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Carolaug Augspurger, Carol
carolaug@illinois.edu
155 Morrill Hall
217-333-1298
Professor Emerita - Plant Biology

Phenology of trees and herbs, wind dispersal, seed and seedling ecology of tropical trees, plant-pathogen interactions
Benson Benson, Thomas
tjbenson@illinois.edu
2108 Illinois Natural History Survey
217-265-6242
Adjunct Assistant Professor - Illinois Natural History Survey

Wildlife ecology and conservation, population and behavioral ecology of birds
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
Jbrawn Brawn, Jeffrey
jbrawn@illinois.edu
W-503 Turner Hall
217-244-5937
Professor and Head - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Conservation biology; comparative population and community ecology of vertebrates, especially birds; tropical ecology; statistical ecology; molecular evolutionary ecology
Photo Dalling, James
dalling@illinois.edu
286 Morrill Hall
217-244-8914
Professor - Plant Biology

Tropical forest dynamics, plant-soil and plant-fungal interactions, seed ecology
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
Schooley Schooley, Robert
schooley@illinois.edu
W-401B Turner Hall
217-244-2729
Associate Professor - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Landscape ecology, metapopulations, wildlife conservation, animal movements
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
Carolaug
Augspurger, Carol
carolaug@illinois.edu
155 Morrill Hall
217-333-1298

Professor Emerita - Plant Biology

Phenology of trees and herbs, wind dispersal, seed and seedling ecology of tropical trees, plant-pathogen interactions
Benson
Benson, Thomas
tjbenson@illinois.edu
2108 Illinois Natural History Survey
217-265-6242

Adjunct Assistant Professor - Illinois Natural History Survey

Wildlife ecology and conservation, population and behavioral ecology of birds
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
Jbrawn
Brawn, Jeffrey
jbrawn@illinois.edu
W-503 Turner Hall
217-244-5937

Professor and Head - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Conservation biology; comparative population and community ecology of vertebrates, especially birds; tropical ecology; statistical ecology; molecular evolutionary ecology
Photo
Dalling, James
dalling@illinois.edu
286 Morrill Hall
217-244-8914

Professor - Plant Biology

Tropical forest dynamics, plant-soil and plant-fungal interactions, seed ecology
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
Schooley
Schooley, Robert
schooley@illinois.edu
W-401B Turner Hall
217-244-2729

Associate Professor - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Landscape ecology, metapopulations, wildlife conservation, animal movements
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


320 Morrill Hall, MC-118
505 South Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801  USA
Phone: 217/ 333-2910; Fax: 217/ 244-3499
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