College of Veterinary Medicine

Tennessee Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture Celebrates Awards and Initiates

2020 Gathering Held Virtually Due to Pandemic

UT Named Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has earned national recognition as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) University. This designation acknowledges the exceptional ways UT cultivates community engagement, economic growth and…

Matt Gray, Deb Miller Work to Prevent Amphibian Pathogen Spread

Professors Matt Gray and Deb Miller’s work in the Amphibian Disease Lab centers on preventing the spread of an amphibian pathogen, Bsal, to the United States. Bsal is currently spreading across Europe, and many fear that international pet trade will bring pathogen here. With the Appalachian region being a hotspot for salamander diversity, the Miller-Gray Lab is focused on prevention, detection, and transmission pathways for the pathogen.

Researchers Find that Experimental Methodologies Affect Pathogenicity of Bsal Fungus

With the recent discovery of the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) in Europe, numerous studies are attempting to understand its pathogenicity, and hopefully, ward off infections in other locations. However, there is no standard set of methodologies for studying the pathogen.