Holly B. Ernest

Cecilia Torres-Penedo

Associate Professor in Residence
Wildlife Genetics, Department of Population Health and Reproduction - School of Veterinary Medicine


Research Interests: Conservation genetics, population genetics, immunogenetics, disease susceptibility genomics, disease ecology, forensic genetics. Free-ranging species of management concern in California. Threatened and endangered species. Carnivores, wild pigs, raptors (birds of prey) and corvids (magpies, crows, and relatives). Special interests in Yellow-billed Magpies, Swainson's Hawks, Mountain Lions.