Faculty and Staff
Heather S. Zimbler-DeLorenzo
Assoc Professor Biology
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Science Center
Department: Biology  
Phone: 607.871.2805  
Email:    
Education
PhD: Biological Science
Auburn University, 2009

BS, BA: Anthropology and Biology
Emory University, 2001

Background
Classes Taught
Biol 119 - Physiology of Aging (Spring every other year) Biol 126 - How the Body Works Biol 230 - Nutrition in Health and Disease (Fall) Biol 345 - Vertebrate Biology (Fall every other year) Biol 346 - Animal Nutrition (Spring every other year) Biol 348 - Animal Behavior (Fall every other year) Biol 375 - Comparative Vertebrate Biology (Fall every other year) Biol 376 - Animal Physiology (Spring every other year)

Selected Publications
Zimbler-DeLorenzo, H.S., Dobson, F.S. 2011. Demography of squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) in captive environments and its effect on population growth. American Journal of Primatology, 73:1041-1050.
Zimbler-DeLorenzo, H.S. and Stone, A.I. 2011. Integration of field and captive studies for understanding the behavioral ecology of the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sp.). American Journal of Primatology 73:1-16.
Karels, T.J., Dobson, F.S., Zimbler-DeLorenzo, H.S., and A.L. Skibiel. 2009. Testing causal structure in the biogeography of avian extinctions on oceanic islands. Journal of Biogeography 36(8): 1613-1622.
Zimbler-DeLorenzo, H.S. 2008. Montgomery Zoo. Encyclopedia of Alabama.
Karels, T.J., Dobson, F.S., Trevino, H.S., and A.L. Skibiel. 2008. Biogeography of avian extinctions on oceanic islands. Journal of Biogeography 35(6): 1106-1111.
Trevino, H.S., Skibiel, A.L., Karels, T.J., and F.S. Dobson. 2008. Why casual analysis of threats to oceanic avifaunas is important: reply to Blackburn et al. Conservation Biology 22(2): 495-497. Skibiel, A.L. and Trevino, H.S. 2007. Comparison of enrichment types on felids. Zoo Biology 26: 371-381. Trevino, H.S., Skibiel, A.L., Karels, T.J., and F.S. Dobson. 2007. Threats to avifauna on oceanic islands. Conservation Biology 21(1): 125-132. Trevino, H.S. 2007. Factors affecting birth seasonality of captive squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus). American Journal of Primatology, 69: 1001-1012.

Presentations

Oral Presentations March 2011 - 18th Animal Behavior Conference 2011, Bloomington, IN. "Integration of field and captive studies for understanding the behavioral ecology of the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)"

Poster Presentations Zimbler-DeLorenzo, HS, Skibiel, A.L., Karels, T.J., and F.S. Dobson. 2010. Threats to avifauna on oceanic islands. Presented at the 24th International Congress for Conservation Biology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Trevino, H.S. 2008. Vigilance and responses to alarm calls in captive squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus). Presented at the 2008 International Society of Behavioral Ecology Congress, Ithaca, NY.

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