria risk. Royal Society Open Science | 2017 | 4: 160969 | pdf

P Gelabert, M Sandoval-Velasco, I Olalde, R Fregel, A Rieux, R Escosa, C Aranda, K Paaijmans, I Mueller, MTP Gilbert, C Lalueza-Fox. Mitochondrial DNA from the eradicated European Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum from 70-year-old slides from the Ebro Delta in Spain. PNAS | 2016 | 113: 11495–11500 | pdf

KD Glunt, AP Abílio, Q Bassat, H Bulo, AE Gilbert, S Huijben, MN Manaca, E Macete, P Alonso & KP Paaijmans. Long-lasting insecticidal nets no longer effectively kill the highly resistant Anopheles funestus of southern Mozambique. Malaria Journal | 2015 | 14: 298 | pdf

SJ Ryan, A McNally, LR Johnson, EA Mordecai, T Ben-Horin, KP Paaijmans & KD Lafferty. Mapping physiological suitability limits of malaria in Africa under climate change. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases | 15: 718-725 | pdf

RL Heinig, KP Paaijmans, PA Hancock & MB Thomas. The potential for fungal biopesticides to reduce malaria transmission under diverse environmental conditions. Journal of Applied Ecology | 2015 | 52: 1558-1566 | pdf

LR Johnson, T Ben-Horin, KD Lafferty, A McNally, E Mordecai, KP Paaijmans, S Pawar & SJ Ryan. Understanding uncertainty in temperature effects on vector-borne disease: A Bayesian approach. Ecology | 2015 | 96: 203-213 | pdf

KD Glunt, KP Paaijmans, AF Read & MB Thomas. Environmental temperatures significantly change the impact of insecticides measured using WHOPES protocols. Malaria Journal | 2014 | 13: 350 | pdf

KP Paaijmans, JI Blanford, RG Crane, ME Mann, L Ning, KV Schreiber & MB Thomas. Downscaling reveals diverse effects of anthropogenic climate warming on the potential for local environments to support malaria transmission. Climatic Change | 2014 | 125: 479-488 | pdf

KP Paaijmans & X Fernàndez-Busquets. Antimalarial drug delivery to the mosquito: an option worth exploring? Future Microbiology | 2014 | 9: 579–582 | pdf

KD Glunt, JI Blanford & KP Paaijmans. Chemicals, climate and control: Increasing the effectiveness of malaria vector control tools by considering relevant temperatures. PLoS Pathogens | 2013 | 9(10): e1003602 | pdf

LM Beck-Johnson, WA Nelson, KP Paaijmans, AF Read, MB Thomas & ON Bjørnstad. The effect of temperature on Anopheles mosquito population dynamics and the potential for malaria transmission. PLoS One | 2013 | 8(11): e79276 | pdf

KP Paaijmans, RL Heinig, RA Seliga, JI Blanford, S Blanford, CC Murdock & MB Thomas. Temperature variation makes ectotherms more sensitive to climate change. Global Change Biology | 2013 | 19: 2373–2380 | pdf

LJ Cator, S Thomas, KP Paaijmans, S Ravishankaran, JA Justin, MT Mathai, AF Read, MB Thomas & A Eapen.  Characterizing microclimate in urban transmission settings: a case study from Chennai, India. Malaria Journal | 2013 | 12: 84 | pdf

JI Blanford, S Blanford, RG Crane, ME Mann, KP Paaijmans, KV Schreiber & MB Thomas. Implications of temperature variation for malaria parasite development across Africa. Scientific Reports | 2013 | 3: 1300 | pdf

KP Paaijmans, LJ Cator & MB Thomas. Temperature-dependent pre-bloodmeal period and temperature-driven asynchrony between parasite development and mosquito biting rate reduce malaria transmission intensity. PLoS ONE | 2013 | 8(1): e55777 | pdf

EA Mordecai, KP Paaijmans, LR Johnson, C Balzer, T Ben-Horin, E de Moor, A McNally, S Pawar, SJ Ryan, TC Smith & KD Lafferty. Optimal temperature for malaria transmission is dramatically lower than previously predicted. Ecology Letters | 2013 | 16: 22-30 | pdf

CC Murdock, KP Paaijmans, AF Read, D Cox-Foster & MB Thomas. Rethinking vector immunology: the role of environmental temperature in shaping resistance. Nature Reviews Microbiology | 2012 | 10: 869-876 | pdf

P Schneider, AS Bell, DG Sim, AJ O’Donnell, S Blanford, KP Paaijmans, AF Read & SE Reece. Virulence, drug sensitivity and transmission success in the rodent malaria, Plasmodium chabaudi. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B | 2012 | 279: 4677-4685 | pdf

CC Murdock, KP Paaijmans, AS Bell, J King, JF Hillyer, AF Read & MB Thomas. Complex effects of temperature on mosquito immune function. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B | 2012 | 279: 3357-3366 | pdf

AS Bell, S Huijben, KP Paaijmans, DG Sim, BHK Chan, WA Nelson & AF Read. Enhanced transmission of drug-resistant parasites to mosquitoes following drug treatment in rodent malaria. PLoS ONE | 2012 | 7(6): e37172 | pdf

KP Paaijmans, S Blanford, BK Chan & MB Thomas. Warmer temperatures reduce the vectorial capacity of malaria mosquitoes. Biology Letters | 2012 | 8: 465-568 | pdf

KP Paaijmans & MB Thomas. Health: wealth versus warming. Nature Climate Change | 2011 | 1: 349-350 | pdf | commentary on Béguin et al.

