30 Sep Funding for WNS Research!
Pleased to announce that we received funding for more research on WNS. These projects fund graduate student projects for both Joe Hoyt and Tina Cheng. Congrats to both of them!
Here’s an excerpt from the press release:
A team led by scientists at UC Santa Cruz will conduct field trials this winter of two strategies for protecting bats from white-nose syndrome, a deadly fungal disease. The effort is funded by two grants, one from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and another from Bat Conservation International and The Nature Conservancy. The UCSC team has also received two other grants from USFWS for studies of the ecology and epidemiology of the disease.
The full article can be found here