Whitney Kistler

Contact Information Biology Phone: 423.869.6227
Office Location: Hamilton Math & Science Bldg 332
Email: whitney.kistler@lmunet.edu

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Courses Taught: 

Introduction to Biology (BIOL 100) and lab, General Biology I (BIOL 111) and lab, Wildlife Management (CBIO 210), Wildlife Disease (VHS 315) Ornithology (CBIO 350) and lab, Research Design and Analysis (BIOL 380), Conservation Biology: Applications and Analysis (CBIO 400), Wetlands Ecosystems (CBIO 420)

Degrees: 

Doctor of Philosophy in Forest Resources, August 2014

Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602 Dissertation: “Influenza A Viruses and Avian Paramyxoviruses in Wild Birds: What can Serology Teach Us?”

Master of Science in Forest Resources, August 2010

Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602 Thesis “Evaluation of Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) as Sentinels for Detection of Transmission of Avian Influenza Viruses”

Bachelor of Science in Biology, May 2008, Minor in Mathematics Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA, 16546

Research areas of interests: Dr. Kistler’s research interests center on wildlife disease ecology where he utilizes a combination of field-based and laboratory-based approaches to develop a better understanding of wildlife disease ecology.  

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