the Shaffer Lab at UCLA
applying evolutionary, ecological & conservation theory to real world organisms
I am interested in understanding how the environment and landscape features interplay with species' genetic architectures and population genetic structure. Coupled to this is an interest in how evolutionary process leads to diversity at various levels.
For more information, contact me at etoff (at)ucla(dot)edu
Fuller, T; Saatchi, S; Curd, E; Toffelmier, E; Thomassen, H; Buermann, W; DeSante, DF; Nott, MP; Saracco, JF; Ralph, CJ; Alexander, J; Pollinger, J; Smith, TB. Mapping the Risk of Avian Influenza in Wild Birds in the US. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2010. 10:187. PDF
Njabo, K; Cornel, A; Bonneaud, C; Toffelmier, E; Sehgal, R; Valkiunas, G; Russell, AF; Smith, TB. Non-specific Patterns of Vector, Host and Avian Malaria Parasite Associations in a Central African Rainforest. Molecular Ecology. 2010. 20:5. PDF
Curd, E; Pollinger, J; Toffelmier, E; Smith, TB. Rapid Influenza A Detection and Quantification using a One-Step Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase PCR and High Resolution Melting. Journal of Virological Methods. 2011. 176:1-2. PDF