A 14-week NSF REU position is available in my lab from May-August 2020. 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 […]
Ben is really honored to win two awards! First, the Frank A. Beach New Investigator Award from the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology. Second, the Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology from the American Psychological Association (animal learning […]
We are looking for new Ph.D. students to start in Fall 2018. Applications are due ~1 December 2017. Please read “join the lab” and then contact Ben.
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 […]
It was great to host Francesca Santicchia in the Dantzer Lab from Sept-Nov. Francesca is an Italian Ph.D. student advised by Luc Wauters. Her work focuses on relationships among stress, parasites, and animal personality in the incomparable Eurasian red squirrel inhabiting the Italian alps. […]
We are looking for new PhD students to join the lab in Fall 2017. If you are interested, please read in detail the summary about joining the lab here and then contact me.
This summer we are busy with fieldwork. Freya, Sarah, and Ben will be doing fieldwork in the Yukon with red squirrels. Ben is also doing fieldwork throughout Michigan on a new project on the physiology and behavior of mice. New Dantzer […]
Congrats is in order for Sarah Westrick for receiving a Grant-in-Aid of Research from the American Society of Mammalogists and an Individual Research Fellowship from the International Institute of the University of Michigan. These are impressive accomplishments for a first […]
Tricia received an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biology to work on the causes of range expansion in small mammal species in Michigan. Congrats to her and welcome to our research group!
Exciting to start the 30th year of data collection for the Kluane Red Squirrel Project in the Yukon, Canada! Not only was there a lot of training to do for new field technicians but there are many new projects on […]