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​Robert Jadin, Ph.D.                                                                                                                       Jadin.JPG                                                

Lecturer, Curator of Ornithology - UWSP Museum of Natural History                                                                                  

Office: TNR 465
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Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - University of Colorado Boulder, 2009-2013. 

Dissertation title: "Untangling a phylogenetic know of serpents: integrative systematics on Neotropical snakes."

M.Sc. Biology - University of Texas at Tyler, 2005-2007. 

Thesis: "Phylogeny of the Porthidium group (Squamata: Serpentes: Crotalinae) inferred from morphological data.

B.Sc. Biology - Northeastern State University, Area of concentration; Fisheries and Wildlife (double major).


Biol 160: Introduction to Animal Biology  
Biol 370: Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 

Grants, Honors, Awards & Fellowships

NSF GK-12 Graduate STEM Fellowship in GK-12 education (2012-2013)


Jadin, R.C., S.A. Orlofske, T. Jezkova, C. Blair. Single-locus species delimitation and ecological niche modeling provide insights into the evolution, historical distribution, and demography of the Pacific Chorus Frogs. Biological Journal of the Linnean Socity.  
Jadin, R.C., S.A. Orlofske, M.J. Jowers, W.E. Duellman, C. Blair, J.C. Murphy. A new vine snake (Reptilia: Squamata: Oxybelis) from Peru and redescription of O. acuminatus. Evolutionary Systematics 5(1): 1-12.
Jadin, R.C., C. Blair, S.A. Orlofske, G.A. Rivas, L.J. Vitt, J.M. Ray, E.N. Smith, M.J. Jowers, J.C. Murphy. Not withering on the evolutionary vine: Systematic revision of New World Vine Snakes. Organisms, Diversity, and Evolution 20:723-746
Jadin, R.C., J.R. Mihaljevic, S.A. Orlofske. Do New World pitvipers 'scale down' at high elelvations? Marcoecological patterns of scale characters and body size. Ecology and Evolution 9:9362-9375.
Jadin, R.C., C. Blair, M.J. Jowers, A. Caromona, J.C. Murphy. Hiding in the lianas of the tree of life: Molecular phylogenetics and species delimitation reveal considerable cryptic diversity in New World Vine Snakes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 134:61-65.

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