SICB Division of Comparative Biomechanics (DCB)

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Research of members of The Division of Comparative Biomechanics (DCB) includes experimental work, computational and physical modeling and rich biological and engineering perspectives on the taxonomic breadth of organisms (extant and fossil) and their function in the physical world.  

The Division had its first organizational meeting at the annual SICB meeting in 2007 with strong support. DCB has mounted, often in collaboration with other Divisions, excellent symposia and strong presentation line ups, including from many scientists new to SICB and our robust student community.   

Although the Division is relatively new, research in comparative biomechanics is not and SICB has always been an important home for such work. Several DCB awards have been developed and named for luminaries in the field.

The Carl Gans Award
The prestigious Carl Gans Award can be given in two contexts: (1) for an outstanding young investigator in the field of biomechanics, or (2) for a significant contribution to the literature (book, research paper, or other) on biomechanics by a member of SICB at any career stage.  
To nominate yourself or others please see the instructions linked here.  

The Steven Vogel Award for the Best Student Poster in Biomechanics  
The Mimi A. R. Koehl and Stephen A. Wainwright Award for the Best Student Talk in Biomechanics  
Students interested in being considered for these awards should refer to the SICB BSP application guidelines page linked here.  

We encourage members to encourage other scientists to join DCB. A great way to introduce people to the Society and Division is through Symposia. DCB has a strong history of excellent symposia and we encourage you to continue to submit proposals and to consider participants from outside of SICB and in diverse fields of science and engineering. Guidelines for symposium proposal preparation, and other useful sicb resources, can be found here.

News & Announcements



Southwestern Organismal Biology (SWOB) regional meeting for SICB
To be held at the Claremont Colleges on Oct 21, 2017
To be hosted by: Lars Schmitz, Steve Adolph, Anna Ahn, and Jenna Monroy
Keynote speaker: Michael Dickinson (Caltech)

This meeting attracts up to ~80-100 organismal biologists from all over Southern California with attendants from nearby UCs, CSUs, USC, Caltech and even as far as UNLV and Utah! Students will have the opportunity to present either a short (~5 min) talk or a poster in the afternoon poster session. We even plan to give "best talk" and "best poster" awards this year.

For questions, contact:
Lars Schmitz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
W.M. Keck Science Department
Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges

SICB Midwest Regional Meeting
The University of Akron is reviving the Midwest regional SICB meeting. It is on 10/21/17 at U of Akron, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, with no registration fee and with food, coffee and snack provided, followed by a closing reception at the Emily Davis Art Gallery. Folks can email Henry Astley ( or go to the website for more information.

The 2017 North-East regional SICB (DVM/DCB) meeting will be held at UMass Lowell on 4
November 2017 ( A 9 am – 5 pm day of
talks will be held in Olsen Hall (home of Biological Sciences, 198 Riverside Rd. Lowell), with
ample of coffee breaks for mingling. This will be followed by a dinner/social afterwards at Lowell
Beerworks (walking distance. For information, contact Nicolai Konow

The 2017 Southeastern regional SICB meeting will be held at Virginia Tech on 11 November 2017.
Visit our website with information about the conference, including registration, location, and talk submission:
Please register through our registration form for this regional meeting. If you can, please use this form to register for the meeting to help us more easily keep track of your information, talk title, and dietary restrictions.
Meeting organizers: Martha Muñoz ( and Hodjat Pendar (

Officers & Representatives

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Chair 01/2017-01/2019 Sheila Patek
Chair Elect 01/2017-01/2019 Stacey Combes
Past Chair 01/2017-01/2019 Melina Hale
Secretary 01/2016-01/2018 Andrea Ward
Program Officer 01/2016-01/2018 Jake Socha
Student/Postdoc Representative 01/2017 - 01/2020 Brett Aiello

