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Tenure-Track Faculty Contact Description
Thumbnail photo for Stephen Bell Stephen Bell
Professor
Microbiology
stedbell [at] indiana.edu
812 856 2331
405A Simon Hall
Molecular Biology of the Archaea
Thumbnail photo for Alan Bender Alan Bender
Associate Professor of Biology
adbender [at] indiana.edu
812-333-2851
MO 211
Assessment of student learning in the Biology Program.
Thumbnail photo for James Bever James Bever
Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
jbever [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0771/5-5969(lab)
JH 149D / JH 149 (lab)
Ecology and evolution of plants and fungi.
Thumbnail photo for José Bonner José Bonner
Emeritus Professor of Biology
bonner [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
Improving science literacy.
Thumbnail photo for Volker Brendel Volker Brendel
Professor of Biology and Computer Science
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
vbrendel [at] indiana.edu
812-855-7074
SI 205C
Thumbnail photo for Yves Brun Yves Brun
Clyde Culbertson Professor of Biology
Microbiology
ybrun [at] indiana.edu
812-855-8860/5-7239(lab)
JH 447G / JH 447F (lab)
Mechanism, regulation, and evolution of bacterial shape, differentiation, and biofilm formation.
Thumbnail photo for Brian Calvi Brian Calvi
Associate Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
bcalvi [at]
812-855-5450
JH 361B
Cell cycle control of DNA replication and genome stability.
Thumbnail photo for Yean Chooi-Odle Yean Chooi-Odle
Associate Professor of Biology
chooi [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0630
MO 207
Teaching and engaging introductory biology students, especially non-majors.
Thumbnail photo for Keith Clay Keith Clay
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
clay [at] indiana.edu
812-855-8158/5-1674(lab)
JH 159B / JH 159 (lab)
Microbial interactions: ecology, symbiosis, disease.
Thumbnail photo for Pranav Danthi Pranav Danthi
Assistant Professor of Biology
Microbiology
pdanthi [at] indiana.edu
812-856-2449
SI 220B
Reovirus-host interactions.
Thumbnail photo for Lynda Delph Lynda Delph
Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
ldelph [at] indiana.edu
812-855-1831/5-7597(lab)
JH 119B / JH 116/121 (lab)
Evolutionary genetics and ecology; plant reproductive biology.
Thumbnail photo for Greg Demas Greg Demas
Professor, Associate Chair for Research
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
gdemas [at] indiana.edu
812-856-0158/5-6257(lab)
JH 265 / JH 267 (lab)
Behavioral endocrinology; neuroendocrine-immue interactions; aggression; biological rhythms; seasonality.
Thumbnail photo for Patricia Foster Patricia Foster
Professor of Biology
Microbiology
plfoster [at] indiana.edu
812-855-4084/5-4054(lab)
JH 447E / JH 447A(lab)
Mutagenesis, DNA repair, replication, and recombination.
Thumbnail photo for Clay Fuqua Clay Fuqua
Professor and Chair of Biology
Microbiology
cfuqua [at] indiana.edu
812-856-6005/6-5186(lab)
JH 425E /JH 425 (lab)
Attachment, biofilm formation, multicellularity and disease ecology of Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Thumbnail photo for James Goodson James Goodson
Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
jlgoodso [at] indiana.edu
812-856-2391
JH A006 / JH A007 (lab)
Neural/neuroendocrine mechanisms of social behavior; comparative neuroanatomy; evolution of avian sociality.
Thumbnail photo for Matthew Hahn Matthew Hahn
Professor of Biology and Informatics
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
mwh [at] indiana.edu
812-856-7001/6-7016(lab)
JH 249B / JH 249 (lab)
Computational and evolutionary genomics; evolution of transcriptional regulation; molecular population genetics.
Thumbnail photo for Spencer Hall Spencer Hall
Associate Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
sprhall [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6009/5-6013(lab)
JH 239B/239(Lab)
Ecology of infectious disease and food web interactions in freshwater environments.
Thumbnail photo for Roger Hangarter Roger Hangarter
Class of 1968 Chancellor's Professor
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
rhangart [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5456/5-2179(lab)
MY 352 / MY 330 (lab)
Plant physiology: environmental sensory-response systems and plant development.
