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Gary Voelker

Voelker, Gary
Gary Voelker
Professor, Curator of Birds, Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections
Office:
252 WFES
Email:
Phone:
979-845-5288
Undergraduate Education
B.S., Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota
Graduate Education
Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington

Recent Publications

Huntley, Jerry W., Katrina D. Keith, Adrian A. Castellanos, Lukas J. Musher and Gary Voelker. (2019) Underestimated and cryptic diversification patterns across Afro-tropical lowland forests, Journal of Biogeography, https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13505.

Rakovic, Marko, Julio M. Neto, Ricardo J. Lopes, Evgeniy A. Koblik, Igor V. Fadeev, Yuriy V. Lohman, Sargis A. Aghayan, Giovanni Boano, Marco Pavia, Yoav Perlman, Gary Voelker et al. (2019) Geographic patterns of mtDNA and Z-linked sequence variation in the Common Chiffchaff and the ‘chiffchaff complex’, PLoS ONE, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210268.

Harvey, Johanna A. and Gary Voelker. (2019) Host associations and climate influence avian haemosporidian distributions in Benin, International Journal for Parasitology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.07.004.

Castellanos, Adrian A.*, Jerry W. Huntley, Gary Voelker and A. Michelle Lawing. (2019) Environmental filtering improves ecological niche models across multiple scales, British Ecological Society, https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13142.

Drovetski, Sergei V., Igor V. Fadeev, Marko Rakovic, Ricardo J. Lopes, Giovanni Boano, Marco Pavia, Evgeniy A. Koblik, Gary Voelker, et al. (2018) A test of the European Pleistocene refugial paradigm, using a Western Palaearctic endemic bird species, Proceeding of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.1606.

About the Lab

The primary long-term focus of work in the Voelker Lab is on the systematics and biogeography of birds. More recently my students and I have developed an interest in looking at the ecto- and endoparasites of birds to include avian malaria and lice.