AKG CV

Education


2010 – 2016 PhD Evolution, Ecology and Behavior, Indiana University
2004 – 2008 B.A. Biology, summa cum laude, Amherst College
Research Appointments
2019 – Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Virginia
Fall 2018 Evolutionsbiologie Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg
2016 – 2018 Postdoctoral fellow: NIH FIRST program, Emory University
2009 – 2010 Intramural Research Trainee: National Institutes of Health
2008 – 2009 Fulbright Scholar: l’Université de Paris-Sud XI, France
Summer 2006 Research Intern: National Institutes of Health

Teaching appointments

2018 Teaching Fellow: SBIO 325 Evolution in Action, Spelman College
2015 Associate Instructor: L111 Evolution and Diversity, Indiana University
2014 Associate Instructor (volunteer): S318 Honors Evolution, Indiana University
2010 Associate Instructor: L111 Evolution and Diversity, Indiana University
2007-2008 Teaching Assistant: BIO 18 Adaptation and the Organism, Amherst College

fellowships and awards

2018 Honorable Mention for the Student Paper Award, American Society of Naturalists, for Gibson et al. 2018 Parasite-mediated selection for and against sex
2018 Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize, Society for the Study of Evolution
2017 John Maynard Smith Prize, European Society for Evolutionary Biology
2016 – present Fellowships in Research and Teaching (FIRST; IRACDA), Emory University and NIH
2016 Thomas Henry Huxley Award for education, Society for the Study of Evolution
2016 Honorable Mention for the WD Hamilton Award, Society for the Study of Evolution
2015 – 2016 Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity Traineeship, IU
2015 Ruesink Outstanding Associate Instructor Teaching Award in Biology, IU
2010 – 2015 Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation
2012 – 2013 Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity Traineeship, IU and NIH
2013 Ruth Patrick Award for best poster at Evolution, American Society of Naturalists
2013 Lloyd I. Rosenblum Memorial Fellowship for graduate studies, Amherst College
2012 John Woodruff Simpson Fellowship for graduate studies, Amherst College
2011 Memorial Fellowship for graduate studies, Amherst College
2008-2009 Fulbright Fellowship for research at l’Université de Paris-Sud XI, France
2009 Young Investigator Award for best talk; FEBS Course, Cell Host and
Microbe/Eukaryotic Cell
2008 Oscar E. Schotté Award for the best senior thesis in Biology, Amherst College

Research grants

2016 Louise Constable Hoover Fellowship, IU $1000
2015 Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity, IU $900
2015 College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Student Travel Award, IU $500
2015 Provost’s Travel Award, IU $1,700
2014 Senior Research Grant, Indiana Academy of Sciences $1,431
2014 Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Award, NSF $13,000
2013 Travel Award, Graduate and Professional Student Organization, IU $500
2013 Student Research Award, American Society of Naturalists $2,000
2012 Rosemary Grant Award, Society for the Study of Evolution $2,000
2012 Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity, IU and NIH $2,000
2011 Women in Science Travel Grant, IU $400
2011 Grant-in-Aid of Research, Sigma Xi $400