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Publications

  • Woodhams, D., C. Geiger, L. Reinert, L. Rollins-Smith, B. Lam, R. Harris, C. Briggs, V. Vredenburg and J. Voyles. 2012. Treatment of amphibians infected with chytrid fungus. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms: 11-25.

  • Reeder, N., A. Pessier and V. Vredenburg. 2012. Reservoir Species for the Emerging Amphibian Pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Thrives in a Landscape Decimated by Disease. PLoS One.

  • Voyles, J., V. Vredenburg, T. Tunstall, J. Parker, C. Briggs and E. Rosenblum. 2012. Pathophysiology in Mountain Yellow-Legged Frogs (Rana muscosa) during a Chytridiomycosis Outbreak. PLoS ONE 7: 1-6.

  • Reeder, N., A. Pessier and V. Vredenburg. 2012. Reservoir Species for the Emerging Amphibian Pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Thrives in a Landscape Decimated by Disease. PLoS One.

  • Woodhams, D., C. Geiger, L. Reinert, L. Rollins-Smith, B. Lam, R. Harris, C. Briggs, V. Vredenburg and J. Voyles. 2012. Treatment of amphibians infected with chytrid fungus. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms: 11-25.

  • Voyles, J., V. Vredenburg, T. Tunstall, J. Parker, C. Briggs and E. Rosenblum. 2012. Pathophysiology in Mountain Yellow-Legged Frogs (Rana muscosa) during a Chytridiomycosis Outbreak. PLoS ONE 7: 1-6.

  • Cheng, T., S. Rovito, D. Wake and V. Vredenburg. 2011. Coincident mass extirpation of neotropical amphibians with the emergence of the infectious fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 9502-9507.

  • CATENAZZI, A., E. LEHR, L. RODRIGUEZ and V. VREDENBURG. 2011. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and the Collapse of Anuran Species Richness and Abundance in the Upper Manu National Park, Southeastern Peru. Conservation Biology 25: 382-391.

  • Schoville, S., T. Tustall, V. Vredenburg, A. Backlin, E. Gallegos, D. Wood and R. Fisher. 2011. Conservation genetics of evolutionary lineages of the endangered mountain yellow-legged frog, Rana muscosa (Amphibia. Biological Conservation 144: 2031-2040.

  • Swei, A., J. Rowley, D. Roedder, M. Diesmos, A. Diesmos, C. Briggs, R. Brown, T. Cao, T. Cheng and R. Chong. 2011. Is Chytridiomycosis an Emerging Infectious Disease in Asia? PLoS One.

  • Swei, A., J. Rowley, D. Roedder, M. Diesmos, A. Diesmos, C. Briggs, R. Brown, T. Cao, T. Cheng and R. Chong. 2011. Is Chytridiomycosis an Emerging Infectious Disease in Asia? PLoS One.

  • Cheng, T., S. Rovito, D. Wake and V. Vredenburg. 2011. Coincident mass extirpation of neotropical amphibians with the emergence of the infectious fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 9502-9507.

  • Schoville, S., T. Tustall, V. Vredenburg, A. Backlin, E. Gallegos, D. Wood and R. Fisher. 2011. Conservation genetics of evolutionary lineages of the endangered mountain yellow-legged frog, Rana muscosa (Amphibia. Biological Conservation 144: 2031-2040.

  • Lam, B., J. Walke, V. Vredenburg and R. Harris. 2010. Proportion of individuals with anti-Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis skin bacteria is associated with population persistence in the frog Rana muscosa. Biological Conservation 143: 529-531.

  • Briggs, C., R. Knapp and V. Vredenburg. 2010. Enzootic and epizootic dynamics of the chytrid fungal pathogen of amphibians. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 9695-9700.

  • Blackburn, D., B. Evans, A. Pessier and V. Vredenburg. 2010. enigmatic mortality event in the only population of the Critically Endangered Cameroonian frog Xenopus longipes. African Journal of Herpetology 59: 111-122.

  • Catenazzi, A., V. Vredenburg and E. Lehr. 2010. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in the live frog trade of Telmatobius (Anura. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms: 2-3.

