Potential projects/topics:Evolution of animal behavior using fruit flies -- see saltzlab.com
Required qualifications: No previous experience required. Strong interest in our research topics and demonstrated time management skills (e.g., having had any kind of job) will be viewed positively
Direct mentor: Graduate Student, Other Research Associate
Mentored presenters may have participated in these courses
Student Project Titles List
The Effect of Extended Exposure to a Positive Stimulus on Habituation Rate in Drosophila melanogaster
Nutritional Effects on Male Drosophila Melanogaster Aggression
Effects of Genotype and Social Group Structure on Drosophila simulans Emergence Behavior
The Development of Aggression in Drosophila Melanogaster
Comparing Single-species and Mixed-species Groups in Fruit Flies: Differences in Group Dynamics but Not Group Formation
Does Repeated Starvation Lead to Tradeoffs Between Survival vs Aggression and Survival vs Fertility in Drosophila melanogaster?
The role of pace of life in female Drosophila melanogaster food preference
Mechanisms of Winner and Loser Effects: Literature Review of Proposed Hypotheses
Social Information Use in Drosophila Melanogaster( Fruit fly)
The Effects of Evolutionary Traps on Life Histories of Drosophila melanogaster
Do less social flies survive longer in a trap compared to their more social conspecifics?