Christine Parent

Affiliation:

University of Idaho

Email:

ceparent@uidaho.edu

Website:

http://parentlab.weebly.com

Application Area:

Biology

Area of Expertise:

Biography:

Christine Parent is an Associate Professor in the Dept of Biological Sciences at the University of Idaho. Christine is known as the “caracolera” (the “snailhunter”). With her 20 years of research on Galapagos snails, Christine discovered and described the most diverse group of species in an island system famous for evolution. When not in the field capturing elusive snails, Christine supports collaborators in research and education in the Parent Lab at the UI. Christine bowls with both hands.