Branham Lab: Insect Systematics and Behavior

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Post Doctoral Fellows

Steven Davis, Ph.D.

Graduate Students

Kristin Dunn, Ph.D. Student
Evolution of Lampyridae

Erick Rodriguez, Ph.D. Student
Larval Morphology and Systematics of the Fruit Fly Genus Anastrepha, Tephritidae

Oliver Keller, Ph.D. Candidate
Systematics of Lampyridae

Matthew Moore, Ph.D. Student
Systematics of Scarabaeidae

Lab Alumni

Kyle Beucke, Ph.D.
Systematics and biogeography of Mycotrupes (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae)

Seth M. Bybee, Ph.D.
The phylogenetics of Odonata and the evolution of the odonate wing - evidence from molecules, morphology and fossils

Alicia M. Hodson, M.S.
Firefly systematics (Coleoptera: Lampyridae)

Nickolas T. Homziak, M.S.
Systematics of Lepidoptera

Jessica E. Louton, M.S.
Dragonfly systematics (Odonata)

Eugenio (Gino) Nearns, M.S.
MS Thesis: Revision and phylogeny of the tribe Curiini LeConte (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae)

Clare H. Scott, Ph.D.
Systematics and evolution of the moth genus Lycomorpha (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Bradley Smith, M.S.
Firefly diversity in Colombia: patterns across a dynamic landscape

Jennifer M. Zaspel, Ph.D.
Systematics and evolution of the vampire moths and their fruit piercing relatives using morphological and molecular data (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae)

Undergraduate Students

Krystal Ashman

Tyler Shaw

Katherine Arguez

Jessica Awad
Undergraduate HONORS Program

Pablo Chialvo

Able Chow

Frank Fogarty
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Fellow

Keith Gerber

Spencer Ingley
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Fellow

Lizet Perez

Mary Reed

Visiting Students

Gavin Martin, Ph.D. student
Systematics of Lampyridae (Coleoptera)

Anchana Thancharoen (2006)
Systematics of Lampyridae (Coleoptera)

Visiting Faculty / Sabbatical

Dr. Mei-Ying Lin (2017-2018)
Systematics of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera)

Dr. Kee-Jeong Ahn (2008-2009, 2015-2016)
Systematics of Staphylinidae (Coleoptera)

Clare Scott, graduation ceremony
Marc Branham and Clare Scott, graduation ceremony.

Branham Lab
(front row, l-r) Jennifer Zaspel, Catherine Scipioni, Anchana Thancharoen. (back row, l-r) Kyle Beucke, Gino Nearns, Seth Bybee, Marc Branham

Branham Lab and Dr. Triplehorn
(l-r) Seth Bybee, Gino Nearns, Charles Triplehorn, Marc Branham, and Kyle Beucke (The Ohio State University, November, 2005)

Branham Lab, Department of Entomology & Nematology, University of Florida, P.O. Box 110620, Gainesville, FL 32611-0620
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