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From Cages to Trees: Lessons from the Toucan Rescue Ranch

Friday, October 5th, 2018

I completed my externship at the Toucan Rescue Ranch mostly to educate myself about the pet trade, which can do a great deal of damage to wild populations of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.

Illuminating Worms: My Month in the Darkroom

Friday, October 5th, 2018

During my externship in the Molecular Helminthology Laboratory (MHL), I found success in a series of experiments staining molecules in parasitic worms called schistosomes.

And the Survey Says…

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A biodiversity assessment reveals the many kinds of fauna living on the Grafton campus.

Space Invaders

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Brown anoles are outcompeting their native green anole relatives in south Florida.

Searching for Southern California’s Birds of Prey

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Off-roading through canyons, exploring mountain chaparrals, and banding and tracking birds of prey in Southern California was all part of Tatyana Kalani’s, MCM17, winter externship. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2017/04/searching-for-southern-californias-birds-of-prey/

Protecting Wildlife Species for the Greater Good

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

A lifelong passion for marine life and the encouragement of mentors led Dr. Julie Ellis to Cummings School, where she heads the Seabird Ecological Assessment Network and Northeast Wildlife Disease Cooperative.

Women’s History Month: Paula Castaño & Dr. Felicia B. Nutter

Monday, March 6th, 2017

MCM grad and Restoration Specialist, Paula Castaño, reflects on how her mentor in the MCM program continues to inspire her to protect wildlife and advance conservation. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2017/03/womens-history-month-paula-castano-dr-felicia-b-nutter/

A Week in the Life of MCM

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

From technical training in the field, to data analysis in the Tufts Data Lab in Medford, to good old fashion lectures in Grafton, Master of Conservation Medicine (MCM) students are always on the go. Source:… Read More

Unraveling Zika

Monday, August 8th, 2016

A cattle disease spread by bodily fluids may offer clues for stemming the epidemic

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