Thumbnail photo for Richard Hardy Richard Hardy
Professor of Biology, Associate Chair of Teaching
Microbiology
rwhardy [at] indiana.edu
812-856-0652/6-0649(lab)
SI 220E / SI 015 (lab)
Genome functions of RNA viruses and the roles of trans-acting factors.
Thumbnail photo for Ke Hu Ke Hu
Associate Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
kehu [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0166/5-0311(lab)
MY 216A / MY 230 (lab)
The Cytoskeletal Biogenesis of Apicomplexan Parasites
Thumbnail photo for Laura Hurley Laura Hurley
Associate Professor of Biology, Director CISAB-REU
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
lhurley [at] indiana.edu
812-856-1991
JH 243
Serotonin as a social neuromodulator of auditory processing
Thumbnail photo for Roger Innes Roger Innes
Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
rinnes [at] indiana.edu
812-855-2219/5-2852(lab)
MY 316B / MY 302 (lab)
Molecular genetics of plant/pathogen interactions.
Thumbnail photo for Thom Kaufman Thom Kaufman
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
kaufman [at] indiana.edu
812-855-3033/5-7674(lab)
JH A508 / JH A505 (lab)
Cytogenetics, developmental genetics, and molecular genetics of Drosophila.
Thumbnail photo for Daniel Kearns Daniel Kearns
Associate Professor of Biology
Microbiology
dbkearns [at] indiana.edu
812-856-2523/6-2559(lab)
JH 469/JH 432 (lab)
Bacterial motility and multicellular behavior.
Thumbnail photo for David Kehoe David Kehoe
Professor of Biology
Microbiology
dkehoe [at] indiana.edu
812-856-4715
JH A413A
Environmental regulation of gene expression in bacteria.
Thumbnail photo for Ellen Ketterson Ellen Ketterson
Distinguished Professor of Biology and Gender Studies
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
ketterso [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6837/5-1096(lab)
JH 033
Behavioral, physiological, and evolutionary ecology; hormones and behavior; avian biology, mating systems and parental care; physiological basis of trade-offs in life histories; adaptation and constraint; avian migration.
Thumbnail photo for Justin Kumar Justin Kumar
Associate Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
jkumar [at] indiana.edu
812-856-2621/6-2702(lab)
MY 202A / MY 202 (lab)
Tissue Specification and Patterning in Drosophila.
Thumbnail photo for Soni Lacefield Soni Lacefield
Assistant Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
sonil [at] indiana.edu
812-856-2429
JH A315B
Mitotic and Meiotic Cell Cycle Regulation
Thumbnail photo for Jay T. Lennon Jay T. Lennon
Associate Professor
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
lennonj [at] indiana.edu
812-856-0962
JH 261B / JH 261 (lab)
Microbial Ecology and Evolution
Thumbnail photo for Curt Lively Curt Lively
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
clively [at] indiana.edu
812-855-1842/5-3282(lab)
JH 117B / JH 116/117 (lab)
Evolution and coevolution; sex, virulence and genetic diversity in host-parasite interactions.
Thumbnail photo for Michael Lynch Michael Lynch

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
lynchlab [at] indiana.edu
812-855-7384/6-0115(lab)
Thumbnail photo for Michael Lynch Michael Lynch
Distinguished Professor of Biology, Class of 1954 Professor
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
milynch [at] indiana.edu
812-855-7384/6-0115(lab)
JH 324C / JH 327 (lab)
Evolution; population genetics and genomics; cell biology.
Thumbnail photo for Melanie Marketon Melanie Marketon
Assistant Professor of Biology
Microbiology
mmarketo [at] indiana.edu
812-856-3198/5-6055(lab)
JH 469A/455 (lab)
Molecular mechanisms of pathogenic microbe-host interactions.
Thumbnail photo for Emília Martins Emília Martins
Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
emartins [at] indiana.edu
812-856-5840/5-5652(lab)
JH 133B / JH 133 (lab)
Behavioral evolution, phylogenetics and informatics.
