We are interested in integrating field research with experimental and observational epidemiological studies on wildlife population health and their habitats.

Dr. Mateus-Pinilla’s research focuses on epidemiology, conservation, restoration and preservation of Natural Resources while encouraging a responsible response to societal needs concerning disease impact to human, livestock and wildlife health.

White-footed mouse - Tick collection for Lyme Disease project.
©Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory – Illinois Natural History Survey

Wildlife Disease Research

If interested in donating to the Wildlife Disease Ecology Fund, contact Dr. Nohra Mateus-Pinilla at nohram@illinois.edu.

From left to right: Undergraduate students YiYing Tung, Sofia Mateus, Joey He and Nora Ryan.