Dmitry Apanaskevich (PhD, Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, 2004)
Systematics of ticks

Craig Aumack

Lorenza Beati (PhD, Université de Lausanne, 1987)
Systematics and molecular evolution of arthropods involved in disease transmission

Christine Bedore (PhD, Florida International University, 2013)
Sensory ecology, elasmobranchs, cephalopods, vision, and electroreception

G. Denise Carroll (PhD, University of Georgia, 2009)
Impacts of land use on aquatic ecosystems; science education

John Carroll (PhD, Stony Brook University, 2012)
Benthic ecology; shellfish restoration and restoration ecology; trophic interactions; invasive species

Michelle Cawthorn (PhD, Bowling Green State University, 1989)
Biology education; population and community ecology of small mammals

C. Ray Chandler (PhD, Bowling Green State University, 1989)
Ecology, behavior, and conservation of birds and other terrestrial vertebrates

Wasimul Chowdhury (PhD, Osaka University, 1996)
Biosynthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) biodegradable polymers

Risa Cohen (PhD, University of California, 2003)
Wetland and coastal ecology; restoration and conservation of aquatic communities

J. Checo Colon-Gaud (PhD, Southern Illinois University, 2008)
Freshwater ecology, particularly food web dynamics

Christian Cox (PhD, University of Texas-Arlington, 2012)
Comparative physiology, physiological ecology, evolutionary biology, population genetics, phylogenetics and phylogeography

Christopher Cutler (PhD, University of St. Andrews, 1990)
Molecular physiology; ion, water transport, and osmoregulation in fish

Lance Durden (PhD, University of London, 1981)
Systematics and ecology of ectoparasites of vertebrates; vector-borne diseases

Quentin Fang (PhD, Kansas State University, 1993)
Evolutionary genetics; tick molecular biology; phylogenetic analysis

Sophie George (PhD, University of Paris, 1990)
Marine invertebrate ecology; ecology of echinoderms

Daniel Gleason (PhD, University of Houston, 1992)
Marine invertebrate ecology and physiology; coral reef ecology

Janice Grumbles (D.V.M., Texas A&M University, 1983)
Veterinary medicine; application of veterinary medicine to research

J. Scott Harrison (PhD, Texas A&M University, 2001)
Ecological and evolutionary genetics of marine invertebrates; speciation and the genetic basis of reduced fitness in hybrids

Alan Harvey (PhD, University of Arizona, 1988)
Evolution, ecology, and behavior of diverse systems such as plant-arthropod protective mutualisms, larval tiger beetles, and hermit crabs

William Irby (PhD, North Carolina State University, 1987)
Arthropod vector-host-pathogen interactions; blood digestion in mosquitos

Lissa Leege (PhD, Michigan State University, 1997)
Plant population and community ecology; rare plant and invasion ecology; plant-herbivore interactions

Johanne Lewis (PhD, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2008)
Comparative physiology; physiological adaptations to extreme or fluctuating environments

Loren Mathews (PhD, University of Florida, 2013)
Aquatic ecology; water quality; phytoplankton community dynamics

Lance McBrayer (PhD, Ohio University, 2002)
Functional morphology, behavioral ecology, and evolution of amphibians and reptiles

D. Kelly McLain (PhD, Emory University, 1982)
Influence of sexual selection on the behavioral ecology and genetic structure of populations

Edward Mondor (PhD, Simon Fraser University, 2001)
Insect behavior, ecology, and evolution in response to novel abiotic and biotic conditions

Christina Ndaluka (PhD, Colorado State University, )
Zoonotic diseases

Oscar Pung (PhD, University of North Carolina, 1984)
Parasitology and immunology; impact of parasites on host fitness

Laura Regassa (PhD, University of Wisconsin, 1993)
Bacteriology and molecular biology; molecular mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis; molecular systematics; biology education research

Steven Riera

James Roberts (PhD, Virginia Tech, 2012)
Freshwater fish ecology and conservation; vertebrate population dynamics; landscape genetics; fisheries science; conservation planning

David Rostal (PhD, Texas A&M University, 1991)
Reproductive biology, ecology, and conservation of reptiles and amphibians

Subhrajit Saha (PhD, University of Florida, 2008)
Agroecology, agroforestry, international agriculture

John Schenk (PhD, Washington State University, 2009)
Plant Systematics

Vinoth Sittaramane (PhD, University Missouri Columbia, 2008)
Developmental neurobiology, neuronal migration, unconventional myosins, environmental and developmental toxicology using zebrafish

Lace Svec (PhD, Michigan State University, 2009)
Behavioral neurobiology; neuroendocrinology in zebra finches

Timothy Tolentino (PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, )
Diffusion and kinetics of cell surface receptors; lipid rafts

Stephen Vives (PhD, University of Wisconsin, 1988)
Behavior, ecology, and conservation of fishes

Tiehang Wu (PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 2002)
Molecular microbial ecology, soil ecology, mycorrhizas

Last updated: 8/11/2015

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