Thumbnail photo for Jake McKinlay Jake McKinlay
Assistant Professor of Biology
Microbiology
jmckinla [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0359/5-9332(lab)
JH A309 / A308 (lab)
Microbial metabolism and its role in cell physiology, the environment, and biotechnology.
Thumbnail photo for Scott Michaels Scott Michaels
Professor and Director Center for Genomics & Bioinformatics
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
michaels [at] indiana.edu
812-856-0302/6-0355(lab)
MY 316C / MY 359
Regulation of chromatin structure and gene expression by epigenetic modifications.
Thumbnail photo for Armin Moczek Armin Moczek
Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
armin [at] indiana.edu
812-856-1468/6-1783(lab)
MY 102D / MY 102 (lab)
Evolution and Development; Insect Genomics; Developmental Plasticity; Behavioral Ecology and Sexual Selection; Insect Endocrinology; Invasive Species and post-invasion Evolution; Natural History of Onthophagus beetles.
Thumbnail photo for Leonie Moyle Leonie Moyle
Associate Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
lmoyle [at] indiana.edu
812-856-7027/6-7051(lab)
JH 325C / JH 325 (lab)
Genetics of speciation and adaptation, Comparative genomics, Evolutionary ecology, Plant reproduction.
Thumbnail photo for Tuli Mukhopadhyay Tuli Mukhopadhyay
Associate Professor of Biology
Microbiology
sumukhop [at] indiana.edu
812-856-3686/6-3633(lab)
SI 220C / SI 019 (lab)
Structure and assembly of enveloped, RNA viruses.
Thumbnail photo for Irene Garcia Newton Irene Garcia Newton
Assistant Professor of Biology
Microbiology
irnewton [at] indiana.edu
812-855-3883
JH 221C
Functional genomics of environmental microbes and symbiosis.
Thumbnail photo for Jeffrey Palmer Jeffrey Palmer
Distinguished Professor and Class of 1955 Professor
jpalmer [at] indiana.edu
812-855-8892
JH 235C / JH 229/235 (lab)
Horizontal gene transfer in plants and fungi. Evolution of plant mitochondrial genomes. Intracellular transfer of organellar genes to the nucleus. Evolution of mutation rates.
Thumbnail photo for Richard Phillips Richard Phillips
Associate Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
rpp6 [at] indiana.edu
812-856-0593/6-1563(lab)
JH 247A/JH 245
Ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry: Consequences of human-accelerated environmental change on plant-soil-microbial Interactions.
Thumbnail photo for Craig Pikaard Craig Pikaard
HHMI-GBMF Investigator and Carlos O. Miller Professor
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
cpikaard [at] indiana.edu
812-855-1874/5-2659(lab)
MY 300
Mechanisms of RNA-mediated gene silencing and large-scale epigenetic control.
Thumbnail photo for Joe Pomerening Joe Pomerening
Assistant Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
jpomeren [at] indiana.edu
812-856-3952
SI 043F / SI 043
Signal transduction pathways governing early embryonic and somatic cell cycles, and understanding the integration of feedback loops and other signaling elements in their M-phase control systems.
Thumbnail photo for Elizabeth Raff Elizabeth Raff
Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
raff [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5287
MY 100A
Specification of three-dimensional biological form.
Thumbnail photo for Rudolf Raff Rudolf Raff
Distinguished Professor and James H. Rudy Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
raffr [at] indiana.edu
812-855-2791
MY 102A
Evolutionary developmental biology; Evolution of early development; Larval origins; How embryos fossilize.
Thumbnail photo for Erik Ragsdale Erik Ragsdale
Assistant Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
ejragsda [at] indiana.edu
(812) 856-1946
Myers Hall 100
Evolutionary developmental genetics; developmental plasticity; morphological novelty in nematodes
Thumbnail photo for Heather Reynolds Heather Reynolds
Associate Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
hlreynol [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0792/5-0841(lab)
JH 155A
Plant community ecology; plant-soil-microbial interactions.
Thumbnail photo for Loren Rieseberg Loren Rieseberg
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
lriesebe [at] interchange.ubc.ca
unlisted phone
MY 330
Plant evolutionary genomics; speciation; domestication; invasiveness; Compositae genomics; conservation.
