Kimberly Howell successfully defended her dissertation “How does variation in a mating trait evolve? Insights from studies of color signals and their perception in a highly polymorphic poison frog” on December 1st, 2022. She will be graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a PhD in Ecology and Evolution! Congratulations […]
Tiffany Betras successfully defended her dissertation “Understanding the causes of biodiversity decline in temperate forests: Disentangling the impacts of browsing and nonnative species” on June 15th 2022. She is now doing post doctoral research at Case Western Reserve University. Congratulations Dr. Betras!
Veronica Saenz successfully defended her dissertation “Effects of climate change on the immune defenses and disease susceptibly of amphibian hosts” on June 15th. She will be graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a PhD in Ecology and Evolution! Congratulations Dr. Saenz!
Sebastian Echeverri has joined the Richards-Zawacki lab as a PhD student. Sebastian received a BS in biology and applied physics from the University of Miami in 2013 and was a graduate student at Pitt studying spider vision and behavior with Nate Morehouse. When Dr. Morehouse left Pitt this semester, Sebastian decided […]
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!