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Javiera Alarcón-Valenzuela
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 318 Carr Hall
  • Email: javiera.av@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Disease ecology and population dynamics
  • Advisor: José Miguel Ponciano
Sarah Allen
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Prabha Amarasinghe
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 351 Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: pamarasinghe@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Systematics, biogeography and plant evolution
  • Advisor: Nico Cellinese
  • Link: Prabha Amarasinghe
David Anderson
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 609 Carr Hall
  • Email: daan4786@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Physiology, climate change, theoretical ecology
  • Advisor: Jamie Gillooly
Ian Ausprey Ian Ausprey
Degree Program: Ph.D.

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Gabriela Blohm Gabriela Blohm
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 318 Carr Hall
  • Email: gblohm@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Ecology and Evolution of Virulence
  • Advisor: José Miguel Ponciano
Lucas Boatwright Lucas Boatwright
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Cancer & Genetics Research Complex
  • Email: lboat@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Non-model transcriptome assembly, differential expression and functional annotation
  • Advisor: William Barbazuk
Laura Brenskelle
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: lbrensk@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Biodiversity informatics and scientific data management
  • Advisor: Robert Guralnick
Teresa Bryan Teresa Bryan
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Email: kuba@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Reproductive physiology
  • Advisor: Louis Guillette

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Sarah Carey Sarah Carey
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Nathan Catlin Nathan Catlin
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Cancer & Genetics Research Complex
  • Email: ncatlin@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Comparative genomics, phylogenomics, polyploidy
  • Advisor: William Barbazuk
Tania Chavarria Tania Chavarria
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 318 Carr Hall
  • Email: taniachavarria79@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Zoology
  • Advisor: Rebecca Kimball
Scott Cinel
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: McGuire Center for Lepidoptera & Biodiversity, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: cinel1@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Predator-prey ecology, genomics, behavioral ecology, and conservation biology
  • Advisor: Akito Kawahara
  • Link: Scott D. Cinel | Graduate Student
Stephanie Cinkovich Stephanie Cinkovich
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 617 Bartram Hall
  • Email: scinkovich@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Vector-borne and zoonotic diseases
  • Advisor: Juliet Pulliam
Nerine Constant
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 412 Carr
  • Email: nconstant@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Habitat use and foraging ecology of sea turtles, sea turtle conservation and management
  • Advisor: Karen Bjorndal
Andrew Crowl Andrew Crowl
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: andy.crowl@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Plant phylogenetics and Mediterranean biogeography
  • Advisor: Nicoletta Cellinese
  • Link: ..Andrew A Crowl..
Katrina Cuddy Katrina Cuddy
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 318 Carr Hall
  • Email: kkcuddy@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, actin dynamics, membrane trafficking, protein-protein interactions
  • Advisor: David Oppenheimer

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Lisa David
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Cancer & Genetics Research Complex
  • Email: lisaidavid@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Plant molecular biology, guard cell signaling networks, plant pathogen interactions, proteomics, and metabolomics
  • Advisor: Sixue Chen

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Zachary Emberts Zachary Emberts
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 611 Bartram Hall
  • Email: emberts@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Conflict between natural and sexual selection, mate choice, and male-male competition.
  • Advisor: Colette St. Mary
Carolyn Enloe
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: Carr Hall
  • Email: enloecm@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Ecology, phylogeography, conservation genetics, and population genetics of Ammodramus maritimus (Seaside sparrow) in Florida
  • Advisor: Rebecca Kimball
Nathaniel Evans Nathaniel Evans
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: evansnat@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolutionary history of marine invertebrates, especially crustaceans. Systematics, biogeography, speciation and morphological evolution
  • Advisor: Gustav Paulay
  • Link: Nathaniel Evans, PhD Candidate

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Adania Flemming Adania Flemming
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: aflemming@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Systematics, biogeography, speciation, and biology of fishes & invertebrates
  • Advisor: Larry Page
Pauline Fontaine
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 318 Carr Hall
  • Email: pfontaine@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Animal Biology
  • Advisor: Keith Choe

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Harlan Gough Harlan Gough
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: goughh@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolutionary biology and population genetics
  • Advisor: David Reed
Alexandra Gulick
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Travis Guy Travis Guy
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: 411 Carr Hall
  • Email: tguy@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Community ecology, anthropogenic effects on ecosystems, and conservation management
  • Advisor: Todd Palmer

