Steven Sanders

Postdoctoral Researcher Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Primary office:
Haworth


Advisor: Paulyn Cartwright
Research Interests: Evolution, Development, Phylogenetics,
Hometown: Lusby, MD

Education:

  • Currently a doctoral aspirant in ecology and evolutionary biology
  • B.S. in biology from Salisbury University, 2010

Presentations:

  • Sanders, S.M., M. Shcheglovitova, & P. Cartwright. Nonparametric bootstrapping of RNASeq data in polymorphic polyps of Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, January 2013.
  • Sanders, S.M., & P. Cartwright. A multiple marker approach using rRNA secondary structure to reconstruct Siphonophora (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) phylogeny. Annual Evolution Meeting, Norman, Oklahoma, June 2011.
  • Sanders, S., C. Davis, & B. Spangler. Genetic Variability of Five Species of Cyatheaceae from a Honduran Cloud Forest. Salisbury University Student Research Conference, Salisbury, Maryland, April 2010.
  • Hiebler, S., S. Sanders, D. D’Armi, & E. Veliz. Genetic Diversity in the Federally Endangered Species Ptilimnium nodosum. Salisbury University Student Research Conference, Salisbury, Maryland, April 2010.
  • Sanders, S., C. Davis, & B. Spangler. Genetic Variability of Five Species of Cyatheaceae from a Honduran Cloud Forest. Annual Meeting: Washington Academy of Sciences (CapSci), Alrington, Virginia, February 2010.

Awards:

  • 2013 David W. Towle Fellowship at MDIBL ($2,000)

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