Department of Biological Sciences

Current graduate students

 

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)

 

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

 

 

Zachary Lankist

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

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

  

 

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

 

Amy Webb

Amy Webb
B.S. Environmental Science, University of Southern Maine (2014)

Advisor: Karen Wilson
Thesis topic: Life history strategies, migration patterns and habitat use of alewives in coastal Maine

 

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.