I studied veterinary science at the University of Melbourne (1993) and completed my PhD on frog disease at James Cook University (2002). My PhD involved the discovery of chytridiomycosis and I have continued working on this disease as a post doc and Senior Research Fellow at James Cook University. This research has led to improved understanding of the impacts of chytridiomycosis, its diagnosis and disinfection, and I am now focussed on improving survival rates of threatened frogs. After studying this issue for 20 years, I believe the approach in this project offers high potential.
In have published over 80 papers on frog diseases. For information on my research and national and international awards, see my research portfolio.
I work within the multidisciplinary One Health Research Group, which has a university home page and a more informal facebook page.