The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Biodiversity

Faculty in the Ecology graduate program with research interests in Biodiversity

Mary Ann Bruns
Associate Professor of Soil Science/Microbial Ecology

Understanding soil microbial responses to anthropogenic disturbance and roles of microbes in mitigating disturbance effects; biological nitrogen... Read more

Tomas Carlo
Associate Professor of Biology

Seed dispersal processes; bird behavior; plant invasions; tropical ecology; parasitic plants

Patrick Drohan
Associate Professor of Pedology

Soil formation and biogeochemistry due to land use and ecosystem change; soil and water degradation, and the remediation of soil physical and... Read more

Tracy Langkilde
Associate Professor of Biology

Population and community ecology: how the nature of interactions between species can shift over time, in response to changes in the environment and... Read more

Jennifer Macalady
Associate Professor of Geosciences

Microbial ecology; microbial role in weathering and soil processes; controls on microbial diversity; ecological interactions in microbially dominated... Read more