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Mercedes Burns

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences
Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building (ILSB), Room 215
Phone
410-455-2147
burnsm@umbc.edu
Education
Ph D, University of Maryland, College Park (2014)
BA, Macalester College (2006)
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About

B.A. Biology, Macalester College (St. Paul); Ph.D. in Behavior, Ecology, Evolution, & Systematics from University of Maryland, College Park

Research Interests

Evolutionary ecology of reproductive traits and behaviors, sexual conflict, reproductive polymorphism, arthropod biology

Intellectual Contributions

Genomic determination of reproductive mode in facultatively parthenogenetic harvestmen esaa045 Journal of Heredity

Spermathecal variation in temperate Opiliones icaa120 Integrative and Comparative Biology

It takes two to tango: including a female perspective in reproductive biology 3 vol. 60 796-813 Integrative and Comparative Biology

14 vol. 8 7103-7110 Ecology & Evolution

1 vol. 8 36-52 Ecology & Evolution

Presentations

Seminar Reproductive Diversity and Sexual Conflict: Opilionid Mating from the Female Perspective Penn State State College, PA

Seminar Reproductive Diversity and Sexual Conflict: Opilionid Mating from the Female Perspective UC Davis Davis, CA

SICB 2020 Oral Presentation Reproductive Diversity and Sexual Conflict: Opilionid Mating from the Female Perspective SICB Austin, TX