Genetics and Genomics
Experimental and computational analyses of gene and genome structure, function, and evolution in a variety of model systems ranging from viruses to prokaryotes to unicellular and multicellular eukaryotes.
|Dr. Jason Addison||Population genetics and speciation in marine and freshwater invertebrates.|
|Dr. Donald Baird||
Aquatic Ecology, focuses on the study of how environmental stressors (e.g. contraminants, habitat loss, climate change) interact to pose a threat to the biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems.
|Dr. Denise Clark||Genetics of purine nucleotide biosynthesis in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.|
|Dr. Bryan Crawford||
Basic Cell and Molecular Biology. Zoology. Cell-ECM interactions. Matrix Metalloproteinases.
|Dr. Dion Durnford||Chloroplast-nucleus signal transduction pathways; photosynthetic acclimation to environmental stress.|
|Dr. Shawn MacLellan||Structure and function of bacterial sigma factors.|
|Dr. Aurora Nedelcu||Evolution of complexity, sex and programmed cell death, organelle genomes; green algae.|
|Amy Parachnowitsch||Evolutionary ecology of plant-pollinator interactions|
|Dr. Adrian Reyes-Prieto||Endosymbiosis and origins of photosynthetic organelles (plastids); evolution and diversity of photosynthetic eukaryotes.|
|Dr. Cheryl Patten||
Biochemical and genetic characterization of beneficial plant-bacterial interactions.