Michael Alfaro vertebrate diversification and macroevolution (especially coral reef fishes), functional and evolutionary morphology, comparative methods, phylogenetics
Priyanga Amarasekare Mechanisms of diversity maintenance in variable environments
Paul Barber Evolution of conservation of marine biodiversity, Coral reefs, Evolutionary and population genetics, Natural selection and adaptation.
Daniel Blumstein The evolution of behavior and the integration of behavior and conservation biology.
Christy Brigham
Clifford Brunk Molecular biological approaches to the study of evolution.
Gary Bucciarelli
Donald Buth Ichthyology; parasitology, phylogenetic systematics, population structure of lower vertebrates
Shane Campbell-Staton
Joseph Cascarano Mitochondrial growth, replication and disassembly in hepatocytes
Martin Cody Community structure, determinants of diversity, density and distribution, interspecific interactions and adaptive morpho
Franz Engelmann Insect physiology, insect and invertebrate endocrinology.
Peggy Fong Marine ecology of coastal ecosystems.
Nandita Garud Population genetics; evolution in natural populations with a current focus on the microbiome.
Arthur Gibson Functional plant anatomy and ecophysiology of plants, with recent emphasis on deserts, alpine, fynbos, and lowland rain forest; the flora of the Santa Monica Mountains and Simi Hills.
Elma Gonzalez Cell and molecular biology of calcification in coccolithophorid algae.
Malcolm Gordon Comparative ecological physiology of lower vertebrates, with emphasis on fish locomotion
Patty Gowaty Evolutionary ecology, evolution of behavior, sexual behavior, mating systems, sexual conflict, parental behavior, maternal effects, developmental plasticity, sex allocation, genetic parentage, ornithology
Gregory Grether Causes and consequences of aggression and reproductive interference between species; character displacement; species recognition; evolution of coloration; the role of phenotypic plasticity in evolution; animal behavior
William Hamner Behavior of oceanic animals, emphasizing in situ observations at sea.
Henry Hespenheide The evolutionary ecology and biodiversity of Neotropical wet forest insects.
Steve Hubbell Community ecology; biodiversity
David Jacobs Evolution/Development of Invertebrate Body Plans, Paleobiology and Marine Speciation
Peter Kareiva
J. Lee Kavanau Origin, evolution, and functions of sleep; memory maintenance and mental disorders, early avian evolution
Jon Keeley Ecology of fire-prone ecosystems and alien plants that invade these systems.
Rachel Kennison
Nathan Kraft Plant community ecology, with an emphasis on functional and phylogenetic approaches to understanding community assembly and species coexistence; tropical forest dynamics; biogeography and the assembly of regional biotas.
Colin Kremer
Brenda Larison
James Lloyd-Smith Ecological and evolutionary dynamics of infectious diseases; emerging pathogens and zoonoses; host population heterogeneities; integration of dynamics across scales.
Kirk Lohmueller Population genetics; Statistical methods in evolutionary and medical genetics; genetic variation data
Glen MacDonald Glen M Sproul dit MacDonald works on issues of climate change and ecological and societal responses.
Jonathan Marcot
Ken Nagy Ecological physiology of terrestrial vertebrates, especially desert reptiles.
Peter Narins Auditory Behavior, Neurophysiology and Mechanics
Barbara Natterson
Park Nobel Plant physiological ecology, especially agaves and cacti
Peter Nonacs Behavioral ecology and social evolution, using both theoretical and experimental approaches.
Elsa Ordway
Noa Pinter-Wollman The emergence of collective behavior from variation and interactions among system components.
Seth Riley Ecology and conservation of wildlife in fragmented urban landscapes.
Philip Rundel Adaptations of plants to environmental stress, focusing on mediterranean, desert, and tropical ecosystems; applications of environmental sensor arrays for ecological research
Lawren Sack Ecology and physiology of plant species coexistence. Hydraulics of plant water transport. Evolution and functional consequences of diversity in leaf size, shape and venation. Forest dynamics and ecohydrology. Conservation physiology.
Van Savage Effects of climate on ecological systems; species interactions; evolutionary dynamics; mathematical biology; biological scaling in relation to thermal responses, vascular systems, sleep, and tumor growth
Barney Schlinger Steroid hormone synthesis and action in birds; hormonal control of brain and behavior in tropical bird species
Karen Sears Developmental and evolutionary biology of mammals
H. Bradley Shaffer Population biology, landscape ecology, and conservation genomics of reptiles and amphibians, particularly in California
Debra Shier Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Biology
Richard Siegel
Thomas Smith Evolutionary ecology, speciation, and conservation of vertebrates, especially in the tropics.
Victoria Sork Ecological, evolutionary, and conservation genomics of tree populations; evolutionary biology and conservation science of oaks; phylogeography; hybridization and introgression; molecular ecology of pollen and seed dispersal.
Charles Taylor avian bioacoustics; adaptive sensor arrays; artificial life
Henry Thompson
Morgan Tingley Effects of global change on biodiversity; hierarchical modeling; fire and Californian wildlife; ornithology; conservation.
Blaire Van Valkenburgh Paleobiology, ecology, and functional morphology of vertebrates
Richard Vance Marine, Theoretical, and Restoration Ecology
Xiaoming Wang My current researches have two broad focuses: 1, evolution, systematics, and phylogeny of fossil carnivorans (meat-eating mammals) in Cenozoic and. 2, Geology and vertebrate paleontology of Tibetan Plateau.
Robert Wayne Application of molecular genetic techniques to questions in systematics, population genetics, sociobiology and conservation
Pamela Yeh Adaptation to novel environments; evolution of drug resistance in bacteria; urban ecology and evolution
Felipe Zapata Systematics and evolutionary biology; plant biology; quantitative taxonomy; macroevolution; phylogenetic comparative functional genomics; tropical biology
Eduardo Zeiger Plant physiology and photobiology; with emphasis in stomatal function.
Richard Zimmer Ecology and sensory biology of aquatic organisms; chemical signals and communication
Cheryl Ann Zimmer Population ecology of marine organisms, especially the role of hydrodynamic processes