Hi, I'm Nistara, a veterinary epidemiologist pursuing my postdoctoral fellowship at the Wildlife Health Center/One Health Institute, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. I bridge the worlds of animal, human, and environmental health; R programming; disease modeling; and visual story telling.


Interests

  • Wildlife & infectious disease epidemiology
  • Animal movement
  • Network analysis
  • Infectious disease modeling
  • GIS
  • R programming
  • Data science & visualization

Education

  • PhD - Epidemiology, UC Davis
  • MPVM - Preventive Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
  • MVSc - Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University
  • BVSc - Veterinary Science, Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University

Skills and tools used

R | Bash | QGIS | GRASS GIS | ArcGIS | Cloud computing (AWS) | Emacs | SQL | Adobe Premiere Pro