Give To Wrens

Avian Ecology Laboratory

                                                             Charles Thompson                                             Scott Sakaluk


Paige Farchmin, Rachael DiSciullo, Madi Rittenger

Ashley Tauber (not pictured for 2020 social distancing reasons; see below)

 

           Current
            Ph.D. Students


Rachael A. DiSciullo

 

B.S., 2013, Drexel University
M.S., 2016, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Ph.D. Dissertation Research

 

Role of male song in sexual selection

 

DiSciullo, R.A, C.F. Thompson, and S.K. Sakaluk. 2019. Perceived threat to paternity reduces likelihood of paternal provisioning in house wrens. Behavioral Ecology 30: 1336-1343.

DiSciullo, R.A., and A.L. Basolo. 2019. Body size, but not age-at-maturation or context, affects the expression of predator-induced behavioural plasticity in female green swordtails (Xiphophorus hellerii). Ethology 00: 1-13.


Current
   M.S. Students
& Undergraduates


Madi Rittinger

 

B.S., Biopsychology, 2017,
Ohio Dominican University

M.S. Thesis Research

Sex-specific effects of hatching order and hatching synchrony on nestling corticosterone levels

 


Page Farchmin

 

B.S., Biological Sciences
Illinois State University, 2019

M.S. Thesis Research


Effect of experimental increase in nestbox temperature on nestling fitness-related traits



Ashley Tauber

Undergraduate, Illinois State Universty

 

Undergraduate Researh

 

Experimental increase in antioxidants and nestling growth and health state