Danyelle (Dana) N. Lee, Ph.D. student.
Major advisor: Ronald A. Van Den Bussche.
Conservation Genetics, Systematics and Evolution of bats.
M.Sc. 2009, Angelo State University
"I am interested in the genetic variation within and among bat populations. My dissertation is focused on determining the population connectivity of the Ozark Big-Eared Bat in Oklahoma and Arkansas in order to better manage this endangered species."
- $4200 from Bat Conservation International Student Research Scholarship. Dissertation Title: Genetic structure of Ozark Big-eared bat (Corynorhinchus townsendi ingens) populations and establishment of a non-invasive population monitoring program.
Lee, D. N., R. W. Dolman, and D. M. Leslie Jr. (in press). Oryx callotis. Mammalian Species.
Lee, D. N., J. B. Lack, R. A. Van Den Bussche, and J. M. Long. 2012. Importance of tributary streams for rainbow trout reproduction: insights from a small stream in Georgia and a bi-genomic approach. River Research and Applications 28: 1587-1593.
Lee, D. N, M. Papes, and R. A. Van Den Bussche. 2012. Present and potential future distribution of common vampire bats in the Americas and the associated risk to cattle. PLoS ONE, 7: e42466. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042466.
Lee, D. N., J. M. Howell, and R. A. Van Den Bussche. 2012. Development and characterization of 15 polymorphic tetranucleotide microsatellite loci for Townsend’s big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) and cross amplification in Rafinesque’s big-eared bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii). Conservation Genetics Resources 4: 429-433.
Ammerman, L. K., D. N. Lee, and T. M. Tipps. 2012. First molecular phylogenetic insights into the evolution of bats in the subfamily Molossinae (Mammalia, Chiroptera). Journal of Mammalogy 93: 12-28.
Lee, D.N. (Preparer). 2011. Fringe-eared oryx (Oryx callotis). Pages 199-120 in Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 2. Hoofed Mammals (D. E. Wilson and R. A. Mittermeier, eds). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.
Lee, D. N., R. S. Pfau, and L. K. Ammerman. 2010. Taxonomic Status of the Davis Mountains Cottontail, Sylvilagus robustus (Lagomorpha: Leporidae) revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism. Journal of Mammalogy 91:1473-1483.