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Hello Amphibian Scientists/Biologists:

 

Most of you have heard about Bsal (Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans).  Thought Id share a fun rap video that some of our students in the UT Center for Wildlife Health put together on this pathogen:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOKOR0vL8lM

 

They created it as part of a 3-min video UT competition to highlight student research.  If you like it, you can vote here (it is video 2).

 

https://ugresearch.utk.edu/research-week/3-minutes-to-win-it-research-challenge/2018-3-minutes-to-win-it-video-submissions/ (deadline for voting is Fri, 2 April).

 

Please feel free to post and distribute.  Possibly an alternative way to make the public aware of this recently discovered, emerging pathogen.

 

All the Best, Matt

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Matthew J. Gray, Ph.D., Professor

Co-chair, PARC National Disease Task Team

Chair, Research Working Group of the North American Bsal Task Force
Past Director, Global Ranavirus Consortium 
Associate Director, UTIA Center for Wildlife Health

Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries

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