People

Lab Director

David M. Althoff portraitDavid M. Althoff, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Department of Biology
440 Life Sciences Complex
dmalthof@syr.edu
315.443.1096
My key research interests are evolutionary ecology of species interactions; insect community ecology, molecular ecology, and phylogenetics.
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Current Lab Members

Karma Thomas portraitKarma Thomas Ph.D. student
429 Life Sciences Complex
kthoma06@syr.edu
Karma received her B.S. from Weber State University in Biology and joined the lab in Aug of 2020. She is interested in the ecology and evolution of insects and their interactions with plants.

Gwen Bode portraitGwen Bode Ph.D. Student
429 Life Sciences Complex
gmbode@syr.edu
Gwen is interested in how plant chemistry, especially floral scent, influences plant-insect interactions

 

Lab Alumni

Alison Agresta Undergrad researcher, 2012-2013

Annika Moe Postdoc, 2011-2102

K. Alice Wood Fox Lab Technician II, 2012-2105

Clive Darwell Postdoc, 2013-2015

Alexandra Chapman Undergrad researcher, 2014-2016

Haley Plasman M.S., 2013-2016

Heather Murin Undergraduate Researcher, 2018-2019

Diego Luna, Undergrad researcher, 2019-2021

Shengpei Wang, Ph.D. 2014-2020