Lisa Schwanz - Lab Leader B.A. (Honors), 2000, University of California, Berkeley Ph.D., 2006, University of New Mexico email: email@example.com Ph: (0)2 9065 1997
I am recruiting PhD students with interests in animal evolutionary ecology, thermal ecology, phenotypic plasticity, sex allocation. Please email me with any inquiries and tell me what interests you.
Current Lab Members
Rebecca Raynal (PhD, 2018 - ) - Impacts of temperature on development and physiology Phil Pearson (PhD, U Canberra, 2018 - ) - Temperature, sex reversal and hatchling outcomes in bearded dragons Kris Wild (PhD, U Canberra, 2018 - ) - Sex reversal in wild bearded dragons Claudia Crowther (PhD, 2019 - ) - Maternal effects and sex ratios Davey Dor (PhD, 2022 - ) - Ecology and management of flatback sea turtles Shirley Chia (Honours, 2022) - Animal diversity in relation to natural variation in vegetation Lewis Loncar (Honours, 2022) - Insect assemblages associated with Mulga trees
Past Lab Members Post-docs
Dr. Julia Riley (Endeavour Postdoctoral Fellow 2018) - reptile cognition
Dr. Jussi Lehtonen (VC Postdoctoral Fellow 2016 - 2018) - theory of sex and sex allocation
Dr. Thomas Merkling (Endeavour Postdoctoral Fellow and Fyssen Visiting Fellow, 2016-17) - meta-anlayses of physiological correlates of offspring sex ratio in birds and mammals
Mitchell Hodgson (Ph.D. 2021), University of New South Wales - Thermal physiology and behaviour of ectotherms: How evolution and plasticity define responses to temperature and climate.
Maria Boyle (Ph.D. 2013), University of Canberra (co-supervised with Arthur Georges and Jim Hone) - Consequences of temperature-dependent sex determination for population persistence and range change under warming climates.
Davey Dor (Honours 2021) - snail host life history response to trematode parasites
Rachel Irwin (Honours 2019) - costs of thermoregulation
Emily Rayner (Honours 2017/18) - developmental effects on cognition in reptiles
Louis Dardare (Honours 2017) - modelling sperm limitation
Gracie Liu (Honours 2017) - hormonal mediators of maternal effects in jacky dragons
Rebecca Pacey (Honours 2017) - sources of colour pattern variation in jacky dragon hatchlings
Janelle So (Honours 2017) - thermal parental effects on thermal preferences and limits