Current Lab Personnel

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Tim Evans

Principal Investigator
evanst@uark.edu
Tim received his BS in Biology in 2001 from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. He earned his PhD from Indiana University in 2006 studying wing vein patterning in Drosophila with Joe Duffy. He began his studies on axon guidance in the Drosophila embryonic nervous system as a postdoc in Greg Bashaw's lab at the University of Pennsylvania. Tim joined the faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Arkansas as an Assistant Professor in 2013 and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2019.
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Muna Abdal-Rhida

Graduate Student
Muna joined the lab as a CEMB PhD student in 2017. She is studying the transcriptional regulation of robo2 in the Drosophila embryonic CNS.
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Tatiana Castillo Hernandez

Undergraduate student
Tatiana joined the lab as an undergraduate student in Biological Engineering in 2019. Her project addresses the evolutionary conservation of attractive Netrin-Frazzled signaling in the insect embryonic CNS.