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Puchalsky, Alice

Alice Puchalsky

Graduate Student
Advisor: Nick Haddad
Riedy, Joseph

Joseph Riedy

Graduate Student
Advisor: Kim Scribner
Rojas, Connie

Connie Rojas

Graduate Student
rojascon@msu.edu
Advisor: Kay Holekamp
 

My research is at the interface of animal behavior and microbial ecology, exploring how an organism's behavior shapes its microbial communities, and how microbial communities, in turn, influence their host's behavioral phenotype. Specifically, I am studying the socioecological predictors affecting microbiome structure in spotted hyenas, and the functional contributions of various body-site specific microbiomes to hyena behavior, physiology, and fitness.

Rupp, Taylor

Taylor Rupp

Graduate Student
Rutkoski, Corinn

Corinn Rutkoski

Graduate Student
Advisor: Sarah Evans
Sawdy, Maggie

Maggie Sawdy

Graduate Student
Advisor: Kay Holekamp
Smith, Seth

Seth Smith

Graduate Student
Advisor: Kim Scribner 
Spagnuolo, Olivia

Olivia Spagnuolo

Graduate Student
Advisor: Kay Holekamp
Strauss, Eli

Eli Strauss

Research Associate - Fixed Term, Holekamp Lab 
Utley, Olivia

Olivia Utley

Graduate Student