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Researcher: Carver, SS (Associate Professor Scott Carver)

Fields of Research

Host-parasite interactions
Veterinary parasitology
Ecology
Population ecology
Genetics
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Infectious diseases
Conservation and biodiversity
Veterinary epidemiology
Animal physiological ecology
Wildlife and habitat management
Behavioural ecology
Veterinary bacteriology
Epidemiology
Vertebrate biology
Biological mathematics
Terrestrial ecology
Ecological physiology
Other biological sciences
Virology
Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Microfluidics and nanofluidics
Freshwater ecology
Animal immunology
Veterinary immunology
Microbial ecology
Infectious agents
Modelling and simulation
Zoology
Animal physiology - cell
Humoural immunology and immunochemistry
Innate immunity
Geochemistry
Cell development, proliferation and death
Bioavailability and ecotoxicology
Global change biology
Veterinary anaesthesiology and intensive care
Animal behaviour
Environmental management
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Stochastic analysis and modelling
Atmospheric composition, chemistry and processes
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Disease surveillance
Health informatics and information systems
Biostatistics
Veterinary diagnosis and diagnostics
Evolutionary biology
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Landscape ecology
Medical bacteriology
Veterinary pathology
Tumour immunology
Microbiology
Environmental rehabilitation and restoration
Ecosystem function
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Anthropological genetics
Applied immunology (incl. antibody engineering, xenotransplantation and t-cell therapies)
Phylogeny and comparative analysis
Veterinary sciences
Biological adaptation

Research Objectives

Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Terrestrial biodiversity
Other environmental management
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in coastal and estuarine environments
Marine biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other health
Animal welfare
Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Environmentally sustainable mineral resource activities
Terrestrial systems and management
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Measurement and assessment of freshwater quality (incl. physical and chemical conditions of water)
Behaviour and health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Air quality
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Veterinary diagnostics
Sheep for meat
Climate change mitigation strategies
Beef cattle
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences

Career Best Publications

A temporal dilution effect: hantavirus infection in deer mice and the intermittent presence of voles in Montana; Acta Oecologica: International Journal of Ecology
Contrasting population manipulations reveal resource competition between two large marsupials: bare-nosed wombats and eastern grey kangaroos; Oecologia
Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions in Salivary, Urinary, and Intestinal Tissues of Deer: Potential Mechanisms of Prion Shedding and Transmission; Journal of Virology
Does Chytridiomycosis Disrupt Amphibian Skin Function?; Copeia
Emerging infectious diseases of wildlife: a critical perspective; Trends in Parasitology
Fluralaner as a novel treatment for sarcoptic mange in the bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus): safety, pharmacokinetics, efficacy and practicable use; Parasites and Vectors
How to make more from exposure data? An integrated machine learning pipeline to predict pathogen exposure; Journal of Animal Ecology
Intestines of non-uniform stiffness mold the corners of wombat feces; Soft Matter
Invasive pathogen drives host population collapse: effects of a travelling wave of sarcoptic mange on bare-nosed wombats; Journal of Applied Ecology
Isolation, marine transgression and translocation of the bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus); Evolutionary Applications
Pathogen exposure varies widely among sympatric populations of wild and domestic felids across the United States; Ecological Applications
Pathogens in space: Advancing understanding of pathogen dynamics and disease ecology through landscape genetics; Evolutionary Applications
Population-scale treatment informs solutions for control of environmentally transmitted wildlife disease; Journal of Applied Ecology
Sex bias in ability to cope with cancer: Tasmanian devils and facial tumour disease; Proceedings from the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences
Sustaining transmission in different host species: the emblematic case of Sarcoptes scabiei; Bioscience
The recent decline of a New Zealand endemic: how and why did populations of Archey's frog Leiopelma archeyi crash over 1996-2001?; Biological Conservation
Toward a mechanistic understanding of environmentally forced zoonotic disease emergence: sin nombre hantavirus; Bioscience
Urban Landscapes can change virus gene flow and evolution in a fragmentation-sensitive carnivore; Molecular Ecology
Urbanization reduces genetic connectivity in bobcats (Lynx rufus) at both intra‐ and interpopulation spatial scales; Molecular Ecology
Zoonotic parasites of bobcats around human landscapes; Journal of Clinical Microbiology