Thumbnail photo for  Kimberly Rosvall Kimberly Rosvall
Assistant Professor in Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
krosvall [at] indiana.edu
856-2375
JH A305A
Evolution of behavior; neuroendocrine mechanisms of behavior; physiological mechanisms of phenotypic plasticity and adaptation; sexual selection; behavioral genomics; behavioral ecology
Thumbnail photo for Dean Rowe-Magnus Dean Rowe-Magnus
Associate Professor of Biology
Microbiology
drowemag [at] indiana.edu
812-855-8514/6-0723(lab)
JH 451(lab)
Integrons and Super-Integrons; biofilm formation; c-di-GMP signalling pathways; natural competence; ecology and pathogenesis in the Vibrionaceae.
Thumbnail photo for Sidney Shaw Sidney Shaw
Associate Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
sishaw [at] indiana.edu
812-856-5001
MY 354
Microtubule dynamics and cellular morphogenesis in Arabidopsis.
Thumbnail photo for G. Troy Smith G. Troy Smith
Associate Professor of Biology, Director CISAB
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
getsmith [at] indiana.edu
812-856-0109/6-0116(lab)
JH 270E / JH 270 (lab)
Neural and hormonal control of sexually dimorphic behavior.
Thumbnail photo for Nicholas Sokol Nicholas Sokol
Assistant Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
nsokol [at] indiana.edu
812-856-6812/6-4914(lab)
JH A504/JH A502A(lab)
MicroRNA Function in Drosophila.
Thumbnail photo for Stefan Surzycki Stefan Surzycki
Associate Professor of Biology
surzycks [at] indiana.edu
812-855-4880
JH 328
Characterization of C. reinhardti VNTR sequences; study of C. reinhardti transposons.
Thumbnail photo for Michael Tansey Michael Tansey
Associate Professor of Biology
mtansey [at] indiana.edu
812-855-2914
JH A305
Mycology teaching.
Thumbnail photo for Jason Tennessen Jason Tennessen
Assistant Professor
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
jtenness [at] indiana.edu
855-9803 / 856-3616 (lab)
JH 343B / JH 341 (lab)
Studies of cancer metabolism using Drosophila as a model system
Thumbnail photo for Michael Wade Michael Wade
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
mjwade [at] indiana.edu
812-856-4680/6-4996(lab)
JH 131C / JH 131/145 (lab)
Evolution in Metapopulations; Genetic basis of speciation in Tribolium; Epistasis; Evolutionary genetics of maternal effects; Sexual selection and alternative male mating strategies; Coevolution of arthropod hosts and Wolbachia endosymbionts.
Thumbnail photo for Malcolm Winkler Malcolm Winkler
Professor of Biology; Microbiology Section Associate Chair
Microbiology
mwinkler [at] bio.indiana.edu
856-1318/6-1184/6-1781
JH A414 / JH A410 (lab)
Physiology, molecular genetics, and pathogenesis of the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus).
Thumbnail photo for Andrew Zelhof Andrew Zelhof
Assistant Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
azelhof [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0294
JH 357A
Photoreceptor cell morphogenesis
Thumbnail photo for Miriam Zolan Miriam Zolan
Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
mzolan [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6694/5-3692(lab)
JH 217 / 219/221 (lab)
Meiosis and DNA Repair
Adjunct & Affiliate Faculty Contact Description
Thumbnail photo for Carl Bauer Carl Bauer
Adjunct: Professor and Chair of Biochemistry
bauer [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6595/5-8443(lab)
SI 305A / SI 313 / 317 (lab)
Oxygen and light regulation or gene expression; Biosynthesis of heme and chlorophyll; Prokaryotic development.
Thumbnail photo for Matthew Bochman Matthew Bochman
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biology, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
bochman [at] indiana.edu
812-856-2095
SI 405B
DNA helicases and the maintenance of genome integrity
Thumbnail photo for Karen Bush Karen Bush
Professor or Practice in Biotechnology, Adjunct Professor of Biology
karbush [at] indiana.edu
855-1542
SI 102B
Antibiotic mechanisms of action and resistance; Antibacterial drug discovery and drug development.
