Announcing RIBBiTR (Resilence Institute Bridging Biological Training & Research)

October 01, 2021

NSF funds $12.5 million for a new research collaboration to study species’ resilience to infectious disease.


Working from UC Santa Barbara and from UCSB’s Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory in Mammoth Lakes, co-principal investigators Cherie Briggs, Roland Knapp and Thomas Smith will focus their efforts on understanding factors driving amphibian resilience in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, one of four ecosystems the institute will study.

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