PhD opportunity - applications due 5th April!
We are seeking highly motivated applicants for a PhD position available to commence in 2018 for research and training in wildlife conservation and disease ecology (specifically frog chytrid fungal disease). Chytridiomycosis is the most devastating disease threat to biodiversity ever recorded. It has caused the decline and extinction of hundreds of frog species around the world. The PhD applicant will be working with captive endangered Fleay's barred frogs (Mixophyes fleay
Two new publications!
I've just published two related papers on amphibian chytridiomycosis: Grogan, L. F., Cashins, S. D., Skerratt, L. F., Berger, L., McFadden, M. S., Harlow, P., Hunter, D. A., Scheele, B. C., Mulvenna, J. (2018) Evolution of resistance to chytridiomycosis is associated with a robust early immune response. Molecular Ecology, doi:10.1111/MEC.14493. Grogan, L. F., Mulvenna, J., Gummer, J. P. A., Scheele, B. C., Berger, L., Cashins, S. D., McFadden, M. S., Harlow, P., Hunter, D