People

Lab

 

Principal Investigator

 

J_Havird

Justin C. Havird

Education/Experience

  • 2014-2018 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Colorado State University
  • 2009-2014 Ph. D., Auburn University
  • 2006-2008 M.S., University of Florida
  • 2002-2006 B.S., University of Florida

Google scholar: profile

​Research Interests: Evolution, physiology, ecology, mitochondria, cytonuclear stuff

 
     

Postdoctoral researchers

weaver

Ryan Weaver


NSF Postdoctoral Fellow

Google scholar: profile

Personal website

Research Interests: evolution, mitochondrial physiology, sexual reproduction, sexual selection, mitonuclear interactions, coloration

 

 

Graduate students

erik

Erik Iverson


PhD student, EEB graduate program

B.S., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology -- Tulane University, 2015
M.S., Environmental Biology -- Tulane University, 2016

Research Interests: Mitonuclear Interactions, Sexual Selection, Behavioral Ecology, Animal Communication, Ornithology, Conservation

   

 

Laboratory technician

kendra

 

Kendra (Zwonitzer) Maclaine

B.S., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 2019

 

Research Interests: Mitochondrial mutation dynamics

 

 

 

 
Undergraduate researchers  
Sam

Samantha Rabinowitz

Class of 2020

Research Interests: Mitonuclear coevolution

 
     
Kiley

Kiley Thueson

Class of 2020

Research Interests: Mitonuclear coevolution

 
Gin

Gina Carrion

Class of 2020

Research Interests: Mitochondrial respiration, thermal adaptation

 
sandra

Sandra Bustillos

Class of 2020

Research Interests: Regeneration and mt physiology; environmental adaptation

 
yusuf

Yusuf Mufti

Class of 2021

Research Interests: Bd infection in amphibians and mt physiology

 
 



 
 
Arlo

Honorary Lab Tech

 

Arlo Havird

Research Interests: Intersection of parent-offspring conflict and digestive physiology

 
     
Basil

Lab Mascot

Basil

Research Interests: Squirrel behavior

 

Lab alumni

Undergraduate researchers

Matan Brickman (2018-2019)

Suzette Jimenez (2018-2019)

Hunter McConie (2018-2019)