Biological Sciences

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Primary Faculty
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Abbot, Patrick
Associate Professor Social evolution, insect-microbe interactions, molecular evolutionary genetics.
Baskauf, Steven
Senior Lecturer Biodiversity imaging and teaching pedagogy.
Benson, Amanda R.
Senior Lecturer Population Genetics, Plant Biology, Evolution and Conservation biology, and I am very interested of the interface of science and society.
Bordenstein, Seth
Associate Professor Centrality of microbes in biology, Evolution and applications of microbes (genomics, antibiotics and vector control), Universality of maternal microbial transmission (including humans), Phylosymbiosis
Broadie, Kendal S.
Capra, John Anthony
Assistant Professor I compare genomes to study recent human evolution and disease.
Catania, Kenneth C.
Professor Neurosciences and Behavior/Animal Sensory Systems
Due-Goodwin, Ava Denise
Senior Lecturer Research interests: island biogeography, arthropod biology, community (desert) ecology, interests in biodiversity issues.
Eichman, Brandt F.
Associate Professor
Friedman, Katherine L.
Associate Professor Maintenance of chromosome ends by telomerase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.


Funk, Daniel J.
Associate Professor Speciation; ecological specialization; phylogenetic diversification; molecular evolutionary genetics; herbivorous insect biology, ecology, and evolution
Gatto, Cheryl
Research Assistant Professor
Graham, Todd R.
Professor Protein transport and membrane biogenesis
Hillyer, Julian F
Associate Professor Mosquito immunology and physiology; host-parasite interactions.
Honegger, Hans-Willi
Research Professor Insect Neuropeptides and Behavior
Jackson, Lauren Parker
Assistant Professor
Johnson, Carl H.
Named Professor Cellular and Molecular Biology of Biological Clocks
McCauley, David E.
Research Professor Research Interests:Population and evolutionary genetics of plants and insects including organellar genomes
McGary, Kriston
Postdoctoral Scholar - Research
McMahon, Douglas G.
Chair Molecular neurobiology of the visual, circadian, and serotonergic systems and their interactions.
Mori, Tetsuya
Research Assistant Professor
Page, Terry L.
Professor Emeritus Neurobiology of circadian rhythms
Patel, Maulik R.
Assistant Professor
Patton, James G.
Professor Alternative splicing and the control of gene expression; vertebrate microRNA function; gene therapy
Pitts, Ronald Jason
Research Assistant Professor Chemosensory biology of disease vector mosquitoes.
Risner, Michael L.
Postdoctoral Scholar - Trainee
Rokas, Antonis
Named Associate Professor Phylogenetics, Molecular Evolution, Molecular Foundations of Multicellular Transitions, Evolution of the Fungal Lifestyle
Singleton, Charles K.
Professor Cell-cell and cell-environment signaling during development.
Stubbs, Gerald
Professor Emeritus
Webb, Donna J
Associate Professor Signal Transduction Pathways that Regulate Adhesion and Cytoskeletal Dynamics in Migration and Synapse Formation, Cell biology, Neurobiology
Woelfle, Mark A.
Senior Lecturer Molecular mechanisms and adaptive significance of circadian clocks in cyanobacteria
Xu, Yao
Research Associate Professor Molecular Mechanisms of Circadian Clocks
Zwiebel, Laurence J.
Professor The comprehensive study of olfaction and olfactory-based behaviors in malaria and other disease vector mosquitoes


Secondary Appointment

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Chung, Chang Y.
Adjunct Associate Professor Regulation of cellular polarity and motility during chemotaxis
Miller, David M.
Professor development of the nervous system
Page, Terry L.
Professor Emeritus Neurobiology of circadian rhythms
Rollins-Smith, Louise A.
Associate Professor Innate Immune Defenses. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. Immune defenses against Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis


Emeritus Faculty

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Bogitsh, Burton J.
Professor Emeritus
Carter, Clint E.
Professor Emeritus Parasite Immunology and Biochemistry
Fleischer, Sidney
Professor Emeritus Ca2+ homeostasis and cell signaling; intracellular Ca2+ release channels, ryanodine receptor, IP3 receptor
LeStourgeon, Wallace M.
Professor Emeritus Molecular mechanisms of RNA splicing
McCauley, David E.
Research Professor Research Interests:Population and evolutionary genetics of plants and insects including organellar genomes
Page, Terry L.
Professor Emeritus Neurobiology of circadian rhythms
Stubbs, Gerald
Professor Emeritus
Whittier, Dean P.
Professor Emeritus Early development in Pteridophytes
Williams, Robley C.
Professor Emeritus Molecular biology of the cytoskeleton: microtubule dynamics and the chaperoned folding of tubulin.


Postdoctoral Fellows

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