One way of looking at people in the lab is, appropriately enough, as a tree:

But here is a more traditional view:

Mentoring, Postdocs

I have mentored numerous postdocs off of my own grants and/or as one of their chosen NIMBioS mentors. Note that NIMBioS postdocs pursue independent research projects but choose one faculty member to mentor them in math and another to mentor them in biology (I have served in both roles).

Name Duration NIMBioS Current Position
Hugo Alamillo 2011-2012 N Assistant Professor at North Seattle College
Barb Banbury 2010-2012 N Statistical Analyst at Fred Hutch
David Bapst 2017-2019 N Instructional Assistant Professor at Texas A&M
Jeremy Beaulieu 2012-2016 Both Associate Professor at U. of Arkansas
James Boyko 2022-present N Current lab postdoc
Juanjuan (JJ) Crosskey (formerly Chai) 2011-2013 Y Quantitative Analyst at Quantamental Technologies LLC
Dominic Evangelista 2018-2018 Y Assistant Professor at Adelphi U
Nathan Jackson 2013-2016 N Researcher at National Jewish Health
Tony Jhwueng 2009-2011 Y Associate Professor Feng-Chia U., Taiwan
Sandy Kawano 2014-2016 Y Assistant Professor at George Washington U
Michelle Lawing 2012-2014 Y Assistant Professor at Texas A&M
Ryan Martin 2012-2013 Y Assistant Professor at Case Western U
Nick Matzke 2013-2015 Y DECRA Fellow at The Australian National University in Canberra
Megan Rua 2015-2016 Y Assistant Professor Wright State U
Luna Sanchez Reyes 2017-2019 N Postdoc in Emily McTavish’s lab
Sergei Tarasov 2016-2018 Y Coleoptera Curator at Finish Museum of Natural History
Jodie Wiggins 2018-2019 N Teaching Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State U

Mentoring, Grad students in my lab

Name Stage Time in Lab Note
Sam Borstein PhD student 2014-2019
Jenn Bosco PhD student 2012-2017 Co-advised with Susan Riechert
Krista De Cooke PhD student 2020-2023 Co-advised with Dan Simberloff
Katie Massana PhD student 2012-2017
Alivia Nytko PhD student 2024-present Co-advised with Joe Bailey
Orlando Schwery PhD student 2014-2020
Jenn Summers PhD student 2020-2021

Mentoring, Undergrad students in my lab

Name Stage Time in Lab Note
Tyler-Christian Daniels Undergrad 2019-2020
Stephen Ray Undergrad 2019-2020
Zach Tharpe Undergrad 2019-2020
Christian Yarber Undergrad 2015-2016
John Anderson Undergrad 2021-present

Mentoring, Grad student committees

In addition to my own students, of course.

Name Department
Will Atwood Geology
Jen Bauer Geology
James Boyko U Arkansas
Sharon Clemmensen EEB
Troy Fadiga Geology
Aaron Floden EEB
Nicholas Gladstone Geology
Mauricio Gonzalez-Forero EEB
Alannie-Grace Grant EEB
Phillip Hollingsworth EEB
Whitaker Hoskins EEB
Will Howell EEB
Ivan Juric EEB
Cedric Landerer EEB
Jasper Lee Microbiology
Sara Lipshutz EEB
Bryan Looney EEB
Liam Mueller EEB
Tyson Paulson EEB
Todd Pierson EEB
Ryan Rooney Geology
Max Rupp EEB
Geetha Saarunya S GST
Leonidas Salichos Vanderbilt
Marisol Sanchez-Garcia EEB
Sarah Sheffield Geology
Jordan Utley GST
Jess Welch EEB
Rachel Wooliver EEB

Mentoring, Faculty

Our department now has faculty mentored by a committee of later career faculty. I have served on committees for folks hired after me.

Name Department
Liz Derryberry EEB
Stephanie Kivlin EEB
Kimberly Sheldon EEB