8 Faculty/Mentors

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Carla Cicero, Staff Curator
(1) Advanced Preparation Techniques at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Geographic Variation in Birds of Western North America (Current Term Now Closed)
Chris Conroy, Staff Curator
(1) Genomics of the California vole (Microtus californicus) and related rodents (Full- no new appr needed)
Christina Fidler, Museum Archivist
(1) Archives Preservation Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Archives Digitization Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) CalDay Exhibit Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
Michelle Koo, Staff Curator
(1) Biodiversity Informatics and GIS Apprenticeship at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Communication/ Outreach apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Archival Apprenticeship at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Full- no new appr needed)
Eileen Lacey, Professor
(1) Social structure of Rio Negro tuco-tucos (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Geographic variation in coat colors in the California vole (Current Term Now Closed)
Michael Nachman, Professor
(1) The loss of the pineal gland and melatonin (sleep hormone) synthesis ability in mammals and crocodilians (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Genomic adaptations to diet in pangolins (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Co-evolution of bitter taste and detoxification genes in mammals (Full- no new appr needed)
Carol Spencer, Staff Curator
(1) Curatorial Apprentice: Exploring Biodiversity, Curation, and Specimen Preparation in Natural History Collections at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
David Wake, Professor
(1) AmphibiaWeb: An Informatics System for Amphibian Conservation Biology (Full- no new appr needed)