Who We Are

Our work would not be possible without our incredible team. 

Committee Members

James Gillis

BSc in Biology, MSc in Biomedical Science

James Gillis received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, and a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Science from Colorado State University, Fort Collins (USA).


James obtained his master’s degree in 2016 studying clinical bovine embryology and andrology. After obtaining his master’s degree, James was hired at the South-East Zoo Alliance for Reproduction & Conservation as a Gamete Biologist where he developed sperm cryopreservation protocols, translated assisted reproductive technologies and maintained genome resource banks for nondomestic species.


Currently, James is a PhD student with the University of Nottingham (UK), and the South-East Zoo Alliance for Reproduction & Conservation (USA), studying the biophysical properties of directional freezing and its application to nondomestic species.


In addition, James is a Reproductive Co-Advisor for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Ungulate Resource Group.

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