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Erin MyersErin Myers

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Biology and Biochemistry


Education: Ph.D., Iowa State University

Dr. Erin Myers research program focuses on the complex interactions between closely related species. She utilizes an integrative research method that emphasizes genetics in conjunction with behavior and morphometric approaches. Her recent work focuses on invertebrate model systems; however, she has utilized similar approaches in a number of organisms including natural amphibian and reptile systems.

  • Myers, E. M., E. L. Joyce, T. Harwell, A. Lamb* and W. A. Frankino 2013. Multi-generation fitness consequences of hybridization in a classic species pair. PLoS One, 8(11): e80331. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080331
  • Freedberg, S. and E. M. Myers 2012. Different rates of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA introgression in a turtle lacking sex chromosomes. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 106:405-417.
  • Myers, E. M. and W. A. Frankino 2012. Time in a bottle: Reinforcement in a Drosophila species pair. PLoS ONE 7(2): e31759.