There is a student, Tess Youker, at SUNY-ESF in Syracuse, New York who is trying to raise funds to study a ranavirus outbreak in a network of constructed vernal pools. If you or anyone you would like to contribute to her efforts you can do so here:

Tess is in between undergraduate and a masters program and sort of falls between the cracks as far as funding goes. She has been consulting with me a bit about screening samples; I think that she will do a good job.

Jesse Brunner
School of Biological Sciences
Washington State University
PO Box 644236
Pullman, WA 99164 USA
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