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GRADUATE Faculty Research Interests



Potential Graduate Research Advisors

Sharon Babcock

Functional and Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates

Marta Bechtel

Molecular biology and mechanical properties of cartilage tissue

Tim Bloss

Mechanisms of cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans.

Justin Brown

Physiology of stress responses in the neonatal brain

Corey Cleland

Neurobiology of movement using the simple spinal reflexes in rats

Dean Cocking

Landscape and community ecology;  mercury as an ecosystem contaminant

Steve Cresawn

Bacteriophage Genomics

Mark Gabriele

Neurobiology and Anatomy of the auditory system

Katrina Gobetz

Functional morphology of burrowing vertebrates.  Diet of extinct herbivores.

Heather Peckham Griscom

Forest restoration ecology in tropical and temperate regions

Susan Halsell

Genetic and molecular characterization of shape changes during development

Reid Harris

Population Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Disease Ecology

Jim Herrick Environmental and Molecular Microbiology

Carol Hurney

Molecular biology of salamander tail development

Steve Keffer

Insect Systematics, Human Behavior, and Stress Reduction

Chris Lantz

Immunology and Parasitology

Patrice Ludwig

Animal Ecology: Population, Community, Dispersal, Behavioral

Christine May

Aquatic ecology; linking physical and biological processes in river systems.

Conley McMullen

Pollination Bio logy and Plant Systematics

Jonathan Monroe

Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Joanna Mott

Applied and environmental microbiology

Mike Renfroe

Plant Development; Germplasm Conservation; Antioxidants in Foods

Terrie Rife

Molecular Biology. Regulation of nitric oxide synthase I in brain cells

Chris Rose

The role of hormones in the development and evolution of amphibians

Ken Roth

Immunology

Kyle Seifert

Microbiology and Immunology

Kim Slekar

Anti-oxidant genes in yeast

Bruce Wiggins

Environmental Biology and Ecotoxicology

Roshna Wunderlich

Functional morphology and biomechanics of primate locomotion

Grace Wyngaard

Chromatin diminution during development of microcrustacea

 

Sorted by area of interest:

Organismal Biology, Ecology and Evolution

Sharon Babcock

Salamanders: Functional and Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates

Corey Cleland

Neurobiology of movement using the simple spinal reflexes in rats

Dean Cocking

Landscape and community ecology;  mercury as an ecosystem contaminant

Katrina Gobetz

Mammals: Functional morphology of burrowing vertebrates.  

Heather Peckham Griscom

Plants: Forest restoration ecology in tropical and temperate regions

Reid Harris

Amphibians: Population Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Disease Ecology

Jim Herrick 

Environmental and Molecular Microbiology

Steve Keffer

Insect Systematics, Human Behavior, and Stress Reduction

Patrice Ludwig

Animal Ecology: Population, Community, Dispersal, Behavioral

Christine May

Aquatic ecology; linking physical and biological processes in river systems.

Conley McMullen

Plants: Pollination Biology and Plant Systematics

Joanna Mott

Applied and environmental microbiology

Mike Renfroe

Plant Development; Germplasm Conservation; Antioxidants in Foods

Bruce Wiggins

Environmental Biology and Ecotoxicology

Roshna Wunderlich

Primates: Functional morphology and biomechanics locomotion

Grace Wyngaard

Microcrustacea: Chromatin diminution during development

Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics and Development

Marta Bechtel

Molecular biology and mechanical properties of cartilage tissue

Tim Bloss

Mechanisms of cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans.

Steve Cresawn

Bacteriophage Genomics

Mark Gabriele

Neurobiology and Anatomy of the auditory system

Susan Halsell

Genetic and molecular characterization of shape changes during development

Jim Herrick

Environmental and Molecular Microbiology

Carol Hurney

Molecular biology of salamander tail development

Chris Lantz

Immunology and Parasitology

Jonathan Monroe

Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mike Renfroe

Plant Development; Germplasm Conservation; Antioxidants in Foods

Terrie Rife

Molecular Biology. Regulation of nitric oxide synthase I in brain cells

Chris Rose

The role of hormones in the development and evolution of amphibians

Ken Roth

Immunology

Kyle Seifert

Microbiology and Immunology

Kim Slekar

Anti-oxidant genes in yeast

Anatomy and Physiology

Sharon Babcock

Functional and Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates

Marta Bechtel

Molecular biology and mechanical properties of cartilage tissue

Justin Brown

Physiology of stress responses in the neonatal brain

Corey Cleland

Neurobiology of movement using the simple spinal reflexes in rats

Mark Gabriele

Neurobiology and Anatomy of the auditory system

Roshna Wunderlich

Functional morphology and biomechanics of primate locomotion

Microbiology and Infectious Organisms

Steve Cresawn

Bacteriophage Genomics

Reid Harris

Population Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Disease Ecology

Jim Herrick 

Environmental and Molecular Microbiology

Chris Lantz

Immunology and Parasitology

Joanna Mott

Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Ken Roth

Immunology

Kyle Seifert

Microbiology and Immunology

Bruce Wiggins

Environmental Biology and Ecotoxicology