Kim Howell has joined the Richards-Zawacki lab as a new PhD student. Kim graduated with her BS from Luther College and rotated in our lab last year. We are excited that she has decided to join our us to study aspects of color vision in the strawberry dart frog. Welcome to the […]
Matt Robak successfully defended his dissertation “Effects of temperature on amphibian resistance and susceptibility to chytridiomycosis”. Matt will graduate with a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University. Congratulations Dr. Robak!
Julia Sonn successfully defended her dissertation “The influence of temperature on chytridiomycosis in Northern cricket frogs”. Julia will graduate with a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University. Congratulations Dr. Sonn!
Dr. Michel Ohmer has joined the Richards-Zawacki lab as a postdoctoral research associate. Michel has made the move to Pittsburgh from her PhD program in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Queensland in Australia. Prior to her PhD, Michel received a MS from the University of Otago and a BS from […]
A new paper written by our former Postdoc, Matt Dugas, was published in Behavioral Ecology this month. In it, Matt describes a project he completed in our lab that focused on how resource limitation shapes the nuclear family, even for an ectotherm living in captivity. Summary: Mother strawberry poison […]
Dr. Laura Brannelly has joined the Richards-Zawacki lab as a postdoctoral research associate. Laura recently received her PhD from James Cook University in Australia, but before that she was a MS student in our lab at Tulane University. Welcome back to the R-Z lab Laura!
Cori accepted a new position in the Spring of 2015. She is now an Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology. Three of her graduate students (Layla, Yusan, and Veronica) were accepted into the biology graduate program at Pitt and have all made the […]