Research Publications

Felis catus gammaherpesvirus 1; a widely endemic potential pathogen of domestic cats; Virology
Sarcoptes scabiei: the mange mite with mighty effects on the common wombat (Vombatus ursinus); PLOS One
A Sarcoptes scabiei specific isothermal amplification assay for detection of this important ectoparasite of wombats and other animals; PeerJ
A model for the dynamics of Ross River Virus in the Australian environment; Letters in Biomathmatics
A model for the treatment of environmentally transmitted sarcoptic mange in bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus); Journal of Theoretical Biology
A prototype recombinant-protein based Chlamydia pecorum vaccine results in reduced Chlamydial burden and less clinical disease in free-ranging koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus); PLoS ONE
A solutions-focused translational research framework for wildlife health; BioScience
A temporal dilution effect: hantavirus infection in deer mice and the intermittent presence of voles in Montana; Acta Oecologica: International Journal of Ecology
Another emerging mosquito-borne disease? Endemic Ross River Virus transmission in the absence of marsupial reservoirs; Bioscience
Applying ecotoxicology at a rehabilitated mine tailing repository to assess heavy metal transfer and bioaccumulation to a marsupial; Australasian College of Toxicology & Risk Assessment (ACTRA) 12th Annual Scientific Meeting
Association between canine leishmaniosis and Ehrlichia canis co-infection: a prospective case-control study; Parasites & Vectors
Associations between clinical canine leishmaniosis and multiple vector-borne co-infections: a case-control serological study; BMC Veterinary Research
Behavioural syndromes and structural and temporal consistency of behavioural traits in a social lizard; Journal of Zoology
Biological and cultural coevolution and emerging infectious disease: Ross River virus in Australia; Medical Hypotheses
Burrows with resources have greater visitation and may enhance mange transmission among wombats; Australian Mammalogy
Canine distemper in Nepal's Annapurna Conservation Area - Implications of dog husbandry and human behaviour for wildlife disease; PLoS One
Capturing complex vaccine-immune-disease relationships for free-ranging koalas: higher chlamydial loads are associated with less IL17 expression and more chlamydial disease; Frontiers in Veterinary Science
Changes in spatial organization following an acute epizootic: Tasmanian devils and their transmissible cancer; Global Ecology and Conservation
Characterization of regionally associated Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) in bobcats (Lynx rufus); Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Characterizing the spatio-temporal threats, conservation hotspots and conservation gaps for the most extinction-prone bird family (Aves: Rallidae); Royal Society Open Science
Closing the gap on causal processes of infection risk from cross-sectional data: structural equation models to understand infection and co-infection; Parasites and Vectors
Colonization of ephemeral water bodies in the wheatbelt of Western Australia by assemblages of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae): role of environmental factors, habitat, and disturbance; Environmental Entomology
Comparative diagnostics reveals PCR assays on skin scrapings is the most reliable method to detect Sarcoptes Scabiei infestations; Veterinary Parasitology
Comparing modes of transmission for sarcoptic mange dynamics and management in bare-nosed wombats; Letters in Biomathematics
Conservation ecology of Tasmanian coastal saltmarshes, southeast Australia - a review; Pacific Conservation Biology
Contrasting population manipulations reveal resource competition between two large marsupials: bare-nosed wombats and eastern grey kangaroos; Oecologia
Delayed density-dependent prevalence of Sin Nombre virus infection in deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) in central and western Montana; Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Dermatophilus congolensis infection in platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), Tasmania, Australia, 2015; Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Detection of chronic wasting disease in the lymph nodes of free-ranging cervids by real-time quaking-induced conversion; Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions in Salivary, Urinary, and Intestinal Tissues of Deer: Potential Mechanisms of Prion Shedding and Transmission; Journal of Virology
Development and evaluation of rapid novel isothermal amplification assays for important veterinary pathogens: Chlamydia psittaci and Chlamydia pecorum; PeerJ
Diagnostic uncertainty and the epidemiology of feline foamy virus in pumas (Puma concolor); Scientific Reports
Does Chytridiomycosis Disrupt Amphibian Skin Function?; Copeia
Does the virus cross the road? Viral phylogeographic patterns among bobcat populations reflect a history of urban development; Evolutionary Applications
Domestic cat microsphere immunoassays: Detection of antibodies during feline immunodeficiency virus infection; Journal of Immunological Methods
Drug dose and animal welfare: important considerations in the treatment of wildlife; Parasitology Research
Dryland Salinity and Ecosystem Distress Syndrome: Human Health Implications; Ecohealth
Dryland salinity and the ecology of Ross River virus: the ecological underpinnings of the potential for transmission; Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
