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:
Evolutionary biologyDr. Neil Chilton
Parasitology: Molecular systematics, ecology and population genetics of metazoan parasites.
Plant systematics: Origin and evolution of epiphytism and vivipary in the cactus family.
Plant morphology and pollination ecologyDr. Susan Kaminskyj
Fungal Cell Biology and Genetics: Molecular biology of fungal growth and development.
Life history, physiological and evolutionary ecology of wild animal populations,
Aquatic insects and freshwater ecology
Mammalian population ecology
Plant physiology and molecular biology
Behavioural ecology & conservation of birds
Lower plant functional genomics, Algal ecophysiology and molecular biology