MISSION>

My research is diverse but it gravitates around two main areas: conservation and migration biology. I study several aspects of organismal biology, ecology, and physiology all within the context of these two research areas from habitat ecology to avian microbiology and migration to conservation physiology and, finally and more recently, to disease ecology in the Congo Basin. I aim to understand our effects on wildlife and bridge the gap between humans and non-human animals.

 

Heart rate monitoring
Heart rate monitoring

White-eyed Vireo with heart rate transmitter

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Heart rate monitoring in bats
Heart rate monitoring in bats

Mexican free-tailed bat with heart rate transmitter

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Infectious disease research
Infectious disease research

Monitoring sick and dead animals as an early zoonotic disease detection system, Uganda.

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Avian microbiology
Avian microbiology

Sampling feathers to discover their hidden microbiota

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Avian microbiology
Avian microbiology

Microscopic view of a feather

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Animal Mortality Monitoring Program, Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area, Uganda

Heart rate telemetry project, Texas, USA.