About the Dr. Jane Huffman Wildlife Genetics Institute

The laboratory was founded with several missions in mind: carry out multidisciplinary research and education with a strong relationship with outside agencies, provide internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students, process evidence from wildlife cases and provide expert testimony in criminal cases investigated by fish and game agencies. Capabilities have been constantly expanding and now include: distinguishing species of mammals, determining gender of mammals, and matching individual identities.

Scientists and Staff

The Dr. Jane Huffman Wildlife Genetics Institute scientists and staff conduct interdisciplinary scientific research. Internship opportunities may be available to current students. Learn about our staff alumni.

Nicole Chinnici
Name
Nicole Chinnici, MS, C.W.F.S
Title
Laboratory Director
P:
(570) 422-7891
Campus Address
Innovation Center, 114
Elizabeth Barcellona
Name
Elizabeth Barcellona, MS
Title
Research Assistant
P:
(570) 422-7892
Campus Address
Innovation Center, 114
Samantha Marin
Name
Samantha Marin, BS
Title
Laboratory Technician
P:
(570) 422-7892
Campus Address
Innovation Center, 114
Jamie DelCane
Name
Jamie DelCane, BS
Title
Clerical Assistant
P:
(570) 422-7845
Campus Address
Innovation Center, 114

Contact Us

To Learn more about ESU's Dr. Jane Huffman Wildlife Genetics Institute and the services available, please contact Nicole Chinnici at nchinnici@esu.edu

Contact Information

Campus Address
ESU Innovation Center
Phone:
(570) 422-7892
Fax:
(570) 422-3724 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Director
Name
Nicole Chinnici
Phone:
(570) 422-7891