Lab head

Ben Phillips (Senior Lecturer)


Nelika Hughes (NESP Postdoc). The impact of Toxoplasmosis on Australian mammals.

Matt West (NESP Postdoc).  Modelling chytrid dynamics in space and time.

Phil Erm (Research Assistant).  Making stuff happen.

PhD Students

Ella Kelly (UniMelb).  Targeted gene flow for conservation.

Phoebe Burns (UniMelb, co-supervised with Kevin Rowe at Museum Victoria and Marissa Parott at Zoos Victoria).  Conservation and management of the New Holland Mouse.

Greg Clarke (USyd, co-supervised with Rick Shine).  Competition – colonisation trade-offs in toads.

Chris Jolly (UniMelb, co-supervised with Jonno Webb).  A broader understanding of island arks for conservation.

Naomi Walters (UTS, co-supervised with Jonno Webb).  Ameliorating the impact of toads on quolls.

Archie Bouchon-Small (UniMelb, co-supervised with Jasmin Hufschmid and Nelika Hughes). Behavioural effects of Toxoplasmosis on Australian mammals.

Sally Drapes (UniMelb, co-supervised with Matt Hall, Luke Holman). Australian Daphnia as a model for understanding invasions

Adam Smart (UniMelb, co-supervised with Reid Tingley). Genetic back burning in toads.

Masters Students

Kate Saleeba (UniMelb, co-supervised with Michael Kearney). Optimising detection of legless lizards using biophysical models.

Phil Erm (UniMelb). Invasions and life-history trade-offs.


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