PARTNERS & ADVISORS

Project Partners

  • Black-footed Ferret Recovery Implementation Team
  • San Diego Zoo Global
  • Intrexon Corporation (Viagen, Examplar Genetics)

Genetic Rescue Advisors (2016 – )

  • Bob Wiese, Chief Life Sciences Officer, San Diego Zoo Global
  • Oliver Ryder, Director of Genetics, San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research
  • Cliff Hague, Board Member, San Diego Zoo Global
  • Toni Rocke, Research Epizoologist, National Wildlife Health Center, United States Geological Survey
  • John Engelhardt, Professor and Head of Anatomy & Biology Deparrment, University of Iowa, Director of Center for Gene Therapy
  • Amy Firth, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research, University of Southern California
  • Della Garelle, Ferret SSP® Coordinator
  • Bruce Hay, Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology
  • Jeanne Loring, Professor of Developmental Neurobiology, Director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Molecular Medicine, Scripps Research Institute
  • Julie Lyke, Deputy Recovery Coordinator, National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center
  • Steve Olson, Vice President, Federal Relations – Association of Zoos & Aquariums
  • Chung Young, Cloning expert
  • Ben Novak, Genetic Rescue Consultant, Revive & Restore
  • Ryan Phelan, Cofounder, Revive & Restore

Genomic Study Collaborators (2017 – )

  • Federica DiPalma, Director of Science, Earlham Institute, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, UK.
  • Amanda Chong, Immunological Bioinformatics Research Scientist, DiPalma Group, Earlham Institute, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, UK.
  • Tate Tunstall, Postdoctoral Associate, San Diego Zoo Global Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Cynthia Steiner, Associate Director, San Diego Zoo Global Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, CA, USA.

Genomic Study Advisors (2014 – 2016)

Genomic Study Partners (2014 – 2016)

  • Cofactor Genomics
  • Broad Institute