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Evolutionary Biology PhD Program


 Joint-Doctoral Students 2021-2022 Academic Year

Tierney Bougie
PhD candidate
Lab:
Hedin
Research interests: Hybridization zones
Ryan Buck
PhD candidate
Lab:
Flores-Rentería
Research Interests:
Plant Evolutionary Biology
Tamsen Dunn
PhD candidate
Lab:
Waters
Research interests:
Plant evolution
Ryan Hanscom
PhD candidate
Lab: Clark
Research interests:
Sean Kelly
PhD candidate
Lab:
Hedin
Research interests: Arachnid evolution and diversity
Dylan Maag
PhD candidate
Lab:
Clark
Research interests:
Behavioral ecology, herpetology, and predator-prey ecology/coevolution

Talieh Ostovar
PhD candidate
Lab:
Waters
Research interests:
Plant genome evolution

Niveditha Ramadoss
PhD candidate
Lab: Flores-Rentería
Research Interests:
Plant genetics and molecular evolution
Juan Pablo Ramirez
PhD candidate
Lab: Reeder
Research Interests:
Herpetology

Michael Remington
PhD candidate
Lab:
Sukumaran
Research interests: Computational methods, Predator Prey Dynamics, Conservation

Michael Tofflemire
PhD candidate
Lab: Burns
Research interests: Avian evolution and systematics, phylogenetics


PhD Graduates in Evolutionary Biology

2015
Dr. Andrew Gottscho
PhD, 2015
Lab:
Reeder
Research interests: Herpetology, systematics, speciation, population genetics

2017
Shahan Derkarabetian
PhD, 2017
Lab: Hedin
Research interests: Opilionid systematics
Sean Harrington
PhD, 2017
Lab: Reeder
Research interests: Snake evolution and morphology

Stephen Rice
PhD, 2017
Lab:
Clark
Research interests:
Landscape ecology


2018

Paul Maier
PhD, 2018
Lab:
Bohonak
Research interests: Herpetology, landscape genetics/genomics

Ketan Patel
PhD, 2018
Lab:
Bohonak
Research interests: Population Genetics
Casey Richart

Casey Richart
PhD, 2018
Lab:
Hedin
Research interests: Opilionid systematics


2019
Agnese Lanzetti
PhD, 2019
Lab:
Berta
Research interests: Whale anatomy, evolution, and systematics

2020
Brian Myers
PhD, 2020
Lab: Burns
Research interests: Bird systematics and evolution

2021
Grace Freymiller
PhD, 2021
Lab:
Clark
Research interests:
Behavioral ecology, predator-prey interactions, and biomechanics