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  • 2004, Ph.D., Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University
  • 1996, B.A. (hons), Department of Biology & Department of Chemistry (double major), Warren Wilson College


Current Position

  • 2016–present, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Past Positions

  • 2011–2016, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • 2008–2011, Independent Group Leader, Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
  • 2006–2008, Research Associate, Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park
  • 2004–2006, Faculty Research Assistant, Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park
  • 1996–2004, Various Teaching Assistant (TA) and Research Assistant (RA) positions, Cornell University
  • 1993–1996, Dark Room and Printing Press Operator, Warren Wilson College Print Shop
  • 1993, Warren Wilson College, Campus Security
  • 1993, Outdoor Living Skills (OLS) cluster leader, Gwynn Valley summer camp
  • 1992–1993, Custodian janitor, Western Carolina University
  • 1992, Day Camp Counselor and Assistant Farm Manager. Gwynn Valley summer camp
  • 1991–1992, Warren Wilson College, Landscaping
  • 1990–1991, After school day care, Transylvania County Public Schools
  • 1989, Cafeteria dishwasher, The Wilds summer camp
  • 1978–1988, family farm work



  • F. A. Reed, T. G. Aquino-Michaels, M. S. Costantini, Á. J. Láruson, & J. T. Sutton. RPM-Drive: A robust, safe, and reversible gene drive system that remains functional after 200+ generations. arXiv preprint,
  • Á. J. Láruson, S. E. Coppard, M. H. Pespeni, F. A. Reed. Gene expression across tissues, sex, and life stages in the sea urchin Tripneustes gratilla [Toxopneustidae, Odontophora, Camarodonta]. Marine Genomics 41: 12–18. doi:10.1016/j.margen.2018.07.002
  • S. E. Kingston, P. Martino, M. Melendy, F. A. Reed, and David B. Carlon. Linking genotype to phenotype in a changing ocean: inferring the genomic architecture of a blue mussel stress response with genome-wide association. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 31(3): 346–361. doi:10.1111/jeb.13224