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Dr. Daniel K. Riskin

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Evolutionary Biologist and A Worl...

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University of Alberta
8440 - 112 St
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R7

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Employment History


  • PhD , Zoology
    Cornell University
  • post doctorate work
    Boston University
  • post doctorate work
    Brown University
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Our People - Undergraduate Admissions - University of Alberta, 1 Aug 2013 [cached]
Daniel Riskin is an award-winning evolutionary biologist and a world-renowned expert on the only mammalian parasites in the world-blood-sucking vampire bats. Riskin's unique interests, combined with his ability to successfully translate science into something compelling and fun, led to hosting roles on the History Channel's Evolve and the Discovery Channel's Monsters Inside Me. Today, Riskin's explanations of complex scientific concepts can be seen on Discovery Channel's Daily Planet and Curiosity: The Questions of Life.
Dan Riskin, Host of ..., 1 June 2009 [cached]
Dan Riskin, Host of MONSTERS INSIDE ME
Biologist Dan Riskin, with help from doctors and experts who witnessed each case, leads the scientific discussion about each parasite. Riskin, currently a researcher at Brown University, completed his doctoral work at Cornell University, specializing in the only mammalian parasite in the world-the vampire bat.
Dan Riskin, a post-doctoral ..., 20 Aug 2007 [cached]
Dan Riskin, a post-doctoral research associate at Brown University, watches some of the estimated 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats as they leave the Frio Cave near Uvalde.
In a study published in the ... [cached]
In a study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, Riskin's team "sought to determine how bats land, to seek a link between landing kinematics and ceiling impact forces, and to determine whether landing strategies vary among bat species."
"Bats typically roost head-under-heels but they cannot hover in this position," write researchers led by Brown University biologist Daniel Riskin.
By Daniel K. Riskin, Joseph W. Bahlman, Tatjana Y. Hubel, John M. Ratcliffe, Thomas H. Kunz and Sharon M. Swartz.
Video: Daniel Riskin
Premiering Wednesday, December 4 at 7 ..., 11 Nov 2013 [cached]
Premiering Wednesday, December 4 at 7 p.m. ET on Discovery and hosted by DAILY PLANET's Dr. Dan Riskin - the one-hour special presentation features Discovery cameras travelling around the globe tracking the latest information about this icy rock's journey into the inner solar system.
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