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Latest news from the lab
July 2020 - huge congrats to PhD student Reilly Jackson who was awarded a Sturgis Fellowship to support her research on bats in Kenya!
April 2020 - the first official publication from the lab is out (see publications page). This work, led by Nathaniel Mull, reviewed the ecology of rodent-borne American hantaviruses. Great work, Than!
April 2020 - Congratulations to undergraduate student and lab member Houston Lamb who successfully defended his honors thesis. Houston made a field guide to rodents in Arkansas.
March 2020 - Kristian was invited to present the keynote address on "Emerging Infectious Diseases" during the 5th Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Chapter of The Wildlife Society.
January 2020 - We welcomed a new PhD student, Shannon Kitchen, who will be working on the NSF vole fever project.
August 2019 - Our first graduate students, Reilly Jackson and Nathaniel Mull, joined the lab and began their doctoral degrees at UArk. Reilly will be working on disease dynamics of bat-borne pathogens in Africa and Nathaniel will be identifying diseases in rodent communities of Arkansas.
July 2019 - Thrilled to receive NSF EEID funding!!
February 2019 - Our group website is live - we hope you enjoy it!!
July 2018 - Kristian is excited to be joining the editorial board of Proceedings of the Royal Society B as an Associate Editor.
See here for a blog post about his research and motivations.