Oleksandra Oskyrko

Oleksandra Oskyrko is a passionate young scientist and herpetologist from Ukraine. She is currently pursuing a PhD at the Key Lab of Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. She has a keen interest in ecology and conservation biology and specializes in various topics including ecophysiology, phylogenetics, and conservation of amphibians and reptiles. Biodiversity assessments and the study of alien reptile species and the threats they pose to native species form part of her work.