Current Research Projects 2018

Bond, Alan; 11/19/18—12/1/18; School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska; Avian Social Complexity; Email: abond1@unl.edu

Calabrese, Gina; 7/1/18—8/5/18; University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill; Drivers of reproductive isolation among populations of Spea multiplicata; Email: ginamc@live.unc.edu

Chen, Catherine; 7/1/18—8/5/18; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; www.catherine-chen.weebly.com; The role of female hybrid behavior in shaping species divergence; Email: catherine.chen@unc.edu

Friedman, Daniel; 8/3/18—9/3/18; Stanford University; www.danielarifriedman.com; Neurophysiology of Behavioral Variation in Red Harvester Ants; Email: dfri@stanford.edu

Gherghel, Iulian; 7/4/18—8/15/18; Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University; Field and experimental testing for coevolutionary dynamics driven by resource polymorphism; Email: iuliangherghel@case.edu

Harvey, Donald; 4/22/18--5/3/18; Smithsonian Institution; https://entomology.si.edu/StaffPages/HarveyD.html; Bee Biodiversity Initiative (BBI); Email: harveyd@si.edu

Jablonski, Piotr; 1/20/18—2/4/18; Seoul National University; http://behecolpiotrsangim.org/; Winter Ecology of Mexican Jays; Email: piotrjab@hotmail.com

Johnson, Dennis; 4/21/18--5/5/18; BBI; Email: dermjohn@aol.com

Kelly, Patrick: 6/24/18—8/12/18; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; http://labs.bio.unc.edu/pfennig/LabSite/Welcome.html; Sexual Selection and Resource Competition in Spadefoot Toads; Email: patk@live.unc.edu

Ledón-Rettig; Cristina; 7/10/18—7/20-18; Indiana University; www.ledonrettig.com; Hormonal correlates of poyphenism in larval spadefood toads; Email: crisledo@indiana.edu

Martin, Ryan; 7/1/17—8/10/18; Case Western University; www.martinevolutionaryecologylab.com; Ecological Character Displacement, Ecosystem Processes, and Community Structure; Email: ram225@case.edu

McGee, Earyn; 5/25/18—6/15/18 and 7/13/18—7/20/18; The University of Arizona; Linking perennial surface water and aquatic food subsidies to lizards in arid environments; Email: earynnmcgee@email.arizona.edu

McMahon, Timothy M.; 4/22/18--5/3/18; USGS BIML and Smithsonian; BBI; Email: timothy.mcmahon@USPTO.gov

Milam, Joan; 4/21/18--4/30/18; University of Massachusetts--Amherst; http://eco.umass.edu/people/adjunct-faculty/milam-joan/ ; BBI; Email: jmilam@eco.umass.edu

Powers, Donald; 6/7/18—6/21/18; George Fox University; www.dpowerslab.com; Physiological response of hummingbirds to high temperatures; Email: dpowers@georgefox.edu

Seal, Jon N.; 7/10/18—7/20/18; University of Texas at Tyler; www.uttyler.edu/biology/research/seal/; Mechanisms of specificity and homeostasis in an obligate symbiosis; Email: trachymyrmex@gmail.com

Van Arnam, Ethan; 7/29/18—8/3/18; Keck Science Dept. of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges; www.kecksci.claremont.edu/faculty/profile.asp?FacultyID=316; Chemical ecology of fungus-growing ant symbioses; Email: evanarnam@kecksci.claremont.edu

Weiss, Stacey; 3/19-21, 4/2-4, 4/16-18, 4/30-5/2, 5/15-18, 5/23-29, 6/11-14, 6/23-25, 7/9-12, and 7/23-25, 2018; University of Puget Sound; www.pugetsound.edu/faculty-pages/sweiss; Maternal protection of eggs via anti-fungal microbes in oviparous lizards; Email: sweiss@pugetsound.edu

Worthington, Sarah; 5/16/18—7/5/18; Indiana State University; Hormones, maternal aggression and natal dispersal in female Sceloporus jarrovii lizards; Email: sworthington1@sycamores.indstate.edu