KP Paaijmans & MB Thomas. The influence of mosquito resting behaviour and associated microclimate for malaria risk. Malaria Journal | 2011 | 10: 183 | pdf

SS Imbahale, KP Paaijmans, WR Mukabana, R van Lammeren, AK Githeko & W Takken. A longitudinal study on Anopheles mosquito larval abundance in distinct geographical and environmental settings in western Kenya. Malaria Journal | 2011 | 10: 81 | pdf

RD Anderson, AS Bell, S Blanford, KP Paaijmans & MB Thomas. Comparative virulence and growth kinetics of four different isolates of entompathogenic fungi in the house fly Musca domestica L. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology | 2011 | 107: 179-184 | pdf

L Lambrechts, KP Paaijmans, T Fansiri, LB Carrington, LD Kramer, MB Thomas & TW Scott. Impact of daily temperature fluctuations on dengue virus transmission by Aedes aegypti. PNAS | 2011 | 108: 7460-7465 | pdf | suppl. info

KP Paaijmans, S Blanford, AS Bell, JI Blanford, AF Read & MB Thomas. Influence of climate on malaria transmission depends on daily temperature variation. PNAS | 2010 | 107: 15135–15139 | pdf | suppl. info

KP Paaijmans, SS Imbahale, MB Thomas & W Takken. Relevant microclimate for determining the development rate of malaria mosquitoes and possible implications of climate change. Malaria Journal | 2010 | 9: 196 | pdf

KP Paaijmans, AF Read & MB Thomas. Understanding the link between malaria risk and climate. PNAS | 2009 | 106: 13844–13849 | pdf | suppl. info | commentary by Pascual et al.

KP Paaijmans, S Huijben, AK Githeko & W Takken. Competitive interactions between larvae of the malaria mosquitoes Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles gambiae under semi-field conditions in western Kenya. Acta Tropica | 2009 | 109: 124-30 | pdf

KP Paaijmans, BG Heusinkveld & AFG Jacobs. A simplified model to predict diurnal water temperature dynamics in a shallow tropical water pool. International Journal of Biometeorology | 2008 | 52: 797-803 | pdf

KP Paaijmans, W Takken, AK Githeko & AFG Jacobs. The effect of water turbidity on the near-surface temperature of larval habitats of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. International Journal of Biometeorology | 2008 | 52: 747-753 | pdf

KP Paaijmans, AFG Jacobs, W Takken, BG Heusinkveld, AK Githeko, M Dicke & AAM Holtslag. Observations and model estimates of diurnal water temperature dynamics in mosquito breeding sites in western Kenya. Hydrological Processes | 2008 | 22: 4789-4801 | pdf

AFG Jacobs, BG Heusinkveld, A Kraai & KP Paaijmans. Diurnal temperature fluctuations in an artificial small shallow water body. International Journal of Biometeorology | 2008 | 52: 271-280 | pdf

KP Paaijmans, MO Wandago, AK Githeko & W Takken. Unexpected high losses of Anopheles gambiae larvae due to rainfall. PLoS ONE | 2007 | 2(11): e1146 | pdf

CJM Koenraadt, KP Paaijmans, P Schneider, AK Githeko & W Takken. Low larval vector survival explains unstable malaria in the western Kenya highlands. Tropical Medicine and International Health | 2006 | 11: 1195-1205 |pdf

E-J Scholte, K Ng’habi, J Kihonda, W Takken, K Paaijmans, S Abdulla, GF Killeen & BGJ Knols. An entomopathogenic fungus for control of adult african malaria mosquitoes. Science | 2005 | 308: 1641-1642 | pdf | suppl. info

CJM Koenraadt, KP Paaijmans, AK Githeko, BGJ Knols & W Takken. Egg hatching, larval movement and larval survival of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae in desiccating habitats. Malaria Journal | 2003 | 2: 20 | pdf

2. Book chapters

LR Johnson, KD Lafferty, A McNally, E Mordecai, K Paaijmans, S Pawar & SJ Ryan. Mapping the distribution of malaria: current approaches and future directions. In: Spatial and temporal dynamics of infectious diseases (D Chen, ed) | in press

KP Paaijmans & MB Thomas. Relevant temperature in mosquito and malaria biology. In: Ecology of vector-parasite interactions (W Takken & CJM Koenraadt, eds) | 2012 | p. 103-122.

S Huijben, W Schaftenaar, A Wijsman, K Paaijmans & W Takken. Avian malaria in Europe: an emerging infectious disease?. In: Emerging pests and vector-borne diseases in Europe (W Takken & BGJ Knols, eds) | 2007 | p. 59-74

3. Other

KP Paaijmans.  De gevoelstemperatuur van de malariamug. Entomologische Berichten | 2015 | 75: 72-76 | pdf

KP Paaijmans. Weather, water and malaria mosquito larvae: The impact of meteorological factors on water temperature and larvae of the Afro-tropical malaria vector Anopheles gambiae Giles. PhD-thesis Wageningen University | 2008 | pdf