Current Post-docs

Julie Allen

postdoc_JulieAllen.jpg     Bioinformatics
   
Advisor: Rob Guralnick
    Phone: 352-294-2086
    Email:
juliema@ufl.edu
    Office: Dickinson Hall Room 359
    Interests:
    Google Scholar

Narayani Barve

narayaniBarve.JPG      Informatics
      Advisor: Rob Guralnick
      Phone: 352-294-2086
      Email:
nbarve@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: Dickinson Hall Room 359
      Interests:


Vijay Barve

VijayBarve.jpg      Informatics
      Advisor: Rob Guralnick
      Phone: 352-294-2086
      Email:
vbarve@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: Dickinson Hall Room 359
      Interests:
Biodiversity informatics; citizen science;
      Lepidoptera
      Research Gate     LinkedIn     Google Scholar     GitHub

Jesse Breinholt

JesseBreinholt.jpg      McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
      Advisor: Akito Kwahara
      Phone:
      Email:
jbreinholt@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: McGuire Center
      Interests:
Phylogenetics, population genetics, crustaceans
      Lab Group     Research Gate     LinkedIn     Google Scholar

Andre Chanderbali

andre_chanderbali.jpg      Molecular Systemics and Evolutionary Genetics
      Advisor: Soltis
      Phone: 352-273-1976
      Email:
achander@ufl.edu
      Office: Bartram Hall
      Interests:
Lauraceae systematics; floral evolutionary genetics
      Lab Group     Research Gate


Patrick Ciccotto

Patrick_Ciccotto.png.jpg      Ichthyology
      Advisor: Larry Page
      Phone:
      Email:
pciccotto@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: Dickinson Hall
      Interests:
Freshwater fish ecology and evolution, behavioral ecology, taxonomy, biodiversity
      Research Gate     Google Scholar

Ryan Folk

ryanfolk.jpg      Molecular Systemics and Evolutionary Genetics
      Advisor: Rob Guralnick
      Phone: 330-801-3078
      Email:
rfolk@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: Dickinson Hall
      Interests:
Ecological niche modeling, phylogenomics, molecular detection of hybridization, collections-based research, systematics and taxonomy
      Lab Group    Research Gate     Google Scholar

Lauren Gonzales

Vertebrate Paleontology & Herpetology
Advisor: Jonathan Bloch & David Blackburn
Email: 
lgonzales@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 258
Interests: 
Anthropology, paleontology, functional morphology
Research Gate

Chris Hamilton

chrishamilton.jpg      McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
      Advisor: Akito Kawahara
      Phone: 469-222-5653
      Email:
chamilton@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: McGuire Center
      Interests:
Arachnida; Lepidoptera (Bombycoidea); molecular systematics, phylogenetics; understanding processes driving diversification
      Lab Group     Research Gate     Google Scholar

Peter Hosner

peterhosner.jpg      Ornithology
      Advisor:
      Phone:
      Email:
idioptilon@gmail.com
      Office:
      Interests:
Molecular phylogenetics of birds, evolutionary biology, conservation
      Research Gate     Google Scholar


Ronny Leder

ronny_leder.jpg      Ichthyology
      Advisor: Bruce Macfadden
      Phone: 352-273-1957
      Email:
leder.ronnymaik@gmail.com
      Office: Dickinson Hall
      Interests:
Shark teeth morphometrics; fossil fish, mollusks, coral reefs, plants; sinkholes, iDigBio, FOSSIL Project
      Research Gate     LinkedIn

Michelle LeFebvre

Michelle_Lefebvre.jpg      Caribbean and Environmental Archaeology
      Advisor: William Keegan and Kitty Emery
      Phone: 352-273-9121
      Email:
mlefebvre@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: Dickinson Hall Room 134
      Interests:
Zooarchaeology, Caribbean archaeology, guinea pigs at archeological sites
      Academia.edu      Research Gate     Google Scholar

 

Luis Felipe Opazo Mella

     luis-filipe-opazo_profile.jpgInvertebrate Paleontology
    
Advisor: Michal Kowalewski
     Phone: 352-273-1947
     Email:
felipe.opazo@ufl.edu
     Office: Dickinson Hall Room 208
     Interests:
Paleobiology, ecology of marine invertebrates, ecological modeling and biostatistics, marine ecology, global changes, quantitative analysis in biodiversity, mass extinction events

 

Francois Michonneau

francoismichonneau.jpeg      Invertebrate Zoology
      Advisor: Gustav Paulay
      Phone: 352-273-1823
      Email:
fmichon@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: Dickinson Hall
      Interests:
Marine invertebrate biodiverisity, evolution, conservation; marine ecology
      Research Gate     Google Scholar     ORCID

 Jessica Oswald

JessicaOswald_profile.jpg     Paleontology, Phylogenetics, Ornithology
    
Advisor: Steadman, Guralnick, Blackburn
     Phone: 352-273-1969
     Email:
oswaldj3@ufl.edu
     Office: Dickinson Hall Room 287
     Interests:
Historical diversity and distributions

