Research Assistant Professor
36 Cox Science Center
1301 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33124
- (305) 284-6566
- (305) 284-3039
Education and Professional Experience
- 2007 - present Research Assistant Scientist, University of Miami
- 2005 - 2007 Postdoctoral Researcher, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
- 1999 - 2005 Ph.D. Arizona State University, Genetics
- 1998 - 1999 Research Assistant in Developmental Genetics, Arizona State University
- 1996 - 1999 B.S. Arizona State University, Zoology
- 2003, Center for Bioinformatics, Graduate Fellowship
- 2003, Z Game and Fish, Genetic Variation in AZ. Springsnails, Heritage Grant
- 2001,AZ Game and Fish, Genetic Variation in AZ. Springsnails, Heritage Grant
Areas of Focus
- Tropical Biology
Hedrick P., Lee R., and C. Hurt (in press). "Genetic Evaluation of Captive Populations of Endangered Species and Merging of Populations: Gila Topminnows as an Example". Heredity.
Hedrick P. and C. Hurt 2012. Conservation genetics and evolution in an endangered species: research in Sonoran topminnow. Early View Available April 2012. Evolutionary Applications.
Hurt C., Anker A. and N. Knowlton. 2009. A multilocus test of simultaneous divergence across the Isthmus of Panama using snapping shrimp in the genus Alpheus. Evolution 63: 514--530.
Olendorf R., Rodd H. F., Punzalan D, Houde A., Hurt C., Reznick D. N. and K. A. Hughes. 2006. Frequency--dependent Survival in Natural Guppy Populations. Nature 441: 633--636.
Hurt C., Farzin M., and P. W. Hedrick.2005. Examining the process of allopatric speciation in the endangered Sonoran topminnow using cytonuclear genotype frequencies. Genetics 71: 655--672.