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Marieke K. Jones

Research Data Specialist
Phone: 
434-924-5464
Speciality Services: 
Data Analysis
Data Cleaning
Data Visualization
Data Wrangling
Jupyter Notebooks
python
R
RMarkdown
Education: 
PhD Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, 2017
BS Biopsychology & Environmental Studies, Tufts University, 2009
Publications and Presentations: 
Jones, M.K., L.E. Reiter, M.P Gilmore, E.W. Freeman, N. Songsasen. 2017. Ovarian fecal hormone metabolite monitoring provides evidence of induced ovulation in the maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus). International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology, Orlando, FL. (Oral Presentation) 
Kester, M., E. Freeman, N. Songsasen, T. Huff. 2016. Automated headspace solid-phase microextraction of urinary VOCs from 11 maned wolves (Chrysocyon brachyurus): a recursive workflow for GC-MS analysis. In: Schulte, BA, TE Goodwin, MH Ferkin (eds) Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 13, Springer New York, NY, pp 477-498
Luther, D., T. Brooks, S. Butchart, M. Hayward, M. Kester, J. Lamoreux, A. Upgren. 2016. Determinants of bird conservation action implementation and associated population trends of threatened species. Conservation Biology, 16: 1338-1346. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12757
Kester, M.E., & J.R. Schwebach. 2016. Positive student response to engaging lecture videos with embedded activities implemented in hybrid online course, Biostatistics for Biology Majors. Innovations in Teaching and Learning, Fairfax, VA. (Poster) 
Kester, M.E. 2016. Interactive lecture videos in a distance-learning course, Biostatistics for Biology Majors. In: Nelson, J., D. Gerasimova, A. Samaras, L. Bland, M. Hjalmarson. Implementation of interactive teaching strategies across STEM disciplines. Innovations in Teaching and Learning, Fairfax, VA. (Poster) 
Kester, M.E., Z.M. Abdala, N. Songsasen, T.B. Huff. 2014. Urinary volatile compounds differ by season and sex in the maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus). Joint meeting of the International Society for Chemical Ecology and the Chemical Signals in Vertebrates Group, Champaign, IL. (Oral Presentation) 
Kester, M.E., T.B. Huff, E.W. Freeman, T.E. Goodwin, N. Songsasen. 2013. The solitary maned wolf uses scent signals to ensure reproductive success. Society of Conservation Biology 26th International Congress on Conservation Biology, Baltimore, MD. (Oral Presentation and Poster)
In preparation
Burrell, C., L. Luo, E. Freeman, M. Jones, C. Aitken-Palmer. Hematology and serum biochemistry values of the red panda subspecies (Ailurus fulgens styani). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Submitted.
Jones, M.K., E.W. Freeman, T.B. Huff, N. Songsasen. Testosterone dependence of urinary volatile compounds in the maned wolf, Chrysocyon brachyurus. In preparation.
Jones, M.K., L. Reiter, M. Gilmore, E. Freeman, N. Songsasen. Reproductive hormone profiles depend on housing status in the maned wolf, Chrysocyon brachyurusIn preparation.
Jones, M.K., N. Songsasen, E.W. Freeman. Evidence of reproductive suppression in group-housed female maned wolves, Chrysocyon brachyurus. In preparation