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Step Outside: Prevention and Mitigation of a Dangerous Amphibian Pathogen

In this episode of Step Outside, David Carter and Adri Tompros discuss their research on Bsal, a recently discovered pathogen that eats away at amphibian skin. Bsal has been found across Europe, and Davis and Adri are part of a concerted effort to prevent further spread and transmission in the US.

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.

Step Outside: Can Native Grasses Benefit Bobwhite Populations?

In this episode, PhD student Doug Mitchell explains how replacing fescue with native warm-season grasses could benefit bobwhite populations across the Southeast.