Rapid Evolutionary Change

Rapid

How do ecology and evolution intersect to cause genetically-based changes in organisms in response to environmental disruptions including pollutants, toxins and antimicrobial agents?

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

JUNE 1, 2019

The impact of flow and physical enrichment on preferences in zebrafish

Depasquale, O. C., Fettrow, S., Sturgill, J., & Braithwaite-Read, V. A.

JUNE 1, 2019

Animal movements in fire-prone landscapes

Nimmo, D. G., Avitabile, S., Banks, S. C., Bliege Bird, R., Callister, K., Clarke, M. F., ... Bennett, A. F.

APRIL, 2019

Adaptation to climate in five eastern North America broadleaf deciduous species: Growth clines and evidence of the growth-cold tolerance trade-off

Leites, L. P., Rehfeldt, G. E., & Steiner, K. C.

FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Aversion learning in response to an invasive venomous prey depends on stimulus strength

Venable, C. P., Adams, T., & Langkilde, T. L.

FEBRUARY 2, 2019

The Inherent Conflicts in Developing Soil Microbial Inoculants

Kaminsky, L. M., Trexler, R. V., Malik, R. J., Hockett, K., & Bell, T. 

JANUARY 1, 2019

Fallen Pillars. The past, present, and future population dynamics of a rare, specialist coral-algal symbiosis

Chan, A. N., Lewis, C. L., Neely, K. L., & Baums, I. B.


FACULTY IN RAPID EVOLUTIONARY CHANGE:

Iliana Baums

Professor of Biology

Molecular ecology and evolution of reef invertebrates.

Terrence Bell

Assistant Professor of Phytobiomes

Soil and root-associated microbiomes, microbiome assembly, microbiome manipulation, disturbance.

Howard Fescemyer

Assistant Research Professor

Todd Lajeunesse

Professor of Biology

Microbial Ecology and Evolution

Tracy Langkilde

Professor and Head of Biology

The interface of ecology and evolution to understand how an organism's traits are matched to its environment and responds to novel selective pressures imposed by global environmental change, and the consequences of this adaptation.

Margarita Lopez-Uribe

Assistant Professor of Entomology