Associate Director of VGL Wildlife and Ecology

Asst. Professor in Residence, Wildlife Genetics, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine

Research Interests
Wildlife ecological genetics & population health. Conservation genetics, population genetics, immunogenetics, disease susceptibility genomics, disease ecology, forensic genetics (genetic science applied to wildlife law enforcement). Free-ranging species of management concern in California. Threatened and endangered species. Carnivores, wild pigs, raptors (birds of prey) and corvids (magpies, crows, and relatives). Special interests in Yellow-billed Magpies, Swainson's Hawks, Mountain Lions.