College of Humanities and Sciences
University of Montana
Tigist Engda initially completed a degree to be a medical laboratory technician at Haromaya University in Ethiopia. She then served as a technician for four years at Merawi Health center in Ethiopia and then served for two years as tutor in Bahirdar Health Science College (in Ethiopia). In 2009, she graduated from Jimma University (in Ethiopia) after which she served as an instructor at Alkan University College (in Ethiopia) for three years. She moved to Gondar, served in the Ibex General Hospital, and completed her MSc in Medical Microbiology in University of Gondar in 2014. Since 2016, Tigist Engda has served a Lecturer at Department of Medical Microbiology in the College of Medicine and Health Sciences.
She has years of experience as an instructor and has participated in different short courses trainings, such as teaching methodology which was organized by Ministry of Education in collaborated with Hawassa Teachers College in 2005 and higher Diploma Program (HDP) in 2016/17 which was held at the University of Gondar. She currently teaches a series of different courses to health sciences students.
She plans to start a PhD degree program that will allow her to develop a research project around bacteria and viruses.
Lecturer at Department of Medical Microbiology
College of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of Gondar, Ethiopia
Lisa Eby completed her Bachelor’s and Masters of Science (BS and MS) at the University of Wisconsin, her PhD at Duke University in Aquatic Ecology and a postdoctoral appointment at Arizona State University. She is currently a professor of Aquatic Ecology in the Wildlife Biology Program and Director of the Ecosystem Science and Restoration Program in the W.A. Franke College of Forestry at the University of Montana.
She teaches undergraduate and graduate students in Research Design, Topics in Aquatic Ecology, Elements of Ecological Restoration (for aquatic systems), Fish Biology, and Fisheries. Her research is focused around scientific questions that both advance our ecological knowledge and increases our understanding around conservation and management issues in aquatic systems. Her lab links new genomic techniques and statistical approaches to better understand aquatic population and community dynamics. In addition to teaching formal coursework, she currently mentors a postdoctoral researcher, multiple PhD and MS graduate students, and several undergraduate researchers doing independent research in her lab.
Professor of Aquatic Ecology, Wildlife Biology Program
Ecosystem Science and Restoration Program Director
College of Forestry and Conservation
University of Montana