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Personnel

Matthew J. (Matt) Gray
Professor
Amphibians and ranaviruses

Groups and Facilities


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Wetlands 
Stressors, monitoring, management, and restoration for wetland ecosystems.



1 mention

Wildlife Health 
Emerging infectious diseases, including those that travel from animals to humans.


Events

Host & Pathogen Interactions Between Amphibians & Ancient Fungal, 9/22/2015

Politics and Research Behind Pollution, Climate Change, Disease and Amphibian Declines, 4/30/2014

Modeling the dynamics of amphibian chytridiomycosis, 3/19/2014

 

News

Team to Address Emerging Diseases in Amphibians & Reptiles, 5/26/2015

Video


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Ranavirus Amphibians 
A killer virus is attacking amphibians native to the Smoky Mountains. Our researcher's are studying the impact of the virus, and looking to help the species most vulnerable.


 

Recent Publications

Ranavirus could facilitate local extinction of rare amphibian species Earl, J. E., J. C. Chaney, W. B. Sutton, C. E. Lillard, A. J. Kouba, C. Langhorne, J. Krebs, B. Wilkes, R. D. Hill, D. L. Miller, and M. J. Gray.  2016.  Oecologia, DOI 10.1007/s00442-016-3682-6.

Poor biosecurity could lead to disease outbreaks in amphibian populations.  Gray, M. J., J. A. Spatz, E. D. Carter, and D. L. Miller.  2016.  International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, Cortland, New York, USA.

Susceptiblity of North American amphibians to Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal).  Gray, M. J., J. A. Spatz, E. D. Carter, L. K. Reinert, L. Rollins-Smith, and D. L. Miller.  2016.  Eighth World Congress of Herpetology, Hangzhou, China.

Emerging Amphibian Diseases.  Miller, D. L.  2016.  Annual Exotics Symposium, Jan 2016 UT-CVM.

Amphibian Pathology.  Miller, D. L.  2016.  Wildlife Pathology Symposium, College of Veterinary Medicine, Leon, Spain, May 2016.

Amphibian: A case definition for Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans chytridiomycosis.  White, C. L., M. J. Forzan, A. P. Pessier, M. C. Allender, J. R. Ballard, A. Catenazzi, H. Fenton, A. Martel, F. Pasmans, D. L. Miller, R. J. Ossiboff, K. L. D. Richgels, and J. L. Kerby.  2016.  Herpetological Review.

Rapid transmission of ranavirus and disease progression within an amphibian species but not between species.  Carter, E. D., M. J. Gray, J. A. Spatz, and D. L. Miller.  2015.  Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Herpetological Society, Savannah, TN.

Redescription of Aposycorax chilensis (Tonnoir) (Diptera, Psychodidae, Sycoracinae) with the first identification of a blood meal host for the species Curler, G. R., J. K. Moulton, and R. I. Madriz.  2015.  Zootaxa, 4048(1): 114126.

Distribution of ranavirus in southeastern amphibians and reptiles.  Dean, A. W., J. M. Klaus, M. J. Gray, D. L. Miller, and A. L. J. Duffus.  2015.  Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Covington, LA.

Ranavirus could facilitate extinction in rare amphibian species.  Earl, J. E., J. C. Chaney, W. B. Sutton, C. E. Lillard, A. J. Kouba, C. Langhorne, J. Krebs, B. Wilkes, R. D. Hill, D. L. Miller, and M. J. Gray.  2015.  Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Covington, LA.

Ranavirus could facilitate extinction in rare amphibian species.  Earl, J. E., J. C. Chaney, W. B. Sutton, C. E. Lillard, A. J. Kouba, C. Langhorne, J. Krebs, B. Wilkes, R. D. Hill, D. L. Miller, and M. J. Gray.  2015.  Third International Symposium on Ranaviruses, Gainesville, FL.

Poor biosecurity could lead to disease outbreaks in amphibian populations.  Gray, M. J., J. A. Spatz, E. D. Carter, and D. L. Miller.  2015.  Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Asheville, North Carolina.