Research Interests of Harris Center Graduate Student Associates at the University of Missouri-St. Louis

 

Student Associate

Research Interests

E-mail Address

Serena Achá
Ph.D.
Bolivia

Systematics of Prunus (Rosaceae) and Passiflora (Passifloraceae), species delimitation and geometric morphometry.

sia7vc@mail.umsl.edu

Diana Gamba
Ph.D.
Colombia

Biodiversity, biogeography, and evolution of flowering plants (specifically Melastomataceae). Focus of studies in Neurotropics, particularly in the Chocó and northern Andes.

dlgtk5@mail.umsl.edu

Rossana Maguiña
M.S.
Peru

Bat-plant interactions, pollination biology

Rani Asmarayani
Ph.D.
Indonesia

Systematic study of Asian Piper (Piperaceae).

Samoa Asigau
Ph.D.
Papua New Guinea

Population genetics and spatial and demographic patterns of mosquitoes in implicating avian malaria in the Galapagos Archipelago. 
Christina Baer
Ph. D.
USA
The ecology and evolution of plant-insect interactions, specifically ecosystem engineering.

Camilo A. Calderon-Acevedo
Ph.D.
Colombia

Bat systematics and evolution, Bat-Plant interactions

Vincenzo Ellis
Ph.D.
USA

Health and population distribution of North American birds.

Gideon Erkenswick
Ph.D.
USA

Evolution and ecology of primate pathogen assemblages in the Amazon basin of southeast Peru.

Leticia Gutiérrez
Ph.D.
Chile

Effects of a complex trophic structure of mammalian host species on the ecology of emerging infectious diseases

Robbie Hart
Ph.D.
USA

Ethnobiology, alpine ecology, biodiversity conservation in the greater Himalayan region
Haydee Hernandez
Ph.D.
Mexico
Plant-insects interactions and their community structures by analyzing them with ecological networks
Mari C. Jaramillo
M.S.
Ecuador
Disease Ecology of malaria (Plasmodium) parasites in Galapagos avifauna.
Iwona Kuczynska
M.S.
USA
Bat foraging in invasive plant-invested forests of Missouri

M. Isabel Loza
Ph.D.
Bolivia

Rarity and beta-diversity of trees of Bolivian forests

Eliot Miller
Ph.D.
USA

Patterns of phylogenetic community structure along environmental gradients.

Daniel O'Brien
M.S.
USA
Utilizing bioinformatics, population biology, and evolutionary ecology to understand the diversity of life's phenotypes.

Oyomoare Osuzawa-Peters
Ph.D.
Nigeria

Tropical forest diversity, ecosystem functioning, and dynamics of natural and disturbed systems.

Maria W. Pil
Ph.D.
Brazil

Galen Priest
Ph.D.
USA

Effects of ecosystem engineering on community composition and trophic relationships in plant-animal interactions

Heritiana Ranarivelo
Ph.D.
Madagascar

Systematics and biogeography of the Afro-malagasy genus Psorospermum (Hypericaceae).

Fidisoa Rasambainarivo
Ph.D.
Madagascar

Conservation medicine, health and diseases at the human and wildlife interface

Letícia Soares
Ph.D.
Brazil

Host-parasite biogeography and evolution
 
Last updated September 15, 2014