Abby McClain

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Abby McClain



Email: Abby McClain

M.S. Human Paleobiology

Year Entered: Fall 2022

Advisor: Carson Murray

2021: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Abby is interested in the repercussions of sociality on disease transmission and behavior in wild primates. Additionally, she is interested in female chimpanzee immigration strategies and the effects of immigration on the physiology and behavior of individuals and communities over time.


Research Experience:

2018-2021: Research Assistant, Primate Environmental Endocrinology Lab at Indiana University

Indiana University 2021, Biology (BS), Spanish (BA)