Emma Young

Producer - St. Louis

Emma is a PhD candidate at the University of Missouri - Saint Louis. She joined the Ricklefs lab in 2014 with a background in avian ecology and disease, and she is especially interested in the interactions between disease ecology and conservation biology, and is always trying to find new ways to weave narrative into academia and scientific research. She is currently studying the structure of malaria parasite assemblages and host/parasite interactions in neotropical birds of Gamboa, Panama.