Environmental Genetics

  We operate an environmental genetics lab with separate spaces (on distinct floors) for high-DNA and low-DNA applications as well as a biosafety lab for working

Wildlife Ecology, Trophic Cascades, and Indirect Effects

How does the presence of one species influence other species? Are predators good for our health by reducing the abundance of disease hosts?

Human Livelihoods and the Tropical Biodiversity Conservation

How can we manage Neotropical wildlife and support human livelihoods?

Salmon, Humans, and Wildlife

How does salmon impact ecosystems? How much salmon do wildlife need?

Disease Ecology

Are intact wildlife communities and unfragmented forests good for our health? What ecological changes allow zoonotic diseases to suddenly emerge as major public health problems?