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Participating Faculty at U.C. Riverside

 Michael Allen, Prof. of Plant Pathology and Biology. 
   Community and ecosystem processes, conservation and restoration biology

Kurt Anderson, Assistant Prof. of Biology
   Quantitative population, community, and applied ecology with an emphasis on modeling spatial dynamics.
 Richard Cardullo, Prof. and Chair of Biology. 
   Cell and molecular biology, physiology, neuroscience.
 Mark Chappell, Prof. of Biology. 
   Physiology, evolutionary biology.



Chris Clark, Assistant Prof. of Biology
    College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences



 Norman Ellstrand, Prof. of Botany and Plant Sciences. 
  Applied plant population genetics, biotechnology risks, evolution of invasiveness,
   conservation genetics
 Daphne Fairbairn, Prof. of Biology. 
   Evolutionary biology, quantitative genetics, sexual selection, sexual dimorphism
   in size and morphology
 Theodore Garland, Jr., Prof. of Biology. 
   Physiology, evolutionary biology, herpetology, behavior.
 John Gatesy, Assoc. Prof. of Biology. 
   Molecular systematics, phylogenetic methods, macroevolution, molecular evolution.
 Kimberly Hammond, Prof. of Biology. 
   Physiology, evolutionary biology.
 Cheryl Hayashi, Prof. of Biology. 
   Systematics, molecular evolution, evolution of silk, spider biology.
Tim Higham, Assistant Prof. of Biology
   Biomechanics
 Nigel Hughes, Prof. of Earth Sciences. 
   Paleobiology

 Sang-Hee Lee, Associate Prof. of Anthropology. 
  
 Evolution of human morphological variation based on the fossil record, causal
   mechanisms for the patterns in the human (and ancestral human) fossil record

Renyi Liu, Assistant Prof. of Botany and Plant Sciences. 
   Evolutionary mechanisms of diversification and adaptation of plants and bacteria,
   origin and evolution of complex systems using plant and bacterial genomes

 Leonard Nunney, Prof. of Biology. 
   
Population and evolutionary genetics, with an emphasis on the application of
   basic theory to practical problems

Timothy Paine, Prof. of Entomology. 
   Biology and ecology of introduced insects in urban environments
Richard Redak, Prof. of Entomology. 
   Plant-insect interactions, conservation biology and community ecology of insects,
   IPM of commercial floricultural and ornamental plants
Helen Regan, Asst. Prof. of Biology. 
   Quantitative conservation biology
David Reznick, Prof. of Biology. 
   Evolutionary biology, evolution of life history traits, evolution of aging,
   experimental evolution
Derek Roff, Prof. of Biology. 
   Theoretical and empirical studies of population and quantitative genetics,
   life-history, and the importance of trade-offs in shaping life history evolution
Joel Sachs, Asst. Prof. of Biology. 
   Evolution of cooperation and conflict
Mark Springer, Prof. of Biology. 
   Molecular evolution and systematics, mammalian evolution
Jason Stajich, Assist. Prof. of Plant Pathology. 
   Population and evolutionary genomics of fungi
Kirk Visscher, Assoc. Prof. of Entomology. 
   
Social behavior and ecology of social insects, role and management of bees
   in agriculture, evolution of social behavior
William Walton, Prof. of Entomology. 
   Biogeography of freshwater flora and fauna, trophic interactions of freshwater food
   webs, IPM of vector and pest arthropods