Heather Zimbler-DeLorenzo

Associate Professor
Biology
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Education

  • PhD : Biological Science Auburn University , 2009
  • BS, BA : Anthropology and Biology Emory University , 2001

Courses Taught

  • Biology 119 - Physiology of Aging (Spring every other year)
  • Biology 126 - How the Body Works
  • Biology 230 - Nutrition in Health and Disease (Fall)
  • Biology 345 - Vertebrate Biology (Fall every other year)
  • Biology 346 - Animal Nutrition (Spring every other year)
  • Biology 348 - Animal Behavior (Fall every other year)
  • Biology 375 - Comparative Vertebrate Biology (Fall every other year)
  • Biology 376 - Animal Physiology (Spring every other year)

Research, Publications, & Presentations

Presentations

  • Oral Presentations March 2011 - 18th Animal Behavior Conference 2011, Bloomington, IN. "Integration of field and captive studies for understanding the behavioral ecology of the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)"
  • Poster Presentations Zimbler-DeLorenzo, HS, Skibiel, A.L., Karels, T.J., and F.S. Dobson. 2010. Threats to avifauna on oceanic islands.
  • Presented at the 24th International Congress for Conservation Biology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  • International Society of Behavioral Ecology Congress, Ithaca, NY.

Research & Publications

  • Demography of squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) in captive environments and its effect on population growth
  • Integration of field and captive studies for understanding the behavioral ecology of the squirrel monkey
  • Testing causal structure in the biogeography of avian extinctions on oceanic islands
  • Biogeography of avian extinctions on oceanic islands
  • Why casual analysis of threats to oceanic avifaunas is important: reply to Blackburn et al. Conservation Biology
  • Comparison of enrichment types on fields
  • Threats to avifauna on oceanic islands
  • Factors affecting birth seasonality of captive squirrel monkeys

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