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David J. Lohman
Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor
Office: Marshak 816
Office Phone: (212) 650-8456
Email: dlohman[at]ccny.cuny.edu
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
2000 - 2004Ph.D. in Biology (Harvard University); Naomi E. Pierce, Supervisor
1996 - 2000M.A. in Biology (Harvard University)
1995 - 1996Fulbright Scholar (Griffith University, Australia)
1991 - 1995B.S. in Biology, summa cum laude (Bradley University)

EMPLOYMENT
2009 - Assistant Professor of Biology, City College of New York
2006 - 2009Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National University of Singapore
2005 - 2006Lecturer in Biology, Harvard University
2004 - 2005Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University

COURSES TAUGHT
Biology 228: Ecology and Evolution
Biology 443: Insect Ecology (with Amy Berkov)
Biology 460: Animal Behavior
Biology 760: Community Ecology
Biology 79304: Next-generation forest conservation in Asia
Biology V9100:Colloquium

GRANTS
2015National Science Foundation (DEB-1541557): Collaborative Research: ButterflyNet--an integrative framework for comparative biology
2014PSC-CUNY Research Award: Changes in community assembly and trophic connectivity along elevational gradients
2014National Science Foundation REU Supplement to (DEB-1120380): The evolution and phylogeography of mimetic Elymnias butterflies in Southeast Asia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)
2013PSC-CUNY Research Award: Accelerating the study of multi-trophic interactions in tropical Asian forests with next-gen DNA sequencing
2013National Institute of Health R21: Diversity and dispersal routes of bat-borne paramyxoviruses in densely populated tropical Asia
2013National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration: The evolution and biogeography of mimetic Elymnias butterflies in the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia
2013National Science Foundation REU Supplement to (DEB-1120380): The evolution and phylogeography of mimetic Elymnias butterflies in Southeast Asia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)
2012PSC-CUNY Research Award: Parasite control of host nest selection behavior in a slave-making ant system
2012National Science Foundation (DEB-1203702): Collaborative Research: Field course in next-gen forest survey and monitoring in tropical China
2011National Science Foundation (DEB-1120380): The evolution and phylogeography of mimetic Elymnias butterflies in Southeast Asia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)
2010CCNY City SEED: Buddhism and biodiversity conservation in Southeast Asia: past, present, and future (co-PI with Marina Fernando)
2010PSC-CUNY Research Award: The evolution of 'migration' genes in the Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus
2004Center for Tropical Forest Science Research Grant, Smithsonian Institution
2002Harvard GSAS Graduate Student Council Travel Grant
2000Museum of Comparative Zoology: Putnam Expedition Grant to Australia
1999Museum of Comparative Zoology: Putnam Expedition Grant to Thailand and Australia

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2015CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering: Next-generation methods for assessing trophic community structure and the effects of climate change on montane diversity
2012Faculty International Travel Award (CCNY)
2011Stewart Travel Award (CUNY)
2011Wegman Brothers Faculty Fellowship (CCNY)
2004 & 2003Two-time winner, Bowdoin Prize for Graduate Essay in the Natural Sciences, Harvard University (Previous recipients include John Updike & Ralph Waldo Emerson)
2001 - 2002Frank Knox Memorial Traveling Fellowship to Australia
2000 - 2003US EPA STAR Graduate Fellowship
1997 - 2000US Department of Defense NDSEG Graduate Fellowship
1997 & 1998Two-time recipient, Derek Bok Award for Teaching Excellence, Harvard University
1995 - 1996Fulbright post-graduate Research Fellowship to Australia

SELECTED SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES
2015NSF Ad-hoc reviewer for BIO-DEB
2013, 2014Volunteer Curator of butterfly collection, National Museum of the Philippines
2012Faculty Mentor, American Museum of Natural History Student Conference on Conservation Science New York
2012NSF Ad-hoc reviewer for BIO-DEB (2 ad-hoc reviews)
2012Scientific Committee, Annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation - Asia Pacific Chapter, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, China
2011English language editor of Butterflies of Thailand, 2nd Edition by Pisuth Ek-Amnuay
2011Panel reviewer for NSF Systematics Panel (12-14 October 2011)
2011 - Full curator for select butterfly taxa, Encyclopedia of Life
2011 - Names committee, North American Butterfly Association
2010 - Vice President, The Lepidopterists' Society
2009Symposium Co-organizer, "Southeast Asian Biogeography and Speciation," Annual meeting of the Willi Hennig Society, Singapore, 22-26 June 2009
2009Symposium Organizer, "Molecular approaches to the study of Asian Biodiversity," Annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation-Asia Chapter, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 12-15 February 2009
2009Scientific Committee, Annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation-Asia Chapter, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2007Organized All-Birds Barcoding Initiative Indo-Malayan chapter meeting, National University of Singapore
2005Translator of official scientific documents and governmental regulations from Thai into English, National Research Council of Thailand and Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP), Thailand
2005Initiated and undertook scanning to pdf all 57 years of back issues of the Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society (with support of the Society) for free dissemination on the world wide web: http://research.yale.edu/peabody/jls
2005Taught weekly English courses free of charge to employees of the DNP and their families at my research site, Khao Chong Community Forestry Center, Trang, Thailand
2004 The Lepidopterists' Society, Web/Technology & Records/Archives Committees




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