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Alexa Fritzsche

Graduate Student
University of Georgia
Room 191C, Odum School of Ecology
Athens, GA 30602

email: afritzsche@gmail.com

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B.S. Biology, University of Puget Sound (Tacoma WA)

Research Interests

Ecological immunology, host-parasite interactions, behavioral ecology, life history evolution

Honors and Awards


2011 - National Science Foundation - Research Coordination Network in Ecoimmunology travel grant

2011 - Odum School of Ecology Graduate Student Symposium- 1st place in Proposed Research

2010 - National Science Foundation - Graduate Research Fellowship

2009 - Phi Beta Kappa honors society induction

2009 - University of Puget Sound Gordon D. Alcorn Award for Outstanding Biology Senior

2009 - University of Puget Sound Undergraduate Research Symposium - Outstanding Presentation

2008 - University of Puget Sound McCormick Grant for research

2008 - University of Puget Sound Peter K. Wallerich scholarship

2008 - 2009 - University of Puget Sound Dean’s list


Selected Publications

Fritzsche, A. and B.F. Allan. The ecology of fear: host foraging behavior varies with the spatio-temporal abundance of a dominant ectoparasite. 2012. In press at EcoHealth.

Fritzsche, A. and S.L. Weiss. Effect of signaler body size on the response of male striped plateau lizards (Sceloporus virgatus) to conspecific chemical cues. 2012. In press at Journal of Herpetology.


Alexa Fritzsche