Comité de Primeros Profesionales

Nandadevi Cortes-Rodriguez | Chair

Assistant Professor, Ithaca College
Researcher, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Center for Conservation Genomics
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Nanda is an assistant professor at Ithaca College, which is also involved with the SCBI-CCG doing research on population genetics and evolution of neotropical birds, especially those with populations on islands. Her research lab is involved in the following projects: population genetics and evolution of Ravens (Corvus corax) and Orioles (members of the genus Icterus) using mitochondrial DNA and microsatellites; geographic variation in songs of neotropical birds; bird feeder study of the bird populations of the Nature Lands (Ithaca College); genomics: analysis of populations of birds from Channel Islands using single nucleotide polymorphism.

Early Professionals Committee Volunteers

Jody Daniel
Devin de Zwaan
Dimaris Colon
Sean Mahoney

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