Helen Taylor is a conservation genetics researcher at the University of Otago in Dunedin. Her time is currently split between remote islands around the country, and the lab/office in Dunedin.
Helen Taylor explains why she devotes her research to bird semen, and how an avian sperm race can help save one of New Zealand’s forgotten taonga, the hihi.
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