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Jaynes, Kyle

Kyle Jaynes

Graduate Student
Johnson, Elizabeth Tinsley

Elizabeth Tinsley Johnson

Assistant Professor - Fixed Term
(517) 432-2523
Joint with Natural Science
Johnson-Ulrich, Lily

Lily Johnson-Ulrich

Graduate Student
Advisor: Kay Holekamp
 
I'm studying cognition in spotted hyenas. In particular, I'm investigating some predictions of the social intelligence hypothesis by examining the social factors that affect inhibitory control and I'm also looking at the effects of urbanization on behavioral flexibility. 
Jones, Sarah Christine

Sarah Jones

Graduate Student
Advisor: Kay Holekamp
Keagy, Jason

Jason Keagy

Adjunct Research Associate - Fixed Term
 
I am an evolutionary biologist with a strong background in behavioral ecology. I study the evolution of complex traits, with a particular emphasis on cognitive evolution. I study cognitive evolution at multiple levels (species, population, individual, and genome) and how it is affected by multiple selective agents (e.g. sexual selection, social environment, habitat). I currently do this using stickleback fish, but have worked with birds in the past.
Kemmerling, Lindsey

Lindsey Kemmerling

Graduate Student
Advisor: Nick Haddad
Kittredge, Heather

Heather Kittredge

Graduate Student
Advisor: Sarah Evans
 
I study how genetic information moves between microbes in the soil matrix.  Specifically, my research focuses on how horizontal gene transfer influences the resiliency of soil microbial communities in the face of environmental change.
Knott, Jonathan

Jonathan Knott

Research Associate, Zarnetske Lab
Koenig, Lauren

Lauren Koenig

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jason Gallant
 
I research the development of pain resistance by studying the evolutionary arms race between grasshopper mice and their biochemically defended prey.
Kopachik, Will

Will Kopachik

Associate Professor - Tenure System Emeritus