Stacey Dunn, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Scientist
Department of Biological Sciences
I combine behavioral, ecological, and genetic data (specifically, microsatellite analysis) to examine sexual selection and inbreeding in the National Bison Range, Montana, pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) population.
Dunn, S.J., Waits, L.P. and Byers, J.A. (submitted) Genetic versus behavioral estimators of the intensity of sexual selection in the wild. The American Naturalist.
Hogg, J.T., Poissant, J., Steele, B.M., Dunn, S.J., and Byers, J.A. (in prep) Capital versus income-dependent plasticity for birth date in two seasonally breeding ungulates.
Dunn, S.J., Barnowe-Meyer, K.K., Gebhardt, K.J., Balkenhol, N., Waits, L.P. and Byers, J.A. 2010. Ten polymorphic microsatellite markers for pronghorn (Antilocapra americana). Online, Conservation Genetics Resources. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-009-9166-9.
Dunn, S.J. and Byers, J.A. 2008. Determinants of survival and fecundity through a population bottleneck in pronghorn (Antilocapra americana). Journal of Mammalogy 89:1124-1129.
Byers, J.A., Byers, A.A. and Dunn, S.J. 2006. A dry summer diminishes mate search effort by pronghorn females: evidence for a significant cost of mate search. Ethology 112:74-80.
Dunn, S.J. 2004. Foraging and prey handling behaviors of the generalist Thamnophis hammondii offered various prey types. BIOS 75:58-64.