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Education


2015 – Present    Ph.D. in Evolution and Ecology
University of California, Davis
Expected Graduation Date: June 2020
Advisor: Dr. Peter C. Wainwright

2010 – 2014         B.S. in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Minor in Marine Biology
University of Washington
Advisor: Dr. Ted W. Pietsch

 

Publications


Friedman, S.T., Price, S.A., Hoey, A.S., and Wainwright, P.C. (2016). Ecomorphological convergence in planktivorous surgeonfishes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12837.

Price, S.A., Friedman, S.T., and Wainwright, P.C. (2015). How predation shaped fish: the impact of fin spines on body form evolution across teleosts. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. 282:20151428.

 

Research Experience


2014 – 2015  Junior Specialist, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
Using comparative phylogenetic methods to assess ecomorphological convergence in zooplanktivorous surgeonfishes

2010 – 2014  Curatorial Assistant, Burke Museum Ichthyology Collection, Seattle, WA

Summer 2013  SSI Intern, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA
Evaluating genetic structure of Microspathodon chrysurus populations from two biogeographic provinces divided by the Amazon River freshwater outflow

Summer 2012  MPL Intern, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, San Diego, CA
Estimating spatial and temporal distributions of fish species after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill using passive acoustics

 

Teaching Experience


2015 – 2016 Instructor, Biodiversity of Fishes, University of California, Davis
2013 – 2014 Teaching Assistant, Biology of Fishes (FISH 311), University of Washington

 

Research and Grants


2017 Ecology Student Endowment ($2,475)
2016 Center for Population Biology Research Award ($1,385)
2016 Ecology Student Endowment ($2,310)

 

Awards and Fellowships


2017 Graduate Group in Ecology Fellowship
2016 Stephen and Ruth Wainwright Endowed Fellowship ($2,500)
2016 Ted and Silvia Hillyer Fellowship ($1,000)
2016 James P. Micheletti Research Fellowship
2016 Graduate Group in Ecology Fellowship
2014 Wake Award for Best Student Poster, SICB Conference
2013 Clarence H. Campbell Endowed Lauren Donaldson Scholarship ($5,106)
2013 Thomas and Mary Peck Scholarship ($2,100)

 

Selected Presentations


Friedman, S., Price, S., Hoey, A. and P. Wainwright. Ecomorphological convergence in planktivorous surgeonfishes. Oral presentation delivered at the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Reno, NV. July 2015.

Friedman, S. and L. Rocha. Molecular evidence for biogeographic speciation of the yellowtail damselfish, Microspathodon chrysurus. Poster presentation delivered at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Austin, TX. January 2014.

Friedman, S. and L. Rocha. A great divide: Allopatric speciation in the yellowtail damselfish, Microspathodon chrysurus. Oral presentation delivered at the Gilbert Ichthyological Society meeting, Pack Forest, WA. September 2013.

 

Fieldwork


2012 Acoustician, Localizing on sperm whale calls for tagging efforts in the Gulf of
Mexico aboard the R/V Gordon Gunter (2 weeks)

 

Professional Societies


Gilbert Ichthyological Society
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB)
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH)

 

Service and Outreach


Reviewer

Journal of Fish Biology (1), Journal of Anatomy (1), Systematic Biology (1)

Recent Community Outreach

2017 Presenter, Biodiversity Day, Bohart Museum, Davis, CA
2016 Exhibitor, Picnic Day, University of California, Davis, CA
2016 Presenter, Biodiversity Day, Bohart Museum, Davis, CA
2014 Educator, Nightlife, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA
2013 Teaching Assistant, Marine Biology 250 field trips, Friday Harbor Laboratories, Friday Harbor, WA
2011 – 2013 Presenter, Behind the Scenes, Burke Museum of Natural History, Seattle, WA

 

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