Auburn University   Biological Sciences

The Santos Lab

Homepage

Research

>>People

Publications

Journal Covers

Classes

Opportunities

Photo Gallery

 

Protocols

 

PCR Primers

 

Datasets

 

Search Databases

Symbiodinium Cultures

SD2-GED

SymBioSys

SYM Pub Search

 

Bookmarks

 

SYM DGGE Images

 

CNID-SYM Listserve

 

A-PONDS Listserve

 

Blogs

 

Software & Scripts

 

Login 2 Lab Server

 

Web Applications

SYM-BLAST

HALO-BLAST

EMBOSS

FaBox

WebLogo

PRIMACLADE

Primers4Clades

CODEHOP

CGView Server

In silico PCR

Calculate Oligo Tm

Microsat Finder

Get Protein Info

Basic Data Stats

IBDWS

MRBAYES WEB FORM

PAUP* WEB FORM

BIOMAIL

 
   

 

Jessica D. Stephens

Masters Student - Graduated 2011

Ph.D. Candidate at University of Georgia - Athens

Department of Biological Sciences

(co-advisor: Dr. Debbie Folkerts)

Auburn University,  Auburn, AL 36849

jdstephe[at]gmail[dot]com

Tel: (334) 844-1659

Personal/Research Web Site

Former AU Masters Web Site

  2005

Department of Biological Sciences, Butler University, B.S. Biology (major).

 

Behavioral and population ecology, conservation biology, and dispersal, with a focus on the population genetics of Exyra semicrocea, a moth symbiont to pitcher plant bogs in the Southeast and its application to conservation of the bog ecosystem.

  2011

Recipient - Student Government Association (SGA) Outstanding Student Award, Auburn University Graduate School.

  2010

Recipient Graduate Research Fellowship - National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS; awarded by NOAA). Project Title: "Elucidating effects of pitcher plant wetland fragmentation: A study of dispersal and genetic connectivity on an arthropod associate, Exyra semicrocea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)".

  2009

Recipient - Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research.

  2008

Recipient Post-course Research Grant, Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS).

  2002

Recipient Summer Institute Research Grant, Spatial ecology of common snapping turtles, Butler University.

  2008

"Collared peccary influence on dung beetle assemblages." - International Society for Behavioral Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (Poster).

  2005

"Comparing the diets of Graptyemys geographica, the common map turtle,and Trachemys scripta, the red-eared slider." - Undergraduate Research Conference, Butler University.

  2004

"The spatial ecology of Chelydra serpentina, the common snapping turtle, in an urban landscape." - Butler Summer Institute & Butler Biology Seminar Series, Butler University.

 In prep

Paemelaere, E., L. Pastorello, S. Haba, A. Balmer, N. Rajamani, A.L. Skibiel, J.D. Stephens, S. Zappulla, H. Zimbler-Delorenzo, J. Yu, F. S. Dobson. Mammalian rarity in the New World: A temperate-tropical comparison.

 In prep

Banning, W.J., M.J. Dreslik, C.A. Philips, and J.D. Stephens. Spatial ecology of Chrysemys picta, the painted turtles.

 2

Stephens, J.D., S.R. Santos, D.R. Folkerts. 2011. Genetic differentiation, structure, and a transition zone among populations of the pitcher plant moth Exyra semicrocea: Implications for conservation. PLoS One. 6:e22658. Download article directly from PLoS One website

 1

Dolan, R.W., M.E. Moore, and J.D. Stephens. Documenting effects of urbanization on flora using herbarium records. Journal of Ecology. (in press)


Back to faculty and staff