Andrea E. Glassmire    

PhD. candidate
glssmr33@gmail.com

Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science
University of Nevada
Reno NV 89557


EDUCATION

Ph.D.
In progress, Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, expected 2016
B.S.
Biology cum laude, minor Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008

 


TEACHING 

Teaching assistant, Experimental Field Ecology (BIOL 322), University of Nevada, Summer 2016
Teaching assistant, Laboratory in Ecology and Population Biology (BIOL 394), University of Nevada, Fall 2013-Present
Teaching assistant, Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab (BIOL 223/224), University of Nevada, Fall 2011-Spring 2013
Teaching assistant, Principles of Biological Investigations (BIOL 192), University of Nevada, Fall 2010-Spring 2011
Teaching assistant, Evolution (BIOL 350), University of Pittsburgh, Spring 2010
Teaching assistant, Population Biology (BIOL 370), University of Pittsburgh, Fall 2009

 


GRANTS & AWARDS                                        

Research grant, University of Nevada, Reno Graduate Student Association ($2,500), 2016
NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation ($18,000), 2015
Award in Tropical Botany, Garden Club of America ($5,000), 2014
The Diana Hadley-Lynch Scholarship, The Biology Department, University of Nevada, Reno ($3,000), 2012,2015,2016
The Wilson Award, The Biology Department, University of Nevada, Reno ($4,000), 2013
The Brussard Scholarship, The Biology Department, University of Nevada, Reno ($500), 2012
EECB Summer Scholarship, Program in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology, University of Nevada, Reno ($6,000), 2011-2016
EECB Small Research Grant, Program in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, ($800), 2010, 2013
GSA Travel Grant, Graduate School Association, University of Nevada, Reno ($2000), 2011-2014

 


PRESENTATIONS
First-authored and presented only

The Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, MD, 2015
Intraspecific phytochemical variation drives community and population structure for specialist caterpillars
The Gordon Research Conference: Speciation, Ventura, CA, 2015
Plant toxicity at the top of a tropical mountain
The Ecological Society of America, Sacramento, CA, 2014
Caterpillars on acid: the evolutionary and ecological consequences of phytochemical interactions
The University of Nevada College of Science Three Minute Thesis, Reno, NV, 2014 
Plant toxicity at the top of a tropical mountain
The University of Nevada College of Science Poster Session, Reno, NV, 2013
Population genomics and phytochemical variability
The Entomological Society of America, Lake Tahoe, NV, 2013
Phytochemical variation as a mechanism for genomic diversification
The Gordon Research Conference: Plant-Animal Interactions, Ventura, CA, 2013
Phytochemical variation as a mechanism for genomic diversification
The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, 2012
Complex relationships between host use and diversification across three trophic levels in two neotropical forests