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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
Sydneycameron cropped Cameron, Sydney
sacamero@illinois.edu
215B Morrill Hall
217-333-2340
Professor - Entomology

Application of phylogenetics, behavior and development to address questions concerning the evolution of social behavior in bees; conservation status and causal factors in declining pollinators; evolution of color pattern mimicry in bees
Cao Cao, Yong
yongcao@illinois.edu
Illinois Natural History Survey
217-244-6847
Principle Research Scientist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences


Community ecology, freshwater bioassessment, multivariate analysis, and species modeling
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
Photo Dalling, James
dalling@illinois.edu
286 Morrill Hall
217-244-8914
Professor and Head - Plant Biology
(on sabbatical leave Aug 2019-July 2020)


Tropical forest dynamics, plant-soil and plant-fungal interactions, seed ecology
Dietrich Dietrich, Christopher
chdietri@illinois.edu
282 Natural Resources Building
217-244-7408
Associate Center Director, Systematic Entomologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology


Systematics, morphology, and evolutionary biology of leafhoppers and treehoppers; biodiversity and conservation of grassland ecosystems
Downie Downie, Stephen
sdownie@illinois.edu
239 Morrill Hall
(217) 333-1275
Professor - Plant Biology
Associate Director of Academic Affairs - School of Integrative Biology


Systematics and evolution of flowering plants, with emphasis on the family Apiaceae; chloroplast genome structural evolution
Aht Harmon-Threatt, Alex
aht@illinois.edu
255 Morrill Hall
217-333-3108
Assistant Professor - Entomology

Pollination Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration
Fhu Hu, Feng Sheng
fshu@illinois.edu
2090 Lincoln Hall
217-244-2982
Dean - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Professor - Plant Biology
Ralph E. Grim Professor of Geology


Ecosystem ecology, quaternary paleoecology, climatic change and biotic response, soil and sediment biogeochemistry
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
Kent Kent, Angela
akent@illinois.edu
S-510 Turner Hall
217-333-4216
Director - PEEC
Professor - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences


Ecology of microbial communities involved in ecosystem processes in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, microbial ecology and human and animal health
Amiller7 Miller, Andrew
amiller7@illinois.edu
2003 Robert Evers Lab
Principal Mycologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Plant Biology


Character evolution of ascomycetes with emphasis on members of the Class Sordariomycetes, biodiversity and biogeography of ascomycetes
Miller james Miller, James
jrmillr@illinois.edu
N-407 Turner Hall
217-244-3896
Associate Professor - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences

Avian ecology, landscape ecology, biodiversity conservation, habitat restoration, reconciliation ecology
Odwyer james head O'Dwyer, James
jodwyer@illinois.edu
183 Morrill Hall
217-244-7086
Associate Professor - Plant Biology

We work with theoretical models and a broad range of data to understand patterns of biodiversity, from tropical forests to host-associated microbial systems like the human microbiome
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
Spunya1 Punyasena, Surangi
spunya1@illinois.edu
139 Morrill Hall
217-244-8049
Associate Professor, Associate Head, Director of Graduate Studies - Plant Biology

Palynology, paleoecology, paleoclimate, and computer vision applications
Roca Roca, Alfred
roca@illinois.edu
441 Animal Sciences Laboratory
217-244-8853
Associate Professor - Animal Sciences
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Comparative and evolutionary genomics of mammals and retroviruses, conservation genetics of elephants and other wildlife
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
Rstumpf Stumpf, Rebecca
rstumpf@illinois.edu
Department of Anthropology
217-333-3616
Professor - Anthropology
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Sexual selection, hominid behavior, endocrinology, primate microbial ecology, primate evolution, reproductive mechanisms, preterm birth
Tan milton Tan, Milton
miltont@illinois.edu
380 Natural Resources Building
217-300-0987
Assistant Research Scientist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior


Systematics, evolution and diversification of fish biodiversity and their morphological and genomic traits, using a combination of approaches including phylogenomics, genomics, transcriptomics, comparative phylogenetic methods, and collections-based specimen research
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
Jwhitfie Whitfield, James
jwhitfie@illinois.edu
215 Morrill Hall
217-333-2567
Professor - Entomology

Ecology and phylogeny of parasitoid wasps
Yannarell Yannarell, Anthony
acyann@illinois.edu
S-522 Turner Hall
217-333-2398
Associate Professor - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences

Microbial community ecology, microbial interactions with invasive species, soil microbiology (grasslands, forests, agroecosystems)
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
Sydneycameron cropped
Cameron, Sydney
sacamero@illinois.edu
215B Morrill Hall
217-333-2340

