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We study these organisms in a diverse range of terrestrial and aquatic habitats, from the campus woods to Ecuadorian tropical cloud forests and African Great Lakes.
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We also engage in laboratory-based experiments and analysis in such disciplines as genetics, ecosystem ecology, physiology, taxonomy, botany, and ecoinformatics.
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Our campus facilities include a greenhouse, aquarium room, and a forested, 75 hectare biology preserve.
Faculty Research Interests
Brief descriptions of the biology faculty research interests are listed below. For more thorough descriptions of research and training opportunities, please go to the individual faculty members page.
Species Distribution Modeling
Chemical Ecology of Plants and Herbivores
Vertebrate Respiratory Physiology
Wetlands Ecology & Biogeochemical Cycling
Ecology and Evolution of Freshwater Fishes and Gastropods
Molecular Biology of Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)
Virology, Cell & Molecular Biology
Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics
Molecular Ecology and Population Genetics
Educational Measurement and Learning Analytics
Terrestrial Microbial Ecology
Insect Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution
Research on Learning & Paleoclimatology
Aquatic Ecosystem Ecology
Skeletal Muscle and Neuromuscular Physiology
Cell/molecular Biology of Neurodegenerative Disease