Principal Investigator

Dr. Sara E. Miller

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Zoology, University of British Columbia, 2016

M.S. in Biology, University of Missouri - St. Louis, 2010

A.B. in Biology, University of Chicago, 2006

Office: Research 340


Twitter: @underselection1

Graduate Students

Garett Behrends

Ph.D. Student

Using Molecular Techniques to Characterize Insect Diets and Species Interactions

Office: Research R340


Samir Kuinkel

Ph.D. Student

Thermal tolerance in paper wasps, including the metabolic response to heat, and passive thermoregulation with emphasis on the nesting behavior and stress response to temperature.

Office: Research R340



Dr. Thomas Hagan

Population dynamics and ecology of invasive species, with an additional focus on the evolution and behaviour of social insects

Office: Research R325


Lab Alumni

Summer High School Student Interns: Somir Wilson (2023)