Post Doctoral Researcher

Dr. Katherine Sayler, M.Ed., Ph.D.

Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
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I am interested in the molecular ecology of emerging vector-borne zoonotic diseases and animal diseases with high consequences for international trade.

saylerk@ufl.edu

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Katherine_Sayler

Biological Scientists

Carisa Boyce

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cboyce26@ufl.edu

 

Ph.D. Students

Claudia Ganser

Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida
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Avian malaria community relationships across a range of ecosystems and their impact on regional and global transmission dynamics

gancla@ufl.edu

 

Felipe Hernandez

School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Florida

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Landscape genetic and pseudorabies (PRV) infection patterns in feral swine populations of south-central Florida

fhernandez2180@ufl.edu

Mary M. Merrill

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mleighmorris@ufl.edu

https://sites.google.com/site/mmorrismerrill/

 

M.S. Students

Shannon Moore

Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida

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Movement, population structure, and disease prevalence of cattle egrets (Bubulcus ibis)

 

smoore517@ufl.edu

Undergraduates

Karen Hood

B.S. Zoology, Emerging Scholars Program, University of Florida

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I’m researching Theileria, a piroplasm that infects deer and other animals globally through tick vectors

khood07@ufl.edu

 Hanna Innocent

B.S. Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Emerging Scholars Program, University of Florida

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I am researching the movement of Cattle Egrets and the potential problems they cause by spreading disease.

hannainnocent@ufl.edu

https://www.facebook.com/hanna.innocent

 

Brandon Parker

B.S. Animal Science, University of Florida

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I am assisting Felipe Hernandez with his research on pseudorabies in the wild hog population

 

brandonparker@ufl.edu

Former Students

Courtney Bounds, M.S.

Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida

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I am researching shedding rates of pseudorabies (PRV) in feral swine at MAERC. 

 

courtney1729@gmail.com

Sieara Claytor, M.S.

Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida

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I am interested in species of ranavirus that infect amphibians, in particular the common midwife toad virus and frog virus 3.

scclaytor@gmail.com

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sieara_Claytor