people

Current Lab Members


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Steven Vamosi (PI; smvamosi+ucalgary.ca) - ecology, evolution, and conservation, esp. aquatic species.


Haley Glass (PhD candidate; 2015 - present) - chemical ecology of rough-skinned newts.


Doug Curley (Masters student; 2015 - present) - impacts of non-native species on diet specialization in stickleback.


Hannah Kienzle (Masters student; 2015 - present) - impacts of non-native species on body shape evolution in stickleback.


Jade Spruyt (Undergraduate project student; 2017 - present) - environmental influences on body condition in rough-skinned newts.

Former Lab Members


Dr. Don Yee (PDF, 2007) - dispersal, intraguild predation, and niche differences in diving beetles.

Chandra Venables (PhD, 2009 - 2016) - phylogenetics of diving beetles.
Stephen Hausch (PhD, 2009 - 2015; co-supervised with Jeremy Fox) - species coexistence and character displacement.
Stefan Dennenmoser (PhD, 2009 - 2013; co-supervised with Sean Rogers) - phylogeography of prickly sculpin.
Bianca Wohlfahrt (PhD, 2005 - 2010) - interactions between diving beetles and odonates.

Emma Carroll (MSc, 2014 - 2017) - population genetics of native bull trout.
Stevi Vanderzwan (MSc, 2011 - 2015; co-supervised with Sean Rogers) - local adaptation in Alaskan threespine stickleback.
Cory Kremer (MSc, 2019 - 2013; co-supervised with Sean Rogers) - landscape genetics of brook stickleback.
Carly Silver (MSc, 2007 - 2010) - ecology of temporary ponds.
Daynika Schade (MSc, 2006 - 2008) - effects of larval competition on adult fitness in bruchid beetles.
Chandra Venables (MSc, 2005 - 2007; co-supervised with Derek Sikes) - testing for a rapid radiation in the genus Nicrophorus.

Rachel Redick (NSERC URA, 2014 - 2016) - population genetics of non-native Scotch Broom.
Nicole Courchesne (URA, 2015 - 2016) - mtDNA variation in bull trout.
Allison Hay (URA, 2015 - 2016) - intraspecific variation in DNA barcodes.
Rianne Diepstraten (NSERC URA, 2013) - comparing phylogenetic community structure metrics.
Alison Banwell (PURE URA, 2013) - status of DNA barcode data for Canadian diving beetles.
Garrett Oetelaar (PURE URA, 2010) - community structure in montane diving beetles.
Katelyn Shortt (URA, 2009-2010) - study of invasive legume (Caragana arborescens).
Susan Cousineau (PURE URA, 2008-2009) - Neotropical palms; coastal diving beetle communities.
Sacha O'Regan (NSERC URA, 2009) - feeding preferences of larval diving beetles.
Sierra Love (URA, 2008) - ecology of temporary ponds.
Catherine Gieysztor (URA, 2008) - community ecology of diving beetles.
Stacy Kallweit (URA, 2007) - multiple mating in bruchid beetles.
Stacy Taylor (URA, 2007) - habitat preferences in diving beetles.
Jared Rowell (URA, 2007) - ecology of diving beetles.
Cynthia Naydani (URA, 2005-2007) - environmental correlates of diving beetle distributions.
Meagan Russell (NSERC URA, 2006) - competition and fitness in female bruchid beetles.
Terra Lesack (URA, 2005) - larval competition and female fecundity in bruchid beetles.
Bryan Hensel (URA, 2005) - mineral provisioning and seed size in mustards and legumes.
Tiffany Taggart (URA, 2004-2005) - seed size of angiosperms from different floras.
Brad Jones (PGRA, 2004) - oviposition preference in female bruchid beetles.