R-Z Lab in the Popular Press

R-Z lab members discuss chytrid fungus and its impact on amphibian species.

The R-Z lab and the Pymatuning Lab of Ecology recently partnered with FrogWatch USA to provide training in amphibian species identification to Frogwatch citizen scientist volunteers. 

The world’s deadliest disease? Dr. Richards-Zawacki was working in Panama when it hit, wiping out the subjects of her research.

Artist reveals the hidden lives and importance of amphibians. NPR’s Allegheny Front, 6/2018
pg-icon-1024x1024Fun with frogs has a serious purpose as middle school students conduct university research. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9/2016
unnamedPleasant Hills students use model frogs to collect data for Pitt researchers. Pittsburgh Trib, 9/2016
contentimage-15539-289142-stripanamaYusan Yang’s research at STRI in focus. STRI, 9/2015
fl1141Unexpected results in probiotics study leads to new questions for scientists seeking to protect golden frogs. FrogLog, 5/2015
project1Scientists race to save endangered frogs from lethal fungus. NPR’s Take Two, 1/2013
bbc_earth_logoSuccessful strawberry frog dads die young. BBC Earth, 1/2015
contentimage-15539-289142-stripanamaMay the best morph win. STRI News, 11/2014
smithsonian-com_logoThe race to protect frogs from a deadly pathogen gets a much-needed boost. Smithsonian.com, 4/2015
wpid-thebulletinfblogolight7Frogs around the world are in trouble. Central Oregon’s Bulletin, 12/2012
washington-post-logoScientists try to save the frogs as time runs out. The Washington Post, 12/2012
upi-fb-1Frog color hints at evolution speed. United Press International, 8/2012
Other Herpetology Lab Groups
Briggs Lab
Cannatella Lab
Glor Lab
Losos Lab
McGuire Lab
Moriatry Lemmon Lab
Moritz Lab
Rohr Lab
Rollins-Smith Lab
Rosenblum Lab
Skelly Lab
Shaffer Lab
Summers Lab
Voyles Lab
Wake Lab
Woodhams Lab
Zamudio Lab
Professional Societies
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Society for the Study of Reptiles and Amphibians
Herpetologist’s League
Society for the Study of Evolution
Society of Systematic Biologists
Society for Conservation Biology
Ecological Society of America
American Society of Naturalists