Who we are

The Coral Disease Working Group’s research will provide a greater understanding of the ways in which coral diseases can alter reef function and the conditions under which outbreaks may occur.

Working Group Members

  • Working Group members bring international expertise and experience to this targeted research.

Project Partners

  • Section of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, USA 
  • Department of Biology and Geology, University of Southern Carolina-Aiken, USA
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of Southern California, USA
  • Unidad Académica de Sistemas Arrecifiales, Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
  • Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Department of Marine Sciences, Universidad de Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
  • School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University & ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia
  • University of Guam Marine Laboratory, University of Guam, USA


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