Devin Jones, Graduate Student, USA

Devin is a PhD candidate at Montana State University. Devin earned her Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee where she developed a passion for bats. She assisted with fieldwork and lab work examining the winter behavior and dietary habits of southern bats. Her Master of Science research at Grand Valley State University focused on the trophic transfer of a naturally occurring cyanotoxin, microcystin, from a freshwater lake to little brown bats. Outside of her Master’s research, she collaborates with Dr. Amy Russell (GVSU) and Veronica Brown (UT) to analyze dietary habits of bats using Next Generation Sequencing.