Published on September 4, 2013 by Gabriel Colbeck in

Welcome to the Colbeck Lab!

Click here (Cardinal Research) for a video of one of our projects,

or check out our youtube page: Colbeck Lab of Ornithology.

Interested? Contact me! (gcolbeck@maryville.edu)Picture1







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  • catch and band wild birds
  • extract DNA and perform PCR
  • culture microorganisms













Our research organisms:mowo2014

  • birds
  • frogs
  • hot peppers
  • microbes
  • bats





Our research topics:


  • GeneticsScienceLabLaptop (2)
  • Speciation
  • Conservation Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology

Maryville offers cutting edge research experiences in a small school environment where you’ll work one on one with your PhD faculty mentor.




These experiences prepare our students to be successful ingabe_tortoise

  • medical school
  • graduate school
  • industry (pharmaceuticals or biotechnology)






Feel free to contact me (gcolbeck@maryville.edu) if you have questions! If you can’t find something you like in the Colbeck lab, please check out the pages of my colleagues below – we are all doing very exciting work!IMG_20130912_091721







O’Connor Home Page

Krakos Home Page

Spudich Home Page