Transmission pathways and immunological factors that affect invasion potential of the recently discovered pathogen, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to Friday, July 31, 2020

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$71 629

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University of Tennessee

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As part of the collaborative NSF EEID project, Co-PI Briggs is tasked with developing and parameterizing the Bsal load-based models, using Integral Projection Modeling (IBM) approaches to explore the importance of resistance and tolerance in the system (Objective 3). She will work with co-PI Peace on model development.  She will mentor and train a graduate student researcher on modeling and data analysis. Briggs will coordinate with the other groups for yearly meetings and conference presentations of results, as well as manuscript preparation.