Nat ClarkePosition in Extavour Lab: Research Assistant
Nat was a research assistant in the lab in the fall of 2011. Nat worked on cricket germ cell biology with Ben Ewen-Campen, and on the evolutionary history of the germ line developmental gene oskar. Nat’s work in the lab contributed to a paper on germ cell formation in crickets that was published in Current Biology. Nat’s undergraduate research at Whitman College, “Fitness benefits of climate change for a temperate ectotherm: effects of nighttime warming on reproduction,” was published in the Journal of Experimental Biology. He is currently a graduate student in Chris Lowe’s lab at Stanford University.