work involves extensive international collaboration in a number of
Dem. Rep. of Congo,
India, Indonesia (Bogor
Agricultural University &
Russia, Thailand (Chiang
Mai University &
goal is to incorporate research, education and service
into all of our collaborative programs.
Our global research focus is on conservation biology and global health - at the human-environment interface, with special attention to population assessment, habitat analysis, conservation genetics, and pathogen transmission in primates and other megafauna.
We also conduct annual field training programs with partner institutions in a number of countries ("Field Course in Conservation Biology & Global
Health: At the Human-Environment Interface") The Center for Global Field Study: Training environmental stewards worldwide.
Our training programs also involve an active community outreach education component for children from local schools.