Emily is a second-year PhD candidate under the supervision of Professor Ala Tabor at QAAFI’s Centre for Animal Science. Her research encompasses the areas of veterinary parasitology, genetics and immunology, particularly focusing on the exploration of molecular biomarkers associated to ectoparasite resistance in composite cattle. In addition to her research, Emily is currently the president of the QAAFI Student Association (QSA). She is originally from Quito-Ecuador and received her BBiotech (Hons I) from the University of Queensland in 2017.

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-74
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-mantilla-32310215b/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/emymantilla

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