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Lee Skerratt

Principal Research Fellow (Wildlife Bioscecurity)
Veterinary Biosciences
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
animals
chytridiomycosis
veterinary sciences
chytridiomycota
environmental sciences & ecology
batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
ecology
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A/Prof

Lee Skerratt

 
Division
Veterinary And Agricultural Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Wildlife Epidemiology
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A/Prof

Lee Skerratt

 

Lee is currently an ARC Future Fellow and Principal Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Previously he was Associate Dean (Research) and Senior Research Fellow within the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences and a Senior Lecturer within the School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at JCU.

Before that he was a Research Associate at the National Wildlife Health Center, USA and the University of Wisconsin. His main research focus is in understanding the impact and determinants of diseases affecting wildlife and ultimately methods to control important wildlife diseases. His current research aims to use advantageous genetic traits to improve the resilience of amphibians to disease.

Lee leads a One Health Research Group together with other staff members including Prof Anna Meredith, Assoc Prof Lee Berger, Dr Jasmin Hufschmid, Dr Laura Brannelly and Ms Pam Whiteley.
Please see https://fvas.unimelb.edu.au/research/areas/biosciences/one-health-research-group
and https://www.facebook.com/onehealthresearchgroup/

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Improving disease resilience in ecosystems using synthetic biology.

Australian Research Council Future Fellowship

2016

The Award is presented in acknowledgement of either an exemplary contribution or achievement combining wildlife disease research with management.

Tom and Beth Williams Memorial Award

2007

The Award aims to recognise the significant contributions to wildlife health made by a member of the Australasian Section in the preceding 5 years.

Barry Laing Munday Recognition Award

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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Principal Research Fellow (Wildlife Bioscecurity)

Veterinary Biosciences

Regional Chair

IUCN/SSC Wildlife Health Specialist Group for Australia – New Zealand and South Pacific

Chair

Epidemiology Chapter of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists

Ordinary Member

Wildlife Disease Association

Education

Education


Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (By examination in epidemiology)

Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Animal Science

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Veterinary Science

University of Melbourne

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