Ellen O. Martinson
University of Rochester
I am interested in the interactions between symbiotic organisms, with a specific focus on how organisms use extended phenotypes to manipulate partner species. I studied mutualism stability and gall induction in the fig and fig wasp interaction for my PhD at the University of Arizona under the supervision of Betsy Arnold and Jeremiah Hackett. I am currently working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Werren lab at the University of Rochester, researching the evolution of parasitoid wasp venom and the effects on its host.