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Liliana Dávalos' current research includes several projects involving bats. Her work analyzes groups that have evolved many specialized senses, studies the role of anti-microbial peptides on bat wings in resistance to the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome, and investigates the co-evolution between fruit scents and the olfactory ability and behavioral preferences of fruit-eating bats. Her research also includes studying the impact of the illegal drugs on rain forests in the Andean region.
- PhD and MA, Columbia University
- BSc, Universidad del Valle, Cali (Colombia)