Davis, CA

Development of non-invasive diagnostics for endotheliotropic herpesvirus in free-ranging Asian elephants

Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus hemorrhagic disease (EEHV-HD) is the leading cause of death of young...

If the endangered basking shark is a water-column explorer, what is the real status of its population?

Marine predators are an important part of our ocean's ecosystems. However, overfishing has reduced predator...

Conserving California Red-Legged Frogs

"My goal is to help protect California's natural legacy in an increasingly modified landscape, with the potential...

Using Virtual Reality to Build Resistance to Distraction

We are developing an intervention that takes a new approach to distraction in ADHD. Our goal is to use this...

Ticks carry more than Lyme disease in California – are Californians at risk?

The western blacklegged tick carries the pathogens B. burgdorferi (cause of Lyme disease) and B. miyamotoi...

Dental and Jaw Joint Pathology of the Walrus

Tooth and jaw (temporomandibular) joint (TMJ) diseases are common in certain wildlife species and may be important...

Stop Lion Killing in Tanzania

Tanzania is the primary remaining stronghold of lions, however the numbers are declining precipitously. There...

Cataloging Insect and Bat Diversity in Belize

This project intends to create a major entomology collection housed in Belize and to conduct bat inventories...