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Hawley Lab Members

    adelman

James Adelman, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Research interests: ecological immunology and disease ecology; ecology and evolution of the acute phase response

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    nunez

Cassandra Nuñez, Ph.D.

Visiting Postdoctoral Associate

Research Interests: application of behavioral ecology and physiology of wild ungulates to their conservation and management

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    harris

M. Camille Harris, D.V.M., M.S.

Ph.D. Student

Research interests:  habitat disturbance & disease ecology; role of invasive species in disease transmission; wildlife medicine

    moyers

Sahnzi Moyers

Ph.D. Student

Research interests: social behavior and disease transmission in house finches

    leon

Ariel Leon

Ph.D. Student

Research interests: immunology and host-pathogen interactions in house finches

    kirkpatrick

Laila Kirkpatrick

Lab Manager

Research interests:  disease ecology, conservation, molecular biology

    mayer

Corinne Mayer

VT Undergraduate

Interests:  veterinary medicine, animal behavior and disease

    setash

Casey Setash

VT Undergraduate

Interests:  animal behavior, wildlife ecology and rehabilitation

    robinett

Sydney Robinett

VT Undergraduate

Interests:  social behavior and disease transmission

    scarborough

Courtney Scarborough

VT Undergraduate

Interests:  veterinary medicine, animal behavior and wildlife rehabilitation

    vasquez

David Vasquez

VT Undergraduate

Interests:  zoonotic diseases, veterinary medicine, and wildlife diseases

    jackson

Dorian Jackson

VT Undergraduate

Interests:  virology, infectious diseases, and epidemiology

Junior Lab Members
    emery

Emery Spotila

(Daughter of Dana Hawley)

Research interests:  parent-offspring conflict, interspecific interactions (canine-human)

    alyssa

Alyssa Kirkpatrick

(Daughter of Laila Kirkpatrick)

Research interests:  evolution of play behavior, disease dynamics at daycares

    ella

Ella Hawley, M.S., Ph.D.

Lab Mascot

Research interests:  avian vigilance and escape behavior, optimal foraging, dominance hierarchies

    ivry

Iv'ry Hawley, working on G.E.D.

Lab Mascot

Research interests:  the evolutionary benefits of sleep