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Welcome to the Rohr Lab

Our mission is to improve our understanding of fundamental and

applied ecology and public health.

​​​Contact info: 

Jason Rohr

Galla Professor and Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences


University of Notre Dame
178 Galvin Life Science Center

Notre Dame, IN 46556

Affiliations: Department of Biological Sciences,

Eck Institute of Global Health, Environmental Change Initiative

Phone: 574-631-3587


Summer 2021 Lab Photo

Back: Mike Mahon (Postdoc), Heather Buelow (Lab Manager), Ethan Brown (PhD student), Samantha Rumschlag (Research Assistant Prof), Meghan Forstchen (PhD student), Patrick Heffernan (PhD student), Luz De Wit (Postdoc)

Front: Lexi Sack (Postdoc), Alex Shepack (Postdoc), Joanna Larson (Postdoc), Carly Barbera (PhD student), Emily Selland (PhD student), Alexis Korostasz (PhD candidate), Nitin Vincent (PhD student), Jason Rohr (PI)


Winter 2019 Lab Photo

Back: Samantha Rumschlag (Postdoc), Heather Buelow (Lab Manager), Alexis Korostasz (PhD student), Jason Rohr (PI)

Front: Devin Jones (Postdoc), Caroline Bice (undergrad), Chloe Ramsay (PhD Candidate), Carly Barbera (PhD student), Mike Mahon (Postdoc)


Winter 2016 Lab Photo

Back: Kerri Surbaugh (Lab Manager), Samantha Rumschlag (Postdoc), Bryan McLean (Sally's husband), Leah Joyce (MS Student), Bryan Delius (PhD student), Jeremy Cohen (Postdoc),

Middle: Jason Rohr (Lab PI), Sally Koerner (Postdoc), Nicole Ortega (PhD Candidate), Suzanne Young (PhD Candidate), Caroline Senay (Lab Manager), Caitlyn (Outside graduate Student helping our lab)

Front: Karena Nguyen (PhD Candidate), Erin Sauer (PhD Candidate), Chloe Ramsay (PhD student), Sarah Knutie (Postdoc)

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Winter 2013 Lab Photo

Back: David Civitello (Postdoc), Neal Halstead (PhD candidate), Jeremy Cohen (PhD candidate), Taegan McMahon (Postdoc), Jason Rohr (Lab PI)

Front: Erin Sauer (MS student), Suzanne Young (PhD candidate), Nicole Ortega (PhD candidate)

Lab photo 2013 updated (no Suzanne or Er

Fall 2013 Lab Photo

Back: Taegan McMahon (Postdoc), David Civitello (Postdoc), Jeremy Cohen (PhD candidate), Jason Rohr (Lab PI), Brittany Sears (PhD candidate), Neal Halstead (PhD candidate)

Front: Nicole Ortega (PhD candidate)

Not pictured: Suzanne Young (PhD candidate), Erin Sauer (MS student)

Spring 2013 Lab Photo

Jason Rohr (Lab PI), Matthew Venesky (Postdoc), Suzanne Young (PhD candidate), Brittany Sears (PhD candidate), Nicole Ortega (PhD candidate), Neal Halstead (PhD candidate), Scott Bessler (Technician), Jenise Brown (MS candidate), Taegan McMahon (PhD candidate), Jeremy Cohen (PhD candidate)

2012 Lab Photo

Back: Jason Rohr (Lab PI), Matthew Venesky (Postdoc), Neal Halstead (PhD candidate), Jenise Brown (MS candidate), Jeremy Cohen (PhD candidate), Nicole Ortega (MS candidate)

Front: Brittany Sears (PhD candidate), Suzanne Young (PhD candidate), Scott Bessler (Technician)

Not pictured: Taegan McMahon (PhD candidate)

2011 Lab Photo

Back: Jeremy Cohen (PhD candidate), Neal Halstead (PhD candidate), David Jennings (recent PhD graduate), Taegan McMahon (PhD candidate)

Middle: Jason Rohr (Lab PI), Matthew Venesky (Postdoc), Brittany Sears (PhD candidate), Jenise Brown (MS candidate)

Front: Nicole Ortega (MS candidate)

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