Liana Wait

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Liana has a very exotic background in wildlife parasitology: for her Master’s degree, she studied parasites of none other than Tasmanian Devils!  She is now investigating co-infection in other, equally charismatic wild animals, and is co-advised by Andy Dobson.

Education

since Sept 2016
Graduate Student in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University

2016
Master of Research in Biological Sciences
Macquarie University, Australia

2014
B. Sc. Honors in Animal & Veterinary Sciences
University of Adelaide, Australia

2012
B.Sc. in Veterinary Bioscience
University of Adelaide, Australia

Awards

2013-2014
School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences Honors Scholarship
University of Adelaide

2010-2012
Faculty of Sciences Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
University of Adelaide


Additional Publications

L. F. Wait,, A. Srour, I. G. Smith, P. Cassey, S. K. Sims & M. M. McAllister. 2015. A comparison of antiserum and protein A as secondary reagents to assess Toxoplasma gondii antibody titers in cats and spotted hyenas. J Parasitol 101: 390.