Our team of four researchers, from different disciplines, work in partnership with various organizations whose primary interests are climate change and ecosystems conservation.
Ph.D. in Biological Sciences
Ph.D. (c) in Epidemiology
Master in Biological Sciences
Ph.D. (s) in Science
Exploring the Blue Whales' Microbiome as a Health Indicator
Photo identification and aerial photos with a drone of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in the Bahia de Loreto National Park, Mexico, during the boreal winters of 2016, 2017, and 2018. Work carried out in partnership with the Cetacean and Quelonean Laboratory at the Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Baja California Sur, México
Understanding the California Sea Lions' Immune System
Expeditions to thirteen colonies of the California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus) in the Gulf of California during the breeding season (2016 and 2020). Work conducted in conjunction with the Immune Ecology and Conservation Physiology Lab, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico.
Residency and Movement Patterns of Giant Manta Ray
Health in Times of Change: Pinnipeds Facing Global Warming
Monitoring and evaluation of the health status of California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus) and Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris) in San Benito Archipelago, Mexico, 2016-2019. Work performed with the Immune Ecology and Conservation Physiology Lab, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico.