Brian Counterman

Wants to better understand how adaptive variation evolves and develops in natural populations.

Associate Professor

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The Lab Group 

Shivam Bhardwaj

Joining us after finishing his PhD in Singapore exploring phenotypic plasticity of butterfly color patterns, he brings a dazzling array of techniques to study wing pattern development.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Caleb Benson

Interested in computational genomics and characterizing the regulatory architecture of Heliconius wing pattern variation.

MS Student

Jennifer Fenner

Evolutionary Developmental Biologist in training. Professional butterfly rearer. Wants to know how a dog's face evolved on a butterfly wing.

PhD Student

James Ogilvie

Ecology and genetics of Heliconius warning coloration.

PhD Student

The undergrad team!

Professional butterfly rearers and scientists in training.

The heart and soul of the lab!

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Past Lab People

Emily Shelby (MS 2019)

Fernando Rodriguez Caro (​MS 2018)

PhD student at University of Montana in Jeff Good's Lab.

Jared Cole (​MS 2018)

PhD student at UTAustin in Mark Kirkpatrick's lab.

Steven Van Belleghem (Postdoc 2017)

Postdoc at UPR with Riccardo Papa.

Steven Shaak (​PhD 2016)

Faculty at Stockton University

Justin Yeager (​Postdoc 2016)

Faculty at Universidad de las Americas, Quito, Ecuador.

Chris Savell (​MS 2016)

Computational Biologist at Hudson Alpha

Margarita Baquero (​MS 2016)

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