Bybee, Seth

Biology

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Website: http://bybeelab.byu.edu/Home.aspx

4057  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-3152

Assistant Professor

 Teaching Interests
General Biology, Entomology, Evolution
 Research Interests
Phylogenetics, Odonata, visual evolution
 Education
  • PostDoc, Phylogenomics, Brigham Young University, 2012
  • PostDoc, Behavioral ecology, University of California-Irvine, 2009
  • PhD, Phylogenetic Systematics, University of Florida, 2008
  • B.S., Conservation Biology, Brigham Young University, 2004
 Experience

Academic - Post-Secondary
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California-Irvine, -Present

 Honors and Awards
  • Entomological Foundation of America : Snodgrass Memorial Research Award
  • National Science Foundation : Postdoctoral Fellow Faculty Institute for Reforming Science Teaching
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute : Graduate Student Mentor
  • Florida Entomological Society : Graduate Student Scholarship
  • National Meetings of the Entomological Society of America : President’s Prize for Best Student Paper runner-up
  • Entomological Foundation/Entomological Society of America : Stan Beck Fellowship
  • Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida : Gahan Scholarship
  • Honorable Mention, NSF Graduation Student Fellowship
  • Microptics Inc. : Photography Award
  • Entomological Foundation of America : BioQuip Undergraduate Scholarship
  • National Meetings of the Entomological Society of America : President's Prize for Best Student Paper runner-up
  • Entomological Foundation of America/Entomological Society of America : Stan Beck Fellowship
 Courses Taught

Summer 2017
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 007
Spring 2017
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 003
Winter 2017
  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 030
  • BIO 559R: Adv Topics Ecology & Evolution Section 011
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 003
Fall 2016
  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 007
  • BIO 420: Evolutionary Biology Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 004
  • BIO 559R: Adv Topics Ecology & Evolution Section 008
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 003

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Bybee SM, Johnson KK, Gering EJ, Whiting MF, Crandall KA. 2012. All the better to see you with: A review of odonate color vision and transcriptomic insight into the odonate eye. Organisms Diversity and Evolution. 12:241-250.

Presentations

Louton JE, Bybee SM, Branham MA. A phylogeny of Hetaerina Hagen (Odonata: Calopterygidae) based on morphological data with an examination of potential correlated evolution between sexually selected characters. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Knoxville, TN. 2012 .

Martin GJ, Bybee SM, Whiting MF, Branham MA. Using novel loci to form a preliminary phylogeny of fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Knoxville, TN. 2012 .

Johnson K, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. The evolution of color vision in dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata). National Conference of Undergraduate Research. Weber State University, Ogden, Utah. 2012 .

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