Meet Our Team

Our Core Team

The team that provides logistical and scientific support for the ISL network as a whole

Mrinalini Watsa

PhD in Biological Anthropology; Expertise: Conservation Genetics, Biodiversity Monitoring, Field Genomics

Caroline Moore

DVM, PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology Veterinary Toxicology, Epigenetics, Biomarker Development

Gideon Erkenswick

PhD in Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Disease Ecology, Gene Regulation, Wildlife Community Ecology

Our Key Personnel

The team that provides strategic and technical support

Aaron Erkenswick

Data Systems Integration and Development

Jenny Chen

PhD in Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics; Genomics Pipeline Development

Pamela Sanchez Vendizu

Programa de Doctorado en Ciencias mención Ecología y Evolución, Universidad Austral de Chile; Database Management

Thomas Parsons

PhD in molecular biology, population genetics, and forensics research

Our Field and Laboratory Researchers

The team that is actively working at one or more hubs to accomplish community-driven biosurveillance

Cristian Tirapelle

DVM, Wildlife Health Management and Care

Jhakelin Reyes

MSc in Taxonomy, Biodiversity and Evolution at Imperial College London, UK

Gabriela Caceres Palomino

Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology (EECB), Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary

Zane Libke

Lab Director, Centro de Investigación Sumak Kawsay In Situ Associate Investigator, National Institute of Biodiversity - Ecuador Field Manager, Field Projects International; Computational Methods in Ecology and Evolution, Imperial College London, UK

ISL Coordinators and Contributors