Ecological interactions and the Ross river virus vector, Aedes camptorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae), in Tasmania; 43rd AGM & Scientific Conference and Australasian Arachnological Society 2012
Ecology and conservation of the critically endangered northern hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus krefftii): past, present and future; Australian Mammalogy
Ecology and Control of Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics Across Australia; Presentation at Hokkaido University, Faculty of Fisheries
Ecology and Control of Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics Across Australia; Presentation to the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services
Ecology and Control of Vector-borne Disease Dynamics Across Australia; Presentation at the Tasmanian branch meeting for the Australian Society of Parasitology
Ecology and control of vector-borne disease dynamics across Australia; Talk presented to University of Melbourne, Department of BioSciences
Ecology and epidemiology of vector-borne disease dynamics across Australia, Ross River virus; 2019 Wildlife Disease Association Australasia Conference
Ecology and epidemiology of vector-borne disease dynamics across Australia, Ross River virus; 13th Mosquito Control Association of Australia Conference
Ecosystem engineering by digging mammals: effects on soil fertility and condition in Tasmanian temperate woodland; Royal Society Open Science
Effect of Rock Cover on Small Mammal Abundance in a Montana Grassland; Intermountain Journal of Sciences
Effects of salinity and flow interactions on macroinvertebrate traits in temporary streams; Ecological Indicators
Emerging infectious diseases of wildlife: a critical perspective; Trends in Parasitology
Emerging phylogenetic structure of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic; Virus Evolution
Environmental drivers of Ross River virus in southeastern Tasmania, Australia: towards strengthening public health interventions; Epidemiology and Infection
Environmental monitoring to enhance comprehension and control of infectious diseases; Journal of Environmental Monitoring
Environmental suitability of bare-nosed wombat burrows for Sarcoptes scabiei; International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife
Epidemic host community contribution to mosquito-borne disease transmission: Ross River virus; Epidemiology and Infection
Evaluation of common anesthetic and analgesic techniques for tail biopsy in mice; Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
Expanded molecular typing of Sarcoptes scabiei provides further evidence of disease spillover events in the epidemiology of sarcoptic mange in Australian marsupials; Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Feline foamy virus is highly prevalent in free-ranging Puma concolor from Colorado, Florida and southern California; Viruses
Feline foamy virus seroprevalence and demographic risk factors in stray domestic cat populations in Colorado, Southern California and Florida, USA; Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports
Feline immunodeficiency virus in puma: Estimation of force of infection reveals insights into transmission; Ecology and Evolution
Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) disease outcomes in a domestic cat breeding colony: Relationship to endogenous FeLV and other chronic viral infections; Journal of Virology
Fine-temporal forecasting of outbreak probability and severity: Ross River virus in Western Australia; Epidemiology and Infection
Fluralaner as a novel treatment for sarcoptic mange in the bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus): safety, pharmacokinetics, efficacy and practicable use; Parasites and Vectors
Frequent cross-species transmissions of foamy virus between domestic and wild felids; Virus Evolution
Genome-wide expression reveals multiple systemic effects associated with detection of anticoagulant poisons in bobcats (Lynx rufus); Molecular Ecology
Health outcomes of beekeeping: a systematic review; Journal of Apicultural Research
Healthy wetlands, healthy people: mosquito borne disease; Wetlands and Human Health
Heavy metal wombats? Metal exposure pathways to bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus) living on remediated tin mine tailings; Science of the Total Environment
Host relatedness and landscape connectivity shape pathogen spread in the puma, a large secretive carnivore; Communications Biology
House mouse abundance and Ross River virus notifications in Victoria, Australia; International Journal of Infectious Diseases
How do local differences in saltmarsh ecology influence disease vector mosquito populations?; Medical and Veterinary Entomology
How do wombats make cubed poo?; 71st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics
How to make more from exposure data? An integrated machine learning pipeline to predict pathogen exposure; Journal of Animal Ecology
How, and why, do wombats make cube-shaped poo?
Human exposure to particulate matter potentially contaminated with Sin Nombre Virus; EcoHealth
Hunting alters viral transmission and evolution in a large carnivore; Nature Ecology & Evolution
Immunization strategies producing a humoral IgG immune response against devil facial tumor disease in the majority of Tasmanian devils destined for wild release; Frontiers in Immunology
