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Current Graduate Students--Click HERE for information about former students.
Samantha Thomas
Samantha joined the lab in January 2016 after receiving her BS in Biology from Murray State University.
Project Title: Comparative landscape genetics of two pond-breeding amphibians in the Diablo Range of California and an evaluation of alternative analysis methods.
Tucker Cambridge
Tucker joined the lab in August 2016 after receiving his BA in Biology from Skidmore College.
Project Title: Species distribution and genetic diversity of the trilling chorus frogs (Pseudacris) in the State of Kentucky.
Current Undergraduate Students
Tosha Shokes
Tosha is a WKU biology student and received a Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) grant in 2016. Tosha participated in the 2017 trans-California Ambystoma californiense sampling.
Project Title: Site selection by the juvenile Ambystomatid salamanders based on substrate pH
Haley Austin
Haley is a WKU Honors College student majoring in Biology and minoring in Statistics.
Project Title: Analysis of landscape genetic data from Ambystoma opacum in Mammoth Cave National Park
Ivy Irihamye
Ivy is a Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science student.
Project Title: Genealogical history and admixture proportion of tiger salamanders in Black Lake, Mono County, California