Fredric Govedich

Professor of Biology / Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in predator prey interactions, evolution of reproductive strategies, and leech systematics

Evolutionary Biology Population Biology Predator Prey Interactions Leech Systematics Animal Behavior

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Helen Boswell-Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in sharing the complexities of biology and how all living forms are connected

Evolutionary Biology Medical Ethics Environmental Adaptation Biomedical Ethics Education

Kam Dahlquist

Chair and Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Biology Science Bioinformatics Genomics Computational Biology

John Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development

Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education

William Heyborne

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Russell Burke

Professor of Biology · Hofstra University

Dr. Burke's current research involves diamondback terrapins at Jamaica Bay, wood turtles in northern NJ and the coyote invasion of LI

Urban Ecosystems Urban Environments Suburban Spaces and Development Ecology Evolution

Tatiana Kuzmenko

Instructor of Biology · Loyola Marymount university

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Medicinal Plants Educational Research Evolutionary Biology Molecular Biology Neurobiology

Marla Sokolowski

University Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Toronto

Sokolowski's work is esteemed worldwide as a clear, integrative paragon of the manner in which genes can interact with the environment.

Genetics Molecular Biology Scientific Writing Higher Education Public Speaking

Stephen S. Fong, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Bioengineer who modifies micro-organisms to produce chemicals (e.g. from beer to fuel).

Systems Biology Synthetic Biology Evolutionary Biology Metabolic engineering Molecular engineering

Kelly Hogan, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Instructional Innovation, QEP Director and Teaching Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Hogan has been reinventing UNC's largest classrooms with the implementation of groundbreaking, interactive teaching methods.

Institutional Transformation Interactive Teaching Techniques Instructional Innovation Teaching in STEM fields Inclusive Teaching

Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Schwenk studies the functional morphology and evolution of lizards and snakes.

Reptiles Lizards Phenotypic Evolution Evolutionary Biology Ecology

Michael Hamblin, PhD

Principal Investigator, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital · Associate Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hamblin's research interests are now broadly in the area of phototherapy for multiple diseases

Microscopy Molecular Biology Photomedicine Flourescence Microscopy Biotechnology

Vera Gorbunova

Doris Johns Cherry Professor Professor of Biology and Co-Director of the Rochester Aging Research Center · University of Rochester

Gorbunova's innovative research on DNA repair and the aging process has been internationally recognized

Biology of Aging DNA Repair Cancer Resistance

Mark C. Urban, Ph.D.

Professor, Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Urban is an expert on climate change impacts on biodiversity and evolutionary ecology of vernal pools, lakes, and streams

Predictive Modeling Eco-Evolution Climate Change Extinction Risk Biodiversity

Ethan Bier

Professor · UC San Diego

Ethan Bier's research uses fruit flies and other animals to better understand human diseases.

Protein Biosynthesis Developmental Patterning Cellular Biosciences Active Genetics Human Disease Mechanisms

Philippa Drennan

Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Plant Ecophysiology Ecology Plant Stress Biology Structure/Function Relationships in Plants Biology

Bjoern Hamberger

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry · Michigan State University

Hamberger's research focuses on the discovery of plant pathways for bioactive diterpenoids found in medicinal plant species.

Synthetic Biology Plant Specialized Metabolites Terpenes

Tim Bradley

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary · UC Irvine

Tim Bradley studies physiological ecology and conservation biology at salt lakes. His current focus is the Salton Sea.

Salton Sea Evolution of Physiological Processes Biodiversity Physiological Ecology Energy Metabolism

Carrie Jo Bucklin

Assistant Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Dr. Bucklin is a Co-PI for SEAS Your Tomorrow and specializes in marine research in the Virgin Islands

Ecosystems of Sourthern Utah Mechanisms of Living Systems Debris in the Virgin Islands Biology Biology Education