Abbreviated CV

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Ecology (2013-present)
Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia

Bachelor of Science, Environmental and Forest Biology (2009)
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Associate of the Arts, Humanities (2005)
Finger Lakes Community College

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS         

Schlichting P, Love CN, Webster SC, Beasley JC (2019) Efficiency and composition of vertebrate scavengers at the land-water interface in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Food Webs. 10.1016/j.fooweb.2018.e00107

Flynn RW, Love CN, Coleman A, Lance, SL (2018) Variation in Amphibian Metal Tolerance Associated with Population Exposure History. Aquatic Toxicology. 10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.12.009

Byrne M, Webster S, Lance S, Love CN, Hinton T, Shamovich D, Beasley JC. (2018) Evidence of long-distance dispersal of a gray wolf from the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. European Journal of Wildlife Research. 10.1007/s10344-018-1201-2

Dombrovsky V, Beasley JC, Schlichting P, Webster S, Love CN, Shamovich D. (2017) If you do not shoot: the number, territorial structure and predation of the wolf in the winter period 2016-2017 in the Chernobyl zone. Proceedings of the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Modern Problems of Hunting and Preservation of Biodiversity”. 

Love CN, Winzeler ME, Beasley R, Nunziata SO, Scott DE, Lance SL (2016) Patterns of amphibian infection prevalence across wetlands on the Savannah River Site, South Carolina, USA. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms.

Webster SC, Byrne ME, Lance SL, Love CN, Hinton T, Shamovich D, and Beasley JC (2016) Where the Wild Things Are: Influence of Radiation on the Distribution of Mammalian Species within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10.1002/fee.1227

Bryan AL, Love CL, Mills GL, Borkhataria RR, and Lance SL (2014) Testing for associations between hematozoa infection and mercury in wading bird nestlings. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 1:222-226.

Lance SL, Love CN, Nunziata SO, O’Bryhim JR, Scott DE, Flynn RW, Soteropoulos DL, Hagen C, and Jones KL (2013) 32 Species Validation of a New Illumina Paired-end Approach For The Development of Microsatellites. PLOS ONE. 8(11): e81853.

Rabeling C, Love CN, Lance SL, Jones KL, Pierce NE, Bacci Jr.M (2013Development of twenty-one polymorphic microsatellite markers for the fungus-growing ant Mycocepurus goeldii (Formicidae: Attini) using Illumina paired-end genomic sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources. 6:739-741.

Love CN, Flynn RW, Nunziata SO, Jones KL, and Lance SL (2013) Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Mole Salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum). Conservation Genetics Resources. 5:951-954.

Barthelmess E, Love CN, Jones KL, Lance SL (2013) Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the North American porcupine, Erethizon dorsatum, using paired-end Illumina sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources. 5:925-27.

Harrison E, Love CN, Jones KL, Lance SL, Trexler JC, and Collins T (2013) Isolation and characterization of 18 novel polymorphic microsatellite markers from the Mayan cichlid (Cichlasoma urophthalmus). Conservation Genetics Resources. 5:703-705.

Love CN, Hagen C, Horne BD, Jones KL, Lance SL (2012) Development and characterization of thirty novel microsatellite markers for the critically endangered Myanmar Roofed Turtle, Batagur trivittata, and cross amplification in the Painted River Terrapin, B. borneoensis, and the Southern River Terrapin, B. affinis, using paired-end Illumina shotgun sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources. 5:383-387.

Stoutamore JL, Love CN, Lance SL, Jones KL, Tallmon D (2012) Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the blue king crab (Paralithodes platypus). Conservation Genetics Resources 4:897-899.

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Conservation Biology
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
  • Society for the Study of Evolution
  • Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
  • American Genetics Association
  • Ecological Society of America

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