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Students and Colleagues

Current students, postdocs, and technicians:


Photo of Elizabeth Elizabeth Baird, Graduate Student


Photo of Zachary Zachary Blount (blountza@msu.edu), Postdoc

Research Interests: Historical Contingency, Speciation, The Origin of Evolutionary Novelty


Photo of Jason Jason Bundy, Graduate Student


Photo of Alita Alita Burmeister (alita@msu.edu), Graduate Student

Research Interests: Coevolution, communities, host-parasite interactions, and adaptive trade-offs


Photo of Kyle Kyle Card, Graduate Student


Photo of Bobby Bobby Fillinger, Undergraduate Student


Photo of Nkrumah Nkrumah Grant, Graduate Student


Photo of Neerja Neerja Hajela (hajelan@msu.edu), Lab Manager


Photo of Jamie Jamie Johnson, Technician


Photo of Rohan Rohan Maddamsetti (maddamse@msu.edu), Graduate Student


Photo of Rafael Rafael Martinez, Technician


Photo of Joshua Joshua Nahum (nahumjos@msu.edu), Postdoc

Research Interests: Microbial and digital ecologies, fitness landscapes, and evolutionary dynamics


Photo of Spiro Spiro Papoulis, Undergraduate Student


Photo of Noah Noah Ribeck (ribeck at msu.edu), Postdoc

Research Interests: Dynamics of genetic variation and its effect on rates of adaptation in evolving bacterial populations


Photo of Mala Mala Rowels, Undergraduate Student


Photo of Rachel Rachel Sullivan, Undergraduate Student


Photo of Caroline Caroline Turner (cturner@msu.edu), Graduate Student

Research Interests: The effects of ecosystem and evolutionary interactions on resource use and nutrient cycling dynamics


Photo of Brian Brian Wade (brian@msu.edu), Graduate Student

Research Interests: Evolution of desiccation and radiation tolerance


Photo of Kiyana Kiyana Weatherspoon, Undergraduate Student


Photo of Mike Mike Wiser (mwiser@msu.edu), Graduate Student

Research Interests: epistasis, adaptation, experimental evolution, horizontal gene transfer, population structure


Former grad students and postdocs:

Brian Baer
(MSU)
Jeff Barrick
(U Texas Austin)
Brendan Bohannan
(U of Oregon)
Christina Borland
(Beijing, China)
Judy Bouma Tim Cooper
(U Houston)
Vaughn Cooper
(U of New Hampshire)
Carla Davidson
(Endeavour Scientific Management & Consulting)
Santiago Elena
(U Valencia, Spain)
Phil Gerrish
(Los Alamos Natl Lab)
Kristina Hillesland
(U Washington)
Mark Kauth
(Oakland U)
Ryszard Korona
(Jagiellonian U, Poland)
Christopher Marx
(U Idaho)
Justin Meyer
(UCSD)
Dule Misevic
(INSERM Paris)
John Mittler
(U Washington)
Judy Mongold
Francisco (Paco) Moore
(U Akron)
Jeff Morris
(U Alabama)
Toai Nguyen
(UC-Irvine)
Charles Ofria
(MSU)
Christian Orlic
(Columbia U.)
Elizabeth Ostrowski
(Rice U)
Susanna Remold Daniel Rozen
(Institute of Biology, Leiden)
Sean Sleight
(Matrix Genetics)
Felisa Smith
(U New Mexico)
Paul Sniegowski
(U Pennsylvania)
Valeria Souza
(UNAM, Mexico)
Christopher C. Strelioff
(UCLA)
Doug Taylor
(U Virginia)
Mike Travisano
(U Minnesota)
Paul Turner
(Yale)
Farida Vasi Greg Velicer
(Indiana U)
Arjan de Visser
(Wageningen, Netherlands)
Robert Woods
(U Michigan)
Gabe Yedid
(Nanjing Agricultural U)
Luis Zaman
(University of Washington)
Cliff Zeyl
(Wake Forest U)

Other colleagues with related interests:

Chris Adami
(MSU)
Graham Bell
(McGill U)
Al Bennett
(UC-Irvine)
Sebastian Bonhoeffer
(ETH Zurich)
Jim Bull
(U Texas)
Lin Chao
(UC-San Diego)
Dan Dykhuizen
(SUNY Stony Brook)
Larry Forney
(U Idaho)
Paul Keim
(ETH Zurich)
Bruce Levin
(Emory U)
Nancy Moran
(U Arizona)
Howard Ochman
(Emory U)
Rob Pennock
(MSU)
Paul Rainey
(New Zealand)
Peg Riley
(U Massachusetts)
Tom Schmidt
(U Michigan)
Dom Schneider
(Grenoble, France)
Tom Whittam
(MSU)
Claus Wilke
(U Texas)

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