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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

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

 
     

Postdoctoral researchers

chase

Chase Smith

Stengl Wyer Postdoctoral Scholar

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Research interests: mussles, doubly uniparental inheritance, systematics/taxonomy, conservation

 

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

kmac

Kendra (Zwonitzer) Maclaine

Ph. D. student, CMB graduate program

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

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GitHub

Research Interests: Mitochondrial mutations, bioinformatics, genomics

james

James Wilson 

Ph. D. student, CMB graduate program

B.S., University of Miami, 2020

Research Interests: Microbial ecology, environmental adaptation, marine biology

 

 

 

 

 
Undergraduate researchers  
 

 

 
bryan

Bryan Vernon

Class of 2022

Research interests: Resolving species boundaries of freshwater mussels

 
alice

Alice Nguyen

Class of 2024

Research Interests: ecology, evolutionary genetics, conservation

 

 
     
 



 
 
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Honorary Lab Techs

 

Arlo and Vernon Havird

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

 
     
Basil

Lab Mascot

Basil

Research Interests: Squirrel behavior

 

Lab alumni

Postdocs

Ryan Weaver (2019-2021) - Iowa State University

 

Undergraduate researchers

Yusuf Mufti (2019-2021)

Sandra Bustillos (2019-2021)

Matan Brickman (2018-2019)

Gina Carrion (2019-2020)

Suzette Jimenez (2018-2019)

Hunter McConie (2018-2019)

Rachel Nix (2019)

Samantha Rabinowitz (2018-2020)

Kiley Thueson (2018-2020)

 

CMB rotation students

Jiawei (Will) Han (2019)

Gerald Maeda (2019)