Daphne Anne Gille

Daphne Anne Gille

Daphne Anne Gille, Ph.D..

Postdoctoral Scholar

Sponsor: Andrea Schreier

Start Date: 2016

End Date:

Department of Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616 USA

Phone: +1 (530) 752-6351
Email: dagille@ucdavis.edu


  • PhD, Geneticsy, University of California, Davis - USA, 2016.
  • MS, Organismal Biology, Conservation & Ecology, San Jose State University - USA, 2012.
  • BS, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz- USA, 2007


  • Coordinate and serve as a member of a team that includes local species experts, federal and state agency managers, and university scientists whose task is to develop a reintroduction plan for the threatened delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus).
  • Design and execute reintroduction experiments using an existing refugial population of delta smelt
  • Identify a genetic marker for sex determination in white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) using Illumina high-throughput sequencing.
  • Analyze relatedness and identify migratory patterns among raptors in the San Francisco Bay Area using microsatellite genotyping.
  • Supervise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students in the laboratory and provide help with scientific writing.

Curriculum Vita