Postdoctoral Researchers

Leone Brown

Leone Brown

(Bagchi lab)

Kevin Burgio

Kevin Burgio

(Rubega lab)

Evidence-based conservation biology; avian behavior, especially the Psitticidae family; invasive species; human/wildlife interactions; ecological modeling

Phone: 860.486.3839

Baoqing Ding

Baoqing Ding

(Yuan lab)

Ecology, behavior, and evolution of East Africa cichlids

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Phone: 860.486.4154

Timothy Farkas

Timothy Farkas

(Urban lab)

Eco-evolutionary dynamics; community structure and assembly; ecological genetics; plant-animal interactions; freshwater ecology; Daphnia water fleas; Timema stick insects

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Phone: 860.486.8964

Sean Giery

Sean Giery

(Urban lab)

The evolutionary ecology of sexual selection and food web ecology

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Phone: 860.486.8964

Heidi Golden

Heidi Golden

(Urban lab)

Metapopulation dynamics, population genetics and trophic interactions of Arctic freshwater fish

Phone: 860.486.6154

Nic Herndon

Nic Herndon

(Wegrzyn lab)

Big data, machine learning, data mining and knowledge discovery, bioinformatics, and computational biology

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Phone: 860.486.3672

Brian Klingbeil

Brian Klingbeil

(Elphick lab)

Landscape ecology; biodiversity monitoring and conservation; effects of landscape structure on population, community, and metacommunity dynamics of bats and birds

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David Marshall

David Marshall

(Simon lab)

Molecular systematics and evolution of Cicadidae, from intraspecific phylogeography to speciation and higher clade evolution and diversification; insect behavior and acoustic communication

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Phone: 860.486.3947

Suman Neupane

Suman Neupane

(Lewis, P. lab)

Botany; phylogenetics; systematics; evolution

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Phone: 860.486.2075

Todd Newman

Todd Newman

(Rubega lab)

Science and environmental communication; media effects; social media

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Steven Presley

Steven Presley

(Willig lab)

Use of a metacommunity approach to understand patterns of species distributions along latent environmental gradients; use of data on Caribbean vertebrates to explore biogeographic factors associated with species richness

Phone: 860.486.1772

Kate Ruskin

Kate Ruskin

(Elphick lab)

Breeding ecology, evolutionary biology, and life history strategies of sparrows found in saltmarshes of the northeast, primarily Saltmarsh and Nelson’s Sparrows in southern Maine

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Uzay Sezen

Uzay Sezen

(Wegrzyn lab)

Genomics and transcriptomics of trees

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Phone: 860.486.0805

Jacob Socolar

Jacob Socolar

(Tingley lab)

Phone: 860.486.5522