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Elizabeth Ainsworth
Associate Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC, PMPB
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 147 ERML/1408 IGB
L: 190 ERML
O: (217)265-9887
Physiology & Development Ecology Genetics & Biochemistry   Plant physiological and molecular responses to global change, leaf growth and development, photosynthesis and carbohydrate metabolism
Brian Allan
Assistant Professor
Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 339A Morrill Hall
L: 339 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-1341
Ecology Behavior   Ecology of infectious diseases
Cassandra Allsup
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Animal Biology, 515 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
Ecology   Herbivore (organism that consumes plant material) - plant overcompensation (increased plant growth following herbivory) - arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (a symbiont of plant roots interactions (advisor: Ken Paige)
Carol K. Augspurger
Professor, Plant Biology, SIB Associate Director of Academic Affairs
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 155 Morrill Hall
L: 265 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-1298
Ecology   Phenology of trees and herbs, wind dispersal, seed and seedling ecology of tropical trees, plant-pathogen interactions

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Alyssa (Magnetta) Beck
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: NRES, W-503 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-047
O: S-310 Turner Hall
L: W-319 Turner Hall
Ecology   Plant effects on microbial community ecology, and implications for invasive success of non-natives (advisor: Anthony Yannarell)
Alison Bell
Associate Professor; Affiliate, Institute for Genomic Biology; Member, Neuroscience Program
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
O: 439 Morrill Hall
L: 515 Morrill Hall
O: (217)265-5469
L: (217)244-3869
Physiology & Development Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Proximate causes and ultimate consequences of individual differences in behavior
Miles Bensky
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Animal Biology, 515 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
L: 439 Morrill Hall
Physiology & Development Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Interactions between individual differences in cognition and coping styles and possible correlations between behavioral types and their gut microbes in the threespined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) (advisor: Alison Bell)
May R. Berenbaum
Professor & Head, Swanlund Chair
Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 318B Morrill Hall / 216A Morrill Hall
L: 216 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-2910 / (217)333-7784
L: (217)333-1165
Ecology Genetics & Biochemistry   Chemical interactions between insects and host plants and their implications in the organization of natural communities
Abigail Berkey
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Illinois Natural History Survey, 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820 MC-652
L: 68 Natural Resources Building
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Role of kinship in the intraspecific social behavior of the four-toed salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum) (advisors: Christopher A. Phillips and Marlis Douglas)
Stewart H. Berlocher
Professor
Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 304A Morrill Hall
L: 303 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-2929
L: (217)333-2929
Evolution & Systematics   Systematics, speciation, insect-plant coevolution
Jeffrey D. Brawn
Professor and Head, NRES
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 1102 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-047
O: W-503 Turner Hall
O: (217)244-5937
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior   Conservation biology; comparative population and community ecology of vertebrates, especially birds; tropical ecology; statistical ecology; molecular evolutionary ecology

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Carla Cáceres
Professor, SIB Director
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
O: 477B Morrill Hall
L: 471 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-2139
L: (217)265-6246
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Population, community and evolutionary ecology; life-history evolution; ecology of infectious disease; limnology
Sydney A. Cameron
Professor
Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 215B Morrill Hall
L: 215 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-2340
Physiology & Development Evolution & Systematics Behavior   Application of phylogenetics, behavior and development to address questions concerning the evolution of social behavior in bees; conservation genetics of bumble bees
John M. Cheeseman
Professor Emeritus
Plant Biology
PEEC, PMPB
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 196 ERML
L: 265 Morrill Hall
O: 217-300-9323
Physiology & Development Ecology Genetics & Biochemistry   Control and integration of resource acquisition and allocation in plants, organismal physiology, photosynthesis, nutrient transport; mathematical modeling
C.-H. Christina Cheng
Professor
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-114
O: 17E Burrill Hall
L: 27 Burrill Hall
O: (217)333-2832
L: (217)333-4245
Physiology & Development Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Molecular evolution of fish antifreeze protein genes, particularly evolutionary origins and molecular mechanisms of new gene genesis; temporal relationship between evolution of antifreeze function and paleobiogeography of polar regions
Zachary A. Cheviron
Assistant Professor
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
O: 433 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-2787
Physiology & Development Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Evolutionary physiology; evolutionary, functional, and population genomics; adaptation to environmental stress in birds and mammals
Melissa Chipman
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 171A Morrill Hall
L: 171A Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-9871
L: (217)244-9871
Ecology   Interactions between climate disturbance (fire and thermoerosion) in tundra ecosystems using a paleoecological approach (advisor: Feng Sheng Hu)
Dora Cohen
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: NRES, W-503 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana IL 61801 MC-047
O: S-310 Turner Hall
L: C-319 Turner Hall
Ecology   Microbial community composition and ecosystem function in dynamic environments (advisor: Angela Kent)

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James Dalling
Professor and Acting Head
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 149 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-8914
Ecology   Tropical forest regeneration, seed and seedling ecology, pioneer species
Jeffrey Dawson
Professor Emeritus
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 901 W. University Ave. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-634
O: 1316 PSL
L: Suite 201
O: (217)333-9281
Physiology & Development Ecology   Symbiotic nitrogen fixation by woody plants, forest ecophysiology, soil microbiology, plant nitrogen nutrition, silviculture, forest ecology, urban forestry
Corey DeBoom
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak St. Champaign, IL 61820 MC-652
O: 2103 Forbes Natural History Bldg.
L: 2099 Forbes Natural History Bldg.
L: (217)333-0006
Ecology Behavior   Links between physical habitat, food webs, and fish populations in aquatic ecosystems (advisor: David Wahl)
Evan H. DeLucia
G. William Arends Professor of Integrative Biology; Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC, PMPB
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 1404 IGB
L: 1404 IGB
O: (217)333-6177
L: (217)333-6177
Physiology & Development Ecology   Physiological ecology of vascular plants, photosynthesis, plant architecture, stress, climate change
Denise Devotta
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 165B Morrill Hall
L: 171 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-9871
L: (217)244-9871
Ecology   Biogeochemistry of nitrogen and phosphorus in aquatic systems of Alaska (advisors: Feng Sheng Hu and Jennifer Fraterrigo)
Arthur L. DeVries
Professor Emeritus
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-114
O: 17J Burrill Hall
L: 17A Burrill Hall
O: (217)333-4245
L: (217)333-4245
  Antarctic and Arctic fish biology: Cold adaptation and biological antifreeze systems; ecological and evolutionary physiology; life histories of Antarctic notothenioid fish; expression of antifreeze proteins during development; protein structures and molec
Christopher Dietrich
Affiliate, Associate Center Director
Entomology
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820 MC-652
O: 282 Natural Resources Building
L: INHS-CBD
O: (217)244-7408
Evolution & Systematics   Systematics, morphology, and evolutionary biology of leafhoppers and treehoppers; biodiversity and conservation of grassland ecosystems
Marlis Douglas
Affiliate/Adjunct Associate Professor
Animal Biology, INHS, NRES
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak Street MC-652
O: 607 E. Peabody, 183 NRB
L: 607 E. Peabody, 375 NRB
O: (217)333-6896
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Conservation genetics, molecular ecology, biodiversity, biogeography, phylogeography, global change biology, ichthyology, conservation of fishes, vertebrate natural history
Michael Douglas
Illinois Natural History Survey Affiliate
Animal Biology, NRES
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak Street MC-652
O: 1816 S. Oak St., Rm. 2008
L: 375 Natural Resources Bldg.
O: (217)333-3685
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Molecular and quantitative ecology; conservation biology and genetics; multivariate and geometric morphometrics; adaptive management and stewardship; vertebrate natural history; museum curation
Stephen Downie
Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 239 Morrill Hall
L: 239 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-1275
Evolution & Systematics   Molecular systematics and phylogeny of extant angiosperms, with emphasis on Apiaceae (Umbelliferae), chloroplast genome structural evolution

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Jason Fischer
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: NRES, W-503 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-047
O: W-405 Turner Hall
L: W-405 Turner Hall
Ecology Behavior   Impacts of urbanization on community structure, population dynamics, and behavior of birds (advisor: James R. Miller)
Becky Fuller
Associate Professor
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: Animal Biology, 104 Shelford Vivarium MC-444
O: 104 Shelford Vivarium
L: 102C Shelford Vivarium
O: 333-9065
L: 333-5323
Physiology & Development Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Animal behavior and its underlying neurological mechanisms; sexual selection and the evolution of mating systems; sensory bias model of sexual selection in killifish

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Andrew Gabalis

PEEC
  Plant Biology Professional Science Master's program
Michael Grillo
Postdoc Research Scientist
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 250 Morrill Hall
L: 249 Morrill Hall
O: (217)265-5473
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Characterizing the mechanisms of adaptation (advisor: Katy Heath)

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Lawrence M. Hanks
Professor
Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 420B Morrill Hall
L: 420C Morrill Hall
Ecology Behavior   Chemical ecology and conservation biological control
Allison Hansen
Assistant Professor
Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Avenue 118
O: 355 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-3499
Genetics & Biochemistry   Genomics of insect-microbe interactions; integrated animal-microbe metabolisms; evolutionary genomics; microbiomes
Yoshie Hanzawa
Affiliate
Plant Biology, Crop Sciences
PEEC
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 259 E R Madigan Laboratory
O: (217)333-4685
Genetics & Biochemistry   Plant evolutionary genetics and genomics
Derek Haselhorst
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
L: 139 Morrill Hall
Ecology   Ecological role of pollen productivity in tropical forest communities as it relates to long-term variability in climate, community structure, and reproductive output (advisor: Surangi Punyasena)
Katy Heath
Assistant Professor
Plant Biology
Biology, PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 249 Morrill Hall
L: 249 Morrill Hall
O: (217)265-5473
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Mutualism coevolution: evolutionary and ecological genetics of plant-microbe interactions; evolutionary responses to global change
Katherine Heineman
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 149A Morrill Hall
L: 149 Morrill Hall
O: (402)750-6075
Ecology   Nutrient limitation of plant growth in tropical forests, and its implication for biodiversity and ecosystem function (advisor: Jim Dalling)
Edward J. Heske
Affiliate
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak Street Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-652
O: 172 Nat. Res. Bldg.
O: (217)244-2173
Ecology   Population and community ecology of mammals; consequences of habitat fragmentation for mammalian species diversity and population dynamics; mammalian social organization; desert rodent ecology; conservation biology
Walter Hill
Affiliate
Plant Biology, NRES
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak St. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-652
O: 133 NRSA
O: (217)244-2103
L: (217)244-7234
Ecology   Aquatic ecology, grazer-algal interactions, nutrient cycling, biofilm ecology, invasive fish

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Kevin Johnson
Affiliate
Animal Biology, Entomology
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820 MC-652
O: 607 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
O: (217)244-9267
Evolution & Systematics   Molecular systematics, host-parasite co-evolution, comparative approaches to studying the evolution of behavior in birds, co-speciation between birds and parasitic lice, population genetics of island biogeography
Beryl Jones
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: 2414 IGB, 1206 W. Gregory, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-195
O: 2500 Institute for Genomic Biology
L: 2500 Institute for Genomic Biology
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Social insect behavior and the mechanisms underlying social evolution, specifically the mechanisms by which division of labor has evolved in bees (advisor: Gene Robinson)
Jennifer Jones
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 149 Morrill Hall / 250 Morrill Hall
L: 149 Morrill Hall / 249 Morrill Hall
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Plant and fungal symbiosis and how nutrients and habitat characteristics influence symbiosis and fungal communities (advisors: Katy Heath and James Dalling)

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Andrew Leakey
Associate Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC, PMPB
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
O: 1402 IGB
O: (217)244-0302
Physiology & Development Ecology Genetics & Biochemistry   Genomic ecology of plant ecological strategies, genomic responses to climate change, response of maize to elevated carbon dioxide and drought
Geoffrey Levin
Affiliate
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak St. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-652
O: 1012 Forbes Building
O: (217)244-7481
Evolution & Systematics   Systematics of flowering plants with particular emphasis on the Euphorbiaceae, phylogenetic analysis, floristics of North America and Mexico
Stephen Long
Gutgsell Endowed Professor
Plant Biology, Crop Sciences
PEEC, PMPB
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 379 ERML/134 IGB
L: 379B ERML
O: (217)333-2487
L: (217)244-6317
Physiology & Development Ecology   Environmental physiology, atmospheric change impacts on crops and natural vegetation, C4 photosynthesis, energy crops, mathematical models of photosynthesis

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Ripan Malhi
Associate Professor
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 607 S.Matthews Ave. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-148
L: 109 Davenport Hall
Genetics & Biochemistry   Integrates population genetics, phylogenetics, ancient DNA analysis, and field research in collaboration with Native American communities; use of tools from molecular biology and population genetics; North America
Jonathan Marcot
Research Assistant Professor
Animal Biology
PEEC, Animal Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
O: 665 Morrill Hall
L: 665 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-6826
Evolution & Systematics   Biologic diversification, particularly morphologic, molecular and taxonomic evolution of fossil and living artiodactyl mammals; Paleontology; Evolution of biologic complexity; Phylogenetic methods
Rachel Moran
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Shelford Vivarium, 606 E. Healey St., Champaign, IL 61820 MC-444
O: 202 Shelford Vivarium
L: 103 Shelford Vivarium
O: (217)333-2235
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Sexual selection, speciation, and the evolution and color patterns in fish, especially examining species delineation and the problem of allopatry in darters in the genus Etheostoma (advisor: Becky Fuller)

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Amanda Owings
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Anthropology, 109A Davenport Hall, 607 S. Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-148
O: 73 Medical Sciences Building
L: 73 Medical Sciences Building
O: (217)244-2253
L: (217)244-2253
Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Migration routes of Native American tribes using population genetics (advisor: Ripan Malhi)

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Ken N. Paige
Professor
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
O: 515 Morrill Hall
L: 483 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-7802
L: (217)244-6606
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Plant-animal interactions with an emphasis on understanding the phenomenon of overcompensation from ecological, physiological, genetic and evolutionary perspectives; conservation biology; evolutionary ecology
David P. Philipp
Adjunct Professor/Affiliate
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak St. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-652
O: 237 NRSA
O: (217)244-5055
L: (217)244-5125
Ecology Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Fish genetics and evolution; identification, characterization and conservation of fish stocks; evolution of structural and regulatory genes; behavioral genetics of fishes
Christopher A. Phillips
Adjunct Assistant Professor/Affiliate/Director, Advisor, MS/MST Biology Program
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak St. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-652
O: 185 NRB
O: (217)244-7077
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior   Population genetics, population ecology, and systematics, especially as applied to amphibians, reptiles, and fishes; phylogeny estimation using molecular markers; conservation genetics
Henry Pollock
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: NRES, W-503B Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-047
O: S-217 Turner Hall
L: S-217 Turner Hall
Physiology & Development Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Ecophysiology of temporate and tropical birds (advisors: Jeffrey Brawn and Zachary Cheviron)
Lisa Powers
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Animal Biology, 515 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
O: 677 Morrill Hall
L: 677 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-5136
L: (217)333-5136
Physiology & Development Ecology   Bat conservation and reproductive biology; white-nose syndrome (advisor: Bettina Francis)
Surangi Punyasena
Assistant Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC 116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 139 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-8049
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Role of climate in long-term evolution of Neotropical forests; quantitative palynology

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Tyler Refsland
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: NRES, W-503 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-047
Ecology   The role of fire management and habitat connectivity on the delivery of multiple forest ecosystem services, including carbon storage, nutrient retention and forage quality (advisor: Jennifer Fraterrigo)
Hugh M. Robertson
Professor
Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 320 Morrill Hall
L: 417 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-0489
Physiology & Development Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   The molecular basis for insect olfaction and taste; insect and arthropod genomics
Gene E. Robinson
Swanlund Chair and Director, Institute for Genomic Biology;
Entomology
PEEC
M: Institute for Genomic Biology, 1206 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-195
O: 1608 IGB / 449 Morrill Hall
O: (217)265-0309
L: (217)333-0977
Physiology & Development Evolution & Systematics Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   insect social behavior and genomics
Selina Ruzi
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Entomology, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 683/689 Morrill Hall
L: 683 Morrill Hall
Ecology Behavior   Plant-ant interactions, dispersal ecology, restoration ecology, and invasion ecology; specifically determining the mechanism that elicits the seed carrying response for different seed species and different ant species (advisor: Andy Suarez)

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Karen Sears
Assistant Professor
Animal Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
O: 465B Morrill Hall
L: 465 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-7855
L: (217)244-7724
Physiology & Development Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Evolutionary developmental biology, particularly combining paleontology, developmental biology and genetics to examine the developmental mechanisms that drive morphologic diversification in mammals
Carol A. Shearer
Professor Emerita
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 655B Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-2796
L: (217)333-2796
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Ecology of freshwater saprophytic fungal communities, systematics and biogeography of freshwater ascomycetes and fungi imperfecti
Andrew Suarez
I. C. Gunsalus Scholar, Professor and Head of Animal Biology
Animal Biology, Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-122
O: 681 Morrill Hall
L: 683 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-6631
L: (217)333-3687
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Behavior   Ant ecology and behavior; biological invasions
Drew Sweet
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: INHS, 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820 MC-652
O: 287 Natural Resources Building
L: 374 Natural Resources Building
Evolution & Systematics   Host-parasite cospeciation, particularly between small New World ground doves and their parasitic lice (advisor Dr. Kevin Johnson)

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Michael Urban
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 165 Morrill Hall
L: 165 Morrill Hall
O: (217)552-5897
Ecology   Paleoecology (advisor: Feng Sheng Hu)

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Erin Welsh
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Entomology, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 422 Morrill Hall
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Evolutionary ecology of tick-borne disease in the neotropics with an emphasis on transmission dynamics and the evolution of virulence (advisor: Brian Allan)
Cassandra Wesseln
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
L: 139 Morrill Hall
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Using the fossil pollen record to understand the dynamics of maize domestication as well as the deep time diversification history of the grass family (advisor: Surangi Punyasena)
Charles W. Whitfield
Associate Professor
Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 349B Morrill Hall
L: 349 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-2889
L: (217)265-6989
Behavior Genetics & Biochemistry   Molecular mechanisms and molecular evolution of social behavior, using social insects as a model; natural variation in individual behavior; high throughput genotyping and gene expression analyses
James B. Whitfield
Professor
Entomology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-118
O: 320 Morrill Hall
L: 215 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-2567
L: (217)265-8123
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Ecology and phylogeny of parasitoid wasps
Kelsey Witt
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Anthropology, 109A Davenport Hall, 607 S. Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-148
L: 075 Medical Sciences Building
Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Ancient dogs of the Americas to learn more about their origins, population structure and migration history (advisor: Ripan Malhi)
Kevin Wolz
Graduate Student
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill, 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 1500 IGB
L: 1500 IGB
Ecology   The agricultural and ecological characteristics of savanna-based agroecosystems (advisor: Evan DeLucia)