Hello Amphibian Scientists/Biologists:
Most of you have heard about Bsal (Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans). Thought I’d share a fun rap video that some of our students in the UT Center for Wildlife Health put together on this pathogen:
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
Matthew J. Gray, Ph.D., Professor
Co-chair, PARC National Disease Task Team
Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA)
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