Area of Expertise: Animal Behavior and Well-Being
B.S., Kansas State University
Ph.D., Purdue University
Postdoc: Charles River
Teaching Assignment: ANSC 303
Dr. Gaskill's research interests focus on welfare assessment of laboratory animals. She uses natural behavior, physiology, and affective state to assess an animal's overall well-bring. Brianna is especially interested on how better welface can translate into better science. Her research interests include: applied ethology, enrichment design and application, improving husbandry techniques, and how environment can affect scientific results when not tailored to the animal's needs and motivations.
Hobbies: Family, traveling, yoga, and pets