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Crow Institute Members: Faculty

Name Departmentsort ascending Research Interests
Anthony Ives Zoology Community ecology, population biology, evolution and behavior
John Orrock Zoology Spatial dynamics of ecology and evolution; Predator-prey interactions; Conservation biology
Robert Bleiweiss Zoology Molecular evolution and systematics; Bird plumage as toxicological indicators
Tony Stretton Zoology Neuropeptides in the nematode _Ascaris suum_
Prashant Sharma Zoology Macroevolution; phylogenetics; evodevo; biogeography.
Carol Lee Zoology Evolutionary genetics and physiology of invasive species
Tony Goldberg Veterinary_Medicine Evolutionary ecology of infectious disease
Michael Newton Statistics Theory, methodology, and application of statistical inference in biology
Brian Yandell Statistics Statistical genomics
Bret Larget Statistics Bayesian phylogenetics; Statistical applications in biology
Cecile Ane Statistics Statistical methods for phylogenetics and molecular evolution; Comparative methods
Andrew Bent Plant_Pathology Plant disease resistance mechanisms
Susan Coppersmith Physics Theory of complex systems
Elliott Sober Philosophy Philosophy of science; Units of selection; Parsimony; Foundations of statistics
Larry Shapiro Philosophy Philosophy of psychology and biology
De-Ann Pillers Pediatrics Molecular evolution; Population genetics
Dick Dubielzig Pathobiological_Sciences Comparative ocular morphology
Joan Fujimura Other
Caitlin Pepperell Medicine Ecological and evolutionary interactions between humans and human pathogens
Craig Atwood Medicine The Reproductive-Cell Cycle Theory of Aging; Endocrinology of aging
Sebastien Roch Mathematics Mathematical phylogenetics
John Nicholas Schweitzer Law Law and the teaching of science, especially evolution, in public schools
Evelyn Howell Landscape_Architecture Preservation, restoration, and management of native plant communities
Sara Patterson Horticulture evolution fonio (Digitaria exilis)9032290901
David Spooner Horticulture Solanum and Daucus phylogenetics
Yiqun Weng Horticulture
Jiming Jiang Horticulture Plant molecular cytogenetics; Centromere function and evolution
Irwin Goldman Horticulture Breeding and genetics of cross-pollinated vegetable crops
Yiqun Weng Horticulture
Lynn Nyhart History_of_Science History of science (incl. evolution), biology and society, relations btwn elite and popular science
Clay Kelly Geoscience Micropaleontology and paleoceanography
Shanan Peters Geoscience Paleobiology; Sedimentary geology; Earth systems evolution
Michael Culbertson Genetics Yeast genetics
Nicole Perna Genetics Microbial genome evolution
Chris Todd Hittinger Genetics Evolution of yeast carbon metabolism; Yeast biodiversity; Evolution of genetic regulatory networks
John Pool Genetics Population genomics and the genetic basis of adaptive evolution
Laurence Loewe Genetics Connections between population genetics and molecular systems biology; Multi-locus simulations
Sean Carroll Genetics Developmental regulatory mechanisms that control form, and how they evolve
John Doebley Genetics Evolutionary genetics
Audrey Gasch Genetics Evolution of environmental responses
Bret Payseur Genetics Evolutionary genetics, population genetics
William Karasov Forest_Wildlife_Ecology Physiological ecology of terrestrial vertebrates
Jonathan Pauli Forest_Wildlife_Ecology terrestrial vertebrate ecology and conservation, diverse ecosystems and techniques
Sean Schoville Entomology Ecological and evolutionary genetics; Insect conservation and biogeography
Johanne Brunet Entomology Gene flow and pollination biology
Richard Lindroth Entomology Evolutionary ecology; Chemical ecology; Plant-herbivore interactions; Global change ecology
Walter Goodman Entomology Insect metamorphosis and reproduction
Daniel Young Entomology Systematics, diversity, natural history, phylogeny, and zoogeography of Coleoptera
Trina McMahon College_of_Engineering Microbial ecology and evolution in natural and engineered systems
John Yin Chemical_Biological_Engineering Virus-host interactions, systems biology, microfluidics, pre-biotic chemistry
Grace Boekhoff-Falk Cell_and_Regenerative_Biology Development and evolution of nervous systems
Kenneth Cameron Botany Plant Systematics; Phylogenetics
Anne Pringle Botany evolution and ecology of fungi, aging, modularity, individuality
Thomas Givnish Botany Ecology, evolution, systematics, and biogeography
Kenneth Sytsma Botany Plant systematics and biogeography
David Baum Botany Evolutionary and systematic theory; Plant evolution and developmental genetics; Origin of life
Linda Graham Botany Evolutionary origin of fundamental land plant traits
Eve Emshwiller Botany Ethnobotany, plant domestication, evolution of polyploidy, systematics of Oxalidaceae
Don Waller Botany Evolution of life histories and mating systems; Inbreeding; Conservation genetics
Sushmita Roy Biostatistics_Medical_Informatics Evolution of regulatory networks; Machine learning; Systems biology
Karl Broman Biostatistics_Medical_Informatics Statistical genetics, QTL mapping, recombination
Colin Dewey Biostatistics_Medical_Informatics Computational and statistical methodology for biological sequence analysis
Vatsan Raman Biochemistry protein evolution
Richard Amasino Biochemistry Plant development
Michael Cox Biochemistry Recombinational DNA repair, mutation, evolution of radiation resistance
Alan Attie Biochemistry Molecular genetics of type 2 diabetes
Ophelia Venturelli Biochemistry Systems and synthetic biology of microbes
Cameron Currie Bacteriology Coevolution, evolutionary ecology, evolution of cooperation, symbiosis
Kalin Vetsigian Bacteriology Microbial ecology and evolution; Systems biology
John Hawks Anthropology Paleoanthropology
Karen Strier Anthropology Primate behavior, ecology, and conservation
Daniel Gianola Animal_Science Quantitative and statistical genetics; Genome-enabled prediction; Animal breeding; Complex traits
Mark Berres Animal_Science Genetic structure of natural avian populations, avian mating systems, avian vocalizations
Natalia de Leon Agronomy Plant breeding; Quantitative genetics; Maize
William Tracy Agronomy Maize breeding and genetics; Evolution of sweet corn
Shawn Kaeppler Agronomy Maize; Quantitative genetics; Functional genomics
Lucia Gutierrez Agronomy Quantitative Genetics and Statistical Genetics
Jean-Michel Ane Agronomy Symbiotic associations between plants and microbes