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Jonathan A. Rader

    rader@raderstudios.com
    jrader@uwyo.edu
    (307) 259-6165

     Education

M. Sc. 2013 (Anticipated).  Zoology and Physiology.  University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.
B. Sc. 2009.  Natural Science and Mathematics, Geology Minor.  University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.
A.Sc. Geology.  2006.  Casper College, Casper, Wyoming. 2006.  

     Presentations and Published Abstracts

Rader, J. A., S. D. Newsome and C. Martinez del Rio.  2012.  Of Isotopes and Ovenbirds: Seeking phenotype-environment correlations in South American
Cinclodes ovenbirds.  SICB Annual Meeting 2012: Charleston, SC.
Rader, J. A. and B. Breithaupt.  2009.  An evaluation of methods for estimating the body mass of large animals with reference to
Apatosaurus excelsus.  
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology:  Vol. 29, No. 3 suppl.
Rader, J. A. and B. Breithaupt.  2008.  Mass Estimates for
Apatosaurus excelsus: A comparison of modeling methods.  Undergraduate Research Day 2008,
University of Wyoming: Laramie, WY.

     Manuscripts in Preparation

Rader, J. A., J. Peters, S. D. Newsome and C. Martinez del Rio.  Stable isotopes diagnose evolutionary changes in habitat use in a Radiation of South
American ovenbirds. PNAS (in prep).
Rader, J. A. and C. Martinez del Rio.  A phylogenetic analysis of morphological variation of South American
Cinclodes ovenbirds.  (in prep).
Rader, J. A., S. D. Newsome and C. Martinez del Rio.  Ecomorphology of
Cinclodes ovenbirds: does morphology track habitat use?.  (in prep).
Newsome, S. D., J. A. Rader and C. Martinez del Rio.  Seasonal shifts in isotopic niche correlate with migratory morphology in
Cinclodes ovenbirds.  (in
prep).

     Grants and Awards

2011 U.W. Zoology and Physiology L. Floyd Clark Scholarship.  
Wyoming NSF EPSCoR Undergraduate Fellowship, Summer, 2008
Wyoming NSF EPSCoR Undergraduate Fellowship, Spring Semester, 2008
Eagle Scout, 1999.

     Invited Presentations

Guest Lecturer.  Nov. 2010.  University of Wyoming Mammalogy (Zoo 5370).   Mammalian Locomotion.
Guest Lecturer.  Sep. 2011.  University of Wyoming Vertebrate Anatomy, Embryology and Histology (Zoo 3010).  Evolution of the Tetrapod Appendicular
Skeleton.
Guest Lecturer.  Nov. 2011.  University of Wyoming Vertebrate Anatomy, Embryology and Histology (Zoo 3010).  Comparison of Vertebrate Respiratory
Systems.
University of Wyoming Brown Bag Series. Sep. 2011.  Of Isotopes and Ovenbirds: Ecomorphology of South American
Cinclodes Ovenbirds.

     Professional Employment

University of Wyoming Zoology and Physiology Department, 2010 to Present
    Graduate Teaching Assistant
RaderStudios, 2002 to Present
    Freelance Scientific Illustrator, Portfolio available online at www.raderstudios.com
Wyoming State Geological Survey, 2008 to 2010
    Contract Employee: Paleontology, Manager of the Wyoming State Fossil Collection
Upward Bound Program at the University of Wyoming, 2009 to 2010
    Biology Instructor
Wyoming State Geological Survey, 2008
    Paleontology Internship

     Teaching Experience

University of Wyoming Zoology and Physiology Department, 2010 to 2012
    Comparative and Environmental Physiology; Vertebrate Anatomy, Embryology and Histology; Mammalogy
Upward Bound Program at the University of Wyoming, 2009 to 2010
    High School General Biology

     Skills

Paleontology
    Fossil collection, preparation, inventory and curation.
Computer Skills
    Statistical Analysis Software: R, SPSS, JMP, SigmaPlot
    Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, Powerpoint
    Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Pagemaker
    Basic Web Development
Scientific Illustration
    Three-Dimensional Reconstructions of Extinct and Extant Animals
    Three– Dimensional Anatomical Models
    Museum Display Design, Samples available upon request
Fine Art
    Sculpture, Photography and Two-Dimensional Media.