People: Plant Ecophysiology
Huck Early Career Chair of Root Biology and Rhizosphere Interactions
Plant-microbe-climate interactions in natural and managed landscapes; the evolution and ecology of legumes and nitrogen-fixing rhizobia; plant life cycles and development; the genomic basis and environment dependence of mutualism; GWAS/transcriptomics/evolve & resequence methodologies.
Professor and Department Head of Entomology
Plant-herbivore interactions. Adaptive responses of herbivores to plant defenses. Herbivore cues recognized by plants with specific focus on biochemical and molecular analysis of salivary secretions.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ecological and evolutionary genomics, genetic and ecophysiological basis of adaptation to environmental stress, evolutionary ecology of biological complexity.