21 02, 2020

Announcement of the First Global Symposium and Workshops on Bsal (31 Aug 2020, Spain)

HERE (download) is a flyer advertising for the First Global Symposium and Workshops on Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal), which will be held at the Joint Meeting WDA and EWDA in Cuenca, Spain on 31 August 2020.  This gathering will be the first time that scientists from around the globe convene to exclusively discuss contemporary research on Bsal. […]

11 02, 2020

Amphibian Disease Portal update

AmphibianDisease is partnering with Geome-db to deliver improved services.  In Phase One, behind the scenes we’ve improved the validation process to ensure data meet the proper data standards. Phase Two will upgrade the website and streamline its interface, including updates to the Data Dashboard. A new search and mapping interface will replace the mapping functions. […]

19 09, 2019

Salamander-killing fungus gains an international profile

During the annual meeting of international animal health experts in Paris this summer, international experts agreed to add the salamander-killing fungus (Batrachochytridium salamandrivorans or Bsal) to the OIE (Office International des Epizooties) or the World Organization for Animal Health international list of tracked or “listed” animal diseases. The chytrid fungus (Batrachochytridium dendrobatidis or Bd), which […]