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Postdoctoral Scholars

 


LuKas Bell-Dereske

Kellogg Biological Station
Mentor: Sarah Evans
Plant-microbial interactions
belldere@msu.edu
 

Elias Bloom

Entomology
Mentor: Zsofia Szendrei
Quantitative ecology, socio-ecological models, citizen science, sustainability
bloomel1@msu.edu
 

A. L. Carter

Kellogg Biological Station
Mentor: Fred Janzen
Ecophysiology, thermal ecology, remote sensing, GIS
carte504@msu.edu
 

Antonio Castilla

Fisheries and Wildlife
Mentor: John Robinson
Plant ecology, molecular ecology, evolutionary ecology
casti209@msu.edu
 

Nathan Catlin

Plant Biology
Mentor: Emily Josephs
Comparative genomics, polyploidy, population genetics
catlinna@msu.edu
 

Joseph Cooper

Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences
Mentor: Jessica Miesel
Ecology, dendroecology, fire ecology, belowground ecology, mycology
coope456@msu.edu
 

Olivia Cope 

Entomology
Mentor: Will Wetzel
Population and community ecology, plant-herbivore interactions
copeoliv@msu.edu
 

Nathaniel Emery 

Plant Biology
Mentor: Diane Ebert-May and David Lowry
Plant biology, physiology, biology education
emeryna1@msu.edu
 

Margaret Fleming 

Plant Biology
Mentor: Marjorie Weber
Seed ageing, plant cell walls, transcriptomics
flemi221@msu.edu
 

Andrea Glassmire 

Entomology
Mentor: Will Wetzel
Chemical ecology, plant-insect interactions, community ecology
glassmi5@msu.edu
 

Carolyn Graham

Plant Biology
Mentor: Marjorie Weber
Plant-insect interactions, plant defense evolution, chemical ecology
graha202@msu.edu
 

Zachary Hancock

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Gideon Bradburd
Molecular evolution, phylogenetics, population genetics
hancockz@msu.edu
 

Minako Izutsu

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Mentor: Rich Lenski
Experimental evolution, population genetics
izutsumi@msu.edu
 

Jennifer Jones

Kellogg Biological Station
Mentor: Sarah Evans
Microbial ecology, carbon cycling and decomposition, agriculture, disturbance
jones514@msu.edu
 

Leonard Jones

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Gideon Bradburd
Population genetics, phylogenetics
jonesl77@msu.edu
 

Thomas Koffel

Plant Biology and Kellogg Biological Station
Mentor: Chris Klausmeier
Theoretical ecology
koffelth@msu.edu
 

Leslie Kollar

Plant Biology
Mentor: David Lowry
Population genetics, quantitative genetics, epigenomics
kollarle@msu.edu
 

Whitley Lehto 

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Janette Boughman
Evolution, phenotypic plasticity, epigenetics
lehtowhi@msu.edu
 

Nadya Mamoozadeh

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Mariah Meek
Conservation genomics, evolution, ecology
mamooz@msu.edu
 

Ian McCullough 

Fisheries and Wildlife
Mentor: Kendra Cheruvelil
Landscape ecology, macrosystems ecology
mccul169@msu.edu
 

Andrew Myers

Plant Biology
Mentor: Marjorie Weber
Natural history, ecology, restoration ecology, conservation ecology
myersan7@msu.edu
 

Ekrem Ozlu

Kellogg Biological Station
Mentor: Phil Robertson
Soil nitrogen transformations
ozluekre@msu.edu
 

Rebecca Panko

Plant Biology
Mentor: Emily Josephs
Urban ecology and evolution, weedy species, abiotic stress, differential gene expression, plasticity
pankoreb@msu.edu
 

Sophie Picq 

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Jason Gallant
Evolution, ecology, and diversification of tropical freshwater communities
picqsoph@msu.edu
 

Moria Robinson

Entomology
Mentor: Will Wetzel
Plant-insect interactions, evolution of coloration
robi1169@msu.edu
 

Andrew Thompson 

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Ingo Braasch
Eco-Evo-Devo, comparative genomics, gene regulation
thom1524@msu.edu
 

Rachel Toczydlowski 

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Gideon Bradburd
Evolution, ecology, plant biology, genetic diversity, inbreeding, conservation genetics
rhtoczyd@msu.edu
 

Jasper Van doninck 

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Phoebe Zarnetske
Remote sensing, biodiversity
vandonin@msu.edu
 

Bob Week

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Gideon Bradburd
Coevolution, community ecology, mutualistic networks, quantitative genetics, population genetics
weekrobe@msu.edu
 

Jonas Wickman

Kellogg Biological Station
Mentor: Chris Klausmeier
Theoretical ecology, eco-evolutionary dynamics, spatial evolutionary dynamics
wickma14@msu.edu
 

Erin Zylstra 

Integrative Biology
Mentor: Elise Zipkin
Population ecology, quantitative ecology
zylstr91@msu.edu