Danny Newman

Danny Newman

Jan 03, 2018

Group 6 Copy 127
1
Please wait...

About This Project

Of an estimated 3.2 million species of fungi, only some 120,000 are known to science. Most of the undescribed species reside in the tropics. In 2014, myself and a fellow mycologist, Roo Vandegrift, collected some 350 samples of fungi from Reserva Los Cedros; one of the last unlogged watersheds on the western slope of the Andes. We are now looking to begin the microscopic and molecular analysis portions of our research, with the goal of publishing on our findings.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Can cockroaches help us cure tularemia?

Tularemia is a deadly disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (Ft). This bacterium is also a...

How Do Fats Help Us Treat Brain Cancer?

Malignant Brain Tumors will kill over 13,000 cancer patients this year in the United States alone; brain tumors...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 88 people