Amy Robbins

Amy Robbins

Sep 06, 2018

Group 6 Copy 77
-3
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Northern koala populations have declined rapidly in the last two decades and localised extinctions are predicted. Both habitat degradation and chlamydial disease are threats to koala conservation. Like humans and other animals, only some infected koalas develop chlamydial disease and we don't know why. We'll investigate whether habitat quality is a key factor in determining disease progression, and whether a synergistic interaction between these threats is exacerbating declines.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Is yaupon holly extract an effective and safe way to induce cancer cell death?

    Last year our lab discovered that human leukemia cells treated with yaupon holly leaf extract caused cancer...

    Gila monster genomics: conservation, venom, and treatments for Type-II diabetes

    The Gila monster, with its distinctive black and orange pattern, is one of Arizona’s most iconic animals. A...

    Backer Badge Funded