McGuire Lab Alumni


Dr. Rafe M. Brown, Professor and Curator-in-Charge of the Herpetology Division of the Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas

Dr. Christopher C. Witt, Curator of Birds and Associate Professor of Biology, University of New Mexico

Dr. Bryan L. Stuart, Curator of Herpetology, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Corinne Zawacki      Dr. Cori Richards-Zawacki, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of the Pymatuning Lab of Ecology, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Alison R. Davis Rabosky, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Assistant Curator in the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan

Dr. Rayna C. Bell, Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History


Graduate Students:

Image result for Frank T BurbrinkDr. Frank T. Burbrink, Associate Curator of Herpetology and Associate Professor of the Richard Gilder Graduate School, American Museum of Natural History

Dr. Adam D. Leaché, Associate Professor of Biology and Curator of Herpetology and Genetic Resources in the Burke Museum, University of Washington

Dr. Matthew C. Brandley, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Sydney

Dr. Matthew K. Fujita, Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Texas Arlington

Dr. Thomas J. Devitt, Environmental Scientist in the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department and Research Affiliate at UT Austin

Image result for Jonathan J FongDr. Jonathan J. Fong, Assistant Professor, Science Unit, Lingnan University (Hong Kong)

Dr. Guinevere O. U. Wogan, Postdoctoral Fellow with Ian Wang, University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Shobi Z. S. Lawalata, Education Program Manager at United in Diversity Forum Indonesia

Dr. Daniel M. Portik, Postdoctoral Fellow with John Wiens, University of Arizona

Dr. Sean B. Reilly, Lecturer in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

Image result for Phillip SkipwithDr. Phillip “Skip” Skipwith, Postdoctoral Fellow with Frank Burbrink, American Museum of Natural History





Sarah Hykin


Sabbatical Visitors:

Dr. Xiaoting Huang, Ocean University of China

Dr. Donald B. Miles, Ohio University


Visiting Researchers:

Cynthia Wang-Claypool (now a PhD student in the Bowie Lab at UC Berkeley)


Undergraduate Researchers:

Selena An

Kristin Charles (now a graduate student at UN Reno in Jamie Voyles lab)

Jackie Childers (now a PhD student in the Bowie Lab at UC Berkeley)

Dr. Rebecca Chong (now an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii)

Kuntal Chowdhary (now in medical school)

Nicholas Fletcher (now a PhD student in Jeremy Searles’ lab at Cornell)

Julianne Goldenberg 

Christopher Hayden

Kory Heiken

Benjamin Karin (now a PhD student in the McGuire Lab at UC Berkeley)

Brian Lavin (now a graduate student at Sonoma State University)

Dr. Charles Linkem (Data Curator at Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation)

Vemmy Metsutnan

Ashling Quigley (currently a lab technician in the Brashares Lab at UC Berkeley) 

Alexander Stubbs (now a PhD student in the McGuire Lab at UC Berkeley)