Friday’s NAS Seminar: New fungal disease has snakes on the run


The Natural and Applied Sciences seminar series continues this Friday (Oct. 23) with the program “Another Emerging Fungal Disease: Snake Fungal Disease Threatens Conservation Efforts.” Guest lecturer Matthew Allender is a zoo and wildlife veterinarian who runs a wildlife epidemiology lab at the University of Illinois.
Ophidiomyces (Snake Fungal Disease) has been observed recently in over a dozen snake species in the U.S. and Canada. As always, a reception at 3 p.m. precedes the 3:30 p.m. presentation in Room 317 of the Environmental Sciences Building. The event is free and open to the public.