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February 19, 2016

Compiled and edited by Kevin D. Lafferty and Eileen E. Hofmann

 

Available at Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

 

The theme issue starts by focusing on how diseases impact marine organisms and populations. Guo et al. review how marine diseases interact with...

February 16, 2016

Infectious marine diseases can decimate populations and are increasing among some taxa due to global change and our increasing reliance on marine environments. Marine diseases become emergencies when significant ecological, economic or social impacts occur.We can prepa...

February 12, 2016

Jared Brumbaugh and I talked about the results from monitoring eastern North Carolina oysters.  Teaming up with UNC-Charlotte and the NC Division of Marine Fisheries, we now have a better understanding of the Vibrio present at various locations and seasons....

February 11, 2016

I'm looking forward to sharing some new insights at the Vibrio conference in March.  I’m scheduled to speak on March 30th, at 1:55 to 2:10pm, during the ecology and evolution session.  The title of the talk is “Differences in Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemo...

February 10, 2016

We are beginning an exciting project.   A lot of the focus of our recent research has been on Vibrio spp. in wild oysters.  We will now begin comparing this data to that collected from professional and amateur farmed oysters in North Carolina.  This includes “backyard...

April 1, 2015

Marine diseases can have substantial ecological, economic, and social impacts.  Sadly, there is very limited funding available to identify, monitor, forecast, or mitigate marine diseases.  The Marine Disease Emergency Act (H.R. 5546), reintroduced by Rep. Dennis Heck (...

February 1, 2015

 

The United States has federal regulations in place to reduce the risk of seafood related infection caused by the estuarine bacteria, Vibrio vulnificus and V. parahaemolyticus.   However, data to support regulation development has been generated in a very few specific...

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