Rene Pauline Martin

Doctoral aspirant EEB
Primary office:
Dyche Hall


Advisor: Leo Smith
Research interests: Ichthyology, systematics, evolutionary biology, and phylogenetics/phylogenomics
Hometown: Vadnais Heights, MN

Education:

  • B.S. - Ecology and Natural Resources, St. Cloud State University (MN) 2014
  • M.S. - Ecology and Natural Resources, St. Cloud State University (MN) 2017

Publications:

  • Martin, R.P. & Davis, M.P. (2016) Patterns of Phenotypic Variation in the Mouth Size of Lanternfishes (Teleostei: Myctophiformes). Copeia. 104(4):795-80

Presentations:

  • Martin, R.P. Morphological Variance in the Dentition on the Oral Jaws in Lanternfishes (Teleostei: Myctophiformes). Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2016. Oral Presentation
  • Martin, R.P. & Davis, M.P. Evolution of Jaw Shape and Length Variation in Deep-sea Lanternfishes (Teleostei: Myctophiformes). Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Reno, Nevada, July 2015. Poster Presentation. Storer Award for Best Student Poster Ichthyology.

Grants:

  •  2017 University Graduate Fellowship (UGF) ($28,621), University of Kansas
  •  2017 Student Research Fund ($986), St. Cloud State University
  •  2016 Edward C. Raney Grant ($800), American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
  •  2016 Student Research Fund ($726), St. Cloud State University
  •  2015 Lerner-Gray Marine Research Grant ($2,500), American Museum of Natural History
  •  2015 Student Research Fund ($675), St. Cloud State University

Awards:

  •  2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, St. Cloud State University
  •  2016 Denise McGuire Student Research Award ($200), St. Cloud State University
  •  2015 Tracy Storer Award for Best Student Poster, Ichthyology ($300), America Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
  •  2015 Travel Award for Society of Systematic Biologists Workshop ($500), The Society of Systematic Biologists
  •  2015 Travel Award for the Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists ($600), American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
  •  2015 Denise McGuire Student Research Award ($200), St. Cloud State University

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