DCB Memberlist

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Emily Abbott  University of California Irvine 
Shai Abehsera  Ben Gurion University of the Negev 
Kerri Ackerly  McGill University 
Kathleen Ackert  Siena College 
Danielle Adams  West Chester University 
Khaled Adjerid  Virginia Tech 
Mauricio Adreani  Max Planck Institute  
Dominique Adriaens  Ghent University 
Paige Ahlholm  Bates College 
Brett Aiello  University of Chicago 
Otar Akanyeti   
Angela Alicea-Serrano   
Justine Allen  Brown University 
Sarah Alto   
Douglas Altshuler  University of British Columbia 
Jean Alupay  University of Southern California 
Gaurav Amarpuri  University of Akron 
Byrappa Ammagarahalli Munishamappa   
Haley Amplo  Rutgers University-Newark 
Philip Anderson  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 
Christopher Anderson  University of South Dakota 
James Andrews   
Pavel Aprelev  Clemson University 
Jessica Arbour  University of Washington 
Luke A Arend  Bethel University 
Aria Armendariz Peavy  HSU 
Melissa Armstrong  University of British Columbia 
Sarahi Arriaga Ramirez  UC Davis 
Miriam Ashley-Ross  Wake Forest University 
Henry Astley  University of Akron 
Isabell Augenstein   
Manny Azizi  Univ. of California, Irvine 
Marc Badger  UC Davis 
Joseph Bahlman  University of British Columbia 
John Bailey  University of Southern Mississippi 
Alida Bailleul   
Eileen Baker   
Jordan Balaban  UC Irvine 
Vikram Baliga  University of British Columbia 
Bora Banjanin   
Rachel Barker  Georgia Institute of Technolog 
Andrew Barrios  CSUF 
Ian Bartol  Old Dominion University 
Christopher Basu  Royal Veterinary College 
Nicholas Battista  UNC-CH 
Grant Baumgardner  Virginia Tech 
Carly Baxter   
Robert Behring  Purdue University 
Jim Belanger  West Virginia Univ 
Matthew Benoit   
Otto Berg   
Philip Bergmann  Clark University 
Caroline Berlin  Wellesley College 
Elena Bernick  University of Baltimore 
Ze'ev Bernstein   
John Bertram  Univ of Calgary 
Vikas Bhandawat  Duke University 
Bhart-Anjan Bhullar  Yale University 
Andrew Biewener  Harvard University 
Ruediger Birenheide   
Aisa Biria   
Aleksandra Birn-Jeffery  University of Cambridge 
Richard Blob  Clemson University 
Christine Boehmer   
David Boerma  Brown University 
Raj Bolla  Cal State Fullerton 
Michael Boller  St. John Fisher College 
Richard Bomphrey  Royal Veterinary College 
Calhoun Bond  Greensboro College 
Laura Bond  NEOMED 
Samuel Borstein  University of Tennessee, Knoxville 
Douglas Boyer  Duke University 
Kelly Boyle  University of West Florida 
Elizabeth L. Brainerd  Brown Univ 
Erin Brandt   
Charlotte Brassey  Manchester Met. University 
Noah Bressman  Wake Forest University 
Kenny Breuer  Brown University 
Robert Brocklehurst  University of Manchester 
Christian Brown  University of South Florida 
Caleb Bryce   
Paul Bump   
Sam Burden  Univ. of Washington, Seattle 
Louis Burnett  College of Charleston 
Nicholas Burnett  UC Berkeley 
Morgan Burnette  Wake Forest University 
Mercedes Burns   
Jorge Bustamante  University of Washington 
Michael Butcher  YSU 
Marguerite Butler  University of Hawaii 
Greg Byrnes  Siena College 
Margaret Byron   
Henry Camarillo   
Ariel Camp  Brown University 
Rob Campbell  Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology 
Jennifer Carr  Tufts University 
David Carrier  Univ of Utah 
Tyler Carrier   
Andres Carrillo  UC Irvine 
Emily Carrington  UW FHL 
Casey Carter   
Aja Carter  University of Pennsylvania 
Anabel Carter  Bates College 
Eric Rafael Castillo  Hunter College CUNY 
Edward Catapane  Medgar Evers College 
Lindsey Caudle   
Itzue Caviedes-Solis  University of Washington 
Uros Cerkvenik   
Ann Cespedes  University of New Orleans 
Jules CHABAIN   
Anna Chabokdast  University of Oxford 
Akriti Chadda   
Kit Yu Karen Chan  HKUST 
Steven Chandler   
Sofia Chang  Univ. of California - Berkeley 
Jeremy Chang   
Eric Chang  Stanford University 
Ukyoung Chang   
Hila Tzipora Chase  University of Montana 
Payel Chatterjee   
Gaurav Chaudhary   
Amy Cheu  Clark University 
Kai-Jung Chi  National Chung-Hsing University 
Diana Chin  Stanford University 
victor china   
Benson Chow   
Chidinma Chukwueke   
Robert Cieri  University of Utah 
Chris Clark  UC Riverside 
Andrew Clark  College of Charleston 
Andrew Clark   
Elizabeth Clark  Yale University 
Brian Clark  Rowan Universiy 
Christofer Clemente  University of Sunshine Coast 
Glenna Clifton   
Matthew Close  Radford University 
Benjamin Clubb   
C. Sarah Cohen  Romberg Tiburon Center, SFSU 
Karly Cohen  George Washington University 
David Collar  UMass Boston 
Andres Collazo  California Institute of Tech. 
Anna Collett  College of Charleston 
Alexandra Collias   
Clint Collins  University of Idaho 
Stacey Combes  U.C. Davis 
Anna Conrades  Truman State University 
W. James Cooper  Washington State University 
Amanda Cooper  University of Utah 
Aaron Corcoran  University of North Carolina C 
Katherine Corn  University of California, Davis 
Marco Corrales-Ugalde  University of Oregon 
David Coughlin  Widener University 
Charles Coughlin  University of North Florida 
Noah Cowan  JHU 
Suzanne Cox  Penn State University 
James Crall  Harvard University 
Kristen Crandell  University of Cambridge 
Rachel Crane  Hopkins Marine Station 
Callie Crawford  1988 
Shelby Creager   
Lexi Moore Crisp  UNLV 
Stephanie Crofts  NJIT 
Andrew Cuff  Royal Veterinary College 
Joshua Cullen  Texas A&M University 
David Cundall  Lehigh University 
James Curry  University of Georgia 
Jin Dai   
Roslyn Dakin   
Monica Daley  Royal Veterinary College 
Chris Dallmann  Department of Biological Cybernetics, Bielefeld University 
Nicole Danos  University of San Diego 
Julian Davis  University of Southern Indiana 
Alexander Davis   
Inés Dawson  University of Oxford 
Roeland de Kat   
Mason Dean  Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces 
Jennifer Dearolf  Hendrix College 
Stephen Deban  University of South Florida 
Paul C. Dechow  Texas A&M University College of Dentistry 
Marc Deetjen  Stanford University - Lentink 
Alyce DeMarais  University of Puget Sound 
Daniel DeMartini   
Ayse Demircan   
Mark Denny  Stanford University 
Tanvi Deora  University of Washington 
Peter Derbyshire  UWA 
Maya deVries  Scripps Inst. of Oceanography 
Valentina Di Santo  Harvard University 
Kenneth Dial  University of Montana 
Kelly Diamond   
Taylor Dick  NC State/ UNC 
Bradley Dickerson  Caltech 
Patsy Dickinson  Bowdoin College 
Michael Dillon  Univ of Wyoming 
Marina Dimitrov  Stanford University 
Yang Ding  Beijing CSRC 
Petra Ditsche  University of Alaska Anchorage 
Robert Ditter  Florida International Universi 
Katie Dobkowski  University of Washington/FHL 
Cassandra Donatelli  Tufts University 
Seth Donoughe  Harvard University 
Kelly Dorgan  Dauphin Island Sea Lab 
Lindsey Dougherty  CU Boulder 
Brooke Dubansky  Tarleton State University 
Robert Dudley  University of California, Berkeley 
Meghan Duell  Arizona State University 
Alexander Duman   
Elizabeth Dumont  UC Merced 
Donald Dunbar  University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine 
Nicholas Durston  University of Bristol 
Hugo Dutel  University of Hull 
David Edwards  BGSU 
ofri eitan  Tel Aviv University 
Thomas Eiting  University of Utah 
Joel Eklof  University of Puget Sound 
Laura Ekstrom (Macesic)  Wheaton College MA 
Emma Elkins   
David Ellerby  Wellesley College 
Olaf Ellers  Free Lance 
Kyle Elliott  Univ of Manitoba 
Carolyn Eng  Brown University 
Daniel Escobar-Camacho  University of Maryland 
Nora R. Espinoza  Clemson University 
Brian Esty   
Shelley Etnier  Butler Univeristy 
Alistair Evans  Monash University 
Emily Evans  Valdosta State University 
Marina Evans-Keene   
Frank Fabela   
Peter Falkingham  Liverpool John Moores  
Jack Fant  Wheaton 
Stacy Farina  Harvard University 
Grace Farley   
Michael Fath  Tufts University 
Carl Favata  Eastern Illinois University 
Jeffrey Feaster  Virginia Tech 
Kara Feilich  University of Michigan 
Nadine Filippi   
Frank E. Fish  West Chester University 
Brooke Flammang  NJIT/Rutgers 
Colleen Flynn   
Alexander Fodor   
Derrick Fokala   
Kassandra Ford  UL-Lafayette 
Kathleen Foster  University of Ottawa 
Jessica Fox  Case Western Reserve Univ 
Austin Francis, Jr.  Armstrong State University 
David Frost  Georgia Tech 
Douglas Fudge  Chapman University 
Robert Full  UC of California at Berkeley 
Molly Gabler  University of North Carolina Wilmington 
Susan Gagliardi  University of California-Davis 
Katherine Galloway  Florida Atlantic University 
Pablo Garcia   
Theodore Garland  University of California 
Austin Garner  University of Akron 
Joel Garrett  Virginia Tech 
Sean Gart  JohnsHopkins University 
Stephen Gatesy  Brown University 
Jeffrey Gau   
Emma Gellman   
Andrew George  University of Chicago 
Matthew George  University of Washington 
Justin Georgi  Midwestern University 
Gary Gerald  Nebraska Wesleyan University 
Shannon Gerry  Fairfield University 
Noah Ghossein   
Francesca Giammona   
Joshua Gibson  Department of Entomology, UIUC 
Nicholas Gidmark  Knox College 
Paul Gignac  Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences 
Tristan Gilet  University of Liege 
Gary Gillis  Mt Holyoke College 
William Gilly  Stanford University 
Elizabeth Glynne   
Jeremy Goldbogen  Stanford University 
Valentina Gomez-Bahamon   
Aaron Goodman  San Francisco State University 
Malcolm Gordon  UCLA 
Marissa Gorvet  Youngstown State University 
William Gough   
Francois Gould  NEOMED 
Michelle Graham   
Michael Granatosky  University of Chicago 
Nick Gravish  UCSD 
Molly Grear  University of Washington 
Patrick Green  Duke University 
Neysa Grider-Potter   
Noah Gripshover  University of Cincinnati 
Derrick Groom  University of Toronto 
David Grossnickle  University of Chicago 
Daniel Grunbaum   
Hongtao Guo  Duke University 
Sander Gussekloo  Wageningen University 
Eric Gutierrez  Stanford University - Lentink 
Jared Michael Guyaux   
Travis Hagey  MSU 
Melina Hale  Univ of Chicago 
Brianna Hall   
Maxwell Hall  CSU Fresno 
Kayla Hall  San Francisco State University 
Christina Hamlet  Bucknell University 
Jorg U Hammel  Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht 
Yuanfeng Han   
Sarah Han   
Austin Haney  Valdosta State University 
Michael Hanson   
Adam Hardy  University of Chicago 
Tom Harrington  University of Connecticut 
Jon Harrison  Arizona State Univ 
Jacob Harrison  Duke University 
John Harshbarger   
Todd Harvey   
Richard Harvey  Royal Veterinary College 
Christina Harvey   
Ross Hatton  Oregon State University 
Hilary Hayford  U Washington 
virginia Hayssen  smith college 
Tyson Hedrick  UNC at Chapel Hill 
Ashley Heers  College of Sequoias 
Steve Heim   
Per Henningsson   
Eva Herbst   
John Hermanson  Cornell University 
L Patricia Hernandez  George Washington University 
Andrea Hernandez  Florida Atlantic University 
Alyssa Hernandez  Harvard University 
Anthony Herrel  CNRS 
Susan W. Herring  University of Washington Department of Orthodontics 
Anthony Hessel  Northern Arizona University 
Keith Heyde   
Ben Higgins   
Tim Higham  University of California 
Ben Hightower  Stanford University - Lentink 
Tamara Hijazi   
John G. Hildebrand  University of Arizona, Dept. of Neuroscience 
Jennifer (JJ) Hill  University of Bristol 
Cory Hillard  Univ of Louisiana-Lafayette 
Sarah Hoffmann  Florida Atlantic University 
Luke Holbrook  Rowan University 
Casey Holliday  University of Missouri 
Nicholas Holowka   
Natalie Holt  UC Irvine 
Roi Holzman  Tel Aviv University 
Dominique Homberger  Louisiana State University 
Alexander Hoover  UNC - Chapel Hill 
Brooke Hoover  Oklahoma State University 
Angela Horner  Cal State University 
Chen Hou  Missouri Univ. of Sci and Tech 
Stephen Howe   
Nickolay Ivanov Hristov  Winston-Salem State University, Center for Design Innovation 
Tonia Hsieh  Temple University 
David Hu  Georgia Tech 
Miranda Huang  Whitman College 
Alex Hubbard  Georgia Tech 
Tatjana Hubel  Royal Veterinary College 
Daniel Huber  The University of Tampa 
Christian Hubicki   
Dennis Hudson  Prevea Health 
Kyu Min Huh   
Jonathan Huie  1997 
Darrin Hulsey  University of Konstanz 
Stuart Humphries  University of Lincoln 
Nathaniel Hunt   
John Hutchinson  Royal Veterinary College 
Brittany Hutchinson   
Joel Hutson  DePaul University 
Gabe Ibanez  University of Cincinnati 
Elyse Iemola   
Rivers Ingersoll  Stanford University 
Danielle Ingle  1989 
Jose Iriarte-Diaz  University of Illinois at Chicago 
Jose Iriarte-Diaz  U Illinois at Chicago 
Frances Irish  Moravian College 
Michael Isaacs  UNLV 
Brandon Jackson  Longwood University 
Patricia Jackson  University of Alaska Anchorage 
Kevin Jagnandan  University of California, Riverside 
Israt Jahan  Eastern Illinois University 
Timothy Jakobi   
Matthew Jamison  Wake Forest University 
Steven E. Jasinski  University of Pennsylvania 
Kaushik Jayaram  Harvard University 
Bruce Jayne  U of Cincinnati 
Megan Jensen   
Megan Jensen   
Yordano Jimenez   
Devin Jindrich  CSU San Marcos 
Jeremy John   
Amy S Johnson  Bowdoin College 
Laura Johnson  University of Arizona - COMP  
Jessica Joneson  Purdue University  
Justin Jorge  Duke University 
Sunghwan Jung  Virginia Tech 
Derek Jurestovsky   
Ardian Jusufi  Harvard University 
Elska Kaczmarek  University of Miami 
Tomonari Kaji   
Stephen M. Kajiura  Florida Atlantic University 
Emily Kane  Georgia Southern University 
Suzanne Kane  Haverford College 
Kenneth Kardong  Washington State Univ 
Vishwa Teja Kasoju   
Kakani Katija  Monterey Bay Aquar. Res. Inst. 
Hilary Katz  University of Chicago 
Sandy Kawano  California State University, Long Beach 
David Kay  Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences 
Diane Kelly  University of Massachusetts 
Taylor Kelsay   
Christopher Kenaley  Boston College 
Melissa Kenny   
Pranav Khandelwal  UNC, Chapel hill 
William Kier  UNC - Chapel Hill 
Hunter King  University of Akron 
Chase Kinsey  Georgia Southern University 
Mackenzie Kirchner-Smith  Univ. of California Berkeley 
Samantha Kisare  Duke University 
Brett Klaassen Van Oorschot  Univ of Montana 
Jeremy Klingler   
Mena Klittich   
Kit Knight   
Yudi Ko   
liat koch   
Mimi Koehl  Univ. of California, Berkeley 
Matthew Kolmann  Friday Harbor Labs 
Nicolai Konow  Brown University 
Kostya Kornev  Clemson University 
Keith Korsmeyer  Hawaii Pacific University 
Nicole Korzeniecki  Providence College 
Adit Kothari  UC Berkeley 
Elaine Kozma   
Jacob Krans  Western New England University 
Dallas Krentzel  University of Chicago 
Daniel Kress  Stanford University - Lentink 
Deborah Kristan  California State U San Marcos 
Paul Krueger  SMU 
Sebastian Kruppert  Ruhr-University Bochum 
Chi-Yun Kuo   
Sharon Kuo  University of Missouri 
Matthew Kvalheim  U Michigan 
Michael LaBarbera  University of Chicago Organismal Biology & Anatomy 
Philip Lai   
Adrian Lai   
Simon Lailvaux  University of New Orleans 
Andrew Lammers  Cleveland State University 
Amy Lang  University of Alabama 
Brian Langerhans  NC State University 
A Kristopher Lappin   
Anthony Lapsansky  University of Montana 
Fredrick Larabee  Smithsonian Institution 
Diana LaScala-Gruenewald  University of Auckland 
George Lauder  Harvard Univ 
George Lauder   
Christian Laurent   
Chris Law  UC Santa Cruz 
David Lee  UNLV 
Jessica Lee   
Crystal Lee  UC Berkeley 
Andrea Lehn  MIT 
Justin Lemberg  University of Chicago 
David Lentink  Stanford University 
Krista LePiane   
Chen Li  Johns Hopkins University 
Diana Li  Stanford University 
James Liao  Whitney Lab/UF 
Tom Libby  University of Washington 
Huai-Ti Lin  HHMI Janelia Research Campus 
Yichen Liu   
Jacob Lockey  Case Western Reserve 
Jeremy Lomax   
John Long  Vassar College 
Catherine Loudon  U. of California Irvine 
Leeann Louis  Univ. of Cali., Berkeley 
Kaitlyn Lowder   
Andrew Lowe  CSU Fullerton 
Kelsey Lucas  Harvard University 
Elias Lunsford  University of Florida 
Deirdre Lyons  Scripps Inst. of Oceanography 
Ana Lyons  UC Berkeley 
Anabela Maia  Eastern Illinois University 
Russell Main  Purdue University 
Dror Malul  Technion 
Armita Manafzadeh  Brown University 
Madhur Mangalam  University of Georgia 
Kyle Mara  University of Southern Indiana 
Isabela Marques  State University of Campinas 
Richard Marsh  Northeastern University/Brown University 
Christopher Marshall  Texas A and M University 
Sarah Marshall  Youngstown State University 
Christopher Martin  University of North Carolina a 
Shelby Martin   
Kyle Martin  Karolinska Institutet 
Christopher Martinez  University of California Davis 
Brendan Martino  Siena College 
Hamid Marvi  Arizona State University 
Kayla Massena   
Marguerite Matherne  Georgia Institute of Technolog 
Tobin Mathew  SUNY New Paltz 
Laura Matloff  Stanford University 
Bianca Mattern  University of North Florida 
David Matthews   
Christopher Mayerl   
Nicole Mazouchova   
Eric McCloud   
Rylee McConkey   
Charlene McCord  University of Chicago 
Owen McCrossan  Drexel University 
Matthew McCurry  Monash University 
Eric McElroy  College of Charleston 
Craig McGowan  University of Idaho 
Matthew J McHenry  U. C. Irvine 
Brianna McHorse   
Benjamin McInroe  UC Berkeley 
Amberle McKee  University of Calif., Irvine 
Grace Mclaughlin   
Alexander McLean   
Callum McLean  Manchester Met. University 
Nalong Mekdara  Madera Community College  
Prasong Mekdara   
Johan Melis   
Leah Mendelson  MIT 
Elizabeth Mendoza   
Rachel Merz  Swarthmore College 
Natasha Mhatre  University of Toronto 
Krijn Michel   
Kevin Middleton  University of Missouri School of Medicine 
Laura Miller  University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 
Luke Miller  San Jose State University 
Kathryn Minczuk   
Michael Minicozzi  Northern Arizona University 
Emily Mistick   
Emily Mistick   
Thomas Mitchel   
Hanna Mitchell  Radford University  
Juri Miyamae  Yale University 
Carissa Miyano  Northern Arizona University 
Ivan Moberly   
Daniel Moen  Oklahoma State University 
Thomas Mohren  University of Washington 
Daria Monaenkova   
Jean-Michel Mongeau  Pennsylvania State University 
Jenna Monroy  Claremont Colleges 
Stephane Montuelle  Ohio University 
Brad Moon  Univ. Louisiana at Lafayette 
Talia Moore  University of Michigan 
Clinton Moran  Fairfield University 
Pierre Moretto  CNRS CRCA 
gen morinaga  Clark University 
Leonid Moroz  University of Florida 
Jeremy Morris  University of Utah 
Andrew Mountcastle  Bates College 
Ritwika Mukherjee  Tufts University 
Ulrike K. Muller  CSU Fresno 
Paul Mundell  Haverford College 
Martha Munoz  Duke University 
Alexon Munson-Catt  Longwood University 
Victor D Munteanu  Clemson University 
Emily Murakami   
Marcella Myers  St. Catherine University, Department of Biology 
Brian Myers   
Jason Nadler  Georgia Tech Research Institut 
Vivek Nagendra Prakash  Stanford University 
Shilpa Naik  UC Berkeley 
Arjun Nair  Univ. of California, Irvine 
James Napoli  Stony Brook University 
Emily Naylor  University of California, Riverside 
Megan Nepshinsky   
Izaak Neveln  Northwestern University 
Laura Newcomb  University of Washington 
Justin Ng   
Allyn Nguyen  CA State Polytech Univ 
Bao-Quang Nguyen-Phuc   
Robert Niese  University of Montana 
Kiisa Nishikawa  Northern Arizona University Department of Biological Sciences 
Alexis Noel  Georgia Institute of Technolog 
Spencer Nyholm  University of Connecticut 
Mary O'Donnell  University of South Florida 
Aoife O'Reardon  University of South Florida 
Danielle Oberg   
Daniel John ODonnell  Wake Forest University 
Jeffrey Olberding  University of California 
Rebecca Olivieri   
Aaron Olsen  Brown University 
Rachel Olson  Ohio University 
Courtney Orsbon  University of Chicago 
Victor Ortega Jimenez  UC Davis 
Ratan Sadanand Othayoth Mullankandy  Johns Hopkins University 
Tomasz Owerkowicz  California State University 
Yasemin OZKAN AYDIN   
Cinnamon Pace  Le Moyne College 
Kevin Padian  UC Berkeley 
Dianna K. Padilla  Stony Brook University 
Jonathan Page  University of Oxford 
EW Misty Paig-Tran  CSU Fullerton 
Amanda Palecek  Clemson University 
A. Richard Palmer  University of Alberta 
Olga Panagiotopoulou  The University of Queensland 
Noel Park  Brown University 
Sheila Patek  Duke University 
Henil Patel  University of Toronto (UTSC) 
Trushti Patel   
Vadim Pavlov   
Orit Peleg  Harvard University  
David Penning  MSSU 
Louis Penrod   
Rachel Pepper  University of Puget Sound 
Crystina Perez  College of Charleston 
Benjamin Perlman  University of California 
Mario Pestarino  DISTAV, Università di Genova 
Susan Peters  Univ of NC at Charlotte 
Jacob Peters  Harvard University 
Ashley Peterson  Univ. of California, Irvine 
Janne Pfeiffenberger  Temple University 
Alan Pinder  Dalhousie University 
Mark Plecnik  Univ of California Berkeley 
Delyle T Polet  University of Alberta 
John Polk  Univ of Illinois Urbana-Champ 
Ariana Poole  Hendrix College 
Laura Porro  Royal Veterinary College 
Marianne Porter  Florida Atlantic University 
Michael Porter  Clemson University 
Jean Potvin  Saint Louis University 
Brandon Pratt  University of Washington 
Swapnil Pravin  Temple University 
James Proffitt  The University of Missouri  
Pauline Provini  Museum d'Histoire Naturelle 
Jenna Pruett   
Kristen Prufrock  Johns Hopkins University Schoo 
Laksh Kumar Punith   
Joshua Puzey   
Brooke Quinn   
Daniel Quinn  Stanford University - Lentink 
Jonathan Rader  University of North Carolina 
Jason Ramsay  Westfield State University 
Jeffery Rankin  University of Idaho 
Michael Rauscher   
Sridhar Ravi   
Matthew J. Ravosa  Department of Biological Sciences 
Lindsey Reader  University of Utah 
Jeremy Rehm  Brown University 
Matthew Reidenbach  University of Virginia 
Peter Reiser  Ohio State University 
Karen Zich Reiss  College of the Redwoods 
John Reiss  Humboldt State University Department of Biology 
Dana Reuter  University of Oregon 
Shai Revzen  University of Michigan 
Miguel Reyes  Emory University 
Crystal Reynaga  UC Irvine 
Gal Ribak  Tel Aviv University 
Christopher Richards   
Jenniffer Riley  WSSU 
Angela Rivera  Creighton University 
Gabriel Rivera  Creighton University 
Dan Rivera   
Vilnery Rivera  University of Puerto Rico 
Thomas Roberts  Brown University 
Stephen P. Roberts  Missouri University of Science and Technology 
Sonia Roberts  PERCH, Penn Engineering 
Alexus Roberts   
Eve Robinson  Humboldt State University 
Meghan Rock  Science Illustrator 
Loranzie Samuel Rogers  University of Minnesota Duluth 
Chris Roh   
Heide Rohland   
Isaac Romero   
Michael Rosario   
Callum Ross  University of Chicago 
Eatai Roth   
Michael Rowe  Univ of the West Indies 
Jonas Rubenson  Penn State University 
Alexander Rubin   
Warren Ruder  Virginia Tech 
Allison Rugila  Stony Brook University 
Andrea Rummel   
Avery Russell  University of Pittsburgh 
Kristi Ruvina  GVSU 
William Ryerson  Saint Anselm College 
Caroline Rzucidlo  Fairfield University 
Maria Salazar Nicholls  PUCE, Ecuador 
Mary Salcedo  Harvard University 
Julia Samson  UNC Chapel Hill 
Luke Sande  Clemson University 
Erin Sanders   
Sanjay Sane  NCBS 
Christopher Sanford  Hofstra University 
Sharlene Santana  University of Washington 
Arvind Santhanakrishnan  Oklahoma State University 
Nir Sapir  University of Haifa 
Vinodkumar Saranathan  Yale NUS College 
Erik Sathe   
Jeffrey Scales  CSU, Stanislaus 
Emma Schachner  Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center 
Jordan Scharping  VTCRI 
Perrin Schiebel  GA Tech 
Rudolf Schilder   
Gerhard Schlosser  Natnl Univ of Ireland (NUI) Galway 
Adam Schmidt   
Julie Schram  Oregon Institute of Marine Biology 
Ryan Schroeder  The University of Calgary 
Patricia Schulte  UBC 
Cosima Schunk   
Margot Schwalbe  Tufts University 
Marie Schwaner   
Anthony Scibelli  Tufts University 
Bradley Scott  University of Rhode Island 
Jesse Seger   
Paolo Segre  University of British Columbia 
Ron Seidel  Max Planck Institute 
Zoe Self Davies  The Royal Veterinary College 
Swara Shah  University of Toronto (UTSC) 
Ron Shahar   
Neelima Sharma  Yale University 
Alana Sharp  University College London 
Jeff Shimeta  RMIT University 
Catherine Shine  Univeristy of Idaho 
Kenneth Shorter   
Christine Simard  University of Alberta 
Erin Simons  Midwestern University 
Dimitri Skandalis   
David Sleboda   
Andrew Smith  Ithaca College 
Benjamin Smith  Royal Veterinary College 
Caitlyn Smith    
Jake Socha  Virginia Tech 
Jacob Solomon  UMass Lowell 
Alberto Soto   
Joseph Spagna  William Paterson Univ 
Diara Spain  Dominican U of CA 
Thomas Spencer  Georgia Institute of Technolog 
Simon Sponberg  Georgia Tech 
Manoj Srinivasan  The Ohio State University 
Katie Staab  McDaniel College 
Kathryn Stanchak   
Emily Standen  University of Ottawa 
Caitlin Stapp   
Alyssa Y Stark  Villanova University 
Tristan Stayton  Bucknell University 
Bailey Steinworth   
Lucy Stevens  Clemson University 
William Stewart  University of Florida 
Thomas Stewart  Yale University 
Tyler Stigall  Allegheny College 
Kelsey Stilson  University of Chicago 
Charlotte Stinson  Cal State Univ., Bakersfield 
Michelle Stocker  Virginia Tech 
Ashley Stoehr  Univ. of Mass. Dartmouth 
Kristin Stover   
Amanda Stowers  Stanford University - Lentink 
Blake Strebel  Northwestern University 
Bethany Stricklen  NEOMED 
James Strother  Oregon State University 
Alexander Stubbs  Univ of California, Berkeley 
Stanley Stupski   
Anne Su  Cleveland State University 
Katelyn Suchyta  Bowdoin College 
Caitlin Sullivan  Emmanuel College 
Stuart Sumida  California State University 
Adam P. Summers  Friday Harbor Laboratories 
Dexter Summers  Harvard University 
Bonnie Sumner   
Cynthia Surmacz  Bloomsburg Univ 
Diego Sustaita  CA State Univ San Marcos 
Kelly Sutherland  University of Oregon 
Brook Swanson  Gonzaga Univ 
Sharon Swartz  Brown University 
Abigail Swenson  Providence College 
Callin Switzer   
Natalia Taft  University Wisconsin-Parkside 
Uzma Tahir  Northern Arizona University 
Ho Kwan Tang  Yale University 
James Tangorra  Drexel University 
Theresa-Anne Tatom-Naecker  University of Chicago 
Kathleen Tatro  Valdosta State University 
Jennifer Taylor  UC San Diego 
Kari Taylor-Burt  Harvard University 
Kari Taylor-Burt  Harvard University 
Fatma Zeynep Temel   
Kelsey Tennett  West Chester University of PA 
Jolan Theriault  University of British Columbia 
Joseph Thompson  Franklin and Marshall College 
Nathan Thompson  NYIT 
Justin Tickhill  North Central State College 
Chris Tijs   
Andrea Tilden  Colby College 
Lena Ting  Emory University/Georgia Tech 
Jessica Tingle  UC Riverside 
Bret Tobalske  University of Montana 
Ian Tomkinson   
Kevin Travis  California State University, Long Beach 
Barry Trimmer  Tufts University 
Henry Tsai  Brown University 
Jack Tseng  American Museum of Nat. His. 
Emily Tucci   
Elizabeth Tucker  Temple University 
Frank Tulenko   
Morgan Turner  Brown University 
Eric Tytell  Tufts University 
Graciela Unguez  New Mexico St 
Jim Usherwood  Royal Vet College 
Theodore Uyeno  Valdosta State University 
Floris van Breugel  Caltech 
Sam Van Wassenbergh   
Jason Vance  College of Charleston 
Abby Vander Linden   
Ram Vasudevan  University of Michigan 
Claudia Cristina Velazquez   
Brandy Velten   
Matthew Venesky  Allegheny College 
Madhusudhan Venkadesan  Yale University 
Kari Verner   
Steven Vogel  Duke University 
Janice Voltzow  Univ of Scranton 
Christopher Wagenbach   
Peter Wainwright  UC Davis 
Dylan Wainwright  Harvard University 
Marvalee Wake  University of California, Berkeley 
James Wakeling  Simon Fraser Univ 
Lindsay Waldrop  New Mexico Tech 
Simon Walker  University of Leeds 
James Walker  University of Oxford 
Christine Wall  Duke University 
Robert Wallace  Ripon College 
Andrea Ward  Adelphi University 
Steven Warren  Florida Atlantic University 
James Waters  Providence College 
Daniel Weihs  Technion 
Doriane Weiler  University of California, Berk 
Talia Weiss  Virginia Tech 
Kenneth Welch  Univ. Toronto Scarborough 
Mark Westneat  University of Chicago 
David S Wethey  U South Carolina 
James Whale  University of British Columbia 
John Whitehead   
Lisa Whitenack  Allegheny College 
Malachi Whitford  San Diego State University 
Katrina Whitlow  University of Chicago 
Julian Whitman  Carnegie Mellon University 
Sean Wilcox  Univ. of California, Riverside 
Cheryl Wilga  University of Alaska Anchorage 
Alec Wilken  University of Missouri-Columbi 
Susan Williams  Ohio University 
Charles Williams  University of Washington 
McCoy Williams   
Cara Williamson   
Mark A. Willis  Case Western Reserve Univ 
Simon Wilshin  Royal Veterinary College 
Alan Wilson  The Royal Veterinary College 
Robbie Wilson  Uni of Queensland 
Leann Winn  NJIT 
Tyler Wise   
Lawrence Witmer  Ohio University 
Zane Wolf   
Zane Wolf  Harvard University 
William Wonderly  UC - Santa Barbara 
Jin Yung Wong   
Hannah Wood  Smithsonian Institution 
Sarah A. Woodin  Univ of SC 
Christina Woody  University of South Florida 
Natalie Wright   
Nicole Xu  Stanford University 
Yuzo Yanagitsuru   
Xingbang Yang  Beihang University 
Stan Yavno  Tel Aviv University 
Dajia Ye   
Isaac Yeaton  Virginia Tech 
Andrew Yegian  Harvard University 
Jeanette Yen  Georgia Tech 
Carly Anne York   
Kyle Yoshida  Harvard University 
Jesse Young  NEOMED 
Vanessa Young  Saint Mary's College 
Caroline Young  Fairfield University 
Ming-Yuan Yu   
Stephanie Yu   
Kelly Zalaskus  Old Dominion University 
Sharri Zamore   
Yu Zeng  UC Berkeley 
Chengqi Zhang  Clemson University 
Baxi Zhong   
Ruijie Zhu  University of Virginia 
Mingna Zhuang   
Rebeka Zsoldos  University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna 
Olga Zueva  University of North Florida