Stacey Lance

Associate Research Scientist, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Graduate Program Faculty

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Postdoctoral Fellow – Smithsonian Institution National Zoological Park

Ph.D. – Zoology, University of Maryland

B.S. – Biology, University of Conneticut

Areas of Expertise

Molecular ecology

Research Interests
  • Population Ecology
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Freshwater Ecology
  • Terrestrial Ecology
  • Conservation Ecology
  • Radiation Ecology
  • Disease Ecology
  • Evolutionary Ecology
Selected Publications

Somers C, Graham CF, Martino JA, Frasier TR, Lance SL, Gardiner LE, Poulin RG (In press) Conservation genetics of the eastern yellow-bellied racer (Coluber constrictor) and bullsnake (Pituophis catenifer sayi): river valleys are critical features for snakes at northern range limits. PLOS One 12(11), e0187322

Winzeler ME, Haskins D, Lance SL, Tuberville TD (In press) Survey of aquatic turtles on the Savannah River Site, SC for presence of ranavirus. Journal of Wildlife Diseases.

Morgan TD, Graham CF, McArthur AG, Boreham DR, Manzon RG, Wilson JY, Lance SL, Howland KL, Patrick PH, Somers CM. (Online early) Genetic population structure of the round whitefish (Prosopium cylindraceum) in North America: multiple markers reveal glacial refugia and regional subdivision. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

O’Bryhim JR, Adams DH, Spaet JLY, Mills G, Lance SL (2017) Relationships of mercury concentrations across tissue types, muscle regions and fins for two shark species. Environmental Pollution 223:323-333.

Nunziata SO, Lance SL, Scott DE, Lemmon EM, Weisrock D (2017) Genomic data detect corresponding signatures of very recent population size trends in two salamander species impacted by climate change. Molecular Ecology 26:1060-1074.

O’Bryhim JR, Parsons ECM, Lance SL (2017) Forensic species identification of elasmobranch products being sold in Costa Rican markets. Fisheries Research 186:144-150.