Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology Staff

Contact Us: MWFB Staff

The MWFB is managed by a Curator, Andrew Engilis, Jr. and Collections Manager, Irene E. Engilis. The museum employees eight research specialists, four student assistants, and multiple student interns. Please address all inquiries to our collections manager, at mwfb@ucdavis.edu or (530) 754-8813.

NOTE: All e-mail addresses are @ucdavis.edu unless otherwise specified.

Andrew Engilis, Jr.

CURATOR
Phone: (530) 752-0364
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: aengilisjr@

Curriculum Vitae

 

Irene E. Engilis

COLLECTIONS MANAGER
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x1
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: ieengilis@

 

Ron Cole

CURATOR EMERITUS
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x3
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: recole@

 

Melanie Truan, PhD

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHER
Phone: (530) 754-4975
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: mltruan@

 

Alan T. Hitch

ASSISTANT CURATOR
Phone: (530) 752-0735
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: athitch@

Curriculum Vitae

 

John Trochet, MD

FIELD ORNITHOLOGIST
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x3
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: jtrochet@

 

Tabatha Yang, MS

Education and Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (530) 754-4975
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: tabyang@

 

Mana Hattori, MS

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x3
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: mhattori@

 

Student Assistants

Bobby Walsh

GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCHER
PhD Candidate, Ecology Graduate Group
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x3
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail: rgwalsh@

Irvin Huang

STUDENT ASSISTANT
Senior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x3
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail:jphuang@

Cassy Gardner

STUDENT ASSISTANT
Junior, Biological Systems Engineering
Phone: (530) 754-8813 x3
Fax: (530) 752-4154
E-mail:ckgardner@

Interns and Volunteers

Nicholas Brinton
Specimen Preparator Intern
Second Baccalaureate, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

JoannaLyn Belison
Science Education Outreach Program Intern
Junior, Civil Engineering

Erika Brown
Specimen Preparator Intern
Junior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

German Duran
Science Education Outreach Program Intern
Senior, Mechanical Engineering

Ellen Engilis
Research Assistant Intern
Junior, Anthropology

Leslie Hill
Wild Campus Intern, Songbird Team
Senior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Zachary McDonald
Wild Campus Intern, Songbird Team
Sophomore, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Jennifer McKenzie
Specimen Curatorial Intern
Junior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Kaitlyn Porter
Science Education Outreach Program Intern
Senior, Landscape Architecture

Jared Robinson
Specimen Preparator Intern
Senior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Michelle Thomas
Wild Campus Intern, Songbird Team
Junior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Kelsey Wiggins
Specimen Curatorial Intern
Junior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Seth Wong
Specimen Preparation Intern
Senior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Katherine Wright
Science Education Outreach Program Intern
Senior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Catherine Yasuda
Specimen Curatorial and Preparator Intern
Senior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Adrian Ye
Wild Campus Intern, Songbird Team Leader
Senior, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Jonathan Widdicombe, PhD
UC Davis Professor, Physiology and Membrane Biology; MWFB Field Biologist Volunteer