People

WIN_20180301_11_00_37_ProChristopher J. Grant, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biology Department
Juniata College
Office: von Liebig Center for Science 1044
Lab: vLCS-L140
email: grant@juniata.edu
phone: 814.641.6686

Current Students:

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Katie Allen
Research Student: Zoology
email: allenkn17@juniata.edu
Project: Assisting on eDNA project (see project description for Rachel Kim below)

 

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Research Student: Biology/pre-dental
email: gottlgx15@juniata.edu
Project:  Examining the telencephaon and hindbrain regions of Smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) from the Juniata River basin for the presence of antidepressants.

 

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Macie Hollenbach
Research Student: Biolog
email: hollemj16@juniata.edu
Project: Utilizing Unassessed Waters data to determine habitable range of wild Salvelinus fontinalis (brook trout) and Salmo trutta (brown trout).

 

 

RoxyRoxanne Jeffers
Research Student: Biology/pre-med
email: jefferk16@juniata.edu
Project: Utilizing Bacillus stearothermophilis as an indicator to test for the presence of antibiotic contamination in streams.

 

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Youn Kyung (Rachel) Kim
Research Student: Biology/pre-dental
email: kimyx16@juniata.edu
Project: Utilizing environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling to detect the presence of Salvelinus fontinalis (brook trout) in Pennsylvania streams.

Recent Graduates:

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Benjamin Martin ’18 Grad
email: bemartin@wisc.edu
Position: Graduate Research Assistant, PhD student
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Program: Center for Limnology

 

hallElijah Hall ’18 Grad
email: elijahall96@gmail.com
Position: Graduate Research Assistant, PhD student
Institution:  UC Riverside
Program: Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology

 

Aaron Kulig ’17 Grad
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Position: Medical Student
Institution:  Temple University
Program: Lewis Katz School of Medicine

 

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Morgan Decker ‘ 16 Grad
email: DECKEMT12@juniata.edu
Position: Medical Student
Institution: Penn State Hershey College of Medicine
Program: Family Medicine Accelerated Program

 

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Allison Lutz, M.S. ’15 Grad
email: lutzak15@gmail.com
Position: Biologist
Institution: Trout Unlimited
Research: Evaluate distribution of native coldwater fishes

Elliott Perow EP’14 Grad
email: elliott.perow@jefferson.edu
Position: Medical Student
Institution:  Thomas Jefferson University
Program: Sidney Kimmel Medical College

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Jacob Oster, M.S. ’14 Grad 
email: osterj5@gmail.com
Position: Missionary Teacher
Institution: John Paul II junior College
Research: Teaching Rhetoric and Medieval Ages