Berta Blanch Lázaro

Campus Waurn Ponds
Supervisor Andy Bennett
Matt Berg
Soren Alexanderson

Thesis title
Disease ecology, genomics and immunology of beak and feather disease virus in crimson rosellas

Research interests
1. Infectious emerging diseases
2. Disease ecology and pathology
3. Conservation

July 2018 – current: PhD candidate at the Centre for Integrative Ecology
2016-2017: MSc Wild Animal Health, The Royal Veterinary College & Zoological Society of London, UK
2015-2016: Veterinarian and Research assistant at a small animal nutrition company, Barcelona, Spain
2014-2015: Locum veterinarian in small animal practice, Barcelona, Spain
2009-2014: Degree in Veterinary Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

10/2017: Oral communication – 11th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW), Berlin, Germany.

Key publications
Blanch-Lázaro B, Mitton Z, Tudor C, Hindle J, Martineau H, Mark Fox, Blake D. Genetic diversity and population structure of Angiostrongylus vasorum parasites within and between local urban foxes (Vulpes vulpes). (In review)