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    • Characterization of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Inhibiting Bacteria from Amphibian Populations in Costa Rica 

      Madison, Joseph D.; Berg, Elizabeth A.; Abarca Alvarado, Juan Gabriel; Whitfield, Steven M.; Gorbatenko, Oxana; Pinto Tomás, Adrián A.; Kerby, Jacob L. (2017)
      Global amphibian declines and extinction events are occurring at an unprecedented rate. While several factors are responsible for declines and extinction, the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) has been ...
    • Characterization of the Skin Microbiota of the Cane Toad Rhinella cf. marina in Puerto Rico and Costa Rica 

      Abarca Alvarado, Juan Gabriel; Zúñiga Chaves, Ibrahim; Ortiz Morales, Gilmary; Lugo, Armando; Víquez Cervilla, Mariel; Rodríguez Hernández, Natalia; Vázquez Sánchez, Frances; Murillo Cruz, Catalina; Torres Rivera, Ernesto A.; Pinto Tomás, Adrián A.; Godoy Vitorino, Filipa (2017)
      Rhinella marina is a toad native to South America that has been introduced in the Antilles, likely carrying high loads of microorganisms, potentially impacting local community diversity. The amphibian skin is involved in ...
    • Community richness of amphibian skin bacteria correlates with bioclimate at the global scale 

      Kueneman, Jordan G.; Bletz, Molly C.; McKenzie, Valerie J.; Becker, C. Guilherme; Joseph, Maxwell B.; Abarca Alvarado, Juan Gabriel; Archer, Holly Margaret; Arellano, Ana Lisette; Bataille, Arnaud; Becker, Matthew; Belden, Lisa K.; Crottini, Angelica; Geffers, Robert; Haddad, Célio Fernando Baptista; Harris, Reid N.; Holden, Whitney M.; Hughey, Myra C.; Jarek, Michael; Kearns, Patrick Joseph; Kerby, Jacob L.; Kielgast, Jos; Kurabayashi, Atsushi; Longo, Ana V.; Loudon, Andrew H.; Medina, Daniel; Nuñez Navarro, José J.; Perl, R. G. Bina; Pinto Tomás, Adrián A.; Rabemananjara, Falitiana C. E.; Rebollar Caudillo, Eria Alaide; Rodríguez Gomez, Ariel Ricardo; Rollins Smith, Louise A.; Stevenson, Robert; Tebbe, Christoph C.; Vargas Asensio, Juan Gabriel; Waldman, Bruce; Walke, Jenifer Banning; Whitfield, Steven M.; Zamudio, Kelly R.; Zúñiga Chaves, Ibrahim; Woodhams, Douglas C.; Vences, Miguel (2019)
      Animal-associated microbiomes are integral to host health, yet key biotic and abiotic factors that shape host-associated microbial communities at the global scale remain poorly understood. We investigated global patterns ...