Biology Graduate Students

The following graduate students are enrolled full-time during the 2014–2015 academic year.
     GTA = Graduate Teaching Assistant (assist with teaching undergraduate biology labs)
     GRA = Graduate Research Assistant (Fleharty Fellowship, Choate Fellowship, Balthazor Fellowship, external funds)
     GCA = Graduate Curatorial Assistant (Sternberg Museum of Natural History)
     GWA = Graduate Wetlands Assistant (Kansas Wetlands Education Center at Cheyenne Bottoms)

elizabeth bainbridge

Elizabeth Bainbridge   GRA – Fleharty Fellowship
Bachelor's degree: University of Dubuque, IA
Hometown: Teeds Grove, Iowa
Thesis topic:
Advisor: Dr. Finck
E-mail: egbainbridge@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

patrice betz

Patrice Betz   GRA – Fleharty Fellowship
Bachelor's degree: Fort Hays State University, KS
Hometown: Liberal, Kansas
Thesis topic:
Advisor: Dr. Channell
E-mail: pmbetz@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

scott brack 

Scott Brack   GRA
Bachelor's degree: Fort Hays State University, KS
Hometown:
Thesis topic:
Advisor: Dr. Stark
E-mail: sabrack@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

kasandra brown

Kasandra Brown   GTA
Bachelor's degree: Fort Hays State University, KS
Hometown: Hays, Kansas
Thesis topic:
Advisor: Dr. Stark
E-mail: kabrown5@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

mckenzie brown

McKenzie Brown   GWA
Bachelor's degree: Virginia Tech
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Thesis topic:
Advisor: Dr. Finck
E-mail: mkbrown11@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

jeff carter

Jeff Carter   GTA
Bachelor's degree: Fort Hays State University, KS
Hometown: Westminster, Colorado
Thesis topic: Ciprofloxacin-resistant bacteria in avian communities at varying levels of human disturbance.
Advisor: Dr. Farley
E-mail: jjcarter2@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

sam pounds

Samantha Pounds   GRA – Choate Fellowship
Bachelor's degree: Dickinson State University, ND
Hometown: Bakersfield, California
Thesis topic:
Advisor: Dr. Finck
E-mail: srpounds@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

taylor rasmussen

Taylor Rasmussen   GCA
Bachelor's degree: Morningside College, IA
Hometown: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Thesis topic:
Advisor: Dr. Finck
E-mail: twrasmussen@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

jeff seim

Jeff Seim   GCA
Bachelor's degree: Fort Hays State University, KS
Hometown: Chapman, Nebraska
Thesis topic:
Advisor: Dr. Stark
E-mail: jtseim@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

brian serpan

Brian Serpan   GRA
Bachelor's degree: Fort Hays State University, KS
Hometown: Timken, Kansas
Thesis topic: Age and growth of large piscivores and potential prey species at Cheney and El Dorado reservoirs, Kansas.
Advisor: Dr. Stark
E-mail: baserpan@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

samuel smith

Samuel Smith   GTA
Bachelor's degree: Fort Hays State University, KS
Hometown: Larned, Kansas
Thesis topic: Isolation and characterization of bacteriophages that infect Enterobacter aerogenes.
Advisor: Dr. Gillock
E-mail: sjsmith4@mail.fhsu.edu

 

 

 

 

brianna watkins

Brianna Watkins   GRA – Balthazor Fellowship
Bachelor's degree: Fort Hays State University, KS
Hometown: McCook, Nebraska
Thesis topic:
Advisor: Dr. Kobayashi
E-mail: brwatkins@mail.fhsu.edu