169 People Results for the Tag: Methodology

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Michael Axtell

Distinguished Professor of Biology
Discovery and characterization of plant microRNAs and siRNAs. Functions of microRNAs and siRNAs in the evolution of plant development. Genomics and bioinformatics of microRNAs, siRNAs, and their targets

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.

John Carlson

Professor of Molecular Genetics; Director, Schatz Center for Tree Molecular Genetics
Genome mapping, including genetic linkage mapping, molecular cytogenetics; studies of genetic diversity in forests.

Sonia Cavigelli

Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Neuroscience; Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Development of temperament/personality; relationship of temperament and social status to stress and health; individual differences in stress and health in the natural environment.

Arthur Berg

Professor of Public Health Sciences, Statistics, Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Family & Community Medicine
Unlocking the mysteries of DNA and its connection to human health.

Sagan Friant

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Evolutionary anthropology of human health, disease ecology, nutrition, socio-ecological systems, bushmeat hunting, Nigeria.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Rick Gilmore

Professor of Psychology
The cognitive neuroscience of perception, memory, and action in infancy and early childhood; computational neuroscience; open science, data sharing, reproducibility.

Molly Hall

Dr. Frances Keesler Graham Early Career Professor; Assistant Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Building tools to elucidate the complex genetic and environmental underpinnings of human disease. Integrating genetic (genotype, sequence, structural variation) and exposure (derived from surveys and metabolomics methods) big data to predict disease status.

John Hayes

Professor of Food Science; Director, Sensory Evaluation Center
Perception of taste, smell and chemesthesis; eating behavior; individual differences in sensation and food preferences; COVID related anosmia

Kevin Hockett

Huck Early Career Chair; Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology
Biological Control, Biology and Ecology of Plant-Microbe and Plant-Environment Interactions, Microbial Ecology and Population Biology Faculty

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Dezhe Jin

Associate Professor of Physics
Computational models of neural basis of motor control and learning; theoretical analysis of biological neural networks.

Qunhua Li

Associate Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Bioinformatics and Genomics; Associate Professor of Statistics
Developing statistical and computational methods for analyzing complex omics data and improving quality and reproducibility of high-throughout data

Elizabeth McGraw

Professor and Huck Scholar in Entomology
The genetics of vector, pathogen and symbiont interactions.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Jason Rasgon

Professor of Entomology and Disease Epidemiology
Integrating population biology, ecology, molecular tools and theory to address fundamental and applied questions related to vector arthropods and the pathogens they transmit.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Tim Reluga

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Biology
Dynamics of biological systems

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Tanya Renner

Associate Professor of Entomology
Evolution of chemical and structural defense. Molecular evolution, evolutionary genomics, and transcriptomics. Origins and evolution of carnivorous plants.

Cooduvalli Shashikant

Former Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Bioinformatics and Genomics
Developmental and evolutionary aspects of regulation of patterning genes.

David Toews

Assistant Professor of Biology

Yinong Yang

Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology
Signal perception and transduction in rice-pathogen interactions. Molecular and genomic strategies for increasing disease resistance and drought tolerance in cereal crops.

Anne Vardo-Zalik

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

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Edward Levri

Associate Professor of Biology
Research interests lie in the evolutionary ecology of parasitism and disease, invasion ecology, and predator-prey interactions.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Ephraim M. Hanks

Associate Professor of Statistics
Spatio-Temporal Statistics. Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling. Optimal Sampling. Animal Movement. Landscape Genetics.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Erika Machtinger

Associate Professor of Entomology
Veterinary entomology, including vector-borne diseases. Focus is on ecology and behavior associated with host-parasite interactions to improve or develop new control methods.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Jesse Lasky

Associate Professor of Biology
Ecological and evolutionary genomics, genetic and ecophysiological basis of adaptation to environmental stress, evolutionary ecology of biological complexity.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Murali Haran

Associate Professor of Statistics
Statistical computing (Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms); spatial models (Gaussian random field models); methods for complex computer models; interdisciplinary collaborations in environmental sciences, climate science, disease modeling, ecology

