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Biographical entry Berger, Lee (1970 - )

16 January 1970
Epsom, United Kingdom
Veterinary scientist


Lee Berger is a veterinary scientist. While researching at the CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory in the course of attaining her Ph.D., she identified the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis as the cause of major population decline in Australian amphibians.



c. 1989 - 1993
Education - Bachelor of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne
1995 - 2001
Education - Doctor of Philosophy, James Cook University and CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory
2001 - 2002
Career position - Employed at National Wildlife Health Centre in Madison, USA
2002 - ?
Career position - Part-time postdoctoral research fellow at James Cook University
Award - CSIRO Medal for Research Achievement for the discovery of amphibian chytridiomycosis with Alex Hyatt
Award - Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Award for Australian veterinary academic achievement

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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