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Hawley Lab Members

    thomason

Courtney Thomason, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Research interests: disease ecology and ecoimmunology; physiological ecology; co-infection dynamics

    sahnzi

Sahnzi Moyers

Ph.D. Candidate

Research interests: social behavior and disease transmission

    leon

Ariel Leon

Ph.D. Student

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

    aberle

Matt Aberle

Ph.D. Student

Research interests: social behavior and disease ecology

    schuler

Eddie Schuler

VT Undergraduate

Interests: pathogenic bacteriology, immunology, and molecular biology

    bale

Natalie Bale

VT Undergraduate

Interests: veterinary medicine, immunology, and wildlife diseases

    taylor

Sarah Taylor

VT Undergraduate

Interests: social behavior, zoonotic diseases, wildlife rehabilitation, and human-animal conflicts

    ngo

 

Dominique Ngo

VT Undergraduate

Interests: epidemiology, molecular biology, immunology

Junior Lab Members
    emery

Emery Spotila

(daughter of Dana Hawley)

Research interests: disease dynamics at daycares, sibling dominance hierarchies

    james

 

James Spotila

(son of Dana Hawley)

Research Interests: optimal foraging, growth rate evolution

Lab Mascots
    ella

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

Lab Mascot

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

    ivry

Iv'ry Hawley

Lab Mascot

Research interests:  the evolutionary benefits of sleep