IGC ALUMNI FELLOWS

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Corinne “Cordie” Diggins

Post Doctoral Fellow

Current Position: Dr. Cordie Diggins will start a post doctoral appointment in August 2016 with the USGS Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. She will be studying the federally endangered spruce-fir moss spider, as well as continuing work on the federally endangered Carolina northern flying squirrel.

VT Advisor: Dr. W. Mark Ford, Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation

L to R, Ryan McClure, graduate student studying freshwater ecosystem ecology, Dr. Cayelan Carey, Assistant Professor of freshwater ecosystem ecology in the Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, and Jonathan Doubek, Ph.D. candidate studying freshwater biology. Global Change Center, science, research

Jonathan Doubek

Post Doctoral Fellow

Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont

VT Advisor: Dr. Cayelan Carey, Department of Biological Sciences

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Heather Governor

Risk Assessor, EnSafe, Inc.

Current Position: Heather defended her Ph.D dissertation in December 2017. She is currently a Risk Assessor with EnSafe, Inc.

VT Advisors: Dr. Leigh-Anne Krometis and Dr. Cully Hession, Department of Biological Systems Engineering

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Cathy Jachowski

Assistant Professor

Current Position: In August 2016, Dr. Cathy Jachowski will join the faculty in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation at Clemson University.

VT Advisor: Dr. William Hopkins, Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation

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Daniel Medina

Post Doctoral Fellow

Current Position: Daniel defended his Ph.D dissertation in July 2018. Daniel is headed to the Amphibian Natural History Laboratory of the University of Campinas, where he will be working as a postdoctoral fellow under the supervision of Dr. Luis Felipe Toledo.

VT Advisors: Dr. Lisa Belden, Department of Biological Sciences

Anthony J. Timpano, Research Associate, Water Resources Research Center

Tony Timpano

Post Doctoral Fellow

Current Position: Tony defended his Ph.D dissertation in August 2017. He is currently a post-doctoral associate at the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.

VT Advisors: Dr. Stephen Schoenholtz, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, and Dr. Carl Zipper, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

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Laura Schoenle

Post Doctoral Fellow

Current Position: Laura defended her Ph.D dissertation in May of 2017 and will be starting a post-doctoral position in August. She will be based at Hamilton College and co-supervised by Dr. Cynthia Downs and Dr. Lynn (Marty) Martin (University of South Florida). Their NSF-funded project investigates how immune function scales with body size in mammals.

VT Advisor: Dr. Ignacio Moore, Department of Biological Sciences