James Elliott - M.S. in Forest Resources (2019)
Thesis Title: A socio-ecological approach to wildlife disease risk
James is a graduate of Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts holding a degree in biology with minors in both chemistry and psychology. Before joining the Kamath Lab, James primarily did research on marine invertebrates and worked in enzyme development for the biotechnology industry. James's Masters research investigated tick-borne disease (primarily Anaplasma species) and the parasitism of the winter tick on the Eastern moose. Following graduation he started a position at the New England BioLabs.