Department of Biological Sciences

Current graduate students

Sam Albright
B.Sc. Geology, Acadia University (2010)

Advisor: Jim Paruk
Thesis topic: TBA

 

Vanessa Blair-Glantz

Vanessa Blair-Glantz
B.S. Biology, Tufts University (2016)

Advisor: Dave Champlin
Thesis topic: Relationship between metabolism and metamorphic behavior in tobacco hornworms (Manduca sexta)

  

 

 

Erin Bucci
B.S. Environmental Science, Northeastern University (2016)

Advisor: Rachel Lasley-Rasher
Thesis topic: Zooplankton ecology 

Briana Fischella

 

 

 

Briana Fischella
B.S. Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Santa Cruz (2014)

Advisor: Terry Theodose
Thesis topic: Forb panne dynamics in northern New England

 

 

Jackie Gerrity

 

Jacqueline Garrity
B.S. Biology, University of Southern Maine (2014)

Advisor: Ken Weber
Thesis topic: Changes in large populations of Drosophila melanogaster after prolonged, artificial selection

 

 

 

Megan Greenwood
B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies - Humanities, Northern Arizona University (2015)

Advisor: Terry Theodose
Thesis topic: Behavioral and developmental responses of insects to plant-derived compounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zachary LankistZachary Lankist
B.S. Biology, Florida State University (2017)

Advisor: Chris Maher
Thesis topic: Influence of indirect cues on snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) herbivory

 

Henry Masters

 

 

 

Henry Masters
B.S. Biology, University of Alaska Southeast (2016)

Advisor: Chris Maher
Thesis topic: Behavioral responses to olfactory cues in Maine meso-carnivores

 

 

Grace Relihan

 

 Grace Relihan
B.S. Psychobiology, Wheaton College (2012)

Advisor: Jeff Walker
Thesis topic: Bird morphology and migratory patterns

 

 

Tristan Taber

 

 

 

Tristan Taber
B.L.A. Landscape Architecture, Iowa State University (2010)

Advisor: Theresa Theodose
Thesis topic: Environmental factors contributing to shifting plant community composition in estuarine and riparian systems

 

Meg Thurrell

 Meg Thurrell
B.S. Biology, University of Southern Maine (2015)

Advisor: Karen Wilson
Thesis topic: Anadromous fish and dams in New England

  

Maggie Welch

 

Maggie Welch
B.S. Environmental Science, University of Southern Maine (2015)

Advisor: Terry Theodose
Thesis topic: Genetic diversity of Ixodes uriae populations infesting Maine's Atlantic puffin colonies

 

 

 

More information about past graduate student research, including publications and theses, can be found here.