Infectious disease and emergency conservation interventions; Conservation Biology
Inferring the ecological niche of Toxoplasma gondii and Bartonella spp. in wild felids; Frontiers in Veterinary Science
Influence of Hosts on the Ecology of Arboviral Transmission: Potential Mechanisms Influencing Dengue, Murray Valley Encephalitis, and Ross River Virus in Australia; Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
International meeting on sarcoptic mange in wildlife, June 2018, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA; Parasites & Vectors
Intestines of non-uniform stiffness mold the corners of wombat feces; Soft Matter
Intrinsic factors drive spatial genetic variation in a highly vagile species, the wedge-tailed eagle Aquila audax, in Tasmania; Journal of Avian Biology
Invasive pathogen drives host population collapse: effects of a travelling wave of sarcoptic mange on bare-nosed wombats; Journal of Applied Ecology
Is pathogen exposure spatially autocorrelated? Patterns of pathogens in puma (Puma concolor) and bobcat (Lynx rufus); Ecosphere
Isolation, marine transgression and translocation of the bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus); Evolutionary Applications
Laboratory determination of efficacy of a Santalum spicatum extract for mosquito control; Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association
Long-term spatiotemporal dynamics and factors associated with trends in bare-nosed wombats; Journal of Wildlife Management
Maternal protectiveness in feral horses: responses to intraspecific and interspecific sources of risk; Animal Behaviour
Meta-transcriptomic identification of Trypanosoma spp. in native wildlife species from Australia; Parasites and Vectors
Microbial biogeography of the wombat gastrointestinal tract; PeerJ
Mitochondrial genome sequencing reveals potential origins of the scabies mite Sarcoptes scabiei infesting two iconic Australian marsupials; BMC Evolutionary Biology
Molecular and serological dynamics of Chlamydia pecorum infection in a longitudinal study of prime lamb production; PeerJ
Molecular evidence of Chlamydia pecorum and arthropod-associated Chlamydiae in an expanded range of marsupials; PLoS One
Mosquito distribution in a saltmarsh: determinants of eggs in a variable environment; Journal of Vector Ecology
Mosquito ecology and management of Ross River virus vector, Aedes camptorhynchus (Thomson) (Diptera: Culicidae); Ecological Society of Australia Conference
Mosquito eradication: the story of killing campto
MrIML: Multi-response interpretable machine learning to model genomic landscapes; Molecular Ecology Resources
Navigating to the most promising directions amid complex fields of vaccine development: a chlamydial case study; Expert Review of Vaccines
Novel gammaherpesviruses in North American domestic cats, bobcats and pumas: identification, prevalence and risk factors; Journal of Virology
Optimising predictive modelling of Ross River virus using meteorological variables; PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Outdoor recreation at the wildland-urban interface: examining human activity patterns and compliance with dog management policies; Natural Areas Journal
Parasites as conservation tools; Conservation Biology
Pathogen exposure varies widely among sympatric populations of wild and domestic felids across the United States; Ecological Applications
Pathogenesis of oral FIV infection; PLoS One
Pathogens in space: Advancing understanding of pathogen dynamics and disease ecology through landscape genetics; Evolutionary Applications
Population-scale treatment informs solutions for control of environmentally transmitted wildlife disease; Journal of Applied Ecology
Post-fire habitat use of the golden-backed tree-rat (Mesembriomys macrurus) in the northwest Kimberley, Western Australia; Austral Ecology
Post-release immune responses of Tasmanian devils vaccinated with an experimental devil facial tumour disease vaccine; Wildlife Research
Predictive forecasting of Ross River virus outbreaks and their relative severity in Western Australia; 12th Symposium of the Mosquito Control Association of Australia and Arbovirus Research in Australia
Prion-seeding activity in cerebrospinal fluid of deer with chronic wasting disease; PLoS One
Prior puma lentivirus infection modifies early immune responses and attenuates feline immunodeficiency virus infection in cats; Viruses
Prior virus exposure alters the long-term landscape of viral replication during Feline Lentiviral Infection; Viruses
Proceedings of the society for research on Amphibians and Reptiles in New Zealand; New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Radiology of Australian Mammals (book review)
Relationship of Human Behavior within Outbuildings to Potential Exposure to Sin Nombre Virus in Western Montana; Ecohealth
Relationships of the Ross River virus (Togoviridae: Alphavirus) vector, Aedes camptorhynchus (Thomson) (Diptera: Culicidae), to biotic and abiotic factors in saltmarshes of south-eastern Tasmania, Australia: a preliminary study; Australian Journal of Entomology
Resistance of mammal assemblage structure to dryland salinity in a fragmented landscape; Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia
Resource limitation, controphic ostracod density and larval mosquito development; PLoS One
Salinity as a driver of aquatic invertebrate colonisation behaviour and distribution in the wheatbelt of Western Australia; Hydrobiologia: The International Journal on Limnology and Marine Sciences
Salinity tolerance of Aedes camptorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae) from two regions in southwestern Australia; Australian Journal of Entomology
Salt marshes of south-eastern Tasmania: biotic and abiotic factors and their relationship with the Ross River virus vector, Aedes camptorhynchus (Thomson) (Diptera: Culicidae); Ecological Society of Australia Conference
Sampling Frequency Differentially Influences Interpretation of Zoonotic Pathogen and Host Dynamics: Sin Nombre Virus and Deer Mice; Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
Sarcoptic mange changes bacterial and fungal microbiota of bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus); Parasites & Vectors
Sarcoptic mange: an emerging panzootic in wildlife; Transboundary and Emerging Diseases
Sensitivity of protein misfolding cyclic amplification versus immunohistochemistry in ante-mortem detection of chronic wasting disease; Journal of General Virology
Sex bias in ability to cope with cancer: Tasmanian devils and facial tumour disease; Proceedings from the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences
Sustaining transmission in different host species: the emblematic case of Sarcoptes scabiei; Bioscience
Temporal patterns and environmental correlates of macroinvertebrate communities in temporary streams; PLoS ONE
The cascading pathogenic consequences of Sarcoptes scabiei infection that manifest in host disease; Royal Society Open Science
The effects of demographic, social, and environmental characteristics on pathogen prevalence in wild fields across a gradient of urbanization; PLoS One
The emergence of sarcoptic mange in Australian wildlife: an unresolved debate; Parasites and Vectors
The forecasting of dynamical Ross River virus outbreaks: Victoria, Australia; Epidemics
The forecasting of dynamical Ross River virus outbreaks: Victoria, Australia; EHA Tasmanian State Conference 2019
The impacts of timber harvesting on stream biota - an expanding field of heterogeneity; Biological Conservation
The Koala, an Iconic Animal under Threat; Journal of Wildlife Diseases
The limitations of commercial serological assays for detection of chlamydial infections in Australian livestock; Journal of Medical Microbiology
The patterns and causes of dermatitis in terrestrial and semi-aquatic mammalian wildlife; Animals
The recent decline of a New Zealand endemic: how and why did populations of Archey's frog Leiopelma archeyi crash over 1996-2001?; Biological Conservation
The relative contribution of causal factors in the transition from infection to clinical chlamydial disease; Scientific Reports
The risky business of being an entomologist: a systematic review; Environmental Research
The Roles of Predators, Competitors, and Secondary Salinization in Structuring Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Assemblages in Ephemeral Water Bodies of the Wheatbelt of Western Australia; Environmental entomology
The significance of topographic complexity in habitat selection and persistence of a declining marsupial in the Kimberley region of Western Australia; Australian Journal of Zoology
The treatment of sarcoptic mange in wildlife: a systematic review; Parasites & Vectors
The ‘disconnect’: Public and professional perceptions on mosquito management and vector-borne diseases; Environmental Health Australia 41st National Conference
Three pathogens in sympatric populations of pumas, bobcats, and domestic cats: implications for infectious disease transmission; PLoS-One
Toward a mechanistic understanding of environmentally forced zoonotic disease emergence: sin nombre hantavirus; Bioscience
Towards an eco-phylogenetic framework for infectious disease ecology; Biological Reviews
Transmission pathways and spillover of an erythrocytic bacterial pathogen from domestic cats to wild felids; Ecology and Evolution
Under-representation of avian studies in landscape genetics; Ibis
Understanding the health and production impacts of endemic Chlamydia pecorum infections in lambs; Veterinary Microbiology
Untangling the model muddle: Empirical tumour growth in Tasmanian devil facial tumour disease; Scientific Reports
Urban Landscapes can change virus gene flow and evolution in a fragmentation-sensitive carnivore; Molecular Ecology
Urbanization and anticoagulant poisons promote immune dysfunction in bobcats; Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences
Urbanization impacts apex predator gene flow but not genetic diversity across an urban-rural divide; Molecular Ecology
Urbanization reduces genetic connectivity in bobcats (Lynx rufus) at both intra‐ and interpopulation spatial scales; Molecular Ecology
Utility of mosquito surveillance data for spatial prioritization of vector control against dengue viruses in three Brazilian cities; Parasites and Vectors
Variation in intra-individual lentiviral evolution rates: a systematic review of human, nonhuman primate, and felid species; Journal of Virology
Vector mosquitoes increase generation time in the presence of competitors owing to resource limitation; 98th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America
When are pathogen dynamics likely to reflect host population genetic structure?; Molecular ecology
WomBot: an exploratory robot for monitoring wombat burrows; SN Applied Sciences
Zoonotic parasites of bobcats around human landscapes; Journal of Clinical Microbiology

