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

Postdoc position available

Postdoc Position in Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution Available in Ben Dantzer Lab at University of Michigan  The Dantzer Lab at the University of Michigan is searching for a postdoc. We have broad interests and study a diversity of questions at […]

Ben & squirrels featured in Washington Post

John Kelly at the Washington Post does a “squirrel week” feature each year in the Washington Post. This year one of the columns featured “Squirrel Camp” and the work of the Kluane Red Squirrel Project! See the full article here.  

Open position for undergrad to study red squirrel behavior & physiology

A 14-week NSF REU position is available in my lab from May-August 2019. The REU Student will participate in research regarding the effects of elevated maternal glucocorticoids (colloquially referred to as “maternal stress”) on the physiology, behavior, and life history traits […]

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