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Individuals currently in the Dyer Laboratory



Rodney J. Dyer


Population Genetics, Data Literacy, Quantitive Analyses


Bonnie Roderique

Laboratory Manager

eDNA, Freshwater Mussels, Data Visualization

Graduate Students


Jane Remfert

Doctoral Candidate

Gene Flow, Urban Evolution, Landscape Genetics


Megan Kuechle

Masters Candidate

Salamanders, Species Management, Genetics


Olivia Latham

Masters Student

Pollinators, Shale Barrens


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