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Lauren Hammer
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: lahammer@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolution, biogeography, and conservation
  • Advisor: David Reed
James “Mike” Heaney
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: jheaney@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Orchid anatomy and systematics; Polystachya (Orchidaceae); Systematics of Nolina (Ruscaceae)
  • Advisor: Pamela Soltis
Alexandra Hernandez
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience · St. Augustine, FL
  • Email: ahernandez6@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolution of marine invertebrates, phylogenetics, and bioinformatics
  • Advisor: Joseph Ryan
Richard Hodel
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 301B Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: hodel@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Phylogeography, population genetics and conservation genetics of neotropical mangroves (Avicennia germinans, Laguncularia racemosa, Rhizophora mangle)
  • Advisor: Douglas Soltis
  • Link: Richard Hodel
Sharon Holte
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Peter Houlihan Peter Houlihan
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 619 Carr Hall
  • Email: phoulihan@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Behavioral ecology, Evolutionary processes, Biogeography, Tropical ecosystems and conservation
  • Advisor: Akito Kawahara
  • Link: Peter R. Houlihan
Cody Howard Cody Howard
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: cchoward@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Plant Phylogenetics
  • Advisor: Nicoletta Cellinese
  • Link: Cody Coyotee
Tongyi Huang
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 310 Carr Hall
  • Email: longstride@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Terrestrial ecosystem dynamics
  • Advisor: Jeremy Lichstein
Ellen Humbel Ellen Humbel
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 510 Carr Hall
  • Email: ehumbel@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolution of Behavior
  • Advisor: Rebecca Kimball

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Lianne Jacobson
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 616 Bartram Hall
  • Email: liannejacobson@ufl.edu
  • Interests: The evolution of coloniality and the growth dynamics of corals
  • Advisor: Craig Osenberg
Johanna Jantzen Johanna Jantzen
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: jjantzen@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Plant systematics and biogeography
  • Advisor: Pam Soltis, Doug Soltis
Jing Jiao
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 616 Bartram Hall
  • Email: jiao.jing@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Spatial and Theoretical Ecology
  • Advisor: Craig Osenberg
Christopher Johns
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 510 Carr Hall
  • Email: johns.chris.a@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Phylogenomics, plant-insect interactions, insular biogeography, tropical biodiversity conservation
  • Advisor: Akito Kawahara
  • Link: CHRIS A. JOHNS
Lindsay Johnson
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: 609 Carr Hall
  • Email: lindsaymjohnson@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolutionary and Population Genetics
  • Advisor: Charles Baer
Robert Johnson Robert Johnson
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 412 Carr Hall
  • Email: johnson.robert@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Ecology of sea turtles, role of sea turtles in new habitats
  • Advisor: Karen Bjorndal
Harrison Jones
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 305 Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: harrisonhjones@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Avian mixed-species foraging flocks in fragmented landscapes, behavioral ecology, conservation behavior, ornithology, and tropical ecology
  • Advisors: Todd Palmer, Scott Robinson
Gregory Jongsma
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: gjongsma@ufl.edu
  • Interests: African amphibian phylogenetics and biogeography
  • Advisor: David Blackburn
  • Link: Greg Jongsma

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Bonnie Kircher Bonnie Kircher
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 425E Cancer & Genetics Research Complex
  • Email: kircherb@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolutionary Developmental Biology
  • Advisor: Martin Cohn
Rebecca Koll
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Leslie Kollar Leslie Kollar
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Christopher Krieg
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Sarah Kurtis
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 617 Bartram Hall
  • Email: sarahkurtis@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Ecology and evolution of avian plumage coloration, molecular phylogenetics, and population genetics
  • Advisor: Rebecca Kimball
Youl Kwon
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: youlkwon@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Polyploidy in Angiosperms, Pollination Biology
  • Advisor: Doug Soltis

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Alexis Lanza
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience · St. Augustine, FL
  • Email: alexislanza@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Larval development in marine invertebrates; environmental effects on development
  • Advisor: Elaine Seaver
Francisca Leal Francisca Leal
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Cancer & Genetics Research Complex
  • Email: fleal@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolutionary developmental biology
  • Advisor: Martin Cohn
Kelsey Lewis Kelsey Lewis
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Xiaoxian Liu
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: xiaoxianliu@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Plant evolution, polyploidy, and alternative splicing
  • Advisor: Douglas Soltis
Elias Lunsford
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience · St. Augustine, FL
  • Email: elunsford@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Navigation behavior of fishes, sensory biology, and neuroethology
  • Advisor: James Liao