Thumbnail photo for Lingling Chen Lingling Chen
Adjunct: Associate Professor of Biochemistry
linchen [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0491
SI 400A / SI 415 (lab)
Biochemistry and structure of molecular chaperon GroEL/GroES in protein folding, cell-cell communication via quorum sensing in bacteria, transcriptional regulators of IclR family
Thumbnail photo for David Daleke David Daleke
Adjunct: Associate Professor of Medical Sciences
daleked [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6902/5-6161(lab)
MY 200B / MY 200 (lab)
Structure and organization of biological membranes; phospholipid transporters; effect of diabetes on membrane structure.
Thumbnail photo for Jim Drummond Jim Drummond
Adjunct: Associate Professor of Biochemistry
jadrummo [at] indiana.edu
812-856-4184/6-4184(lab)
SI 305C / SI 301 (lab)
Limited alphabet coding sequences and proteins; a minimalist approach to structure and function.
Thumbnail photo for John Foley John Foley
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biology, Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology/Medical Sciences Program
jgfoley [at] indiana.edu
855-3189
JH 101
Thumbnail photo for David Giedroc David Giedroc
Adjunct: Professor of Chemistry
giedroc [at] indiana.edu
812-856-3178/6-6398(lab)
SI 320A / SI 310 (lab)
Zinc- and copper-specific metal sensor proteins from bacterial pathogens, translational frameshifting, and RNA structure and function in mammalian coronavirus replication.
Thumbnail photo for Peter Hollenhorst Peter Hollenhorst
Adjunct: Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences
pchollen [at] iupui.edu
812-855-1151
JH 209
Mechanisms of transcription factor specificity in cancer.
Thumbnail photo for Elizabeth Housworth Elizabeth Housworth
Adjunct: Professor of Mathematics
ehouswor [at] indiana.edu
812-855-1960
RH 371
Statistical genetics and phylogenetics.
Thumbnail photo for Heather Hundley Heather Hundley
Adjunct: Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences
hahundle [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0675
JH 213
Post-transcriptional mechanisms of regulating gene expression.
Thumbnail photo for Cheng Kao Cheng Kao
Adjunct: Professor of Biochemistry
ckao [at] indiana.edu
812-855-7583
SI 205A
Biochemistry of RNA virus infection and innate immunity.
Thumbnail photo for Melissa (Parrott) Konkol Melissa (Parrott) Konkol
Visiting Lecturer
maparrot [at] indiana.edu
856-2559
MO 215
Thumbnail photo for Lisa Lloyd Lisa Lloyd
Adjunct: Professor of History and Philosophy of Science
ealloyd [at] indiana.edu
812-855-3622
Units and levels of selection; the evolution of female orgasm; history and philosophy of biology.
Thumbnail photo for Elisbeth Lloyd [missing] Elisbeth Lloyd

ealloyd [at] indiana.edu
812-855-3622
Goodbody 130
Thumbnail photo for Vicky Meretsky Vicky Meretsky
Adjunct Professor of Biology, Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, Affiliate Professor of Law
meretsky [at] indiana.edu
812-855-3836
SPEA 455
A conservation biologist with research interests at both the single species and landscape scales.
Thumbnail photo for Anirban Mitra Anirban Mitra
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biology, Assistant Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics
anmitra [at] indiana.edu
856-1207
MY 200A
The role of microenvironment regulated microRNAs in promoting ovarian cancer metastasis.
Thumbnail photo for Kristi Montooth Kristi Montooth
Affiliate Associate Professor of Biology
montooth [at] indiana.edu
402-472-2720
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Evolutionary physiological genetics, population genetics, biochemical adaptation.
Thumbnail photo for Michael Muehlenbein Michael Muehlenbein
Adjunct: Assistant Professor of Anthropology
mpm1 [at] indiana.edu
812-855-1495
JH 510
Physiological adaptations (primarily metabolic and reproductive endocrine changes) to infectious diseases; immune-endocrine interactions; ecological immunology; emerging infectious diseases; ecotourism; male reproductive ecology; human life history evolution; behavioral endocrinology.