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Nita Bharti

Huck Early Career Professor; Associate Professor of Biology
The Bharti lab investigates the underlying links between humans, pathogens, and the environment. We work to identify the mechanisms that give rise to heterogeneities in host disease burden and risk across scales, across spatial and temporal scales. We study the dynamics of host-environment interactions that drive movement and contact patterns as they relate to to pathogen transmission and access to health care.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Patricia A. Dunn

Senior Research Associate, Avian Pathologist and Field Investigator

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Bhushan Jayarao

Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Dajiang Liu

Co-Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Bioinformatics and Genomics; Professor of Public Health Sciences and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Developing statistical and AI methods and experimental approaches to integrate multi-omics data with GWAS to study host x microbiome interaction, Alzheimer's diseases, smoking and drinking addiction, and lupus in diverse populations.

Doug Miller

Professor of Ecosystem Science and Managment

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.

Erica Smithwick

Professor of Geography
Understanding how a wide range of disturbances, especially fire, affect ecosystem function at landscape scales.

Francisco Diaz

Director of the Center for Reproductive Health and Biology; Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology
Ovarian physiology. Role of SMAD-mediated signaling in follicular and female germ cell (oocyte) development.

Gary Felton

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.

Greg Krawczyk

Extension Tree Fruit Entomologist, Research Professor

Harland Patch

Assistant Research Professor; Research Associate of Entomology

Heather Zimmerman

Assistant Professor in the College of Education

Jared Ali

Associate Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology; Director of the Center for Chemical Ecology; Associate Professor of Entomology
Behavior and chemical ecology of multi-trophic interactions, including plant responses to below-ground herbivory and nematode. Insect community ecology, chemical ecology, and coevolution. Trophic cascades, above- and below-ground interactions, chemotaxis of soil nematodes, and evolution of plant defense strategies.

Joy Pate

Director of the Center for Reproductive Biology and Health; Professor of Reproductive Physiology; C. Lee Rumberger and Family Chair in Agricultural Sciences
Specializing in the area of ovarian function. Primary research interests focus on the interactions between steroidogenic and immune cells, and the role of microRNA in development and maintenance of the corpus luteum.

Joyce Sakamoto

Assistant Research Professor

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Julie Urban

Associate Research Professor

Kenneth Tamminga

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

Matthew Reimherr

Associate Professor of Statistics

Michael Skvarla

Extension Educator; Director, Insect Identification Lab

Nancy Ostiguy

Associate Professor of Entomology

Richard Roush

Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences

Robert Berghage

Associate Professor of Plant Science
Environmental plant physiology. Controlled and modified environments for plant growth. Eco-roofs, rooftop greening, and other uses of plants in distributed stormwater management systems.

Robert Fraleigh

Assistant Research Professor

Ross Hardison

Associate Director of the Genome Sciences Institute; T. Ming Chu Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Regulation of gene expression during development.

Shelby Fleischer

Professor of Entomology

Stephen Wilson

Professor of Psychology
Addictive behavior, with a specific focus on cigarette smoking.

Tom Baker

Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Chemical Ecology

Daniel Cosgrove

Eberly Chair and Professor of Biology
Mechanism of plant growth. Function and evolution of expansins. Biochemistry and rheology of plant cell walls. Growth responses to light, hormones, and water stress and other stimuli.

Marc Abrams

Professor of Forest Ecology and Physiology
Community, historical and physiological ecology of tree species; global change biology.

Wayne Curtis

Professor of Chemical Engineering
Regulation and signal transduction in plant secondary metabolism. Phytoremediation of hydrocarbons. Commercial chemical production in plants and plant tissue culture.

David Eissenstat

Professor of Woody Plant Physiology
Plant physiological ecology. Root biology and physiology. Plant carbon and nutrient economies.

