MSc Candidate: Diana Ángeles Ramírez Saldívar
Institution: Institute of Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Supervisors: Charles S. Vairappan, Benoît Goossens
- To carry out corporal evaluation as a health indicator, by recording full body measurements, physiologic parameters and vital signs.
- To determine the concentration of some macro and micro minerals; water soluble and fat soluble vitamins; haematology profile and serum biochemistry.
- To evaluate levels of cortisol in serum, faeces and hair as an indicator of chronic stress.