Matthew Gifford, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2008
Postdoctoral Research, University of Minnesota, 2008-2009
Started at UCA in 2014
Animal Ecological Physiology
Structure and Function of the Human Body I & II
Evolution, ecology, functional biology, physiology, reptiles, amphibians, occasionally other ectotherms
Korfel, C., J.D. Chamberlain, M.E. Gifford (in press) A test of energetic trade-offs between growth and immune function in watersnakes. Oecologia.
Gifford, M.E. (in press) Physiology of plethodontid salamanders: A call for increased efforts. Copeia.
Verble-Pearson, R., M.E. Gifford, S.P. Yanoviak. 2015. A phylogenetic analysis of thermal tolerance and body size in ants. Journal of Thermal Biology.
Brewster, C.L., R.S. Sikes, M.E. Gifford. 2014. Body size and growth of the Eastern Collared Lizard (Crotaphytus collaris) in central Arkansas. Herpetological Review.
Diamond, K., D. Trovilion, K.E. Allen, K.M. Malela, D.A. Noble, R. Powell, D. Eifler, M.E. Gifford*. 2014. Individual (co)variation of field behavior and locomotor performance in curly-tailed lizards. Journal of Zoology.
Careau, V., M.E. Gifford, P. Biro. 2014. Individual (co)variation in thermal reaction norms: standard and maximal metabolic rates in wild-caught salamanders. Functional Ecology 28:1175-1186.