What do we do?

How do wild animals adapt to changing environments?
Evolutionary Ecology
What causes variation in animal behavior?
Animal Behavior
How do behavioral & life history traits evolve?
Comparative Studies
How does early life stress affect offspring?
Parental Effects

Lab News

Join the lab in Fall 2019

We are currently looking for Ph.D. students to join the lab in Fall 2019 to study questions about how maternal stress affects offspring characteristics. If you are interested, please check out the info here and contact Ben!

Special UM symposium on animal behavior

We are excited to announce that the Dantzer Lab will be hosting a special symposium at UM titled At the Crossroads of Evolution & Neuroscience. The symposium will invite a range of exciting speakers to talk about the evolution of animal […]

Two new papers

I am happy to report the publication of two new pieces of original research from the Dantzer Lab. The first manuscript (here) that just came out in Ecology & Evolution was the result of a fun collaboration with Michael Sheriff (Penn State), […]

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