Brandi Giles

Brandi is in the field. She is holding a tortoise and they are both smiling at the camera.

Brandi Giles is a research associate for the Environmental Institute of Houston (EIH) at University of Houston-Clear Lake. She earned her M.S. in biology with a focus in ecology from Texas A&M International University. Brandi is a crew leader for the Baseline Assessment of Alligator Snapping Turtles in Texas project, but is also involved with other research projects being conducted at EIH.

Prior to arriving at EIH, her thesis research focused on vector ecology of small mammals and ectoparasites; however, additional research interests include population, behavioral and conservation ecology. She has a passion for helping animals and has volunteered with various animal shelters as well as the Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition (TWRC). In her free time, Brandi enjoys recreational activities such as hiking and weightlifting.


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