Craig Stanley


Craig Stanley Jr., M.S. student.

Major advisor: Ron Van Den Bussche and Joseph Bidwell

General Interests: Population Genetics, Evolution, Systematics, Viral Evolution


B.S. 2009, Oklahoma State University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Specific Interests

My research is primarily focused on the effects of anthropogenic stressors on the population genetic structure of the freshwater amphipod, Hyalella azteca. Specifically I’m trying to examine the question of adaptation vs. acclimation to increased levels of cadmium, lead and zinc.

Selected Publications

  • Van Den Bussche, R. A., J. B. Lack, C. E. Stanley, Jr., J. E. Wilkinson, P. Truman, L. M. Smith, and S. T. McMurry. 2009. Development and characterization of 10 polymorphic tetranucleotide microsatellite markers for the New Mexico spadefoot toad (Spea multiplicata). Conservation Genetics Resources 1: 71-73.
  • Lack, J. B., Z. P. Roehrs, C. E. Stanley, Jr., M. Ruedi, and R. A. Van Den Bussche. 2010. Molecular phylogenetics of Myotis suggest familial-level divergence for the genus Cistugo (Chiroptera). Journal of Mammalogy 91(4): 976-992.