The Faculty and their Research
Organisms Studied -- Plants
Core EEBB faculty
Jared G. Ali
Chemical ecology, plant-insect-nematode interactions, agroecology.
Fungal ecology, fungal-plant interactions, evolution of bacterial endosymbiosis.
Lars A. Brudvig
Restoration, landscape, and plant ecology.
Ecosystem Analysis, Landscape Ecology, Conservation Biology, Biophysics, Global Change Ecology, Coupled Human and Natural Systems, Land Use.
Kendra S. Cheruvelil
Aquatic ecology, landscape limmology, exotic species, applied ecology, macrophytes.
Fungal and oomycete biology, epidemiology, genetics, host-pathogen interactions; diseases of field crops; molecular diagnostics.
Jeffrey K. Conner
Evolutionary ecology, ecological genetics.
Quantitative landscape ecology, remote sensing, Earth system modeling, global change.
Science education; plant ecology.
Bryan K. Epperson
Population genetics and molecular and forest genetics.
Sarah E. Evans
Microbial community ecology, ecosystems, global change.
Andrew O. Finley
Methodology for monitoring and modeling environmental processes; Bayesian statistics; spatial statistics; and statistical computing.
Maren L. Friesen
Legume-rhizobium symbiosis, ecological and evolutionary genomics, plant-microbiome interactions, coevolution.
Community and population ecology, animal behavior.
Katherine L. Gross
Plant population and community ecology.
James F. Hancock
Physiological and evolutionary genetics of plants.
Andrew M. Jarosz
Evolutionary ecology of plant-pathogen interactions.
Richard K. Kobe
Jennifer A. Lau
Evolution and community ecology.
Ecology and evolution of phytoplankton, community ecology, aquatic ecology.
Plant Evolutionary Genomics, Adaptation, and Speciation.
David W. MacFarlane
Forest measurements and modeling.
Carolyn M. Malmström
Ecosystem & landscape dynamics, restoration ecology, remote sensing.
Peter G. Murphy
L. Alan Prather
Plant systematics and evolution of floral morphology.
Douglas W. Schemske
Speciation; mechanisms of adaptation.
Evolution of Genomes.
Sieglinde S. Snapp
Managed ecosystems and agricultural ecology.
R. Jan Stevenson
Algal ecology; aquatic ecology; environmental science.
Insect ecology, chemical ecology, biocontrol.
Frank W. Telewski
Developmental tree ecophysiology.
Michael B. Walters
Functional ecology of plants; forest community ecology.
Quaternary paleoenvironments; plant geography; people-environment; paleoethnobotany.
Community ecology, spatial ecology, climate change, species distribution modeling, ecosystem services, invasive species.
Robert A. Haack
Plant-insect interactions; invasion ecology; conservation biology.
Karen L. Klomparens
Plant host/parasite relations, electron microscopy.
Ralph E. Taggart
Botany, paleobotany, palynology.
Richard E. Triemer
Algal cell biology, phylogeny and systematics.