Lab Alumni

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Karly Higgins, Undergraduate Research Assistant

Karly worked in the lab from Fall 2016-Spring 2017, associated with Liz Mandeville’s project on Yellowstone cutthroat trout x Rainbow trout hybridization. Karly graduated in Spring 2017, and is now a PhD student at the University of California, Merced, in their Quantitative and Systems Biology Program, pursing her dream of researching issues in marine conservation.



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Brittany Nordberg, Undergraduate Wyoming Research Scholar

Brittany began working in the lab in Fall 2015 as a Wyoming Research Scholar. She worked on understanding the evolutionary history of Nile Perch species with genetic tools, and she also took on a major role in our Yelllowstone cutthroat trout work by conducting a field season doing spawning surveys, and compiling 100 years of information about stocking in the North Fork Shoshone. Brittany graduated in fall 2017 and is gaining additional field experiences as a fisheries field technician prior to starting grad school.



 

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Kiwi, mascot

Kiwi acted as a supporter of science and exploration of all kinds for her 10 years in PI Katie’s life. From the depths of grad school to launching my career as a PI in Wyoming, Kiwi was there offering her support and enthusiasm for science, sticks, digging, and snow. She touched the lives of many people, and we miss her.