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Biology

Biology Faculty

Clay Arango, Assistant Professor

Stream ecosystem ecology, nitrogen cycling, human-ecosystem interactions

Daniel D. Beck, Professor
Ecology, behavior, and physiology of reptiles in the Pacific NW, southwestern USA, and western Mexico

April Binder, Assistant Professor

Reproductive biology focused on hormonal control of ovarian function and development

Lucy Bottcher, Senior Lecturer

Amphibians, management and preservation of tropical rainforests

Lucinda Carnell, Associate Professor

Regulation of behavior in the nematode, C. elegans

Tom R. Cottrell, Associate Professor/Department Chair

Plant ecology in areas of fire disturbance, rare plant habitats

David M. Darda, Professor

Evolutionary vertebrate morphology, herpetology

Jennifer M. Dechaine, Assistant Professor

Plant evolutionary genetics

Raymon Donahue, Senior Lecturer

Blaise Dondji, Assistant Professor

Cellular immune responses to hookworm and Leishmania infections

Kristina A. Ernest, Professor

Community ecology, plant-herbivore interactions, ecology of small mammals

Jason T. Irwin, Associate Professor

Physiological and ecological aspects of cold tolerance in insects and amphibians

Paul W. James, Professor

Fish ecology, stream ecology

Jim Johnson, Associate Professor

Mycology, molecular systematics, molecular ecology and amphibian disease

Holly C. Pinkart, Professor

Microbial ecology and physiology, microbes of saline alkaline lakes

Mary Poulson, Associate Professor

Plant Physiology, photosynthesis, and photosynthetic responses to the environment

Ian J. Quitadamo, Professor

Neuro-cognitive basis of critical thinking, assessment of science learning

Linda A. Raubeson, Professor

Phylogeny of conifers, chloroplast genome evolution, conservation and ecological genetics of local plants

Alison Scoville, Assistant Professor

Ecological and evolutionary genomics, rapid evolution and conservation biology

Daniel J. Selski, Assistant Professor

Development of the vertebrate nervous system, axon growth in the chick visual system

Gabrielle Stryker, Associate Professor

Protozoan parasites, paraflagellar rod proteins in kinetoplastids, cell motility, immunology

Lixing Sun, Professor

Ecology and evolution of animal behavior (especially communication systems), chemical ecology

R. Steven Wagner, Associate Professor

Amphibian decline, genetics, herpetology, conservation biology, road ecology, primate behavior

Robert Weaver, Lecturer

Behavioral ecology of squamate reptiles and Pacific Northwest amphibians