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Blaine Marchant Blaine Marchant
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Simon McClung
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: 510 Carr Hall
  • Email: simon.mcclung@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Forest Ecosystem Ecology
  • Advisor: Michelle Mack
Melton, Anthony Anthony Melton
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: aemelton@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Phylogenetics and Plant Systematics
  • Advisor: Pam Soltis, Doug Soltis
Patrick Milligan Patrick Milligan
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: 411 Carr Hall
  • Email: pmilligan@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Carbon dynamics and plant physiology in East African savannas
  • Advisor: Todd Palmer
  • Link: Savanna Ecology
Mrinal Mishra
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 311 Bartram Hall
  • Email: mrinalmishra@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Molecular Systematics, Phylogenetics and Bioinformatics
  • Advisor: Michael Miyamoto
Iwan Molgo
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: imolgo@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Systematics of Vascular plants and polyploidy in the Callisia graminea complex
  • Advisor: Pamela Soltis, Douglas Soltis
Luis Montalvo
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: ldmontalvo@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Community ecology, avian ecology, landscape ecology
  • Advisor: Scott Robinson
Jenna Moore Jenna Moore
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 262 Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: jmoore@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Polychaete phylogenetics, biodiversity, & systematics
  • Advisor: Gustav Paulay
  • Link: Jenna Moore, PhD student
Sean Moran
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: smmoran@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Vertebrate paleontology, mammalian evolution, stable isotope paleoecology
  • Advisor: Bruce MacFadden
Ryan Moraski
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: ryanmoraski@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Plant systematics, molecular ecology, biogeography
  • Advisor: Pamela Soltis

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Andre Naranjo
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: aanaranjo@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Comparative Phylogeography, Conservation and Population Genetics
  • Advisor: Pamela Soltis
Felicity Newell
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: fnewell@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Avian ecology, tropical ecology, forest ecology
  • Advisor: Scott Robinson
Patrick Norby
Degree Program: M.S.

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Daniel Paluh
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: dpaluh@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Morphological evolution, herpetology, systematics
  • Advisor: David Blackburn
Matt Palumbo
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 411 Carr Hall
  • Email: mattjp@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Plant-animal interactions
  • Advisor: Todd Palmer
Akanksha Pandey
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 618 Carr Hall
  • Email: a.pandey@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Phylogenetics
  • Advisor: Edward Braun
John Yong Park
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 310 Carr Hall
  • Email: g2njoy@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Terrestrial ecosystem, forest ecosystem, global climate change impacts and adaptation to species dynamics
  • Advisor: Jeremy Lichstein
James Peniston
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 110 Bartram Hall
  • Email: jimmpen@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolutionary and ecological theory, more specifically the origin and maintenance of biodiversity over long time scales
  • Advisor: Robert Holt
John Pfeiffer
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: jpfeiffer@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolution, Biogeography, Freshwater Bivalves
  • Advisor: Larry Page
Tania Pineda Enriquez
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: pinedae@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolution, Phylogenetic and Systematics of ophiuroids (brittle stars)
  • Advisor: Gustav Paulay
Jerald Pinson Jerald Pinson
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Trey Polvadore
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Cancer & Genetics Research Complex
  • Email: polvadore@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Vertebrate wound healing and regeneration
  • Advisor: Malcolm Maden

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Moein Rajaei
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 620 Bartram Hall
  • Email: moeinraja@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolutionary Genetics and Statistics
  • Advisor: Charles Baer
Anand Roopsind
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 511 Bartram Hall
  • Email: aroopsind@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Tropical Forest Management and Conservation
  • Advisor: Francis Putz
Arthur Rudolph
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 616 Bartram Hall
  • Email: rudolph3@ufl.edu
  • Interests: _______
  • Advisor: Colette St. Mary

