Dr. Vonesh Receives Fullbright Award to Study Invasive Frog Species

Date Released: 17 June 2014

James Vonesh, Ph.D., a biology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholar award to study a globally invasive frog species in South Africa.

As part of the grant, Vonesh – a leading expert in herpetology, amphibian population biology and predator-prey ecology – will spend 2014-15 collaborating with scientists at several South African universities and research institutes, including the Centre for Excellence in Invasion Biology at Stellenbosch University, to conduct research on Xenopus laevis, an invasive frog species in Asia, Europe and North and South America.

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