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New Faculty Profile: Scott Taylor

Feb 14, 2019 - 09:37 PM
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The SSE New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces up-and-coming PIs in SSE. This month we highlight Dr. Scott Taylor. Dr. Taylor is an assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado Boulder studying the genetic architecture of reproductive isolation and the genetic bases of traits relevant to speciation. Read his full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Katie McGhee

Feb 14, 2019 - 09:36 PM
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The SSE New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces up-and-coming PIs in SSE. This month we highlight Dr. Katie McGhee. Dr. McGhee is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Sewanee: The University of the South studying the role parental effects have in shaping offspring behavior in a variety of fish species. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Ricardo Mallarino

Jan 23, 2019 - 10:03 PM
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The SSE New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces up-and-coming PIs in SSE. This month we highlight Dr. Ricardo Mallarino. Dr. Mallarino is an assistant professor at Princeton University studying the genetic and developmental mechanisms driving the evolution of  body form and structure in vertebrates. Read his full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Emily Sessa

Jan 23, 2019 - 10:01 PM
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The SSE New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces up-and-coming PIs in SSE. This month we highlight Dr. Emily Sessa. Dr. Sessa is an assistant professor at the University of Florida studying the evolutionary and ecological processes that shape plant diversity. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Melissa Kemp

Nov 21, 2018 - 06:44 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Melissa Kemp. Dr. Kemp is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin in the Department of Integrative Biology studying how environmental perturbations shape vertebrate communities through time and space. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Anahí Espíndola

Nov 21, 2018 - 06:43 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Anahí Espíndola. Dr. Espíndola is an assistant professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Maryland, College Park studying how the abiotic and biotic environment affects the way species interact and diversify. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Aleeza Gerstein

Nov 02, 2018 - 06:49 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Aleeza GersteinDr. Gerstein is an assistant professor in the Departments of Microbiology & Statistics at the University of Manitoba studying how different ecological and genomic factors influence the rate and predictability of evolution. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Michael Sheehan

Nov 02, 2018 - 06:48 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Michael Sheehan. Dr. Sheehan is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at Cornell University studying the causes and consequences of social evolution. Read his full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Shane Campbell-Staton

Oct 03, 2018 - 07:24 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton. Dr. Campbell-Staton is an assistant professor jointly appointed to the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department and the Institute for Society and Genetics at the University of California Los Angeles studying how climate shapes demographic history and adaptation over prehistoric and contemporary time periods. Read his full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Sara Branco

Oct 03, 2018 - 07:21 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Sara Branco. Dr. Branco is an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Montana State University studying the ecology and evolution of fungi to further understand the ecological factors that generate and maintain fungal diversity. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Emily Kane

Aug 07, 2018 - 03:18 PM
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This month we highlight Dr. Emily Kane. Dr. Kane is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Georgia Southern University. She studies ecological and evolutionary biomechanics; specifically, locomotion, feeding, and the links between those systems. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Claudia Bank

Jul 18, 2018 - 07:19 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Claudia Bank. Dr. Bank is the Principal Investigator of the Evolutionary Dynamics Group at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia in Oeiras, Portugal. She studies how populations adapt and diversify, with a specific interest in the role of epistasis during these processes. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Martha Muñoz

Jun 18, 2018 - 10:07 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we introduce Dr. Martha Muñoz. Dr. Muñoz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech studying ecological processes and evolutionary patterns related to physiology. Read her full profile here


New Faculty Profile: Michael White

Jun 18, 2018 - 10:07 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we introduce Dr. Michael White. Dr. White is an Assistant Professor in the Genetics Department at the University of Georgia studying the evolution of sex chromosomes in threespine stickleback fish. Read his full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Alison Wright

May 23, 2018 - 10:11 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Alison Wright. Dr. Wright is a NERC Independent Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield studying evolutionary conflicts of interest between males and females and the genomic mechanisms that lead to their resolution. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Cassie Stoddard

May 23, 2018 - 10:11 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Cassie Stoddard. Dr. Stoddard is an Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University studying avian vision and coloration as well as the development and structure of avian eggs. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Megan Phifer-Rixey

Apr 10, 2018 - 10:14 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Megan Phifer-Rixey. Dr. Phifer-Rixey is an assistant professor of biology at Monmouth University studying speciation and adaptation in mice. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Jeremy Yoder

Apr 10, 2018 - 05:17 PM
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The New Faculty Profile series highlights and introduces new Principal Investigators who are SSE members. This month we highlight Dr. Jeremy YoderDr. Yoder is an assistant professor of biology at California State University Northridge studying coevolution and the population genomics of plants. Read his full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Sarah W. Fitzpatrick

Mar 08, 2018 - 05:07 AM
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As part of SSE's new series of New Faculty Profiles, we highlight Dr. Sarah W. Fitzpatrick. Dr. Fitzpatrick is an assistant professor at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station at Michigan State University. She studies how genetic drift, gene flow, and selection interact in small and recently isolated populations in a changing environment. Read her full profile here.


New Faculty Profile: Rayna C. Bell

Mar 08, 2018 - 04:28 AM
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This month we’re kicking off a new series of New Faculty Profiles to highlight and introduce up-and-coming PIs in SSE. Dr. Rayna C. Bell is a vertebrate research zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History studying the mechanisms that generate ecological and evolutionary diversity in amphibians and reptiles. Continue reading here to learn more about and her work.

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