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Rebecca D. Tarvin

I am intrigued by the evolutionary mechanisms underlying adaptation and diversification. My interests in research are grounded in an appreciation for natural history, especially (but not limited to) frogs.

Research in my lab employs diverse techniques in the lab and field that pull from molecular biology, phylogenetics, neurobiology, genomics, and physiology. Current projects investigate origins of acquired chemical defenses in frogs, flies, and snakes.

Outside of the lab I am interested in many sorts of creative projects, from 3D-printing to painting and baking. I also love to cycle, play soccer, and follow politics.

Download CV (Updated 24 September 2018)

The Tarvin Lab is currently recruiting highly motivated graduate students and postdocs!