Skip to main content

J. Thomas Foster

Consulting Associate in the Department of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Box 3802 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Wadsworth Bldg, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications


Genomic sequencing is required for identification of tuberculosis transmission in Hawaii.

Journal Article BMC Infect Dis · December 3, 2018 BACKGROUND: Tuberculosis (TB) caused an estimated 1.4 million deaths and 10.4 million new cases globally in 2015. TB rates in the United States continue to steadily decline, yet rates in the State of Hawaii are perennially among the highest in the nation d ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cryptic connections illuminate pathogen transmission within community networks.

Journal Article Nature · November 2018 Understanding host interactions that lead to pathogen transmission is fundamental to the prediction and control of epidemics1-5. Although the majority of transmissions often occurs within social groups6-9, the contribution of connections that bridge groups ... Full text Link to item Cite

Connecting Resource Tracking by Frugivores to Temporal Variation in Seed Dispersal Networks

Journal Article Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution · August 22, 2017 Full text Cite