Amanda D. Melin, PI

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR
ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY & MEDICAL GENETICS

University of Calgary

Earth Sciences 710D (main campus)

HMRB 223 (Foothills campus)

amanda.melin@ucalgary.ca

403-210-7579 (main campus)
403-210-6640 (Foothills campus)


 Amanda Melin CV

  • PhD, Biological Anthropology; Department of Anthropology; University of Calgary, Canada (2011)
  • Master of Arts, Primatology;  Department of Anthropology; University of Calgary, Canada (2006)
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology; Department of Biological Sciences; University of Calgary, Canada (2003)

Joseph Orkin

comparative genomics, gut microbiome, conservation genetics

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

Earth Sciences 710A

joseph.orkin@ucalgary.ca


Joseph Orkin CV

  • PhD, Anthropology; Washington University in St. Louis (2014)
  • MA, Anthropology; Washington University in St. Louis (2008)
  • BA, Anthropology; The Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College (2005)

Carrie Veilleux

primate sensory ecology, genomics, foraging behaviour
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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

Earth Sciences 710A

carrie.veilleux1@ucalgary.ca

Carrie's Personal Website


Carrie Veilleux CV

  • Ph.D., Anthropology. University of Texas at Austin (2012)
  • M.A., Anthropology. University of Texas at Austin (2006)
  • B.A., Anthropology, Psychology minor, Barrett Honors College, Arisona State University (2004)

Mareike Janiak

comparative genomics, digestive & dietary adaptations, molecular ecology

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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

mareike.janiak@ucalgary.ca

Mareike Janiak CV

  • PhD, Anthropology, Rutgers University, New Jersey (2018)
  • MA, Anthropology, Rutgers University, New Jersey (2014)
  • BA Psychology (with honors, with special honors in psychology). University of Texas at Austin (2010)

Gwen Duytschaever

LAB SUPERVISOR

Foothills Campus, HMRB 220 (lab), 223 (office)

gwen.duytschaever2@ucalgary.ca

403-210-6875 (office)
403-220-8862 (lab)


Gwen Duytschaever Resume

  • PhD Biotechnology, Ghent University, Belgium (2012)
  • MA Biology, Ghent University, Belgium (2007)
  • BSc Biology, Ghent University, Belgium (2005)

Shasta Webb

primate reproductive ecology, foraging behaviour, gut microbiome
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GRADUATE STUDENT (PhD)

Earth Sciences 720

shasta.webb@ucalgary.ca

Twitter: @webbshasta


Shasta Webb CV

  • M.A. Biological Anthropology, University of Calgary (2017)
  • B.A. Anthropology, Macalester College (2013)

Colin MacFarland

host parasite interactions, disease ecology, gut microbiome, 

GRADUATE STUDENT (MSc)

cemacfar@ucalgary.ca


Colin MacFarland CV

  • BSc Cellular, Molecular, Microbial Biology, University of Calgary (2016)

Laís Moreira

primate sensory ecology, sociosexual communication, colouration, New World primates

GRADUATE STUDENT (PhD)


lais.pacheco@ucalgary.ca


Laís Moreira CV

  • M.A. Psychobiology, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil (2013)
  • B.A. Biology, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil (2010)

Rachel Williamson

foraging ecology, niche divergence, primate behaviour

GRADUATE STUDENT (MA)


rachel.williamson1@ucalgary.ca


Rachel Williamson CV

  • B.A. Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis (2015)

 


Haley Glass

molecular adaptation, toxin evolution, ecology of amphibians
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AFFILIATED GRADUATE STUDENT (PhD)


haley.glass@ucalgary.ca


Haley Glass CV

  • BSc Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution. Minor in Conservation Biology, University of California Los Angeles (2015)

Swellan Pinto

molecular ecology, comparative genetics, ethanol metabolism, primate evolution
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GRADUATE STUDENT (MA)


swellan.pinto@ucalgary.ca


Swellan Pinto CV

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) in Biomedical Sciences – First Class, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary (2018)

 


Allegra DePasquale

foraging ecology, food selection, nutrition, primate health

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GRADUATE STUDENT (MA)

allegra.depasquale@ucalgary.ca


Allegra DePasquale CV

  • B.A. Zoology and Conservation, City University of New York Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies (2017)

Jia Tang

sensory ecology of small mammals

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UNDERGRADUATE HONOURS STUDENT


jia.tang@ucalgary.ca


Jia Tang CV


David Yang

molecular ecology and primate genomics

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UNDERGRADUATE HONOURS STUDENT

david.yang2@ucalgary.ca
 

David Yang CV


Past Lab Members

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Eva Garrett (postdoctoral scholar)

primate evolution, sensory ecology

CURRENT POSITION: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY

BOSTON UNIVERSITY (www.ecgarrett.com)