Meet the Labbies
CURRENT LAB MEMBERS
Chris Balakrishnan (PI): Please note that I will serving as a rotating Program Director at the National Science Foundation as of August 2019. My CV is available here.
Dustin Foote (Ph.D. Candidate & General Curator @ Sylvan Heights Bird Park): Conservation genomics of the endangered white-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata)
Robert Driver (Ph.D. Candidate): Gene family evolution and sensory evolution in neotropical manakins (Pipridae).
Kristen Orr (MS Student): Impacts of dietary variation on the gut microbiota in captive doves.
Peri Bolton (Postdoctoral Fellow): Neurogenomics of social dominance in neotropical manakins. Yes, Peri is both a lab alum and a current member, having completed a short term fellowship in 2017 and returning in 2020!
Peri Bolton (Endeavour Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017)
Matthew Louder (2015-2017)
PhD Students (current position):
Dan Newhouse, 2014-2019 (Bioinformatician @ the University of Washington)
Allison Lansverk, 2012-2017 (Research Program Manager @ George Washington University.)
MS Students (current position):
Dustin Foote, 2013-15 (see above)
Dan Newhouse, 2012-14 (see above)
John Davidson, 2013-2015 (Statistician @ Stat One LLC)
Undergraduates (current position, if known):
Gregory Myers (lab technician, UNC Chapel Hill)
Melissa Bujnis (PhD student University of Utah)
Shaivya Pathak (Medical Resident, back at ECU!)