Woodhams lab contributes to PLoS Pathogens article on temperature and immune defenses

Invasion risk of Bsal into Eastern newt populations in North America, adjusting for temperature-dependent susceptibility.

In their article, “Winter is coming–Temperature affects immune defenses and susceptibility to Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans,” the Woodhams lab publishes findings with collaborators Matt Gray and Louise Rollins-Smith funded by their collaborative NSF EEID grant.

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Carter ED, Bletz MC, Le Sage M, LaBumbard B, Rollins-Smith LA, Woodhams DC, Miller DL, Gray MJ. 2021. Winter is coming-Temperature affects immune defenses and susceptibility to Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. PLoS Pathog. Feb 18;17(2):e1009234. 

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Douglas C. Woodhams, Ph.D.
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