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MS, PhD, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, UNC-CH
National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellow

As a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and former Fulbright Research Fellow, Alyssa is interested in how humans are changing the Galápagos at the molecular level Her research seeks to understand how human inputs in the Galápagos contribute to antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in environmental reservoirs such as wildlife and water. Alyssa presented preliminary results from her work at the 5th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance in Hong Kong in June.

Alyssa speaks about her work after the annual Galápagos Conservation and Research Symposium in 2018.

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