Dr. Helen Taylor

HelenFieldworkHelen Taylor received her PhD from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), and has research interests that span conservation genetics, ecology, behaviour and reproductive biology. She started working as a PostDoctoral Fellow in the Gemmell Lab on the impact of low genetic diversity and inbreeding on sperm health in native and introduced birds in New Zealand, progressing Helen into a Research Fellow position soon after. Helen is now working as Conservation Programme Manager at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland at the Edinburgh Zoo, and is a collaborator of the Gemmell lab, as several of her projects are still ongoing.