Research Mini Grants and Travel Grant Program Announced

Open to all Schubot members, research grants (up to $2,500) and travel grants (up to $1000).  Proposals due 12/31/20.  Applications available on the Opportunities page.

Schubot Seminar 11/24, Spencer DeBrock

MS Student, Veterinary Public Health- Epidemiology program TAMU Tracking Host-Parasite Relationships between Temperate-Tropical Birds and Haemosporidian Parasites During Spring Migration

Schubot Seminar 10/8, Dayvion Adam

Dayvion Adams MS Student Department of Entomology, TAMU Are avian malaria parasites a mosquito’s biological nightmare?

Schubot Seminar 9/30, Taylor Hains

Utilizing genomics to understand parrot evolutionary history and enhancing population management for conservation and aviculture Zoom Meeting ID: 955 9200 5058 Passcode: 662180

Schubot Center for Avian Health Logo featuring a crane, a parrot and a parakeet

Fall Members Meeting

Schubot Center will have its Fall Member meeting 9/23/20 at noon via Zoom.  Please consider joining our community for support in your work on bird health, genomics, evolution, ecology, conservation and more.

Schubot Directors Award

Congrats to Amanda Beckman (PhD student- Ecology & Evolutionary Biology); Skye Sneed (DVM student); and Spencer DeBrock (PhD student- Biomedical Sciences) on being selected as the 2020 Schubot Avian Health Director’s Awards recipients in recognition of your avian research accomplishments and contributions to the Schubot Center.  Each award comes with a cash prize!

Upcoming Defense

Please join for upcoming PhD defense at the Avian Health Complex.


Several Schubot members are involved with the Zoo, Exotics, and Wildlife Club ‘Wetlabs’ this weekend, including demos in safe trapping and sampling of wild birds, and handling of aviary birds, and avian ophthalmology.

Schubot Seminar

Attwater’s prairie chickens- threats to saving the most endangered species of North American Grouse. Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 12-1pm, 101C VENI.

Schubot Seminar

Training to Improve Welfare and Release Success of Orangutans in Borneo Barbara Heidenreich, Friday, February 7, 2020, 12-1pm, VENI 101A, Lunch provided!