Ben & Danny are now PhD Candidates

Congratulations to Danny Lauer and Ben Shipley who recently passed their qualifying exams and are now officially PhD Candidates! Ben is a second year graduate student in Biological Sciences studying the causes of endemism. Danny is a second year graduate student in the Quantitative Biosciences Program studying the implications of functional diversity for maintaining...

Ben gets an NSF-GRFP!!

A huge congratulations to Ben Shipley, who was recently awarded an National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. He proposes to explore the drivers of endemism hotspots. This funding will allow Ben flexibility in pursuing his PhD research going forward....

Welcome to new PhD student, Julia Schap!

Julia joins the lab this fall as a SoBS PhD student. She has previously studied small mammal community responses to past climate, as well as their ability to estimate past climatic conditions. She is interested in expanding the understanding of how fossil communities have responded to past climate events to help inform us about...

Welcome to PhD Student, Danny Lauer!

Danny comes to us through the Quantitative Biosciences Program here at GT. He is interested in the interface between data science/machine learning and ecology, and looks forward to applying these disciplines to his PhD research. Daniel received his B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2017....

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