Michelle Herrera

Graduate student, University of California, Irvine, 2020

See her personal website here.

PhD Dissertation in Biological Sciences, University of California, Irivine, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Molecular, Biochemical, Physiological Responses to Dietary Shifts in prickleback fishes (family Stichaeidae), successfully defended Fall 2023.

Current projects within the Wild Microbiomes Working Group:

  • Examining the potential of fecal microbiota transplants to treat gastrointestinal imbalance in greater one-horned rhinoceros
  • Captivity rapidly alters the rhinoceros gut microbiome and is linked to long-term fitness loss