39 People Results for the Tag: Gender

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Le Bao

Professor of Statistics
Bayesian methods, data mining, computational methods, applications in health, environmental and social sciences.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Sheri Berenbaum

Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics
Development and neuroendocrine basis of human sex-typed cognition and social behavior.

Laura Carrel

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Genetic, epigenetic, and genomic regulation of expression on the mammalian X chromosome.

Heather Hines

Associate Professor of Biology and Entomology
Applies genomic, transcriptomic, phylogenomic, and bioinformatic approaches to study the evolution and genetics of diverse traits in bees and wasps. This includes study of mimetic color diversification, plant gall induction, novel morphologies, speciation, and social evolution.

George Perry

Professor of Anthropology and Biology
Anthropological genomics, paleogenomics, human body size evolution, parasite evolution, and evolutionary medicine.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Anne Vardo-Zalik

Assistant Professor of Biology
The ecology and population genetics of malaria parasites and their vectors

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Burt Staniar

Assistant Professor of Equine Science

Cristina Rosa

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology
Plant Virology, interaction of plant viruses with their insects as vectors and with their plant hosts. Virus evolution, exploration of plant viromes, viral co-infections, effect of climate change on viral resistant breaking strains. Use of nanotechnologies for virus detection and virus disease management.

David Puts

Professor of Anthropology

Douglas Cavener

Huck Distinguished Chair in Evolutionary Genetics; Professor of Biology; Former Dean, Eberly College of Science
Regulation of protein synthesis and control of translation initiation of mRNAs in higher eukaryotes and the evolution of tissue specific transcriptional regulation.

Etya Amsalem

Associate Professor of Entomology
The evolutionary development and the mechanistic basis of social behavior in insects using an integrative approach encompassing chemical, genetic and physiological tools

Francesca Chiaromonte

Director of the Genome Sciences Institute; Huck Chair in Statistics for the Life Sciences; Professor of Statistics
Developing methods for the analysis of large, high-dimensional and complex data.

Janet van Hell

Professor of Psychology and Linguistics

Joyce Sakamoto

Assistant Research Professor

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Kenneth Tamminga

Distinguished Professor of Landscape Architecture
Ecological restoration; ecological design; sustainability; environmental planning; urban green infrastructure; ecology and design pedagogy.

Margarita Lopez-Uribe

Associate Professor of Entomology
How environmental change and human management shape bee health and long-term persistence of their populations in agricultural areas.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Scott Gartner

Director, Penn State School of International Affairs; Professor of International Affairs

Tom Baker

Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Chemical Ecology

Tracy Langkilde

Professor of Biology; Dean of the Eberly College of Science
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.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

David Proctor

Professor of Kinesiology, Physiology, and Medicine
Physiology of aging and exercise; cardiovascular responses to exercise; regulation of skeletal muscle blood flow; skeletal muscle adaptation; vascular adaptation.

Susan McHale

Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies and Professor of Demography

Julian Avery

Assistant Research Professor
Conservation biology, invasive species ecology, effects of human disturbance on biodiversity, illegal reptilian wildlife trade, animal coloration and the ecology of visual signals.

Anna Estes

Assistant Research Professor

Kristina Petersen

Assistant Research Professor

Derek Lee

Associate Research Professor

Justine Blanford

Associate Teaching Professor

Emily Davenport

Assistant Professor of Biology
Understanding the complex relationship humans have with our microbiomes, using high-throughput sequencing technologies and novel computational and statistical techniques.

Penny Kris-Etherton

Evan Pugh University Professor of Nutritional Sciences
Effects of diet on established and emerging risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Colleen Connolly-Ahern

Associate Professor of Communicatinos

Tae Hyun Kim

Huck Early Career Chair; Assistant Professor of Avian Biology
Improving poultry health by applying modern genetic approaches including gene editing. Particular focus on identifying key genes and regulatory elements associated with improved economic traits.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Xiang Zhu

Assistant Professor of Statistics
Statistical Genetics and Genomics

Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health
The genetic epidemiology of complex diseases in diverse human populations and contexts.

Seth Bordenstein

Director of the Microbiome Center; Huck Chair in Microbiome Sciences; Professor of Biology and Entomology
The evolutionary and genetic principles that shape symbiotic interactions between animals, microbes, and viruses and the major applications of these interactions to human health.

Yogasudha Veturi

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health and of Statistics
Developing novel statistical and machine learning methods to better understand shared genetics between complex human diseases across the “phenome” and their connections with cognitive decline as well as genetic underpinnings of sex and ancestral differences in cognitive decline.

Ida Djenontin

Assistant Professor of Geography
Examines the interactions between people and agro-forest landscapes in a changing climate context, focusing on understanding the policy processes, cross-scale governance and institutional arrangements, and socio-cultural and equity challenges in managing such socio-ecological systems.