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Allan brian190301 12 Allan, Brian
ballan@illinois.edu
339A Morrill Hall
217-244-1341
Associate Professor - Entomology
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Ecology of infectious diseases
Photo Bell, Alison
alisonmb@illinois.edu
439 Morrill Hall
217-265-5469
Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
Affiliate - Institute for Genomic Biology
Member - Neuroscience Program


Proximate causes and ultimate consequences of individual differences in behavior
Maybe Berenbaum, May
maybe@illinois.edu
216A Morrill Hall / 318B Morrill Hall
217-333-2910 / 217-333-7784
Professor & Head - Entomology
Professor - Plant Biology
Swanlund Chair


Chemical interactions between insects and host plants and their implications in the organization of natural communities
C cheng Cheng, C.-H. Christina
c-cheng@illinois.edu
17E Burrill Hall
217-333-2832
Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Evolutionary genomic, transcriptomic, and physiological changes in cold adaptation and specialization in Antarctic and Arctic fishes. Molecular evolution of antifreeze proteins and other cold-adaptive genes and functions. Marine biodiversity in Polar regions. Field research in Antarctica and the Arctic
Kpjohnso Johnson, Kevin
kpjohnso@illinois.edu
284 Natural Resources Building, 607 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
217-244-9267
Principal Ornithologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Entomology


Molecular systematics, host-parasite co-evolution, comparative approaches to studying the evolution of behavior in birds, co-speciation between birds and parasitic lice, population genetics of island biogeography
Leakey andrew171020 03 Leakey, Andrew
leakey@illinois.edu
1402 IGB
217-244-0302
Professor and Acting Head - Plant Biology
University Scholar


Integrative plant physiology, genetics and genomics; plant water use efficiency, photosynthesis and carbon metabolism; crop responses to elevated CO<sub>2</sub>, drought, temperature and ozone; crop sustainability and responses to global environmental change
Slong Long, Stephen
slong@illinois.edu
379 ERML/134 IGB
217-244-0881
Ikenberry Endowed University Chair of Crop Sciences and Plant Biology

Environmental physiology, atmospheric change impacts on crops and natural vegetation, C4 photosynthesis, energy crops, mathematical models of photosynthesis
Malhi Malhi, Ripan
malhi@illinois.edu
209F Davenport Hall
217-265-0721
Professor - Anthropology
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Integrates population genetics, phylogenetics, ancient DNA analysis, and field research in collaboration with Native American communities; use of tools from molecular biology and population genetics; North America
Ken Paige, Ken
k-paige@illinois.edu
483 Morrill Hall
217-244-6606
Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Our lab focuses on several areas of research including 1) the ecology and evolutionary biology of species interactions with an emphasis on overcompensation (enhanced fitness following herbivory), 2) the role of somatic mutation and endoreduplication (replication of the genome without mitotic cell division) in allowing an individual plant to evolve and adjust to environmental challenges, 3) conservation genetics, focusing on the ecological and evolutionary consequences of small population size, and 4) phylogeographic analyses with a focus on understanding how organisms have responded to anthropogenic, geologic and climatic history.
Caphilli Phillips, Christopher
caphilli@illinois.edu
185 Natural Resources Building
217-244-7077
Associate Research Program Leader - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Population genetics, population ecology, and systematics, especially as applied to amphibians, reptiles, and fishes; phylogeny estimation using molecular markers; conservation genetics
Hughrobe Robertson, Hugh
hughrobe@illinois.edu
417 Morrill Hall
217-333-0489
Professor Emeritus - Entomology

The molecular basis for insect olfaction and taste; insect and arthropod genomics
Gene robinson 2019 Robinson, Gene
generobi@illinois.edu
1608 IGB / 449 Morrill Hall
217-265-0309
Director - Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Swanlund Chair
Professor - Entomology


Insect social behavior and genomics
Suarez  andrew 002 Suarez, Andrew
suarez2@illinois.edu
515 Morrill Hall
(217) 244-6631
Professor and Head - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
Professor - Entomology


Ant ecology and behavior; biological invasions
Rwhitakr Whitaker, Rachel
rwhitakr@illinois.edu
C222 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
217-244-8420
Associate Professor - Molecular and Cellular Biology

Microbial evolutionary ecology; population genomics; biogeography; horizontal gene transfer; effects of disturbance on microbial populations; Archaea
Allan brian190301 12
Allan, Brian
ballan@illinois.edu
339A Morrill Hall
217-244-1341

