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Ahuja, Namrata

Dunn

2018, Mount Holyoke College and College of William and Mary

-

2021

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Choi, Haysun

Prum

2018, Univ. of Utah

-

2021

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Houpt, Noah

Turner

2019, McMaster Univ.

2021, Univ. of Ottawa

2021

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

OSO, Oluwatobi

Edwards

Univ. of Ibadan, Nigeria

Univ. of Ibadan, Nigeria

2021

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Robey, Alison

Vasseur

2020, Williams College

-

2021

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Rogers, Will

Ezenwa

2021, Montana State Univ.

-

2021

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Skwara, Abby

Sanchez, Vasseur

2017, The Univ. of Chicago

-

2021

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Wadehra, Riley

Staver

2020, Colorado College

-

2021

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Gomez, Lourdes

Ogbunu

2019, Cabrillo College then Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

-

2020

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Laterza Barbosa, Julia

Muñoz

2012, Univ. de Sao Paulo

2018, John Carroll Univ.

2020

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Munyenyembe, Ketty

C. Brandon Ogbunu

2020, Smith College

-

2020

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Randall, Josh

Edwards

2020, Purdue Univ.

-

2020

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Sharma, Shubhi

Jetz

2013, Durham Univ., UK

2020, Duke Univ.

2020

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Wakker, Petra

Post

2019, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison

-

2020

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Bodensteiner, Brooke

Muñoz

2014, Iowa State Univ.

2017, Iowa State Univ.

2019

-

In-prog.

 

Camarillo, Henry

Muñoz

2015, Brigham Young Univ.

2018, Kansas State Univ.

2019

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Li, Richard

Jetz

2018, Columbia Univ.

-

2019

-

In-prog.

 

Limber, Cody

Prum

2019, Univ. of California Berkeley

-

2019

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Mellenthin, Lauren

Dunn, Sweeney

2019, Iowa State Univ.

-

2019

2021

In-prog.

 

Chomentowska, Anri

Edwards

2018, Amherst College

-

2018

In-prog.

In-prog.

 

Ellis Soto, Diego

Jetz

2014, Univ. of Trier, Germany

2017, Univ. of Konstanz, Germany

2018

-

In-prog.

 

Ghezelayagh, Ava

Near

2016, Yale Univ. -

2018

2021

In-prog.

 

Mah, Jasmine

Dunn

2013, Univ. of Alberta

2017, Univ. of Alberta

2018

2021

In-prog.

 

Taylor, Liam

Prum

2017, Bowdoin College

-

2018

2021

In-prog.

 

Biro, Arielle

Staver

2017, Binghamton Univ.

-

2017

2019

In-prog.

 

Blazanin, Mike

Turner

2017, Univ. of Minnesota

-

2017

2019

In-prog.

 

Chang, Chang-Yu

Sanchez

2015, National Taiwan Univ.

2017, National Taiwan Univ.

2017

2019

In-prog.

 

Damian-Serrano, Alejandro

Dunn

2013, Univ. Católica de Valencia San Vicente Mártir

-

2017

-

Dec 2021

 

Dougherty, Matthew

Post

2009, St. Norbert College

2014, 2015, Catholic Theological Union

2017

2020

In-prog.

 

Gilman, Ian

Edwards

2015, Bucknell Univ.

2017, The Univ. of Idaho

2017

-

In-prog.

 

Mansa, Srivastav

Donoghue

 

2017

In-prog.

 

Moeglein, Morgan

Edwards

2010, Univ. of Vermont

2018, Brown Univ.

2017

2021

Dec 2021

As of Jul 2021: Putnam Postdoc Fellow at the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard

Parker, Chantal

Near

2015, Yale Univ.

2017, Southeastern Louisiana Univ.

2017

-

In-prog.

 

Stadtmauer, Daniel

Wagner

2017, Yale Univ.

-

2017

2020

In-prog.

 

Hempton, Andrew

Staver

2015, Univ. of Washington

 

2016

2018

-

 

Kim, Daemin

Near

2011, Korea Univ. & Univ. of Minnesota

2013, Texas A&M Univ.

2016

2019

In-prog.

 

Lu, Muyang

Jetz

2014, Sun Yat-sen Univ.

2016, Sun Yat-sen Univ.

2016

2018

In-prog.

 

Vila, Jean

Sanchez

2015, Univ. of Oxford

2016, Imperial College London

2016

2019

In-prog.

 

Stabile, Frank

Prum

The College of New Jersey

     

-

 

Dutton, Christopher

Post

1999, Indiana Univ. Bloomington

2012, Yale Univ.

2015

-

May 2019

As of Jul 2021: Postdoc Associate, Univ. of Florida

Gaughran, Stephen

Powell, Caccone

2011, Columbia Univ.