Thumbnail photo for David Nelson David Nelson
Adjunct: Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
nelsonde [at] indiana.edu
812-856-2813/5-3145(lab)
MS 420
Chlamydial Biology, Microbial Pathogenesis and Pathogen Discovery.
Thumbnail photo for Kenneth Nephew Kenneth Nephew
Adjunct Professor of Biology, Professor Cellular and Integrative Physiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology
knephew [at] indiana.edu
855-9445
JH 302
Cancer epigenetics; cancer stem cells; ovarian cancer; breast cancer, cancer biomarkers; cancer informatics; estrogen hormone action; microRNAs and cancer.
Thumbnail photo for Martha Oakley Martha Oakley
Affiliate: Associate Professor of Chemistry
oakley [at] indiana.edu
855-4843
SI 320C
Research focuses on two major areas, both involving specific recognition by proteins of biologically relevant ligands.
Thumbnail photo for Heather O\'Hagan Heather O'Hagan
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biology, Assistant Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics
hmohagan [at] indiana.edu
855-3035
JH 108
Mechanisms by which inflammation initiates cancer-specific epigenetic changes.
Thumbnail photo for Ronald Pearson Ronald Pearson
Visiting Scholar, Lynch Lab/Raff Lab
rolepear [at] indiana.edu
812-856-0115/855-7773
JH 337/MY102
Microbial ecology, evolution and behavior.
Thumbnail photo for Flynn Picardal Flynn Picardal
Adjunct: Associate Professor, SPEA
picardal [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0733
MSBII 418
Bioremediation, environmental microbiology, and biogeochemistry with a focus on the microbial reduction of iron oxides and nitrate, microbial iron oxidation, biotransformation of metals and chlorinated hydrocarbons, and combined microbial:geochemical interactions.
Thumbnail photo for P. David Polly P. David Polly
Adjunct: Professor of Geological Sciences
pdpolly [at] indiana.edu
812-855-7994
Geology Building, 513
Vertebrate paleontology, comparative morphological variation at the level of the metapopulation, and the effects of Quaternary climate change on vertebrate faunas.
Thumbnail photo for Anne Prieto Anne Prieto
Adjunct: Assistant Professor of Psychology
aprieto [at] indiana.edu
812-855-4642
PSY 369
Function and signaling of receptor tyrosine kinases and their ligands in the developing and mature nervous system. The ErbB receptor family and the Tyro3 receptor family.
Thumbnail photo for Todd Royer Todd Royer
Adjunct: Associate Professor, SPEA
troyer [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0563
MSBII 426
Aquatic biogeochemistry, water resources, nutrient and carbon cycling in streams and rivers, water quality and nutrient standards.
Thumbnail photo for Dale Sengelaub Dale Sengelaub
Adjunct: Professor of Psychology
sengelau [at] indiana.edu
812-855-9149
PSY 372
Neural development; neural plasticity; hormones and behavior.
Thumbnail photo for Roderick Suthers [missing] Roderick Suthers
Adjunct: Professor, Medical Sciences
suthers [at] indiana.edu
812-855-8353/ 5-8709 (lab
JH 308 / JH 31/315 (lab)
Neuroethology of acoustic communication.
Thumbnail photo for Haixu Tang Haixu Tang
Adjunct: Associate Professor of Informatics and Computing
hatang [at] indiana.edu
812-856-1859
Informatics 225
Algorithmic and statistical problems in bioinformatics, particularly in: repeats and segmental duplication in eukaryotic genomes; fragment assembly in DNA sequencing; mass spectrometry data analysis for proteomics, glycomics and glycoproteomics; gene regulatory analysis.
Thumbnail photo for Julia van Kessel Julia Van Kessel
Affiliated Assistant Research Scientist of Biology; Assistant Research Scientist of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
jcvk [at] indiana.edu

Simon Hall 400B
Bacterial cell-cell communication (quorum sensing); mechanisms of gene regulation in bacteria; regulation of bacterial stress response; dynamics of global transcriptional regulation.
