Lab Members

CURRENT LAB MEMBERS
Ken

Dr. Ken N. Paige
Professor
School of Integrative Biology
Program in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology
k-paige@illinois
217-244-6606

Background and Curriculum Vitae

Mesa

Miles Mesa – 3rd year PhD student

Samantha

Samantha Capel – 1st year PhD student

 RECENT GRADUATES (2013-2015)

Scholes

Daniel R. Scholes – PhD, 2010-2013, Postdoctoral Fellow University of Illinois, Urbana 2013-2015, Assistant Professor, University of Indianapolis 2015-

MadhuMadhu Siddappaji – PhD, 2008-2013, Postdoctoral Fellow Notre Dame University, Postdoctoral Fellow Illinois Natural History Survey

Olds

Brett Olds – PhD, 2009-2013, Postdoctoral Fellow University of Notre Dame, Research Scientist at Oceanic Institute of Hawai`i Pacific University

 Cassandra Allsup

Cassandra Allsup PhD, 2008-2014, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison 2014

Spevak

Ed Spevak, PhD, 2015, Formerly Assistant Curator of Mammals at the Bronx Zoo in New York, currently at the St. Louis Zoo, Missouri

FORMER STUDENTS

Ph.D. Degrees

juan-bouzat

 Juan Bouzat, Graduated 1998 –  Professor Bowling Green State University, Ohio

Trumbull

Lyle Trumbull, Graduated 1995 – Postdoc at Harvard University under F.A. Bazzaz, currently Technical Director, Emergency Response & Risk Assessment O’Brien & Gere, East Norriton

BarryW

Barry Williams, Graduated 2001 – Postdoc at University of Wisconsin, Madison under Sean Carroll, currently Assistant Professor Michigan State University

Bouzat

Gabriela Bidart-Bouzat, Graduated 2004 – NSF Postdoctoral Fellow Michigan State University, currently Professor at Bowling Green State University, Ohio

Rowe

 Kevin Rowe, Graduated Spring 2005, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California Berkely under Craig Moritz, currently Senior Curator of Mammals, Museum Victoria, Australia

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Lynn Anderson, Graduated Fall 2006, Postdoctoral Fellow at Notre Dame University under Jason McLachlan, currently Lecturer in Biology at University of Michigan

M.S. Degrees

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Ann-Marie Trame, Graduated 1993 – Endangered Species Biologist for United States Army

Amy Coddington, Graduated 1993 – Works for Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Pharmaceuticals, CA

Heschel

Shane Heschel, Graduated 1994 – PhD student at Brown University under Joanna Schmidt, currently Associate Professor, Colorado College

Mikrut

Lisa Mikrut, Graduated 1995 – Environmental Education Specialist YMCA

Peg

Peg Gronemeyer, Graduated 1996 – Biologist in Everglades National Park, currently USDA-ARS-Jornada Experimental Range

Sheik

Pervaze Sheik,Graduated 1996 – PhD student at Penn State University under Chris Uhl, currently Specialist in Natural Resources Policy at the Congressional Research Service

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Lynn Anderson,Graduated 2000 – PhD student at University of Illinois under Ken Paige and Feng-Sheng Hu

Parker

Rob Parker, Graduated 2000 – Project Manager – Environmental & Site Remediation, Westerville, Ohio

Levine

Mia Levine, Graduated 2003 – PhD Program University of California, Davis, Postdoc Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Julien Ayroles, Graduated 2005 – PhD Program North Carolina State University, currently Postdoc Harvard University

Scott

Eric Scott, Graduated 2010, currently PhD student Tufts University

POSTDOCS

Scholes

Dr. Daniel Scholes 2013-2015, Assistant Professor, Indianapolis University, Indiana

capman

Dr. William C. Capman, 1989-1991 Professor, Augspurger College, Minnesota

K-Tyrell

Dr. Karen Tyrell, 1988-1990, Senior Ecologist in the WEST Knoxville Tennessee field office.