Associate Professor - Entomology Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Ecology of infectious diseases
Photo
Bell, Alison
alisonmb@illinois.edu
439 Morrill Hall
217-265-5469

Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior Affiliate - Institute for Genomic Biology Member - Neuroscience Program

Proximate causes and ultimate consequences of individual differences in behavior
Maybe
Berenbaum, May
maybe@illinois.edu
216A Morrill Hall / 318B Morrill Hall
217-333-2910 / 217-333-7784

Professor & Head - Entomology Professor - Plant Biology Swanlund Chair

Chemical interactions between insects and host plants and their implications in the organization of natural communities
C cheng
Cheng, C.-H. Christina
c-cheng@illinois.edu
17E Burrill Hall
217-333-2832

Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Evolutionary genomic, transcriptomic, and physiological changes in cold adaptation and specialization in Antarctic and Arctic fishes. Molecular evolution of antifreeze proteins and other cold-adaptive genes and functions. Marine biodiversity in Polar regions. Field research in Antarctica and the Arctic
Kpjohnso
Johnson, Kevin
kpjohnso@illinois.edu
284 Natural Resources Building, 607 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
217-244-9267

Principal Ornithologist - Illinois Natural History Survey Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Entomology

Molecular systematics, host-parasite co-evolution, comparative approaches to studying the evolution of behavior in birds, co-speciation between birds and parasitic lice, population genetics of island biogeography
Leakey andrew171020 03
Leakey, Andrew
leakey@illinois.edu
1402 IGB
217-244-0302

Professor and Acting Head - Plant Biology University Scholar

Integrative plant physiology, genetics and genomics; plant water use efficiency, photosynthesis and carbon metabolism; crop responses to elevated CO<sub>2</sub>, drought, temperature and ozone; crop sustainability and responses to global environmental change
Slong
Long, Stephen
slong@illinois.edu
379 ERML/134 IGB
217-244-0881

Ikenberry Endowed University Chair of Crop Sciences and Plant Biology

Environmental physiology, atmospheric change impacts on crops and natural vegetation, C4 photosynthesis, energy crops, mathematical models of photosynthesis
Malhi
Malhi, Ripan
malhi@illinois.edu
209F Davenport Hall
217-265-0721

Professor - Anthropology Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Integrates population genetics, phylogenetics, ancient DNA analysis, and field research in collaboration with Native American communities; use of tools from molecular biology and population genetics; North America
Ken
Paige, Ken
k-paige@illinois.edu
483 Morrill Hall
217-244-6606

Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Our lab focuses on several areas of research including 1) the ecology and evolutionary biology of species interactions with an emphasis on overcompensation (enhanced fitness following herbivory), 2) the role of somatic mutation and endoreduplication (replication of the genome without mitotic cell division) in allowing an individual plant to evolve and adjust to environmental challenges, 3) conservation genetics, focusing on the ecological and evolutionary consequences of small population size, and 4) phylogeographic analyses with a focus on understanding how organisms have responded to anthropogenic, geologic and climatic history.
Caphilli
Phillips, Christopher
caphilli@illinois.edu
185 Natural Resources Building
217-244-7077

Associate Research Program Leader - Illinois Natural History Survey Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Population genetics, population ecology, and systematics, especially as applied to amphibians, reptiles, and fishes; phylogeny estimation using molecular markers; conservation genetics
Hughrobe
Robertson, Hugh
hughrobe@illinois.edu
417 Morrill Hall
217-333-0489

Professor Emeritus - Entomology

The molecular basis for insect olfaction and taste; insect and arthropod genomics
Gene robinson 2019
Robinson, Gene
generobi@illinois.edu
1608 IGB / 449 Morrill Hall
217-265-0309

Director - Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology Swanlund Chair Professor - Entomology

Insect social behavior and genomics
Suarez  andrew 002
Suarez, Andrew
suarez2@illinois.edu
515 Morrill Hall
(217) 244-6631

Professor and Head - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior Professor - Entomology

Ant ecology and behavior; biological invasions
Rwhitakr
Whitaker, Rachel
rwhitakr@illinois.edu
C222 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
217-244-8420

Associate Professor - Molecular and Cellular Biology

Microbial evolutionary ecology; population genomics; biogeography; horizontal gene transfer; effects of disturbance on microbial populations; Archaea


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