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The Schubot Center brings together a diverse group of faculty members and staff from several different departments and colleges at Texas A&M University. This interdisciplinary team is enriched by input from a select group of adjunct professors from across the United States and the world.

Faculty & Staff Members

Dr. Sarah A. Hamer

Dr. Sarah A. Hamer


Director, Schubot Center for Avian Health and Richard Schubot Endowed Chair
Dr. Giri Athrey

Dr. Giri Athrey


Assistant Professor, Poultry Science Department
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Dr. Sujata Balasubramanian

Dr. Sujata Balasubramanian


Associate Research Scientist, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences
Dr. Alice Blue-McLendon

Dr. Alice Blue-McLendon


Clinical Associate Professor, Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology
Dr. Janice Boyd

Dr. Janice Boyd


Adjunct Associate Professor, Veterinary Pathobiology
Dr. Donald Brightsmith

Dr. Donald Brightsmith


Associate Professor, Veterinary Pathobiology
Dr. Kira Delmore

Dr. Kira Delmore


Assistant Professor, Biology
Dr. Norman Dronan

Dr. Norman Dronan


Professor, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Jacquelyn K. Grace

Dr. Jacquelyn K. Grace


Assistant Professor, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Dr. Jianhua (Joe) Guo

Dr. Jianhua (Joe) Guo


Associate Research Scientist, Veterinary Pathobiology
Dr. Gabriel Hamer

Dr. Gabriel Hamer


Associate Professor, Entomology
Dr. J. Jill Heatley

Dr. J. Jill Heatley


Associate Professor, Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Dr. Sharman Hoppes

Dr. Sharman Hoppes


Adjunct Clinical Professor and Professor Emerita, Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Dr. Caitlin Mencio


Assistant Research Scientist, Veterinary Pathobiology; Schubot Center
Dr. Jeffrey Musser

Dr. Jeffrey Musser


Clinical Professor, Veterinary Pathobiology
Debra Turner

Debra Turner


Senior Research Associate, Veterinary Pathobiology; Schubot Lab & Aviary Manager

Schubot Aviary Veterinary Students (SAVS)

Adrian Arrellano

Adrian Arrellano


DVM Student
Jacqueline Babin

Jacqueline Babin


DVM Student
Daniella Burleson

Daniella Burleson


DVM Student
Catherine Caprio

Catherine Caprio


DVM Student
Amanda Day

Amanda Day


DVM Student
Zoe Kolkhorst

Zoe Kolkhorst


DVM Student
Stephen Levert

Stephen Levert


DVM Student
Kiera Merritt

Kiera Merritt


DVM Student
Krista Johns

Krista Johns


DVM Student
Gracelynn Morrow

Gracelynn Morrow


DVM Student
Ty Tortella

Ty Tortella


DVM student

Leslie Evans


DVM Student

Constance Vernham


DVM Student

Elizabeth Grimes, MSc


DVM Student

Graduate Students & Postdoctoral  Research Associates

Meredith Anderson

Meredith Anderson, DVM


PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Amanda Beckman

Amanda Beckman


PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Casandra Durden


MS Student, Veterinary Integrative Bioscience
Melanie Florkowski

Melanie Florkowski


PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Cora Garcia


Graduate Student
Jocelyn Hunyadi

Jocelyn Hunyadi


PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Elena Iacono

Elena Iacono


PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Amy Janik

Amy Janik


PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Hannah Justen

Hannah Justen


PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Katrina Keith


PhD Student, Ecology and Conservation Biology
Simon Kiacz

Simon Kiacz


PhD Candidate, Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Abigail (Abby) Kimmitt

Dr. Abigail (Abby) Kimmitt


Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ecology and Conservations Biology
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Koyle Knape


PhD Student, Poultry Science
Joshua Lerner

Joshua Lerner


PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Viridiana Martinez

Viridiana Martinez


PhD Student, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Michael McCloy

Michael McCloy


PhD Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Dr. Gabriela "Gaby" Vigo-Trauco


Postdoctoral Research Associate
E.V. Voltura

E.V. Voltura


PhD Student, Biomedical Sciences
Constance Woodman

Dr. Constance Woodman


Program Manager for Research & Grants
Italo Zecca

Dr. Italo Zecca


Postdoctoral Research Associate, Veterinary Intergrative Biosciences

Student Avian Caretakers

Anissa Brooks

Anissa Brooks


Claire Huff

Claire Huff

T'Asia Thicklin

T'Asia Thicklin

Mackenzie Hoffman

Alexandria Tejada

Diego Torres

Undergraduate Students

Ashley Alario


Biology
Randall

Randall "Keith" Andringa


Ecology & Conservation Biology
Clair Campbell

Clair Campbell


Ecology & Conservation Biology

Katherine Gellhausen


Animal Science
Nicholas Kurtin

Nicholas Kurtin


Zoology

Michaela Mott


Biomedical Sciences
Mariel Ortega

Mariel Ortega


Ecology & Conservation Biology

Former Schubot Members