Colin Donihue

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Lab Affiliation: Jonathan Losos

I am an evolutionary ecologist studying the drivers and consequences in intra-specific variation in animal functional traits. In particular, my research focuses on predicting changes in behavioral, morphological, and performance traits as a result of changes in ecological context. My field research in Southern Europe, the West Indies, East Africa, and North America makes use of direct manipulative studies and landscape-scale natural experiments. My work generates fundamental insights into eco-evolutionary dynamics and critical applied lessons for conservation in human-dominated landscapes. I am currently an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in the Losos Lab.

Personal website: www.colindonihue.com

Twitter: @colindonihue

In the News:

Leggy Lizards Don't Survive the Storm: https://source.wustl.edu/2018/07/leggy-lizards-dont-survive-the-storm/

Lizards develop new 'love language': https://source.wustl.edu/2020/04/lizards-develop-new-love-language/

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