Researcher biography

Project title:

Study the effects of fungal diseases on the fitness of eastern water dragons

Project description:

 I am Xin Yu, a PhD student specializing in the field of herpetology with a primary focus on reptile behavior and ecology. My research primarily revolves around the fascinating world of amphibians and reptiles. Currently, my research endeavors are concentrated on understanding the intricate interactions between fungi and the behavior, physiology, reproduction, and adaptability of the Eastern Water Dragon. My work has been published in scientific journals such as "Evolution" and "Scientific Reports," demonstrating my commitment to advancing the knowledge in this field. I am enthusiastic about unraveling the mysteries of these remarkable creatures and contributing to our understanding of their ecological significance.


Celine Frere