Bridging Biodiversity and Conservation Science

Christine Schirmer
Santa Catalina Mountains

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The Bridging Biodiversity and Conservation Science group (BBCS) is a cross-campus initiative that addresses the interdisciplinary scientific and societal grand challenges associated with developing and implementing the emerging transitions needed to mitigate and adapt to climate change. To do this, the BBCS links campus strengths in conservation, human health biodiversity, and societal well-being.



Since 2017 the program has mentored postdoctoral researchers through collaborative, interdisciplinary teams to create novel synthetic research in biodiversity and conservation science, among other fields of study such as:


Emerging Diseases



National Security

Public Administration

Public Health

Public Policy