Thumbnail photo for Michael VanNieuwenhze Michael VanNieuwenhze
Affiliate: Associate Professor of Chemistry
mvannieu [at] indiana.edu
856-7545
SI 200A
Research includes synthesis, study, and design of antibiotics that inhibit bacterial cell wall biosynthesis; peptidoglycan biosynthesis and bacterial cell morphology; development of HBV capsid-binding probes and assembly-directed antivirals; oxidized phospholipids in disease and diagnostics.
Thumbnail photo for Claire Walczak Claire Walczak
Adjunct: Professor, Medical Sciences
cwalczak [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5919/5-6785(lab)
MY 262 / MY 260 (lab)
Mechanisms of chromosome segregation and aneuploidy; identification of new targets for therapeutic development.
Thumbnail photo for Meredith West Meredith West
Adjunct: Class of 1971 Chancellor's Professor of Psychology
mewest [at] indiana.edu
812-855-9597
PY 348
Development of communicative behavior.
Thumbnail photo for Adam Zlotnick Adam Zlotnick
Adjunct: Professor of Biochemistry
azlotnic [at] indiana.edu
812-856-1925/6-1874
SI 220D/SI 217A
Biophysics of virus assembly related to virus biology, development of antiviral strategies, and construction of virus nanostructures.
Research Scientist Contact Description
Thumbnail photo for Farrah Bashey-Visser Farrah Bashey-Visser
Assistant Scientist
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
fbasheyv [at] indiana.edu
812-855-1962
Sycamore Hall 039
Evolutionary ecology of life-history and social strategies, evolution of virulence.
Thumbnail photo for Geetanjali Chawla Geetanjali Chawla
Assistant Scientist
chawlag [at] indiana.edu
856-4914
JH A502
Regulation of let-7-Complex miRNAs in Drosophila.
Thumbnail photo for Lucy Cherbas [missing] Lucy Cherbas
Senior Scientist
cherbasl [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6431
JH A316
Mechanism of transcriptional regulation by a steroid hormone; Drosophila cell lines; Drosophila genomics.
Thumbnail photo for Kevin Cook Kevin Cook
Senior Scientist
kercook [at] indiana.edu
812-856-1213
JH A507
Collections management at the Bloomington Drosophila Stock Center; chromosome biology.
Thumbnail photo for Christina Dann Christina Dann
Affiliate Asst. Scientist Biology, Asst. Scientist Chemistry Dept.
ctdann [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0821
Myers 216B
Genetic and cellular studies of mouse spermatogonial stem cells.
Thumbnail photo for Don Gilbert Don Gilbert
Senior Scientist
gilbertd [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
JH 336A
Genome informatics and biology public digital libraries.
Thumbnail photo for Marcy Kingsbury Marcy Kingsbury
Associate Scientist
mk24 [at] indiana.edu
812-856-2391
JH A013
Thumbnail photo for Kris Klueg Kris Klueg
Assistant Scientist
kklueg [at] indiana.edu
856-1919
JH 340
Thumbnail photo for Eric Knox Eric Knox
Director, IU Herbarium
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
eknox [at] indiana.edu
812-855-9601
JH A313
Plant evolution, speciation, phylogenetic systematics, chloroplast genome evolution; horizontal gene transfer; flora of Indiana.
Thumbnail photo for Kathy Matthews Kathy Matthews
Senior Scientist
matthewk [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5782
JH A511
Thumbnail photo for Keithanne Mockaitis Keithanne Mockaitis
Associate Scientist
kmockait [at] indiana.edu
812-856-2051
Lab MY 100
Thumbnail photo for David Morgan David Morgan
Assistant Scientist
dagmorga [at] indiana.edu
812-856-1457
SI 320C
Thumbnail photo for Gavin Murphy Gavin Murphy
Assistant Research Scientist and Director of Electron Microscopy Center
gamurphy [at] indiana.edu
855-2011
Simon Hall 047 D
Gavin Murphy is the Director of the Cryo Transmission Electron Microscopy Facility.
