My lab welcomes students, postdocs and visiting scholars regardless race, religion, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, or disability status. The more reflective of society’s diversity the lab is, the better we are. It is through diverse perspectives and abilities that we see all possible answers to a problem. It is through such diversity that we create an environment like that which we hope for in society more generally. If our lab does not reflect the diversity of society we have failed, and that failure is far greater than the failure to discover a species, get a grant or write a paper.
MacLean, H.J., Penick, C.A., Dunn, R.R., Diamond, S.E. (2017) Experimental winter warming modifies thermal performance and primes acorn ants for warm weather. Journal of Insect Physiology. 100: 77-81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.05.010
Craine, J.M., Barberán, A., Lynch, R.C., Menninger, H.L., Dunn, R.R., Fierer N. (2017) Molecular analysis of environmental plant DNA in house dust across the United States. Aerobiologia. 33: 71. doi:10.1007/s10453-016-9451-5 View PDF
The Evolution of Human Skin and the Thousands of Species It Sustains, with Ten Hypothesis of Relevance to Doctors
Dunn, R.R. (2016) The Evolution of Human Skin and the Thousands of Species It Sustains, with Ten Hypothesis of Relevance to Doctors. In Personalized, Evolutionary, and Ecological Dermatology (pp 57-66). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. View PDF.
Latest Lab Press
NPR July 17, 2017 – Features research from the Sourdough Project.
The Washington Post November 2, 2016 – Features research from the Arthropods of Our Homes project.