Andrew Mahon
Photo of Andrew MahonAssistant Professor
Biology
Brooks Hall 183
989-774-1177
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​​Education
  • Ph.D., Ecological Sciences, Old Dominion University, 2007
  • M.S., Biology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, 2000
  • M.S., Biology, Truman State University, 1999
  • B.S., Chemistry, Truman State University, 1997
​​​Research Expertise
  • Molecular ecology
  • Molecular surveillance and detection of invasive species
  • Phylogeography and genetic connectivity
  • Molecular systematics
​​​​Selected Publications
  • Halanych, K.M. and Mahon, A.R.  2014. Discovering diversity with high throughput approaches.  Biological Bulletin. 227: 91-92.
  • Nathan, L.R., Simmons, M., Wegleitner, B., Jerde, C.L., Mahon, A.R.  2014.  Quantifying environmental DNA signals for aquatic invasive species across multiple detection platforms.  Env. Sci. and Technology. 48(21): 12800-12806.
  • Nathan, L.R., C.L. Jerde, M. McVeigh, Mahon, A.R.  2014. Preventing Great Lakes species introductions through bait trade regulations and angler education.  Management of Biological Invasions. 5(4): 319-326. 
  • Nathan, L.R., Jerde, C.L., Budny, M., Mahon, A.R.  2014. Invasive species surveillance of the Great Lakes commercial bait trade using environmental DNA.  Conservation Biology.   doi: 10.1111/cobi.12381
  • Mahon, A.R., Nathan, L., Jerde, C.J.  2014.  Meta-genomic surveillance of the commercial bait trade. Con. Genetic Res.  6(3): 563-567.