NMMF Ryan Takeshita

Ryan Takeshita, Ph.D., is interested in the intersection of cellular and molecular biology, conservation science, toxicology/pathology, and policy.

He has over seven years experience with designing and managing research programs and analyzing large datasets to inform natural resource damage assessments (NRDA), as well as developing marine mammal restoration strategies and techniques. During his career, he has used human cell lines, model organisms, and field studies of wildlife to investigate the toxic impacts of petroleum hydrocarbons, persistent organic pollutants, and metals, as well as the pathological effects of viruses, bacteria, and parasites.

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