Kyle D Gustafson, PI

Assistant Professor of Parasitology, Department of Biological Sciences

Curator of Mammals, Arkansas Center for Biodiversity Collections

Graduate students

Zachary Campbell

PhD Env. Sci. student

Population genetics of coyotes in Arkansas and the conservation genomics of the American Red Wolf

Taylor Fiedor

MSc Biology student

Biodiversity of aquatic snails and their trematodes in the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests of Arkansas

Maria Bollinger

MSc Biology student

Parasites and population genetics of Wood Frogs from the Ozarks of Arkansas

Sam Messinides

PhD Molec. Biosc. student

Project under development

Currently active undergraduate students

Alexandra Parette

Faith Stephens

Previous undergraduate students

Joseph Schroeder

Maria Bollinger (Graduated)

Meghan Byrd

Caleb LeGrand

Benjamin Brown

Landen Ho

Laura Bean

Aiyana Dawson

The Wildlife Society conference

The Gustafson Lab at the AR TWS conference at DeGray Lake State Park

Southwestern Association of Parasitologists conference

The Gustafson Lab (left) and an academic lineage at the 2023 SWAP conference at Lake Texoma

*Maria Bollinger won 2nd place in the undergraduate oral presentation competition