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Andrew is a veterinarian and researcher with expertise in wildlife population health, host-parasite evolution and parasite ecology. He has extensive experience in field research of wild vertebrates in Australia and Papua New Guinea and draws together knowledge of animal health and evolutionary biology to understand how animal pathogens (protists, bacteria and viruses) evolve in natural ecosystems. Andrew has expertise in the processes by which disease can become a threatening process for endangered species and has published on diverse topics relating to wildlife health including toxic invasive plants, novel pathogens, parasite evolution and disease ecology.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Charles Sturt University

Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons I), The University of Sydney

External positions

Treasurer, Wildlife Disease Association Australasia

10 Jan 2019 → …

Chair, Futures Committee, Wildlife Disease Association

01 Jul 2017 → …

Board Member, Wildlife Health Australia

Feb 2015 → …

Council Member, Wildlife Disease Association

01 Oct 201410 Jan 2019

Chair, Wildlife Disease Association Australasia

01 Oct 201410 Jan 2019

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Research Output 2009 2019

Island of opportunity: Can New Guinea protect amphibians from a globally emerging pathogen?

Bower, D., Lips, K., Amepou, Y., Richards, S., Dahl, C., Nagombi, E., Supuma, M., Dabek, L., Alford, R., Schwarzkopf, L., Ziembicki, M., Noro, J., Hamidy, A., Gillespie, G., Berger, L., Eisemberg, C., Li, Y., Liu, X., Jennings, C., Tjaturadi, B. & 10 others, Peters, A., Krockenberger, A., Nason, D., Kusrini, M., Webb, R., Skerratt, L., Banks, C., Mack, A., Georges, A. & Clulow, S., 03 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New Guinea
amphibian
amphibians
pathogen
fungus

Persistence of beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) infection in wild Crimson Rosellas (Platycercus elegans)

Martens, J., Stokes, H., Eastwood, J., Raidal, S., Peters, A., Berg, M., Walder, K., Magrath, M. & Bennett, A., 04 Aug 2019, In : Emu: austral ornithology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beak and feather disease virus
feather
virus
persistence
infection

Rethinking the wildlife health research enterprise with a focus on solutions

Peters, A., 2019, Proceedings of the Wildlife Disease Association Conference 2019. Wildlife Disease Association

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

health
wildlife
scientific research
human health
sociology
3 Downloads (Pure)

The importance of wildlife disease monitoring as part of the global surveillance for zoonotic diseases: The role of Australia

Woods, R., Reiss, A., Cox-Witton, K., Grillo, T. & Peters, A., 06 Feb 2019, In : Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease. 4, 1, p. 1-7 7 p., 29.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Zoonoses
Health
Emerging Communicable Diseases
Climate Change
Livestock

Tumor size as a predictor of lymphatic invasion activity in canine oral melanomas

Carroll, K., Heller, J., Peters, A., Rotne, R., Dunn, A. & Kuntz, C., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

melanoma
Canidae
Melanoma
mouth
neoplasms

Activities 2018 2018

Supervision Research Higher Degree Students

Marie Bhanugopan (Participant), Shawn McGrath (Participant), Geoffrey Dutton (Participant), Andrew Peters (Participant), Michael Friend (Participant)
2018

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Press / Media

Tree kangaroos are going blind, and nobody knows why

Andrew Peters

17/06/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Lumholtz's tree kangaroo blindness mystifies experts, but toxic leaves could be to blame

Andrew Peters

16/06/1917/06/19

4 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

One of our little-known marsupials is going blind and nobody's sure why

Andrew Peters

16/06/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

CSU Research: Fatal impact of toxic weeds on kangaroos

Andrew Peters

27/03/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Biology student pioneers frog research in her homeland of Papua New Guinea

Andrew Peters

21/07/16

3 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media