Swalla Lab Graduate Degrees
2008 Federico D. Brown Ph.D. in Zoology; University of Washington
Fulbright Scholar; American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
"Developmental Change in Germline and Stem Cell Lineages in Ascidian Life History Evolution"
2008-2010 Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Ralf Sommer, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
2010-present Assistant Professor at the Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Columbia
2002 PhD in Zoology at the University of Washington; Seattle, WA; NIH Developmental Biology Trainee
"Ascidian Metamorphosis: An Emerging Modal for Exploring Chordate Development and Evolution"
2002-2006 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow (NRSA - Dr. Mike Levine) at UC-Berkeley, CA
2007-present Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona; Tuscon, AZ
2008 Amanda Rychel Ph.D. in Biology; University of Washington
NIH Developmental Biology Predoctoral Trainee
"Looking for the Deuterostome Ancestor: Hemichordate Phylogeny, Cartilage Development, and Regeneration"
2008-2010 Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Keiko Torii, Biology Department, University of Washington. Development of Stomatal Cells in Plants.
2007 Master’s Science in Teaching Program at UW
2005-present Science Teacher at Mills High School; Millbrae, CA