Lab alumni

  • Kristen Content, Lab Manager from (2018-2019) 
  • Sol Beltran, Dominican University, NSF REU intern (2018). Project: 'Does early postnatal stress exposure lead to sex-specific telomere dynamics in wild tree swallows (Tachycineta biolor)'
  • Yvette Rodriguez, University of Puerto Rico, NSF REU intern (2018). Project: 'Sensitivity of androgen receptor in the avian eye and its relationship with sex, species, and trait differences'
  • Allison Bishop, Stevenson University, NSF REU intern (2018). Project: 'Steriod sensitivity and conversion vary by brain region and breeding stage in a competitive female songbird'
  • Seth Myers, research assistant, lab manager (2016-18).
  • Tiana Sanders, Oklahoma State University, NSF REU intern (2017). Project: ‘Do telomere dynamics predict how females resolve life-history trade-offs?’
  • Kelsey Philippi, research assistant (2015-16)
  • David Navarro, Washington State University, NSF REU intern (2016). Project: ‘Does short-term HPG axis activation have long-term effects on tree swallows?’
  • Mandy Izzo, lab manager (2015-16)
  • Emily Virgin, Northern Illinois University, NSF REU intern (2015). Project: ‘Interleukin-6, parasites, and death: Why are big chicks better than small chicks?’
  • Ransford Walker, field technician (2015)
  • Laura Sloan, undergraduate research assistant (2014-15)
  • Hannah Hall, undergraduate research assistant (2013)
  • Sonya Jayaratna, undergraduate research assistant (2010-13) and NSF REU intern (2011). Biology Honors Thesis on ‘Sources of population, sex, and individual variation in testosterone production’
  • Brandon Duncan, Point Loma Nazarene University, NSF REU intern (2012). Project on ‘How steroidogenic acute regulatory protein gene expression influences testosterone phenotype’
  • Sara Friedline, Environmental Sciences Thesis (2011-12) on ‘The effect of climate change on avian breeding phenology and density’
  • Natasha Tonge, Swarthmore College, NSF REU intern (2009). Project on ‘The brain-body connection: Does ornamental phenotype predict mRNA expression in the brain?’