Paul Gugger

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2010

B.S., Duke University, 2003

(301) 689-7161

Curriculum vitae


Graduate Students

Juliet Nagel


Juliet is applying genomic sequencing tools to address conservation issues in eastern North American bats.

Elif Deniz Ülker

Ph.D. Candidate, visiting from Hacettepe University

Elif is using genomic data to model the population history and understand local adaptation in rare and threatened oaks in Turkey.


Please contact me if you are interested in joining the lab. I currently have funding to support one new M.S. or Ph.D. student. See here for more details.


Faculty Research Assistant

Regina Trott

(301) 689-7159





Recent Visitors

Sofía Zorrilla Azcué

B.S. student, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Morelia

Sofía was awarded a scholarship to do a summer internship in my lab. She is studying evolutionary responses of oak trees to climate change.


Mariana Hernández Leal

Ph.D. Candidate, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Morelia

Mariana studies local adaptation along salinity gradients in willows (Salix) in Mexico under the mentorship of Antonio González Rodríguez.