Our lab in Fall 2018, getting ready to jump frog-style. See here if you would like to join us!

Lab head

Daniel Moen, Assistant Professor

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Gen Morinaga (2019–present): Morphological evolution of anurans


Graduate students

Allison Hanna (M.S. student; 2016–present): The role of thermal performance curves in dispersal limitations and patterns of species diversity


Jack Spicer (M.S. student; 2018–present): Evolution of frog swimming mechanics


Lab manager

Baylee Rae (2018–present): Independent study; the relationships between muscles and movement in frogs



Undergraduate students

Antonio Loper (2018–present): Independent study and honors thesis; the relationship between frog morphology and swimming mechanics


Mardi Wisdom (2018–present): Independent study; thermal performance curves and elevation


Alexis Butefish (2018–present): Life Sciences Freshman Research Scholar, studying toepad scaling in arboreal and torrential frogs


Alex Zakrzewicz (2019–present): Pre-service science teacher, studying frog hands and feet


Eleanor Shore (2019–present): Research volunteer


Lab alumni

Elizabeth Mendoza (M.S. student; 2016-2018)
S. P. Vijayakumar (post-doc; 2017-2018)
Loretta Lacey (HHMI First-year Scholar, 2017–2018)
Halee Brew (HHMI First-year Scholar, 2017–2018)
Krista Thomas (Undergrad., 2017–2018)
C.J. Farmer (Undergrad., 2018)
Kelsey Speer (Undergrad., all of 2017)
Joseph Tucker (Undergrad., Fall 2017)
Dalton Hanson (Undergrad., Fall 2015 – Summer 2017)
Melissa Koehler (Undergrad., Fall 2016)
Ulysses de la Rosa (Undergrad., Fall 2016 – Spring 2017)
Roy Cruz (Undergrad., Spring 2016)
Chris Williams (Undergrad., Spring 2016)
Marianne Caron (Undergraduate volunteer and lab technician, 2015-2016)
Kate Adams (HHMI First-year Scholar, 2015-2016)
Elissa Brouwer (Undergrad., Fall 2015)
Michelle Tran (Undergrad., Fall 2015)