2013, Univ. of St Andrews - Scottish Oceans Institute

2015

-

May 2021

 

Goel, Nikunj

Staver

2015, Indian Institute of Science

-

2015

2018

-

 

Holdridge, Erica

Vasseur

2009, Flordia State Univ.

2015, California State Univ., Northridge

2015

2017

2021

NSF Postdoc fellow at Boise State Univ.

Pless, Evlyn

Powell

2014, Stanford Univ.

2014, Stanford

2015

 

Aug 2020

As of May 2021: Postdoc at UC Davis

Vinton, Anna

Vasseur

Univ. of Colorado at Boulder

-

2015

2018

May 2021

 

Bowman, Larry L., Jr.

Post

2011, Dartmouth College

2014, East Tennessee State Univ.

2014

2016

May 2019

As of Jul 2021: Assistant Marine Scientist, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Brown, Kevin Philip

Turner

2008, Clark Univ.

-

2014

 

In-prog.

 

Carlson, Ben

Jetz

2005, Univ. of Arizona 2013, Duke Univ.

2014

2016

In-prog.

 

Case, Madelon F.

Staver

2012, Princeton Univ.

-

2014

 

Jun 2020

As of May 2021: Postdoc at Univ. of Oregon

Glass, Jessica

Near

2010, Yale Univ.

2014, Univ. of Alaska Fairbanks

2014

-

Dec 2019

As of May 2021: Assistant Professor, Univ. of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

MacGuigan, Daniel J.

Near

2014, Univ. of Rochester

-

2014

-

Sep 2020

As of May 2021: Postdoc at Univ. at Buffaly, SUNY

Simon, Franz

Vasseur

2011, Univ. of the Fraser Valley

2014, Simon Fraser Univ.

2014

-

Sep 2020

 

Xia, Siyang

Powell

2014, Peking Univ.

-

2014

-

Apr 2020

As of Jul 2021: Postdoc Researcher, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Arnold, Stacy

Turner

2013, Arizona State Univ.

-

2013

Jan 2018

-

 

Littrell, Katherine A.

Post

    2013  

Feb 2020

As of Jul 2021: Postdoc Researcher, Yale Univ., Post Lab

Quintero, Ignacio

Jetz

2011, Los Andes Univ., Colombia

-

2013

-

May 2019

As of Jul 2021: Postdoc scholar, Institut de Biologie de l’École Normale Supérieure

Sinnott-Armstrong, Miranda

Donoghue

2012, Brown Univ.

-

2013

2016

Dec 2019

As of May 2021: NSF PRFB Postdoc Fellow, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

Chavan, Arun

Wagner

2009, Univ. of Pune

2012, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)

2012

 

May 2018

As of May 2021: Postdoc fellow at Yale Univ.

Federman, Sarah

Donoghue

2009, Barnard College at Columbia Univ.

2012, Yale Univ.

2012

2012

2017

As of Jul 2021: Sustainability and Strategy Manager, Plenty

Park, Brian

Donoghue

2010, UC San Diego

2012, UC San Diego

2012

 

Aug 2018

 

Spriggs, Elisabeth

Donoghue

Brown Univ.

  2012  

Dec 2017

As of Jul 2021: Putnam Fellow, Arnold Arboretum, Harvard Univ.

Kwong, Waldan

Moran

2009, Univ. of British Columbia

-

2010

2012

Dec 2015

As of Jul 2021: Research Fellow, Univ. of British Columbia

Moeller, Andrew

Ochman

2010, Univ. of South Carolina

-

2010

-

Dec 2015

 

Goldhill, Daniel

Turner

Oxford Univ.

-

2009

-

Dec 2014

As of Jul 2021: Research Associate at Imperial College London

Feo, Teresa

Prum

2007, UC Berkeley

-

2009

-

Dec 2015

As of Jul 2021: Senior Science Officer at the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST)

Musser, Jacob

Prum

2009, Univ. of Minnesota

-

2009

-

Dec 2015

As of Jul 2021: EIPOD Postdoc Fellow, European Molecular Biology laboratory (EMBL)

Dinwiddie, April

Prum

       

May 2015

As of Apr 2017: Postdoc at Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tuebingen, Germany

Bear, Ashley

Monteiro

2005, Brown Univ.

-

2008

-

Dec 2013

As of May 2021: Acting Director of the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Dornburg, Alex

Near

2008, Washington State Univ.

-

2008

2010

May 2014

As of Apr 2017: Research Curator, Ichthyology, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Jones, Andrew

Post

2006, Cornell Univ.

