Sánchez studies urbanization, wildlife and disease

Contact: Cecilia Sánchez, cecilia.sanchez@uga.edu

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How does human activity and urbanization affect wildlife movement and behavior? How can features of urban landscapes influence the transmission of disease among wildlife and humans? These are just a few of the questions Cecilia Sánchez, PhD ’19, a postdoctoral associate in the lab of Distinguished Research Professor of Ecology John Drake, seeks to answer in her research.

Sánchez was recently profiled on the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases blog. Read more: Sánchez, Ph.D. ’19, studies how urbanization affects wildlife behavior and zoonotic disease transmission