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Sayran Saber
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 616 Bartram Hall
  • Email: ssaber@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Quantitative evolutionary biology
  • Advisor: Charles Baer
Miguel Salinas Saavedra
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
  • Email: mssaavedra@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Experimental Embryology, Evo-Devo and cell biology
  • Advisor: Mark Martindale
Mark Sandfoss Mark Sandfoss
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 609 Carr Hall
  • Email: mrsandfo@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Herpetology, conservation
  • Advisor: Harvey Lillywhite
Kristen Sauby Kristen Sauby
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 110 Bartram Hall
  • Email: ksauby@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Spatial, population, and community ecology, and applications of ecological theory, sampling design, and statistical analysis to management and conservation of populations and communities
  • Advisor: Robert Holt
Ayush Saxena Ayush Saxena
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 609 Carr Hall
  • Email: s.ayush@ufl.edu
  • Interests: How quantitative traits evolve in experimental lines of C.elegans and other organisms
  • Advisor: Charles Baer
Cassandra Schuchart
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: cschuchart@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Avian behavior and paleobiology
  • Advisor: David Steadman
Philip Shirk
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 616 Bartram Hall
  • Email: plshirk@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Vertebrate responses to anthropogenic changes, herpetology
  • Advisor: Craig Osenberg
David Simmons David Simmons
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
  • Email: davidsim@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Developmental Biology and Nervous System Evolution of Early-branching (non-bilaterian) Animals
  • Advisor: Mark Q. Martindale
Annika Smith
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: annikals@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Floral evolution
  • Advisor: Pamela Soltis, Doug Soltis
Luciano Soares Luciano Soares
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 318 Carr Hall
  • Email: lsoares@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Hybridization in sea turtle populations
  • Advisor: Karen Bjorndal
Luis Soto Luis Soto
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: lso2010@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Systematics and Paleobiology
  • Advisor: Bruce MacFadden
Robert Spielbauer
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: spielbar@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Paleobotany, Evolutionary Biology, and Phylogenetics
  • Advisor: Steven Manchester
Spoelhof, Jonathan Jonathan Spoelhof
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: spoelhof.jon@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Autopolyploidy and the consequences of whole-genome duplication in plants
  • Advisor: Pam Soltis, Doug Soltis
John Starmer John Starmer
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: jstarmer@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Biogeography and biodiversity
  • Advisor: Gustav Paulay
Ian Staudenmyer
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: Incoming Fall 2016
  • Email: ijstaud@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Physiological ecology, behavioral ecology, and conservation biology
  • Advisor: Harvey Lillywhite
Bailey Steinworth
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience · St. Augustine, FL
  • Email: bsteinworth@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Development and evolution of cnidarians
  • Advisor: Mark Martindale
Rebecca Stubbs
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Gregory Stull Gregory Stull
Degree Program: Ph.D.

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Shamindri Tennakoon
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: stennakoon@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Invertebrate paleontology
  • Advisor: Michal Kowalewski
George Tiley George Tiley
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 218 Carr Hall
  • Email: gtiley@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Molecular Evolution, Genome Evolution, Computational Phylogenetics
  • Advisor: John Burleigh
Kathryn Totten
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: 417 Bartram Hall
  • Email: kt2003@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Parasite host co-evolution
  • Advisor: Marta Wayne
Luke Trimmer-Smith Luke Trimmer-Smith
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Scarlett Tudor Scarlett Tudor
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 611A Bartram Hall
  • Email: studor@ufl.edu
  • Interests: _______
  • Advisor: Colette St. Mary

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Schuyler Van Montfrans Schuyler Van Montfrans
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: 412 Carr Hall
  • Email: svanmontfrans@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Marine ecology
  • Advisor: Brian Silliman
Clayton Visger Clayton Visger
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: clayton.visger@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Autopolyploidy in Angiosperms
  • Advisor: Doug Soltis
Natasha Vitek Natasha Vitek
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 216 Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: nvitek@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Intra-lineage morphological evolution
  • Advisor: Jonathan Bloch

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Mitch Walters
Received Master of Science in Spring 2016
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: mjw246@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Behavioral ecology, conservation biology, and ornithology
  • Advisor: Scott Robinson
Wang, Jieying Jieying “Jane” Wang
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: 516 Bartram Hall
  • Email: janewang@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Reproductive Biology
  • Advisor: Bernard Hauser
Zhuolun Wang
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 318 Carr Hall
  • Email: doro5hy@ufl.edu
  • Interests: I am interested in plant biology, and I also have some confidence in my computer programming skills.
  • Advisor: Bernard Hauser
Lucille Watkins
Degree Program: M.S.

  • Office: 409 Carr Hall
  • Email: lucymw@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Flora/fauna interactions under changing climate conditions, ecological disturbance and wildlife epidemiology
  • Advisor: Jamie Gillooly
Stephanie Wheeler
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: swheele2@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Ornithology, ecology and conservation, which has lead me to my more specific  interest in elevational migration
  • Advisor: Scott Robinson
Jessica Whelpley
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience · St. Augustine, FL
  • Email: jwhelpley@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolution of marine invertebrates in the deep-sea, Genome Evolution, Computational Phylogenetics
  • Advisor: Joseph Ryan
Emily Woodruff Emily Woodruff
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Email: emilywoodruff@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolution and development, paleontology, and phylogenetics of mammals.
  • Advisor: Jonathan Bloch, Martin Cohn
Joni Wright
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: 318 Carr Hall
  • Email: jwright1855@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Evolutionary Neurophysiology, Physiological Ecology, and Renal Physiology
  • Advisor: Rebecca Kimball
  • Link: Joni Wright

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Yanagitsuru, Yuzo Yuzo Yanagitsuru
Degree Program: Ph.D.

  • Office: Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
  • Email: yyanagit@ufl.edu
  • Interests: Fish swimming, sensory biology, biomechanics
  • Advisor: James Liao

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