Postdoctoral Researchers

Simona Augyte

Simona Augyte

(Yarish lab)

Ecology, evolution and aquaculture of seaweeds

Web site
Phone: 203.251.8530

Christina Baer

Christina Baer

(GarcĂ­a-Robledo lab)

Tri-trophic interactions; thermal ecology; shelter-building caterpillars; natural history

Phone: 860.486.3937

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

Caroline Chong

Caroline Chong

(None)

Phone: 860.486.4027

Baoqing Ding

Baoqing Ding

(Yuan lab)

Evolution and developmental genetics of monkeyflower

Web site
Phone: 860.486.4154

Sean Giery

Sean Giery

(Urban lab)

The evolutionary ecology of sexual selection and food web ecology

Web site
Phone: 860.486.8964

Geert Goemans

Geert Goemans

(Army Ant Guest Collection)

Taxonomy, systematics, phylogeny, biodiversity and biogeography of the cicada tribe Zammarini

Web site
Phone: 860.486.3947

Heidi Golden

Heidi Golden

(Urban lab)

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

Phone: 860.486.6154

Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon

(Simon lab)

Evolution of Hemiptera and their symbioses, especially Cicadidae and Reduviidae

Phone: 860.486.3947

Johanna Harvey

Johanna Harvey

(Knutie lab)

Nic Herndon

Nic Herndon

(Wegrzyn lab)

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

Web site
Phone: 860.486.3672

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

Web site
Phone: 860.486.3947

James Mickley

James Mickley

(Bagchi lab)

Forest fragmentation, trophic interactions, botany, floral evolution, petal number, microenvironment, ecological sensors, databases, collections management

Web site
Phone: 860.486.8964

Tim Moore

Tim Moore

(Schlichting lab)

Plant molecular systematics; primarily in its application to questions of adaptation and understanding of the processes that drive inter- and intraspecific variation in functional attributes, as well as the implications these processes may have for ecology

Phone: 860.486.4638

Suman Neupane

Suman Neupane

(Lewis, P. lab)

Botany; phylogenetics; systematics; evolution

Web site
Phone: 860.486.2075

Rui Pereira

Rui Pereira

(None)

Phone: 203.251.8530

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

Jonathan Richardson

Jonathan Richardson

(None)

Phone: 860.486.6154

Jacob Socolar

Jacob Socolar

(Tingley lab)

Web site
Phone: 860.486.5522

Valerie Steen

Valerie Steen

(Tingley lab,Elphick lab)

Avian distribution modeling; ecological impacts of climate change; landscape ecology; citizen science data

Phone: 860.486.5522