Snyder lab has moved! We are now in the Department of Entomology at the University of Georgia. New and exciting study systems and questions await!
News from WSU (2010-2019)
Welcome to Mike Crossley, who has just joined the lab as a postdoc. Mike completed his PhD with Sean Schoville at the University of Wisconsin, and at UGA he will examine the evolutionary ecology of formerly-benign herbivores that suddenly emerge as crop pests.
Congratulations to Amanda Meier and Olivia Smith, who received prestigious USDA-NIFA Fellowships this spring!
Welcome to Amanda Meier, who accepted a postdoc position in the lab. Amanda completed her PhD with Mark Hunter at the University of Michigan, and at UGA she will continue her work linking soil and plant health.
Postdoc Carmen Blubaugh has started a faculty position in the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Clemson. Congrats Carmen! You can read about her new lab here.
PhD student Olivia Smith has published a series of outreach articles discussing the varied roles of wild birds on organic farms.
Congratulations to undergraduate researchers Elizabeth Magill and Sabrina Judson, who shared first place at the 2017 BIOAg poster competition. Carmen Blubaugh mentored poster prep.
Joseph Taylor‘s predator ecology work was featured in the Seattle Times. Changing the world, one beetle at a time!
Congratulations to postdoc Carmen Blubaugh and PhD student Matt Jones, who received prestigious USDA-NIFA Fellowships. Carmen will examine how soil characteristics impact plants’ ability to attract beneficial predators, while Matt is studying natural means to lower human-pathogen contamination of fresh produce.