____________________________________________________________________________________________
amses v3
Kevin Amses
____________________________
Ph.D. Graduate Student
B.Sc. Botany, Humboldt State University (2015)
Symbiosis and genomics
email: amsesk@umich.edu
____________________________________________________________________________________________
ansorge_r
Marguerite Ansorge
____________________________
Undergraduate researcher (Microbiology major)
Evolution of genetic incompatibility in allopatry (S. commune)
email: ansorgem@umich.edu

____________________________________________________________________________________________
anat
Anat Belasen
____________________________
Ph.D. Graduate Student
M.Sc. Natural Resources and Environment: Conservation Ecology, U. Michigan (2013)
B.Sc. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University (2008)
Conservation ecology and amphibian chytridiomycosis
email: abelasen@umich.edu
link to Anat's CV
Twitter: anatinmyshoe
____________________________________________________________________________________________
buck_cast
Buck Castillo
____________________________
Ph.D. Graduate Student
co-advised with Knute Nadelhoffer
M.Sc. EEB, University of Michigan (2015)
B.Sc. Biology, University of Michigan (2012)
Response of fungal root associated communities to accelerated succession
email: buckcast@umich.edu



____________________________________________________________________________________________
R_Clemons
Rebecca Clemons
____________________________
UROP undergraduate researcher
Amphibian chytridiomycosis molecular epidemiology
email: racle@umich.edu



____________________________________________________________________________________________
davis_2
William Davis
____________________________
Postdoctoral fellow
Ph.D. Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, The University of Alabama (2016)
B.Sc. Biology, University of Akron (2010)
ZyGOLife (The Zygomycete Genealogy of Life)
email: daviswj@umich.edu

_____________________________________________________________________________________________
N_Farrugia
Nick Farrugia
____________________________
UROP Undergraduate Researcher
Amphibian disease and conservation in relation to land management
email: bennyfar@umich.edu

_____________________________________________________________________________________________
Matthew Foltz
____________________________
Project Coordinator, The Macrofungi Collection Consortium
M.Sc. Biology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (2011)
B.Sc. Biology, Oakland University (2008)
Personal webpage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mfoltz/index.html
Herbarium webpage: http://herbarium.lsa.umich.edu/herb/directory/directory_detail.asp?ID=30

_____________________________________________________________________________________________
AGlasco
Alex Glasco
____________________________
UROP Undergraduate Researcher
Fungal community variation in Hawaiian Cone snails
email: adglasco@umich.edu

_____________________________________________________________________________________________
Ellen_James
Ellen James
____________________________
Lab Assistant
Fungal symbioses with invertebrates
email: ellenofx@gmail.com

___________________________________________________________________________________________
tjames
Timothy Y. James
____________________________
Associate Professor and Associate Curator of Fungi
Lewis Wehmeyer Chair in Mycology
Ph.D. Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC USA (2003)
B.S. Botany, University of Georgia, Athens, GA USA (1996)
email: tyjames@umich.edu
full curriculum vitae



____________________________________________________________________________________________
Siena
Siena McKim
____________________________
Undergraduate Artist in Residence
(Art and Design, Environmental Science)
Creating scientific illustrations and synthesizing data into visuals from researchers in the lab as well as, creating a final piece.
Email: mcsiena@umich.edu
Website: http://mcsiena.wixsite.com/portfolio



____________________________________________________________________________________________
michelotti 2
Lucas Michelotti
____________________________
Research Associate
M.Sc. Forestry and EEBB, Michigan State University (2016)
B.Sc. Biology and Environmental Science, Muhlenberg College (2012)
Evolution of mitotic recombination in yeast
email: lmichelo@umich.edu
____________________________________________________________________________________________
Jillian
Jillian Myers
____________________________
Ph.D. Graduate Student
B.Sc. Biology, James Madison University (2011)
Disease ecology, fungal pathogens, mycoviruses
email: jimyers@umich.edu



____________________________________________________________________________________________
rob
Rob Powers
____________________________
Ph.D. Graduate Student
M.Sc., EEB, U. Michigan (2015)
B.Sc. Computer Science, Wesleyan University (2001)
Evolution of DNA Methylation in the Agaricomycotina
email: robpower@umich.edu
____________________________________________________________________________________________
alishaq
Alisha Quandt
____________________________
Postdoctoral fellow
Ph.D. Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University (2014)
B.Sc. Biology, University of South Carolina (2006)
Genomics and ecology of Cryptomycota
email: alishaq@umich.edu
link to Alisha’s webpage

____________________________________________________________________________________________
IRussell
Imani Russell
____________________________
Frontiers MSc. Graduate Student
BS Biology with Ecology Practice Track, Mills College (2014)
Chytridiomycosis in Peruvian frogs
Co-advised with Alison Davis-Rabosky
email: imanidr@umich.edu

____________________________________________________________________________________________
Rabern2
Rabern Simmons
____________________________
Postdoctoral fellow
Ph.D. Biological Sciences, University of Maine (2012)
M.Sc., Botany and Plant Pathology, University of Maine (2007)
B.Sc., Biological Sciences, University of Virginia's College at Wise (2004)
Cryptomycota and Chytridiomycota systematics
email: chytrids@umich.edu
Link to full CV: http://tinyurl.com/j8tw36z

____________________________________________________________________________________________
N_Thapa
Natasha Thapa
____________________________
Laboratory Assistant
The domestication of Rhizopus molds for food and beverage in Asia
email: nthapa@umich.edu

____________________________________________________________________________________________

**LAB ALUMNI**


_________________________________________

Prospective students and postdocs:

If you are interested in joining our research group, please contact me to discuss mutual interests and the possible opportunities. Our research broadly covers mycology and fungal evolution, and we strive to have an intellectually strong, diverse research team. Please email with specific details of how your prior experience or future research is a good fit for our group. The EEB department at U. Michigan has a vibrant PhD program and master’s programs. Application deadlines are Dec. 1st. Currently, we will not be accepting students for Fall 2016 in order to devote full attention to existing student projects. An excellent opportunity for postdoctoral scholars looking to train towards a future academic position (research and teaching experience) is provided by the Michigan Society of Fellows program.