Majid Foolad

Professor of Plant Genetics
Genetic characterization of resistance/tolerance to biotic/abiotic stresses, and genes/QTLs contributing to tomato fruit quality. Investigation of genes/QTLs for directed crop improvement and germplasm enhancement. Tomato cultivar development & release.

Neil Christensen

Professor of Pathology and Microbiology and Immunology

Channe Gowda

Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Margot Kaye

Professor of Forest Ecology
Vegetation dynamics; global change ecology; interactions among vegetation, climate and human land use; dendrochronology; disturbance history; environmental change.

Denice Wardrop

Research Professor of Geography; Director of Riparia

Margaret Brittingham

Professor of Wildlife Resources
Avian ecology; avian response to oil and gas exploration and development; effects of habitat fragmentation on bird populations; managing wildlife on private land

Kyle Smith

Anthropology Graduate Student
How the social relationship between dogs and humans impacts dogs biologically.

Joshua Lambert

Professor of Food Science
Dietary polyphenols in prevention of obesity and fatty liver disease; efficacy and mechanisms of action of food-derived phytochemicals in prevention of lung cancer; biotransformation, bioavailability and potential hepatotoxicity of dietary phytochemicals Impact of food and medicinal plants and phytochemicals on human health. Role of plant genetics, environmental factors, agronomic practices, and post-harvest processing in moderating the relationship between medicinal and food plants and human health

Carolyn Mahan

Professor of Biology
The study of biodiversity in threatened ecosystems, the effects of human-modified landscapes on wildlife, and behavioral ecology of sciurids. Dr. Mahan teaches introductory biology, environmental studies, field ecology, and evolution.

Gabriele Monshausen

Associate Professor of Biology
Plant cell signaling. Hormonal and mechanical signal transduction in plant growth regulation. Live cell imaging of subcellular microdomains of ionic signaling.

James Broach

Distinguished Professor and Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

David Miller

Professor of Wildlife Population Ecology
Population ecology, quantitative ecology, avian and amphibian ecology, conservation decision analysis, life-history evolution.

Laura Leites

Research Professor of Quantitative Forest Ecology
Adaptation to climate in forest trees, seed movement under a changing climate, forest ecosystem modeling.

Erin Connolly

Professor and Head of Plant Science
Molecular mechanisms of micronutrient transport. Iron uptake and compartmentalization. Metal ion homeostasis

Barbara Christ

Professor of Plant Pathology

Thomas Neuberger

Director, High Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility; Associate Research Professor

Neela Yennawar

Director, X-Ray Crystallography and Automated Biological Calorimetry Core Facilities; Research Professor
Biological calorimetry, protein characterization, molecular modeling, X-ray crystallography, and small-angle X-ray scattering.

Douglas Bird

Professor of Anthropology
Livelihood decisions and habitats, exploring the dynamics of human subsistence practices, their role in ecosystem function, and their archaeological implications in Australia and Western North America.

Matthew Jones

Research Assistant - Read Lab and McGraw Lab

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Sarah Ivory

Assistant Professor of Geoscience

Roger Beaty

Assistant Professor of Psychology
The cognitive neuroscience of creative thinking and problem solving.

Anna Estes

Assistant Research Professor

Beth Potter

Associate Professor of Biology

John Pecchia

Assistant Research Professor

Josephine Wee

Assistant Professor of Food Science

Paul Heinemann

Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Bob Roberts

Professor and Head of Food Science

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.

Joshua Kellogg

Emphasis Area Representative, Molecular Toxicology; Assistant Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Development of new metabolomics tools for chemical and biological characterization of complex systems. Discovery of new natural products from plants and microorganisms with novel bioactivity against pathogenic fungi and neglected tropical diseases. Bioanalytical techniques to probe the mechanism of action and basic biology of these target organisms. Ethnobotany and indigenous knowledge surrounding plant-based medicine.

Eric Burkhart

Program Director, Appalachian Botany and Ethnobotany, Shaver's Creek Environmental Center

Robert Chiles

Associate Professor of Rural Sociology

Francesco Di Gioia

Assistant Professor of Vegetable Crop Science
Plant nutrition, plant physiological and biochemical response to environmental and abiotic stress conditions, sustainable vegetable production, agrobiodiversity, agronomic biofortification, food and nutrition security.

