In the summer of 2019, the Dantzer Lab has many notable items to celebrate. First, we said goodbye to two valuable members of the Dantzer Lab. Zoë Goodrow finished up and defended her MSc. thesis in Conservation Ecology and Sarah […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Almost the entire Dantzer Lab was at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology in Tampa, FL in January of 2019. It was a meeting of big accomplishments for all the lab members. Tricia, Mena, Matt, […]
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 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!
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 […]