Multiple members of the Dantzer Lab will be presenting at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sarah Westrick will be giving an oral presentation about her work regarding the proximate causes and […]
This semester I’m really excited to organize a graduate seminar course about sex/gender from perspectives of evolutionary & neuroscience research (a vast topic!). Topics range from how we should talk about sex/gender in biological research, the evolution of sexual reproduction, […]
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 […]
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), […]
When a species is introduced to a new area, it often can have detrimental effects on the native ecosystem. The causes of those negative impacts are often unknown. The grey squirrel from North America was introduced to Europe in ~1948 […]
The Dantzer Lab believes in openly and quickly sharing results, data, and methods from our research. As a step in this direction, we are now posting all submitted manuscripts to bioArxiv using the CC-BY license. We’ve just started this process with […]
Thrilled and humbled to announce that the lab has received an NSF CAREER Award (NSF IOS 1749627)! There will be opportunities for lab/field assistants and a post-doc so please contact me if you are interested.
The Dantzer Lab was fully represented at the annual meeting of the Society for Comparative and Endocrinology in San Francisco. Anne presented a poster on some of the exciting results from her first field season studying the social behavior and […]
Sarah Westrick had her interesting encounter with a lynx while she was doing field work in the Yukon featured in Discover Magazine!
Each year members of the Kluane Red Squirrel Project meet to discuss the field season from the previous year, plans for the upcoming field season, and ongoing manuscripts and research projects. Everyone gives a presentation and gets detailed feedback from […]
We just published a new manuscript in Proceedings of the Royal Society B about how elevated stress can suppress the cooperative behavior of wild meerkats. We also show that dominant female meerkats do not elevate the cooperative behavior of the subordinates […]