Heather Karsten

Associate Professor of Crop Production/Ecology

Felipe Montes

Assistant Research Professor
Modeling of agricultural production systems, greenhouse gas emissions, water quality and environmental impacts; Advanced instrumentation and field research techniques for collecting data to feed the process-based models; Bioenergy and biomass production, green house mitigation, life cycle analysis and carbon footprint determination, whit emphasis on shrub coppice willow

Peter Wilf

Professor of Geosciences

Lora Weiss

Senior Vice President for Research

Estelle Couradeau

Assistant Professor of Ecosystem Science & Management

Mohan Kumar Papanna

Assistant Research Professor of Global Health

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Lingzhou Xue

Professor of Statistics
High-dimensional statistics, statistical learning, optimization, econometrics, and statistical applications in biological science, environmental science, and social science.

Tom Richard

Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Application of fundamental engineering science to microbial ecosystems, developing innovative strategies for a more sustainable agriculture and the emerging bio-based economy.

Christine Costello

Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Stephen Berg

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

James Shortle

Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Economics

Natalie Boyle

Assistant Research Professor; Insect Biodiversity Center Program Coordinator

Chris Forest

Professor of Climate Dynamics

Anil Chaudhary

Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education

Julio Urbina

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Corien Bakermans

Professor of Microbiology (Altoona)

Zachary Szpiech

Assistant Professor of Biology
Population and evolutionary genetics, with applications to medical genetics, anthropology, and conservation

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

Hyebin Song

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Franny Buderman

Assistant Professor of Quantitative Wildlife Ecology
Quantitative ecology, with a focus on the demography, space-use, and movement of wildlife.

Adele Turzillo

Professor and Department Head of Animal Science

Emily Ansell

Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Advancing research surrounding stress and addiction.

Jill Hamilton

Director of the Schatz Center for Tree Molecular Genetics; Associate Professor
Genomic basis of climate adaptation, conservation, and restoration genetics.

Parisa Kalantari

Assistant Professor of Immunology
Host-parasite interactions using Schistosoma mansoni-induced liver inflammation in mouse models. Modulation of immune responses by the parasite as well as the role of inflammasomes in inducing schistosomiasis.

Camelia Kantor

Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives; Associate Research Professor
Camelia Kantor is a highly interdisciplinary geospatial researcher and integrator. Before joining Huck, her prior work involved HBCU teaching, research and training and national security related program assessment and management. Her research interests are at the intersection of geospatial, life sciences, and business. Since 2010, she has been a frequent speaker, conference lead, and academic program evaluator.

Travis Flohr

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture

Helene Hopfer

Associate Professor of Food Science

Long He

Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Sibel Irmak

Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Megan Marshall

Associate Teaching Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Tong Qiu

Assistant Professor of Multifunctional Landscapes
Using monitoring studies and remote sensing to determine climate controls on biodiversity and forest dynamics in combination with extensive modeling to forecast future change

Nina Lauharatanahirun

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Biomedical Engineering
Using computational modeling, behavioral economic paradigms, and functional neuroimaging (fMRI/EEG) to understand the neural and behavioral mechanisms underlying health risk behaviors across the life.

Patreese Ingram

Assistant Dean of Multicultural Affairs

Leann Andrews

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture
One Health and the built environment, landscape systems, urban ecological design, design activism, community design, transdisciplinary action research and training programs

Camilla Hughes

Assistant Professor of Reproductive Biology
Reproductive biology, ovarian function, and reproductive-immune interaction

Lynne Beaty

Assistant Professor of Biology, Penn State Behrend
Behavioral ecology with a particular emphasis on the role of previous experience with predation risk on the phenotype of prey; anurans, freshwater biology, latent/carry-over effects, phenotypic plasticity

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.

Sarah Chamberlain

Curator, PAC Herbarium