Research Projects

A new disease in disguise: ecology and epidemiology of the second transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils (DFT2) ; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
A pilot program to quantify the uptake of persistent organic pollutants by little penguins along the Tasmanian coastal urban fringe.; Wildlife Disease Association - Australasian section (WDAA)
Approaches to evaluating the biological structure of stream ecosystems; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Assessing genetic health and diversity of the not-so-common, 'common' wombat (Vombatus ursinus); Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Demography and epidemiology of Tasmanian devil populations and DFTD in long-diseased areas; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Demography and epidemiology of Tasmanian devils and facial tumour disease in long-diseased areas; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Developing a chlamydial vaccine for koalas; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Developing a remote delivery method for Bravecto to treat mange in wombats; Australian Capital Territory Government (ACT)
Developing feasible in situ control of mange disease in wombats; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Development of new tools for surveillance of chlamydial infections in sheep; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Evaluating the benefits in Tasmanian devils of immune responses to transmissible cancer; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Impacts of landscape structure, host demography, and management interventions on disease dynamics; National Science Foundation (NSF)
Impacts of seasonal forcing of host and vector populations on epidemic dynamics of vector-borne disease across continental Australia ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Improving the diagnosis, management and control of chlamydial infections in Australian livestock; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Improving understanding of Ross River virus transmission, impacts of current mosquito management and alternative vector control ; Department of Health Western Australia (DoHWA)
Investigating the health of little penguins as a sentinel of Tasmanian ecosystem health; Australian Academy of Science (AASc)
Management and pathophysiology of sarcoptic mange in the bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus); Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Managing infectious disease through partial wildlife social networks; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Tasmanian devil conservation physiology: Role of devil immune system in Devil Facial Tumour Disease progression; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
The spatial and temporal health of seabirds; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Transcriptional and phylogenetic analysis of sarcoptic mange in the common wombat; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Understanding genetic health and diversity of wombats in-light of the increasing sarcoptic mange threat; Wildlife Disease Association - Australasian section (WDAA)
WDA-A Research Award application 2021; Wildlife Disease Association - Australasian section (WDAA)
Detection and Investigation of Chytrid in Tasmania Amphibian Communities
Developing a single dose long-lasting treatment of sarcoptic mange in wombats
Examining pollutant linkage chains at the Royal George Tailings, Tasmania
Improving the delivery of treatment to wombats for control of sarcoptic mange disease
Wombat disease and genome consortium
Wombat Health Management and Monitoring Project

Research Candidate Supervision

Approaches to evaluating the biological structure of stream ecosystems
Co-infection, Stress and Contagious Cancer in the Tasmanian Devil
Salinity, Biotic Interactions and the Ecology and Epidemiology of Ross River Virus Vectors in South-eastern Tasmania