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Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology / Staff

   Education and Conservation through Preservation
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Southern Caracara, photographed while on expedition in Chile, by I. E. Engilis.

Contact Us: MWFB Staff

The MWFB is managed by a Curator, Andrew Engilis, Jr. and Collections Manager, Irene E. Engilis. The museum employees eight research specialists, four student assistants, and multiple student interns. Please address all inquiries to our collections manager, at mwfb@ucdavis.edu or (530) 754-8813.

NOTE: All e-mail addresses are @ucdavis.edu unless otherwise specified.

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Andrew Engilis, Jr.

Curator
Phone: (530) 752-0364
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: aengilisjr@

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

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Irene E. Engilis

Collections Manager
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x1
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: ieengilis@

 

 

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Ronald E. Cole

Curator Emeritus
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x3
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: recole@

 

 

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Melanie Truan, PhD

Staff Research Associate
Phone: (530) 754-4975
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: mltruan@

 

 

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Alan T. Hitch

Associate Specialist
Phone: (530) 752-0735
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: athitch@

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

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Hanika Cook

Putah Creek Nestbox Highway Coordinator, Junior Specialist
Phone: (530) 752-0735
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: hrcook@
PCNH Blog: https://mwfbsongbirdnestbox.wordpress.com/

 

 

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Jason Riggio

Postdoctoral Scholar
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: jsriggio@

 

 

 

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John Trochet, MD

Research Affiliate
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x3
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: jtrochet@

 

Student Assistants

Rachel Alsheikh

Curatorial Student Assistant
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Kimberly Cabrera

Curatorial Student Assistant
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Danielle Fradet

Specimen Preparator Student Assistant
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Estefania Maravillas

Nestbox Team Leader Student Assistant
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

DeLayni Millar

Nestbox Team Leader Student Assistant
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Marina Vollin

Curatorial Student Assistant
Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity

Lynette Williams

Specimen Preparator Student Assistant
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

 

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Interns and Volunteers

Isabella Calcatera

Specimen Preparator Intern
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Matthew Conner

Curatorial Intern
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Alison Ke

Nestbox Team Leader Student Volunteer
PhD Student, Graduate Group in Ecology

Emma Lake

Osteological Specimen Preparator Intern
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Jessica Lin

Specimen Preparator Intern
Graduate Master Student, Graduate Group in Ecology

Michelle Mah

Curatorial Intern
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Helena Snyder

Curatorial Volunteer
Research Affiliate,
California National Primate Rearch Center

Ruochen Wu

Specimen Preparator Intern
Animal Science

Faith Yang

Specimen Preparator Intern
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Samantha Yuen

Osteological Specimen Preparator Intern
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

 

 

 

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