 

Hannah Owens

HannahOwens.jpg      Informatics
      Advisors: Rob Guralnick and Akito Kawahara
      Phone: 352-294-2086
      Email:
howens@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: Dickinson Hall Room 359
      Interests:
Biodiversity; species distribution modeling; biogeography; geographical ecology; comparative phylogenetics
      Research Gate     LinkedIn     Google Scholar     ORCID     Twitter: @HannahOish

Stella Palii

Molecular Systemics and Evolutionary Genetics
Advisor: Soltis
Phone:
Email:
stela@ufl.edu
Office:
Interests:
Lab Group

Patricio Salazar

McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
Advisor: Willmott
Phone: 352-273-2012
Email:
psalazarc@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: McGuire Center
Interests:

Edward Stanley

edstanley.png      Herpetology
      Advisor: David Blackburn
      Phone:
484-995-2881
      Email: elstanley@flmnh.ufl.edu
      Office: Dickinson Hall Room 258
      Interests: Systematics and evolution of African snakes, lizards, and amphibians
      Lab Website     LinkedIn     Research Gate     Google Scholar

 

Brian Stucky 

Informatics
Advisor: Guralnick
Phone: 352-294-2086
Email:
stucky.brian@gmail.com
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 359
Interests:

Miao Sun

miao_sun.jpg      Molecular Systemics and Evolutionary Genetics
      Advisor: Soltis
      Phone: 352-284-0928
      Email:
cactus@ufl.edu
      Office: Dickinson Hall Room 301B
      Interests:
Tree of life, phylogenetic analysis, taxonomy, bioinformatics, evolution, historical biogeography
      Lab Group     Research Gate     Google Scholar     CV

Deb Triant

McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
Advisor: Akito Kawahara
Phone:
Email:
dtriant@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: McGuire Center
Interests:
Lab Group

 

Former Post-docs

Arthur Anker

Invertebrate Zoology
Advisor:
Years Active:
Email:
aanker@flmnh.ufl.edu
Current Position:

Marina S. Ascunce

Mammalogy
Advisor: David Reed
Years Active:
Email:
Current Position:

Stephanie Clark

Invertebrate Paleontology
Advisor:
Years Active:
Email:

Current Position:

Troy Dexter

Invertebrate Paleontology
Advisor: Michal Kowalewski
Years Active:
Email:

Current Position: Director of Gerace Research Centre, College of the Bahamas, San Salvador, Bahamas

Marianne Espeland

Lepidoptery
Advisor: Keith Willmott
Years Active:
Email:
marianne.espeland@gmail.com
Current Position: Curator of Lepidoptera at the Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig
ZFMK Profile      Research Gate     Google Scholar

Nicolas Garcia Berguecio

Molecular Systemics and Evolutionary Genetics
Advisor: Soltis
Years Active:
Email:
nicogarciab@gmail.com
Current Position:
Universidad de Chile
Research Gate     LinkedIn

Charlotte Germain-Aubrey

Molecular Systemics and Evolutionary Genetics
Advisor: Soltis
Years Active:
Email:

Current Position:
Climate and Environmental Integration Advisor, USAID
Research Gate     LinkedIn

Zak Gezon


McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity

Advisor: Jaret Daniels
Years Active:
Email:
zak.gezon@disney.com
Current Position: Conservation Program Manager - Butterflies and Pollinators; Disney's Animal Kingdom
LinkedIn

Nathan Jud

Vertebrate Paleontology
Advisor: Jonathan Bloch
Years Active: 2014-2016
Email: 
nathan.jud@cornell.edu
Current Position: Post Doctoral Associate, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University
Research Gate     LinkedIn     Google Scholar

Adiel Klompmaker

Invertebrate Paleontology
Advisor: Michal Kowalewski
Years Active:
Email:
aklompma@berkeley.edu
Current Position: Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Integrative Biology, UC-Berkeley
LinkedIn     Google Scholar

Jessica E. Light

Mammalogy
Advisor: David Reed
Years Active:
Email:
jlight2@tamu.edu
Current Position: 
Associate Professor, Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University
Lab Website

Stephan Mayor

Informatics
Advisor:
Years Active:
Email:
smayor@flmnh.ufl.edu
Current Position:

Paulette McFadden

Florida Archaeology
Advisor:
Wallis
Years Active:
Email:
pmcfadden@ufl.edu
Current Position:

Academia.edu     LinkedIn     ORCID

Cristina Robins

Vertebrate Paleontology - PCP PIRE
Advisor: Bruce Macfadden
Years Active: 2014-2016
Email: 
cristina.robins@sjsu.edu
Current Position: Lecturer, Geology Department, San Jose State University
Research Gate     LinkedIn     Google Scholar

Carrie Tyler

Invertebrate Paleontology
Advisor: Michal Kowalewski
Years Active:
Email:
tylercl@miamioh.edu
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami University