Genomic Diversity Laboratory

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Faculty

Liliana  Cortés Ortiz

Research Associate Profesor
GDL Director

Fields of study:
Evolution of neotropical primates

Alison  Davis

Assistant Professor
Assistant Curator of Herpetology, Museum of Zoology

Fields of study:
Evolution of behavior, evolutionary genomics, character evolution and phylogenetics, herpetology

Nyeema  Harris

Assistant Professor

Fields of study:
Conservation biology, wildlife ecology, biogeography, community ecology, population ecology, host-parasite interactions, global change biology

Pavel  Klimov

Assistant Research Scientist

Fields of study:
Molecular phylogentics, host-parsite relationships, coevolution, systematics of mites

Daniel L.  Rabosky

Assistant Professor
Assistant Curator, Museum of Zoology

Fields of study:
Macroevolution, speciation, phylogenetic comparative methods, biodiversity theory, evolution and ecology of Australian reptiles, herpetology, paleobiology

Stephen A.  Smith

Assistant Professor

Fields of study:
Phylogenetics, computational evolutionary biology, biogeography, phyloinformatics

Cody  Thompson

Research Scientist
Collection Manager, Mammal Division

Fields of study:
Evolutionary patterns and processes of mammalian diversity

Ben  Winger

Michigan Fellow
Assistant Professor
Assistant Curator, Museum of Zoology

Fields of study:
Evolution of geographic range, speciation, genomics, ornithology, seasonal migration

Students

Varun  Acharya

Undergraduate Student

Rebeca  Bilich

Undergraduate Student

Molecular genetics of infections in Daphnia

Patricia  Billette

Research Assistant from Cortes Ortiz Lab

Sean  Brady

Undergraduate Student

Susanna  Campbell

Frontiers Master's Student

Sexual selection, evolution, modeling

Peter  Cerda

Graduate Student

Venom evolution, ecological diversification

Molly  Choi

Ph.D. Student

Phylogenetics, systematics, biogeography, primates

Shawn   Colborn

Traditional Master's Student

Speciation, conservation, behavior, communication

Michelle  Fearon

Ph.D. Student

Ecology and evolution of mating behaviors in insects

Natalie  Greenhalgh

Undergraduate Student

Maggie  Grundler

Research Assistant from Rabosky Lab

Michael  Grundler

Ph.D. Student

Macro-evolution, feeding ecology, phylogenetics reptiles

Rachael  Herman

Research Assistant from Winger Lab

Iris  Holmes

Ph.D. Student

Amphibian population genetics, adaptive basis and evolutionary implications of organismal distribution

Corbin  Kuntze

Traditional Master's Student

Community/wildlife ecology, species interactions

Joanna  Larson

Ph.D. Student

Macroevolution of African amphibians, integration of morphological and molecular data

Adrian  Melo Carrillo

Ph.D. Student

Focus on evolution and biodiversity, with molecular and cellular biology as the base

Ivan  Monagan

Research Assistant from Davis Rabosky Lab

Pamela  Murillo Rojas

Ph.D. Student

Acarology, systematics, ecology and evolution of mites

Marcela   Nidiffer

Ph.D. Student

Evolution of behavior, dispersal patterns and social systems, molecular ecology

Daniel   Nondorf

Undergraduate Student

Sharmi  Sen

Ph.D. Student

Primate sexual selection, primate vocal communication

Clara  Shaw

Ph.D. Student

Disease ecology and evolution

Pascal  Title

Ph.D. Student

Niche modeling, spatial analysis, herpetology

Joseph  Walker

Ph.D. Student

Evolution, large phylogenies

Victoria   Zakrzewski

Undergraduate Student

Post Doctoral Fellows

Michael  Harvey

Postdoctoral Fellow

Population genomics, speciation, trait evolution, ornithology

Sonal  Singhal

Postdoctoral Fellow

Speciation and hybridization, population genomics, and macroevolution

Rudolf  von May

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ecology, phylogenetics, thermal physiology

Ning  Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Phylogenomics and biogeography of animals and plants

Visiting Scholars

Nastassia  Vlasova

Group Leader National Academy of Sciences of Belarus · Central Botanic Garden Belarus · Minsk

Plant genetics, Plant pathology, Plant ecology, Conservation genetics

Research Lab Technician

M. Raquel Marchán  Marchán-Rivadeneira

Research Lab Technician

Ecomorphology, phylogeography, speciation