Group Members

We are looking for new PhD students to join the team (see openings) !

Jump to PI, Postdocs, Graduate Students, Undergraduates.


Dean M Castillo

Assistant Professor, started August 2019

  • BA Cornell University
  • PhD, Indiana University with Leonie Moyle
  • Postdoc, Cornell University with Daniel Barbash
  • Interests - Speciation, Coevolution, Behavior


Paula Roy

Started August 2019

  • BA, Psychology, Millersville University 2006
  • MS, Biology, St. Josephs University 2010
  • PhD, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of Kansas with Jenny Gleason
  • Interests - Speciation, Coevolution, Behavior

Graduate Students

We are recruiting graduate students for Fall 2020


Bozhou Jin

  • Project - Quantifying behavioral differences and sexual selection in D. melanogaster populations
  • Biology Major, Cornell University

Sahana Natsan

  • Project - The genetic basis on hybrid inviability
  • Biology Major, Cornell University