-

2008

2010

Dec 2014

As of Jul 2021: Fisheries Biologist, Northeast Fisheries Science Center

Kin, Koryu

Wagner

2006, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan

2008, Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan

2008

2010

May 2015

As of Jul 2021: Postdoc Researcher, Institut de Biologia Evolutiva

Shapiro, Jason

Turner

2006, Univ. of Chicago

-

2008

2010

May 2014

As of Jul 2021: Bioinformatician, Center for Research Informatics, Univ. of Chicago

Weis, Jerome

Post

2004, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

-

2008

-

May 2014

Postdoc Associate at the Univ. of Minnesota

West, Derek

Post

2008, Cornell Univ.

-

2008

-

Dec 2015

As of Jul 2021: Postdoc Researcher, North Carolina State Univ.

Greenberg, Anne Katherine

Donoghue

 

May 2010

May 2013

Postdoc, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Michigan

Beaulieu, Jeremy Michael

Donoghue

2004, California Polytechnic Univ.

2007, California Polytechnic Univ.

2007

May 2010

Dec 2012

As of Apr 2017: Assistant Professor, Univ. of Arkansas

Hodgins-Davis, Andrea

Townsend

2004, Wellesley College

-

2007

-

Dec 2014

Postdoc at Univ. of Michigan

Komatsu, Kimberly J.

Smith

2007, UC Irvine

-

2007

-

2013

As of Jul 2021: Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Limage, Julia Elizabeth [prev. Brown, Julia Elizabeth]

Powell

2007, Vanderbilt Univ.

-

2007

Dec 2009

2012

As of Jul 2021: Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Strategy, Plans, and Policy, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, Department of Homeland Security

Westerman, Erica Lynn

Monteiro

2003, Yale Univ.

2007, Univ. of New Hampshire

2007

May 2010

Dec 2012

Assistant Professor, Univ. of Arkansas

Wilpiszeski, Regina Leila

Turner

2006, Caltech

-

2007

Dec 2009

-

Research scientist in microbiology at bioMASON

Harrington, Richard Charles

Near

       

Dec 2012

As of Jul 2021: Associate Research Scientist at Yale Univ. in Near Lab

Avolio, Meghan

Smith

2002, Barnard College at Columbia Univ.

2006, Fordham Univ.

2006

-

Dec 2012

As of Jul 2021: Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Univ.

Emera, Deena

Wagner

2000, UC Berkeley

2004, San Francisco State Univ.

2006

Dec 2008

2012

As of Apr 2017: Postdoc Associate in the Genetics Department at the School of Medicine at Yale

Kindsvater, Holly Kathleen

Alonzo

2003, UC Santa Cruz

-

2006

Dec 2008

Jan 2011

As of Jul 2021: Assistant Professor, Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech

Kelly, Natasha Barbara

Alonzo

     

Dec 2007

Jan 2011

Financial analyst, Dublin Ireland

Chang, Cynthia Chin

Smith

2005, Univ. of Maryland - College Park

-

2005

Dec 2007

2011

As of Apr 2017: Assistant Professor, Univ. of Washington, Bothell

Saranathan, Vinodkumar

Prum

2004, Ohio Wesleyan Univ.

-

2005

Dec 2007

May 2011

As of Jul 2021: Assistant Professor, Yale-NUS College

Carlson, Sara Elizabeth

Donoghue

1999, Hamline Univ.

2004, Columbia Univ.

2004

Dec 2006

May 2010

As of Jul 2021: AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at U.S. Agency for International Development

Hanley, Torrance Cassidy

Stearns

 

Dec 2009

Postdoc at Northeastern Univ. with Randall Hughes & David Kimbro

Kazancioglu, Erem

Alonzo

       

Dec 2009

Process Engineer Sorenson Genomics, Salt Lake City, UT

Perusse, Joelle Rosalie

Kevin White (Genetics)

Dec 2009

Postdoc Researchers Univ. of Chicago

Rakotoarisoa, Jean Eric

Powell

       

Dec 2009

Postdoc at the Omaha Zoo

Schielke, Erika G

Post

       

Dec 2009

Teaching Associate at Skidmore College

Leclerc, Robert Donald

Wagner

May 2009

Partner in venture capital firm funding natural resource opportunities in emerging markets, now starting a company, Agfunder, that uses crowdfunding t support global agriculture projects.

Walters, Annika

Post

       

May 2009

Assistant Professor, Univ. of Wyoming

Draghi, Jeremy Alexander

Turner

       

Dec 2008

As of Apr 2017: Assistant Professor of Biology, CUNY Brooklyn College

Glaberman, Scott Ryan

Powell

       

Dec 2008

As of Apr 2017: Faculty, Univ. of South Alabama

Powell, Anahid Ellen

Buss

Dec 2008

Scientific Assistant, Institute for Biochemistry and Biology, Univ. of Potsdam, Germany

Smith, Stephen Andrew

Donoghue

Dec 2008

Assistant Professor, Univ. of Michigan

Kysela, David Thomas

Turner

       

May 2008

Postdoc, Indiana Univ., Brun Lab

Lee, Eric Hubert

Skelly

       

May 2008

AIR Worldwide Corporation, Research Scientist

Lynch, Vincent Joseph

Wagner

May 2008

Assistant professor in the Department of Human Genetics, Univ. of Chicago

Novick, Rachel Sue

Donoghue

May 2008

Office of Sustainability, Univ. of Notre Dame

Han, Xuemei

Stearns

2001, Beijing Normal Univ.

