Sea Turtle Hospital Featured in Explore Magazine

Sea Turtle Hospital Featured in Explore Magazine

Published: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

UF Research recently featured the Sea Turtle Hospital in their magazine Explore. The article discusses fibropapillomatosis and how the viral disease is affecting sea turtles and by using genetic sequencing, how Whitney Laboratory biologist David Duffy hopes to address the genetic causes of the fibropapilloma tumors and perhaps spare the turtles rounds of surgery‚ÄČby identifying drug therapies that can aid recovery.

Explore engages readers in the journey of scientific discovery, scholarship and creativity at the University of Florida.  

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