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Dr. Ryan Garrick

Assistant ProfessorDr. Ryan Garrick

Contact:
Department of Biology
University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677-1848, USA
office: 508 Shoemaker Hall
lab: 505 Shoemaker Hall
email: rgarrick@olemiss.edu
phone: +1 (662) 915-2341

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Research Interests:
Evolutionary biology, population genetics & phylogeography, biodiversity conservation, forest invertebrates, plant-insect co-evolution, molecular markers

Teaching:
BISC 336: Genetics

Education & training:
1997–1998: Dep. Nat. Res. Management, Holmesglen TAFE, Australia
1999–2002: B.Sc. (Hons), La Trobe University, Australia
2003–2007: Ph.D., La Trobe University, Australia
2007–2009: postdoc, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
2009–2011: postdoc, Yale University, USA

Selected publications:
GARRICK RC, BENAVIDES E, RUSSELLO MA, GIBBS JP, POULAKAKIS N, DION KB, HYSENI C, KAJDACSI B, MARQUEZ L, BAHAN S, CIOFI C, TAPIA W, CACCONE A (2012) Genetic rediscovery of an ‘extinct’ Galápagos giant tortoise species. Current Biology, 22, R10-R11.

GARRICK RC (2011) Montane refuges and topographic complexity generate and maintain invertebrate biodiversity: Recurring themes across space and time. Journal of Insect Conservation 15:469–478.

GARRICK RC, SUNNUCKS P, DYER RJ (2010) Nuclear gene phylogeography using PHASE: Dealing with unresolved genotypes, lost alleles, and systematic bias in parameter estimation. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10:118.

GARRICK RC, NASON JD, MEADOWS CA, DYER RJ (2009) Not just vicariance: Phylogeography of a Sonoran Desert euphorb indicates a major role of range expansion along the Baja peninsula. Molecular Ecology, 18:1916–1931.

GARRICK RC, ROWELL DM, SIMMONS CS, HILLIS DM, SUNNUCKS P (2008) Fine-scale phylogeographic congruence despite demographic incongruence in two low-mobility saproxylic springtails. Evolution, 62:1103–1118.