Rebecca A Cole


Rebecca is the Section Head of the Parasitology Laboratory in the Wildlife Disease Diagnostic Laboratories Branch. Rebecca earned her PhD in Pathobiology from Auburn University, Alabama with a research focus in parasitology. Most of her research has focused on invasive or introduced parasites and parasites of invasive species.


  • Ph.D Pathobiology/Parasitology, Auburn University, AL 1994
  • MSc Biology, Murray State University, Murray KY, 1987
  • B.A. Biology Minor Chemistry, Maryville College, Maryville, TN