- Biology faculty member Matthew Heard has official credentials to visit Hobcaw Barony, a 17,500-acre refuge near Georgetown, S.C., as a Harry M. Lightsey Jr. Visiting Scholar.
- Graduate student Jamie Salters and undergraduates Kara Hardwick and Elizabeth Ray will assist with Heard's research by collecting tissue samples and oral-cloacal swabs of the six potential host species found in the reserve in order to determine if they are at risk from ranaviruses.
Winthrop University, "Biology Faculty Member Will Track Ranaviruses at Georgetown Refuge" (2013). Winthrop News 2013. 136.