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Emergence and evolution of a multi-host pandemic: amphibian chytridiomycosis as a model [ 2010 - 2014 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/FT100100375]

Researchers Berger Dr Lee

Brief description Emerging infectious diseases are contributing to the sixth mass extinction. This study will focus on the most important disease, chytridiomycosis, which has caused the extinction of hundreds of amphibian species. It will examine the reasons for its emergence and how it is evolving - this will improve management of it and other emerging diseases.

Funding Amount $705,832

Funding Scheme Future Fellowships

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