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 HHMI's press release.
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.