For more than 30 years, Hedrick has researched the mating behaviors of the field cricket Gryllus integer, trying to determine which heritable traits attract a mate. For her research, Hedrick was recently elected as a fellow of the Animal Behavior Society.
In the Patricelli Lab, Injaian focused her research on the impacts of traffic noise on the tree swallow, a small songbird found throughout North America that nests near rivers and creeks and eats aquatic insects.
Before delving into the world of endocrinology, Assistant Professor Rebecca Calisi Rodríguez wasn’t following the path of a traditional scientist. But a mystery at the Dallas Zoo would introduce her to the world of animal behavior.