Highlights and News

February 18, 2020

Recent interview with BBC World on the role of climate and environmental change on emerging infectious diseases.

February 18, 2020

So many years ago now but a memorable experience to be a part of this Science and Technology meeting.  Ran across this video done by the State Department on the meeting.

August 17, 2018

A nice article in Audubon magazine on our recent article documenting a large decrease in bird individuals and avian species in areas of pinion tree mortality over a decade.  The paper was published in the October 2018 issue of Biological Conservation. While the results...

May 10, 2017

Recent press on our work at Los Alamos National Laboratory on the impacts of open pipes and bollards on birds. Cavity-nesting birds are primarily impacts as they go into the pipe to investigate if it might be a good cavity home and then can not get out since they can n...

September 8, 2016

My colleague at Global Conservation Institute is setting off on an expedition deep into the Amazon to find a missing monkey species that has not been seen since the 1930's.  Setting off in a house boat down several rivers and then into the flooded forest a team will be...

August 30, 2016

Recently, a paper written by the epidemiology team that I am part of at Los Alamos National Laboratory was nominated for a Scientific Achievement award from the International Society for Disease Surveillance.  The papers were selected from peer reviewed journals from a...

August 28, 2016

One of the most rewarding aspects of my past position with the Cooperative Biological Engagement Program was serving as the science manager for developing a science strategy to make the Central Reference Laboratory sustainable and a success into the future for detectin...

August 28, 2016

Looking at the ratios of different types of white blood cells, such as monocytes or eosinophils, is used every day to assess potential infections and condition in both humans and animals.  As an example, the ratio of  heterophils to lymphocytes is often used as an indi...

August 26, 2016

With five presentations and two posters the Los Alamos Avian Science team had a successful meeting at the North American Ornithological Conference that was held August 17-20th in Washington, D.C.  While most of the talks were about bluebirds, there were two talks that...

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