Alynn Martin

Biography

Education:

Ph.D. Disease ecology. 2019. University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia

M.S. Biology, focus population genetics. 2014. Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI

B.S. Biology. 2011. John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH

Research Interests:

Disease transmission pathways and environmental pathogen reservoirs

Impacts of disease on host behavior and physiology

Management planning to control disease spread in wildlife populations

Current research: pneumonia in bighorn sheep, sarcoptic mange disease in wombats

Highlights:

Investigates disease impacts at multiple levels spanning from the individual host to regional scales

Involved in international collaborations to understand the impacts of sarcoptic mange disease on wildlife populations