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 […]
Each year the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan runs a Diversity Recruitment Weekend that is designed to provide undergraduate students from underrepresented groups with an overview of the application process to graduate school and tips to succeed […]
Ph.D. student Sarah Westrick wrote a great blog post for the Dispatches from the Field Blog (on Twitter @fieldworkblog) about her field work this summer and a unique encounter with a lynx at our Kluane Red Squirrel Project field research […]
As the students return and the teaching commences, it’s worthwhile to look back on the summer as one of productivity. Ph.D. students Sarah Westrick and Anne Sabol were busy doing field work on red squirrels in the Yukon and in […]