  • Vredenburg, V., R. Knapp, T. Tunstall and C. Briggs. 2010. Dynamics of an emerging disease drive large-scale amphibian population extinctions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 9689-9694.

  • Vredenburg, V., J. Romansic, L. Chan and T. Tunstall. 2010. Does UV-B Radiation Affect Embryos of Three High Elevation Amphibian Species in California? Copeia: 502-512.

  • Lam, B., J. Walke, V. Vredenburg and R. Harris. 2010. Proportion of individuals with anti-Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis skin bacteria is associated with population persistence in the frog Rana muscosa. Biological Conservation 143: 529-531.

  • Briggs, C., R. Knapp and V. Vredenburg. 2010. Enzootic and epizootic dynamics of the chytrid fungal pathogen of amphibians. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 9695-9700.

  • Catenazzi, A., V. Vredenburg and E. Lehr. 2010. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in the live frog trade of Telmatobius (Anura. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms: 2-3.

  • Vredenburg, V., R. Knapp, T. Tunstall and C. Briggs. 2010. Dynamics of an emerging disease drive large-scale amphibian population extinctions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 9689-9694.

  • Harris, R., R. Brucker, J. Walke, M. Becker, C. Schwantes, D. Flaherty, B. Lam, D. Woodhams, C. Briggs and V. Vredenburg. 2009. Skin microbes on frogs prevent morbidity and mortality caused by a lethal skin fungus. ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology 3: 818-824.

  • Harris, R., R. Brucker, J. Walke, M. Becker, C. Schwantes, D. Flaherty, B. Lam, D. Woodhams, C. Briggs and V. Vredenburg. 2009. Skin microbes on frogs prevent morbidity and mortality caused by a lethal skin fungus. ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology 3: 818-824.

  • Wake, D. and V. Vredenburg. 2008. Are we in the midst of the sixth mass extinction? A view from the world of amphibians. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105: 11466-11473.

  • Frias-Alvarez, P., V. Vredenburg, M. Familiar-Lopez, J. Longcore, E. Gonzalez-Bernal, G. Santos-Barrera, L. Zambrano and G. Parra-Olea. 2008. Chytridiomycosis survey in wild and captive Mexican amphibians. EcoHealth: 18-26.

  • Wake, D. and V. Vredenburg. 2008. Are we in the midst of the sixth mass extinction? A view from the world of amphibians. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105: 11466-11473.

  • Frias-Alvarez, P., V. Vredenburg, M. Familiar-Lopez, J. Longcore, E. Gonzalez-Bernal, G. Santos-Barrera, L. Zambrano and G. Parra-Olea. 2008. Chytridiomycosis survey in wild and captive Mexican amphibians. EcoHealth: 18-26.

  • Finlay, J. and V. Vredenburg. 2007. INTRODUCED TROUT SEVER TROPHIC CONNECTIONS IN WATERSHEDS. Ecology 88: 2187-2198.

  • Woodhams, D., V. Vredenburg, M. Simon, D. Billheimer, B. Shakhtour, Y. Shyr, C. Briggs, L. Rollins-Smith and R. Harris. 2007. Symbiotic bacteria contribute to innate immune defenses of the threatened mountain yellow-legged frog, Rana muscosa. Biological Conservation 138: 390-398.

  • Finlay, J. and V. Vredenburg. 2007. INTRODUCED TROUT SEVER TROPHIC CONNECTIONS IN WATERSHEDS. Ecology 88: 2187-2198.

  • Woodhams, D., V. Vredenburg, M. Simon, D. Billheimer, B. Shakhtour, Y. Shyr, C. Briggs, L. Rollins-Smith and R. Harris. 2007. Symbiotic bacteria contribute to innate immune defenses of the threatened mountain yellow-legged frog, Rana muscosa. Biological Conservation 138: 390-398.

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Educational Background

  • 2002 – Ph.D., University of California Berkeley (Integrative Biology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2012 – Associate Professor, San Francisco State University

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