Benny Borremans is a researcher who has worked in the
field of disease ecology since 2010, including work on
rodent- and bat-borne viruses, and pathogenic bacteria
in marine mammals and island foxes off the California coast.
He combines experimental and observational field work
with statistical and mathematical modeling.
He received his PhD in Biology in 2015 at the University of
Antwerp (Belgium) with Prof. Herwig Leirs and Dr. Jonas
Reijniers, after which he did a postdoc at UCLA (USA) with
Prof. Jamie Lloyd-Smith. He is currently based in San Diego.
His passion for research and wildlife has led him to found
Wildlife H.E.R.O in 2023.
When Benny is not out catching sea lions or coding models,
you can find him doing triathlon training, trying to surf or
recovering from either with a book.
List of publications (including full text PDFs).
The Wildlife Health Ecology Research Organization (Wildlife H.E.R.O.)
was founded by Dr. Benny Borremans
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