Lively Lab

Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA


Students in my lab group work on topics loosely organized around the evolution & ecology of interspecific interactions and/or the evolution of reproductive strategies, especially cross-fertilization. We are particularly interested in host-parasite coevolution and the evolution and ecology of parasite virulence.


<>lab photo 1, sometime in the 1990s.

Videos by members of the lab
<>Lively Lab recruiting video 2007
<>gel electrophoresis video by Gabe Harp: Iron Biologist.


Current graduate students
.--(click here for more on the current group)
Mandy Gibson -- host-parasite interactions, coevolution, cross-fertilization
Kate Charles -- recombination theory
Sam Slowinski -- evolution of outcrossing (coadvised by Ellen Ketterson)
Amrita Battacharya -- evolution of polyandry
(coadvised by Farrah Bashey)
Zoe Austin
Kara Million
 

Rotation students


Current Post-doctoral associates.--

Current Undergraduates Researchers.--
Julie Xu
Peyton Joachim
Eric Cui

Previous Visitors to the lab.--
Stephanie Hamm,
PhD in History and Philosophy of Science
Prof. Joanne Webster, Oxford University/Imperial College, London
Virginie Poullain, Montpellier, France
Dr. Lucie Salvaudon, Paris, France
Prof. Dieter Ebert, University of Basel, Switzerland


Past graduate students (degree date), present position.--
Steve Howard (PhD 1994), Prof. of Biology, MTSU
Jennifer Fox
(MS 1995), Assistant Professor, Georgetown Univ. 
Neil Kenny
(MS 1995), High School teacher
Ed Levri (PhD 1997), Professor, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Altoona
Amy Wethington
(MS 1997), Assistant Professor, Chowan University
Amy Krist (PhD 1998), Associate Research Scientist, Univ of Wyoming
Andy Peters (PhD 1998), Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Tony Frankino (PhD 2000), Associate Professor, University of Houston
Gabe Harp (MS 2003), Graphic Designer
Maurine Neiman (PhD 2004), Associate Professor, University of Iowa
Erik Osnas-- (PhD 2004), US Fish and Wildlife Service
Michelle Tseng---(PhD 2005), Post-doc, Univ. British Columbia
Idelle Cooper--(PhD 2008), Asst. Prof., James Madison University
Britt Koskella--(PhD 2008), Asst. Prof., University of California, Berkeley
Sarah Schaack--(PhD 2008), Asst. Prof., Reed College, Portland, Oregon (primary adviser: Mike Lynch)
Jennifer Cianciolo --(PhD 2008), (primary adviser: Mike Wade)
Kayla King--(PhD 2011), Assoc. Prof., Oxford University, UK
Deanna Soper --(PhD 2012), Asst. Prof., University of Dallas (coadvised by Lynda Delph)
Daniela Vergara -- (PhD 2013), Post-doc, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
Amy Dapper -- (PhD 2015), Post-doc, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison (coadvised by Mike Wade)
Mandy Gibson -- (PhD 2016), Post-doc, Emory University
 
Past post-docs.--
Mark Dybdahl (Assoc. Prof., Washington State University)
Steve Johnson (Assoc. Prof., Univ. New Orleans)
Jukka Jokela (Professor, EAWAG and ETH, Switzerland)
Fabienne Vigneux (Product manager, Paris, France)
Justyna Wolinska
(Professor, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB))
Nick Priest (Asst. Prof., University of Bath)
Hadas Hawlena (Asst. Prof., Ben Gurion University)
Farrah Bashey-Visser (Assistant Research Scientist, Indiana University)
Levi Morran (Assistant Professor, Emory University)

 

Click here for more educational background on the labbies.

Publications by Lively-lab graduate students from thesis work at IU



C. M. Lively, Dept. of Biology, Indiana University
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