Professor - Entomology

Application of phylogenetics, behavior and development to address questions concerning the evolution of social behavior in bees; conservation status and causal factors in declining pollinators; evolution of color pattern mimicry in bees
Cao
Cao, Yong
yongcao@illinois.edu
Illinois Natural History Survey
217-244-6847

Principle Research Scientist - Illinois Natural History Survey Affiliate - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences

Community ecology, freshwater bioassessment, multivariate analysis, and species modeling
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
Photo
Dalling, James
dalling@illinois.edu
286 Morrill Hall
217-244-8914

Professor and Head - Plant Biology (on sabbatical leave Aug 2019-July 2020)

Tropical forest dynamics, plant-soil and plant-fungal interactions, seed ecology
Dietrich
Dietrich, Christopher
chdietri@illinois.edu
282 Natural Resources Building
217-244-7408

Associate Center Director, Systematic Entomologist - Illinois Natural History Survey Affiliate - Entomology

Systematics, morphology, and evolutionary biology of leafhoppers and treehoppers; biodiversity and conservation of grassland ecosystems
Downie
Downie, Stephen
sdownie@illinois.edu
239 Morrill Hall
(217) 333-1275

Professor - Plant Biology Associate Director of Academic Affairs - School of Integrative Biology

Systematics and evolution of flowering plants, with emphasis on the family Apiaceae; chloroplast genome structural evolution
Aht
Harmon-Threatt, Alex
aht@illinois.edu
255 Morrill Hall
217-333-3108

Assistant Professor - Entomology

Pollination Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration
Fhu
Hu, Feng Sheng
fshu@illinois.edu
2090 Lincoln Hall
217-244-2982

Dean - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Professor - Plant Biology Ralph E. Grim Professor of Geology

Ecosystem ecology, quaternary paleoecology, climatic change and biotic response, soil and sediment biogeochemistry
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
Kent
Kent, Angela
akent@illinois.edu
S-510 Turner Hall
217-333-4216

Director - PEEC Professor - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences

Ecology of microbial communities involved in ecosystem processes in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, microbial ecology and human and animal health
Amiller7
Miller, Andrew
amiller7@illinois.edu
2003 Robert Evers Lab


Principal Mycologist - Illinois Natural History Survey Affiliate - Plant Biology

Character evolution of ascomycetes with emphasis on members of the Class Sordariomycetes, biodiversity and biogeography of ascomycetes
Miller james
Miller, James
jrmillr@illinois.edu
N-407 Turner Hall
217-244-3896

Associate Professor - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences

Avian ecology, landscape ecology, biodiversity conservation, habitat restoration, reconciliation ecology
Odwyer james head
O'Dwyer, James
jodwyer@illinois.edu
183 Morrill Hall
217-244-7086

Associate Professor - Plant Biology

We work with theoretical models and a broad range of data to understand patterns of biodiversity, from tropical forests to host-associated microbial systems like the human microbiome
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
Spunya1
Punyasena, Surangi
spunya1@illinois.edu
139 Morrill Hall
217-244-8049

Associate Professor, Associate Head, Director of Graduate Studies - Plant Biology

Palynology, paleoecology, paleoclimate, and computer vision applications
Roca
Roca, Alfred
roca@illinois.edu
441 Animal Sciences Laboratory
217-244-8853

Associate Professor - Animal Sciences Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Comparative and evolutionary genomics of mammals and retroviruses, conservation genetics of elephants and other wildlife
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
Rstumpf
Stumpf, Rebecca
rstumpf@illinois.edu
Department of Anthropology
217-333-3616

Professor - Anthropology Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Sexual selection, hominid behavior, endocrinology, primate microbial ecology, primate evolution, reproductive mechanisms, preterm birth
Tan milton
Tan, Milton
miltont@illinois.edu
380 Natural Resources Building
217-300-0987

Assistant Research Scientist - Illinois Natural History Survey Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Systematics, evolution and diversification of fish biodiversity and their morphological and genomic traits, using a combination of approaches including phylogenomics, genomics, transcriptomics, comparative phylogenetic methods, and collections-based specimen research
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
Jwhitfie
Whitfield, James
jwhitfie@illinois.edu
215 Morrill Hall
217-333-2567

Professor - Entomology

Ecology and phylogeny of parasitoid wasps
Yannarell
Yannarell, Anthony
acyann@illinois.edu
S-522 Turner Hall
217-333-2398

Associate Professor - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences

Microbial community ecology, microbial interactions with invasive species, soil microbiology (grasslands, forests, agroecosystems)


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


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