July 2021: Selected as a recipient of the HHMI Gilliam Fellowship, which will provide research, education and outreach support for the next three years. Check out the press release from the HHMI and Marine Biological Lab.
June 2021: I was awarded a position as a predoctoral fellow on UW's Auditory Neuroscience Training Grant (NIH T32).
May 2021: I passed my general exam's and am now a Ph.D. candidate.
January 2021: New article on age-related loss of auditory sensitivity published in Hearing Research.
September 2020: New article published in Fish Physiology and Biochemistry with Drs. Ros Putland and Allen Mensinger!
September 2020: New article on the utricular auditory sensitivity of the plainfin midshipman published in the Journal of Experimental Biology!
January 2020: Presented my toadfish utricle work at the 2020 SICB meeting in Austin, TX!
December 2019: New article on the effect of conspecific and anthropogenic playbacks to toadfish auditory sensitivity published in Journal of Comparative Physiology A with Dr. Ros Putland and the Mensinger lab!
August 2019: New article in Hormones and Behavior with Dr. Julie Butler and the Maruska lab!
June 2019: Passed my oral defense for my master's degree! This fall I will be starting my PhD at the University of Washington in the Sisneros lab!
June 2019: New article on the effects of broadband sound exposure on invasive carp auditory sensitivity published in Fish Physiology and Biochemistry!
April 2019: Presented my Master's thesis research to the Department of Biology at the University of Minnesota Duluth!
January 2019: Presented at the 2019 SICB meeting in Tampa, FL. Additionally, new Inside JEB article on our recent toadfish lateral line sensitivity paper!
December 2018: New article with Dr. Brooke Vetter published in the Journal of Fish Biology on the effect of light stimuli on the visual system of bigheaded carps and its role as a potential non-physical deterrent!
November 2018: New article on toadfish anterior lateral line sensitivity during free-swimming published in Journal of Experimental Biology!
August 2018: Presented at the 2018 American Fisheries Society meeting in Atlantic City, NJ this month and won best student oral presentation!
July 2018: Check out this brief article on what young researchers, including myself, are doing at WHOI and MBL this summer.
June 2018: New article posted by the Marine Biological Laboratory's news journal, The Well, about the NSF GRFP fellowships that my partner in science, Jacey Van Wert, and I received this year. Check out the article here!
April 2018: Stoked to announce that I have been named as one of the NSF GRFP recipients. Check out the UMD article on it here!
March 2018: Working with Julie Butler from Dr. Karen Maruska's lab at LSU on cichlid ERGs here at UMD.
February 2018: Awarded best student paper presentation at the 2018 MN Chapter of the American Fisheries Society meeting.
January 2018: Presented at the 2018 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting in San Francisco, CA.