Biodiversity and Evolution

Research on the diversity of biological organisms and the evolutionary processes that give rise to that diversity. The following faculty have research programs that fall within this topic area:
Dr. José Andrés Evolutionary biology
Dr. Neil Chilton Parasitology: Molecular systematics, ecology and population genetics of metazoan parasites.
Dr. J. Hugo Cota-Sánchez Plant systematics: Origin and evolution of epiphytism and vivipary in the cactus family.
Dr. Art Davis Plant morphology and pollination ecology
Dr. Susan Kaminskyj Fungal Cell Biology and Genetics: Molecular biology of fungal growth and development.
Dr. Jeff Lane Life history, physiological and evolutionary ecology of wild animal populations,
Dr. Dennis Lehmkuhl Aquatic insects and freshwater ecology
Dr. Phil McLoughlin Mammalian population ecology
Dr. Christopher D Todd Plant physiology and molecular biology
Dr. Karen Wiebe Behavioural ecology & conservation of birds
Dr. Ken Wilson Lower plant functional genomics, Algal ecophysiology and molecular biology