The first complete genetic map of the mountain gorilla was published several days ago. It is the most extensive genetic analysis of mountain gorillas ever conducted. The importance of it cannot be stressed due to the fact that mountain gorillas are critically endangered. With such small numbers, and the risk of extinction, they are burdened... Continue Reading →

Tierra Wilson’s Research Project: Sampling Gorilla Saliva For Pathogens

I have had the pleasure of working with Tierra Wilson for a couple years at the Gorilla Foundation. Since then, she's moved off to veterinary school and I to graduate school. We've kept in touch and I was elated to hear that she's going to Rwanda earlier this summer to study the mountain gorillas there.... Continue Reading →

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