The Tasmanian devil microbiome-implications for conservation and management
Yuanyuan Cheng, Samantha Fox, David Pemberton, Carolyn Hogg, Anthony T Papenfuss, Katherine Belov
Microbiome | BMC | Published : 2015
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Program
This work was funded by an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant to KB and ATP. KB is funded by an ARC Future Fellowship. ATP is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Program Grant  and benefitted from support by the Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support and Australian Government NHMRC Independent Research Institute Infrastructure Support Scheme. We thank the Zoo and Aquarium Association and the 38 zoos that are part of the Save the Tasmanian Devil insurance population for access to samples. Particular thanks to Tim Faulkner and colleagues at Devil Ark for supporting our research. We also acknowledge the efforts of the Save the Tasmanian Devil field teams funded by the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program.