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Current Lab Members

Elizabeth L. Jockusch
Professor
Biology / Pharmacy 305B
860-486-4452 (office)
elizabeth.jockuschUConn Email
CFisherCera Fisher
Ph.D. Candidate
Biology / Pharmacy 318
cera.fisherUConn Email
AFAndrew Frank
Ph.D. Candidate
Biology / Pharmacy 322
andrew.frankUConn Email
annette_evansAnnette Evans
Ph.D. Student
Jockusch / Urban labs
Biology / Pharmacy 322
annette.evansUConn Email
Hannah RalickiHannah Ralicki
Technician
Caira / Jockusch labs
Biology / Pharmacy 318
hannah.ralickiUConn Email
Limmond Ayisi
Undergraduate Research Student
Sarah Vetrano
Undergraduate Research Student
Madison Caballero
Undergraduate Research Student
From left to right, Temina Kusi, Elizabeth Jockusch, Cera Fisher, Annette Evans, Andrew Frank, Madison Caballero, Sarah Vetrano, and Limmond Ayisi

From left to right, Temina Kusi, Elizabeth Jockusch, Cera Fisher, Annette Evans, Andrew Frank, Madison Caballero, Sarah Vetrano, and Limmond Ayisi

Lab Alumni

Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Alumni

FSFrank Smith
Ph.D., 2013
Dissertation abstract
Postdoctoral Fellow, UNC
Elizabeth Timpe
M.S., 2012
Community Outreach Manager, CT Humane Society
RERoberta Engel
Ph.D., 2011
Dissertation abstract
Assistant Professor, Notre Dame of Maryland
IMSIńigo Martinez-Solano
Postdoc, 2007-2008
Postdoctoral Fellow,  Doñana Biological Station, Spain
DRADavid R. Angelini
Postdoc, 2005-2008
Assistant Professor, Colby College
MKMoto Kikuchi
Technician, 2006-2008
BCOBrigid C. O’Donnell
Ph.D., 2007
Dissertation abstract
Associate Professor, Plymouth State University
JRJonathan Q. Richmond
Ph.D., 2005
Dissertation abstract
Herpetological Geneticist, USGS San Diego Field Station
KOKaren Ober
Postdoc, 2001-2004
Associate Professor, College of the Holy Cross
TLTobias Landberg
Schlichting/Schwenk labs
Ph.D., 2010
Dissertation Abstract
Assistant Professor, Arcadia University

Undergraduate Thesis Students

Temina2Temina Kusi (2013-2015)
McNair Scholar
Thesis: Correlation between Body Parts in Holometabolous and Hemimetabolous Insects
2015: Intern, Waterbury YMCA
Devin O’Brien (2011-2013)
Thesis: An analysis of the developmental genes fringefrizzled and dishevelled in the red flour beetle,Tribolium castaneum
2013: Ph.D. student, U. Montana
Matthew Gaudio (2010-2012)
Thesis: Exploring the evolution of the arthropod labrum in Tribolium castaneum.
2013: Freelance artist
LRLeroy Robinson (2006-2010)
Thesis: Demystifying cryptic species in the Batrachoseps relictus group
2013: Ph.D. student, NYU
Tami_nubbinTami Cruickshank (2004-2005)
Thesis: Evolutionary implications of a gene duplication event:  comparison of nubbin in Tribolium castaneum and Drosophila melanogaster.
2013: Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana U.

Undergraduate Research Students

Branciforte
Brian Branciforte
(2003-2004)
Derek_Batrachoseps
Derek Cornetta
(2008-2009)
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Sean Edington
University of Virginia
(summer 2006)

David Farris, Jr.
(2011-2013)
Taylor
Taylor Ferguson
(2012-2013)
Vance
Vance Harper
(2008-2009)
DanK_Hemi
Dan Kirk
(2010-2011)
Jessica_Tribolium
Jessica Klein
(2006)
DanM
Daniel Madden
(2011-2012)
Eliana_Ensatina
Eliana Mejia
(2005)
Kate Morozova
(2011)
Justin_ghop2
Justin Mortimer
(2000)
Lisa
Lisa Rodriguez

(2001)
JR
Jallah Rouse
Johnson C. Smith University
(summer 2007)
Ashley
Ashley Sullivan
(2013)
Avis
Avis Thompson

Johnson C. Smith University
(summer 2008)

Jennifer Wheeler
(2003)
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Chelsea Willett
(2009-2011)

 

Lab Visitors

Chris Evelyn
Graduate Student Visitor, 2011
Ph.D., U.C. Santa Barbara
Jorge Gutierrez Rodriguez
CSIC Research Visitor, 2012
Ph.D. student, National Museum, Spain
Christina Kocer
CT DEP weasel identification, 2007-2008
USFWS, White-Nose Syndrome National Assistant Coordinator
Anny Peralta Garcia
Graduate Student Visitor, 2008
Conservación de Fauna del Noroeste, La Paz, Baja California
Alireza Sari, Ph.D.
Research Visitor, 2009, 2011, 2012
Zoological Museum, University of Tehran
Prashant Sharma
EDEN Fellow, 2012
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconcin