Faculty

Rodrigo Almeida, Ecology of emerging insect-borne plant diseases and insect-microbe interactions.

Miguel Altieri, Biological control agro-ecology.

Kent Daane, Control of insect pests in agricultural crops.

Robert Dudley, Insect flight biomechanics, the origins of aerial behavior in hexapods, and the ecophysiology of butterfly migrations.

Damian Elias, Neuroethology, behavioral ecology, and evolutionary biology of arthropods.

Paul Fine, Phytophagous insects on Burseraceae and communities of forests in Peru, Brazil and French Guiana.

Gordon Frankie, Native bee-flower-people relationships and pollination ecology in urban, agricultural, and wild lands and bee taxonomy.

Robert Full, Arthropod locomotion as it relates to a structure, physiology, and behavior.

Rosemary Gillespie, Evolutionary ecology, systematics, spider biology, conservation.

Claire Kremen, Mechanisms for slowing or preventing the loss of biodiversity.

Isao Kubo, Natural products chemistry.

Robert Lane, Biology of ticks, and the ecology epidemiology and prevention of tick—borne diseases, particularly Lyme disease.

Vernard Lewis, Urban insect pests, particularly, termites and bed bugs, especially the latest detection and control techniques.

Nicholas Mills, Invasive species, biological control, population ecology and insect biology.

Patrick O’Grady, Population genetics and phylogenetics of Drosophila, adaptive radiation, biogeography.

Nipam Patel, Evolution of developmental mechanisms with a focus on the genes that regulate segmentation.

Mary Power, Food webs in rivers and their watersheds.

Alexander Purcell, Microbial ecology of sap-feeding insects with respect to insect vectors of plant pathogens.

Vincent Resh, Evolutionary biology and ecology of aquatic insects.

George Roderick, Invasion biology, population biology, global change.

Mark Tanouye, Insect neurophysiology.

Neil Tsutsui, The evolution of communication and behavior of ants and bees. Origin and spread of invasive species.

Noah Whiteman, Genomics of species interactions.

Kipling Will, Carabid beetle chemical ecology and insect systematics.

Caroline Williams, Mechanisms and consequences of insect responses to emerging winter environments.