Edward A. Myers

Research Associate


  • Ph.D. Biology, City University of New York, September 2016
  • B.S. Zoology, Washington State University, 2009

Research Interests

Edward Myers is interested in comparative population genomics, trait evolution, and the systematics and taxonomy of squamate reptiles.


  • Burbrink, F.T., Chan, Y., Myers, E.A., Ruane, S., Smith, B.T., & Hickerson, M.J. 2016. Asynchronous demographic responses to Eastern Nearctic Pleistocene climate changes in vertebrate communities. Ecology Letters.
  • Myers, E. A., M. J. Hickerson, and F. T. Burbrink. 2016. Asynchronous diversification of snakes in the North American warm deserts. Journal of Biogeography.
  • Burbrink, F. T., Pyron, R. A., McKelvy, A. D., & Myers, E. A. 2015. Predicting community structure in snakes on Eastern Nearctic islands using ecological neutral theory and phylogenetic methods. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 282.
  • Oliveira, E., Gehara, M., São-Pedro, V., Chen, X., Myers, E. A., Burbrink, F. T., Mesquita, D., Garda, A., Colli, G., Rodrigues, M., Arias, F., Zaher, H., Santos, R., & Costa, G. 2015. Speciation with gene flow in whiptail lizards from a Neotropical xeric biome. Molecular Ecology, 24: 5957-5975.
  • Myers, E. A., Rodríguez-Robles, J. A., DeNardo, D. F., Staub, R. E., Stropoli, A., Ruane, S., & Burbrink, F. T. 2013. Multilocus phylogeographic assessment of the California Mountain Kingsnake (Lampropeltis zonata) suggests alternative patterns of diversification for the California Floristic Province. Molecular Ecology, 22: 5418–5429.