UCF Biology

Dave Breininger

Research Area(s)

Dr. Dave Breininger’s research interests focus on integrating science and conservation management emphasizing endangered wildlife populations, habitat and ecosystem dynamics. His oldest study (30 years) focuses on the Florida scrub-jay and his newest topics include multistate modeling of seagrasses in the Indian River Lagoon ecosystem and studies of rare and elusive species, such as the east coast diamondback terrapin.


UCF Biologists Hunt For Hidden Carbon

Car exhaust and factory pollution take a lot of blame for global warming. But a team of UCF biologists are on the hunt for a hidden storage of carbon that’s right beneath your feet. Plants spend their lifetime absorbing carbon di... Read more

Medieval Bones Reveal Diet Secrets

  Jane Holmstrom doesn’t speak medieval French, but that hasn’t stopped her from learning from the long-dead residents of Saint-Jean-de-Todon in Laudun, France. The bioarchaeology doctorate student traveled at the beginning ... Read more

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