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

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

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

Antonis Rokas

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.

Tree of Life Mosquito Functional Genomics Evolution of Fungal Metabolism Molecular Evolution Evolutionary Development

Daniel Bolnick, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Bolnick is an expert on how evolution maintains genetic variation within species.

Speciation Host-parasite Interactions Ecology Evolutionary Biology Immunology

Mark V. Flinn, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

My primary research passion is to understand how and why social relationships influence child health.

Stress and the Family Human Biology Developmental Psychology Biomedical Anthropology Cultural Anthropology

Matthew Daugherty

Assistant Professor · UC San Diego

Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population

Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions

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

Bryan Koenig

Assistant Professor of Psychology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in social neurosciences and evolutionary psychology in social relationships

Social Relationships Statistics Social Psychology Research Methods Moral Psychology

Edward Braun

Professor · University of Florida

Edward Braun is broadly interested in the evolution of genomes and organisms.

Genomics (Vertebrates, Especially Birds and Reptiles) Genomics Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary genetics Vertebrates

Dr Simon Underdown

Reader in Biological Anthropology in the Human Origins and Paleo-Environments Research Group · Oxford Brookes University

He researches human evolution - examining ancient DNA to reconstruct past human and animal life.

Public Engagement in Science Human Evolution Anthropology Ancient DNA Genetics

Rich Lenski

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics · Michigan State University

“The Man Who Bottled Evolution”

Experimental Evolution Bacteria Digital Organisms Dynamics of Evolution Microbiology

Professor Innes Cuthill

Professor of Behavioural Ecology · University of Bristol

Innes Cuthill's research has helped change the way behavioural ecologists and ethologists study animal coloration.

Human Applications of Camouflage Vision of Birds Animal Camouflage Animal Colouration Vision of Fish

Simone Immler

Professor of Genetics and Reproduction · University of East Anglia

Her research focuses on the genetics and genomics from parents to offspring and germ line to gametes.

Sexual Reproduction Genomics Reproductive Biology Genetics Sperm

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

Larisa DeSantis

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Studies mammal teeth and bones to determine how they responded to ancient climate change and reasons why they went extinct.

saber-tooth cats Paleoecology Ancient Australian Animals Ancient Climate Change Paleontology

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

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

Donald Hoffman

Professor Cognitive Science · UC Irvine

Donald Hoffman studies consciousness, visual perception and evolutionary psychology.

Visual Recognition Virtual Reality Philosophy Consciousness and Cognition Machine and Human Vision

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