Photo of Administrative Aide Israel Contreras Avila at Chicago Botanic Garden
Contreras Avila
Administrative Aide

B.S. in Biology, Northeastern Illinois University


Israel is an alumnus of NEIU, where he completed a bachelor's degree in Biology. During his time here as an undergrad he researched Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. Leedyi genetic variability in various populations by using microsatellite data. Afterward, he worked on the Biology lab prep team, where he got to interact with both faculty and students. This experience inspired him to continue working at NEIU.

Room BBH 358G
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
9 a.m.-5 p.m.