Former Lab Members

Jennifer D Antonides : PhD Student

Jennifer D Antonides

PhD Student

Project Description
Jenny sequenced the bananaquit genome in an effort to better understand the evolution of its adaptive immune system.  She then went on to a postdoctoral position with the U.S. Forest Service.

jantonid@purdue.edu
Kendra C Abts : Doctoral Assistantship and NSF GRFP Recipient

Kendra C Abts

Doctoral Assistantship and NSF GRFP Recipient

Project Description
Investigated MHC-based mate choice in the captive Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) population in the San Diego Zoo.

Kendra is now finishing Vet School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

kabts@purdue.edu
Natalia Belfiore : Postdoc

Natalia Belfiore

Postdoc

Naasha is a former postdoc who worked on single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in voles.

David Bos : Visiting Research Scholar

David Bos

Visiting Research Scholar

David B. was a postdoc in the lab from 2003-2007, and his interests included molecular evolution of MHC genes and historical demography. David ultimately went on to medical school.