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Ambrose Ambrose, Stanley
ambrose@illinois.edu

217-244-3504
Professor - Anthropology

Archeology of modern human origins in Africa; genetic paleodemography; stable isotope ecology and paleoecology; dietary reconstruction; African ecology
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
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
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
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
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
Jrhodes Rhodes, Justin
jrhodes@illinois.edu
3315 Beckman Institute
217-265-0021
Professor - Psychology

Neuroendocrinology of socially influenced sex change in anemonefish
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
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
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
Warnow Warnow, Tandy
warnow@illinois.edu
3235 Seibel Center for Computer Sciences
217-300-3087
Founder Professor and Associate Head - Computer Science
Affiliate - Entomology; Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Plant Biology


Phylogenomics, multiple sequence alignment, and metagenomics
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
Ambrose
Ambrose, Stanley
ambrose@illinois.edu

217-244-3504

Professor - Anthropology

Archeology of modern human origins in Africa; genetic paleodemography; stable isotope ecology and paleoecology; dietary reconstruction; African ecology
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
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
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
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
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
Jrhodes
Rhodes, Justin
jrhodes@illinois.edu
3315 Beckman Institute
217-265-0021

Professor - Psychology

Neuroendocrinology of socially influenced sex change in anemonefish
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
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
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
Warnow
Warnow, Tandy
warnow@illinois.edu
3235 Seibel Center for Computer Sciences
217-300-3087

Founder Professor and Associate Head - Computer Science Affiliate - Entomology; Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Plant Biology

Phylogenomics, multiple sequence alignment, and metagenomics
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


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