Please wait...

    About This Project

    Sea turtle egg fusariosis is caused by two fungal pathogens, Fusarium keratoplasticum and Fusarium falciforme. These fungi are associated with high egg mortality in sea turtle nests worldwide. Sampling from sea turtle nests, I aim to unravel the ecology and epidemiology of these fusaria. This research will inform on the threat these fungi pose to sea turtle populations, and best management practices to prevent and/or control future outbreaks.


    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Hot Metal Switch: Synthetic In Vitro Gene Circuit for the Detection of Metal Ions

    Drinking water contaminated by metals, most notably lead, poses health risks to children and adults alike...

    Synthesis of a Kidney Cancer Drug

    We need to prepare a 75 mg sample of our anti-kidney cancer drug for testing. The sample was requested by...

    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...

    Backer Badge Funded