Universitiy of California Santa Cruz

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Dr. Myra Finkelstein, University of California Santa Cruz – Condors and Lead Poisoning

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Myra Finkelstein of the University of California Santa Cruz explains how lead poisoning is slowing the recovery of the California condor.

Myra Finkelstein is a postdoctoral researcher in microbiology and environmental toxicology at the University of California Santa Cruz. Her research focuses on human impacts to marine systems with an emphasis on contaminant-induced effects. Her work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and she holds a Ph.D. in Ocean Sciences from the University of California Santa Cruz.

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