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Amy M.

Kuczynski
Texas Tech University Tel: (806) 742 2715 Department of Biological Sciences MS 3131 Lubbock, TX 79409 Fax: (806) 742 2963 Email: amy.kuczynski@ttu.edu

Education
2011- Present Ph.D. Candidate in Zoology Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas Advisor: Dr. Ken Schmidt Degree expected: August 2014 Ph.D. Student in Zoology Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas Advisor: Dr. Ken Schmidt B.S. Zoology Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan Concentration in Animal Behavior and Neurobiology

2008 2011

2001- 2005

Grants and Scholarships Awarded


2012: 2nd Place Ecology Presentation Texas Tech Association of Biologists Symposium ($100) 2011: Texas Tech University of Biologists Research Grant ($700) 2010: Texas Tech University of Biologists Mini Grant ($700) 2008 2010: AT&T Chancellors Scholarship ($3000 per year)

Oral Presentations and Posters


Heterospecific Information Alarm call use in the Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimma). A.M. Kuczynski & K.A. Schmidt. Earthwatch South Africa. Lajuma Research Centre, South Africa. July, 2012. (Oral). Heterospecific Alarm call use in the Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimma). A.M. Kuczynski & K.A. Schmidt. Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Seminar Series. Lubbock, Texas. December 2011. (Oral). Heterospecific Alarm call use in the Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimma). A.M. Kuczynski & K.A. Schmidt. Texas Tech Association of Biologists Symposium. Lubbock, Texas. March, 2012 (Oral). Heterospecific Information Transfer in the Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimma). A.M. Kuczynski & K.A. Schmidt. Earthwatch South Africa. Lajuma Research Centre, South Africa. July, 2011. (Oral). Heterospecific Alarm call use in the Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimma). A.M. Kuczynski & K.A. Schmidt. Texas Tech Annual Biological Sciences Symposium. Lubbock, Texas. March, 2011. (Oral).

Heterospecific Information Transfer in the Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimma). A.M. Kuczynski & K.A. Schmidt. 90th Annual Meeeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. Laramie, Wyoming. June, 2010. (Poster). Heterospecific Information Transfer in the Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimma). A.M. Kuczynski & K.A. Schmidt. Texas Tech Annual Biological Sciences Symposium. Lubbock, Texas. February, 2010. (Oral).

Research Experience
May August 2012: Doctoral Research Lajuma Research Centre, Limpopo, South Africa May August 2011: Doctoral Research Lajuma Research Centre, Limpopo, South Africa May August 2010: Doctoral Research Lajuma Research Centre, Limpopo, South Africa June August 2009: Doctoral Research Lajuma Research Centre, Limpopo, South Africa May August 2006: Research Assistant Dr. Jill Mateo, Mammoth Lakes, California, United States June August 2005: Intern International Exotic Feline Sanctuary, Boyd, Texas, United States May June 2004: Undergraduate Research Michigan State University, Maasai Mara & Amboselli National Park, Kenya