2003, Beijing Normal Univ.

Dec 2005

-

PhD student F&ES working with NatureServe on biodiversity in the Mekong River drainage

Kim, Sang-Tae

Donoghue

Dec 2007

Postdoc, Max Planck Institute, Tuebingen, Germany

Moore, Brian Ross

Donoghue

Dec 2007

Assistant Professor, Univ. of California, Davis

Nicotra, Matthew Louis

Buss

       

Dec 2007

Faculty, Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical School

Palkovacs, Eric Peter

Post

       

May 2007

As of Apr 2017: Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

Stopper, Geffrey Foresman

Wagner

       

May 2007

Assistant Professor, Sacret Heart Univ. Fairfield, CT

Balmer, Oliver

Stearns

       

Dec 2006

As of Apr 2017: Post-doc in Biology at Univ. of Basel, Switzerland

Duffy, Siobain Marie Deirdre

Turner

       

Dec 2006

As of Apr 2017: Faculty, Rutgers Univ., Dept Ecology, Evolution & Natural Resources

Havill, Nathan Peterson

Stearns

       

Dec 2006

US Forest Service, Hamden

Signorovitch, Ana Yuri

Buss

       

Dec 2006

Completed Post-doc at Harvard, now a full-time mom

Vicario, Saverio

Powell

       

Dec 2006

Ricercatore (research scientist) at the CNR in Bari, Italy

Dunn, Casey William

Wagner

       

Dec 2005

Professor, Yale EEB

Edwards, Erika Jeannine

Donoghue

       

Dec 2005

Professor, Yale EEB

Bossu, Christen Marie

Near

       

Jul 2005

As of Apr 2017: Post-doc in population genetics, Stockholm Univ., Department of Zoology

Burns, Catherine Elizabeth

Kim

       

Dec 2004

As of Apr 2017: Associate Director, Water and Habitat for Nature at The Nature Conservancy

Obert, Caroline Anita

Riley

       

Dec 2004

Illumina, Inc. Field Application Scientist

Rifkin, Scott Alan

Wagner

       

Dec 2004

Assistant Professor at UCSD

Garcia, Melissa Anne

Rice

       

May 2004

Universtiy of Texas, San Antonio Health Science Center Health Information Research Coordinator

Kirkup, Benjamin Chapman

Riley

       

May 2004

Microbiologist, Dept of Wound Infections Walter Reed Army Inst. of Research (WRAIR)

Shpak, Maxim

Wagner

       

May 2004

Assistant Professor, State Univ. of Texas

Bell, Charles David

Donoghue

       

Dec 2003

As of Apr 2017: Associate Professor, Univ. of New Orleans

Slotman, Michel Andre

Powell

       

Dec 2003

Associate Professor, Texas A&M, Entomology

Suatoni, Elizabeth Mary

Rice

       

Dec 2003

Senior Scientist, NRDC Oceans Program

Carter, Ashley J.R.

Wagner

       

Dec 2002

As of Apr 2017: Professor, Univ. of California Long Beach

Saltonstall, Kristin

Powell

       

Dec 2002

Manager of the Molecular Systematics Lab at STRI (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) in Panama.

Huckaby, Jeffrey James

Dorit

     

Dec 1998

   

Cadavid, Luis Fernando

Buss

       

Dec 2001

As of Apr 2017: Professor, National Univ. of Columbia

Bagheri, Homayoun

Wagner

       

May 2001

As of Apr 2017: Professor, Univ. of Zurich, Switzerland

Cole, Kyle Stewart

Dorit

       

Dec 2000

As of Apr 2017: Assistant Director, Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning at Oregon State Univ.

Doukakis, Phaedra

DeSalle

       

Dec 2000

As of Apr 2017: Academic Coordinator for Masters Students, Scripps Institute of Oceanography and Natural Resource Specialist at NOAA’s Southwest Fisheries Center

Kerr, Alexander M.

Kim

       

May 2000

As of Apr 2017: Associate Professor of Marine Biology, Univ. of Guam

Mezey, Jason Grant

Wagner

       

May 2000

Cornell, Assistant Professor, Dept of Genetic Medicine & Dept of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology

Smith, Una

Hickey, Kim

       

May 2000