Thumbnail photo for John Murray John Murray
Senior Scientist, Hu Lab
murrayjo [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0311
MY 230
Thumbnail photo for Annette Parks Annette Parks
Associate Scientist
anlparks [at] indiana.edu
812-856-1213
JH 507
Collections management at the Bloomington Drosophila Stock Center.
Thumbnail photo for Ellen Popodi [missing] Ellen Popodi
Assistant Scientist, Foster Lab
epopodi [at] indiana.edu
855-4054
JH 447A
Thumbnail photo for Paul Rothrock Paul Rothrock
Associate Curator and Associate Research Scientist
perothro [at] indiana.edu
855-5007
Smith Research Ctr. 130
Associate Curator of the Herbarium, Center for Biology Research Collections.
Teaching Faculty Contact Description
Thumbnail photo for Amy Berndtson Amy Berndtson
Senior Lecturer
aberndts [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5239
MO 203
Thumbnail photo for Clara Cotten Clara Cotten
Asst. Professor part-time
ccotten [at] indiana.edu
812-855-2025
JH 020
Thumbnail photo for Pam Hanratty [missing] Pam Hanratty
Senior Lecturer
phanratt [at] indiana.edu
812-855-9049
JH 018
Thumbnail photo for Jim Hengeveld Jim Hengeveld
Asst. Professor part-time
jhengeve [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5353
JH A112
Thumbnail photo for Susan Hengeveld Susan Hengeveld
Asst. Professor part-time
shengeve [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5239
MO 203
Thumbnail photo for Rich Holdeman Rich Holdeman
Lecturer
rholdema [at] indiana.edu
812-856-4908
MO 201
Thumbnail photo for Carl Kulow Carl Kulow
Senior Lecturer
kulowc [at] indiana.edu
812-855-3629
JH 336
Thumbnail photo for Jennifer Laherty Jennifer Laherty
Head, Life Sciences Library and Chemistry Library
jlaherty [at] indiana.edu
855-5609
JH A304
Thumbnail photo for Laura Mojonnier Laura Mojonnier
Lecturer
laumojon [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6347
MO 203
Thumbnail photo for Claire Nisonger Claire Nisonger
Senior Lecturer
cnisonge [at] indiana.edu
812-855-8940
JH 336
Thumbnail photo for Edward Ruf [missing] Edward Ruf
Asst. Professor part-time
rufwm [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5822
MO 215
Thumbnail photo for Whitney Schlegel Whitney Schlegel
Associate Professor of Biology Part Time and Founding Director Human Biology
wreilly [at] indiana.edu
812-855-7116
MO 117C
Integrative Biology and Human Physiology
Thumbnail photo for Peggy Schultz Peggy Schultz
Lecturer, Director of Outreach
pschultz [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0771
JH 149E
Director of outreach, and environmental biology instructor. Research focuses on the role of soil biota in the establishment of native plant communities and growth of individual native plant species.
Thumbnail photo for Judy Surzycki [missing] Judy Surzycki
Senior Lecturer
surzyckj [at] indiana.edu
812-855-3629
JH 336
Emeritus Faculty Contact Description
Thumbnail photo for Peter Cherbas Peter Cherbas
Emeritus Professor of Biology
Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
cherbas [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6273
JH A317
Drosophila development and genomics; Nuclear receptors.
Thumbnail photo for David Dilcher David Dilcher
Professor Emeritus of Biology
dilcher [at] indiana.edu
812-856-0618
S 209
Thumbnail photo for Tom Donahue Tom Donahue
Professor Emeritus of Biology
tfdonahu [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
no office
Genetic, molecular and biochemical analysis of translation intitiation in yeast.  
Thumbnail photo for Gerald Gastony Gerald Gastony
Professor Emeritus of Biology
gastony [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
no office
Systematics and genome mapping of ferns; molecular phylogenetics of desert-adapted ferns.
Thumbnail photo for George Hegeman [missing] George Hegeman
Professor Emeritus of BIology
hegemang [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
no office
Thumbnail photo for George Hudock George Hudock
Associate Professor Emeritus of Biology
hudock [at] indiana.edu
unlisted number
Thumbnail photo for Arthur Koch [missing] Arthur Koch
Professor Emeritus of Biology
koch [at] indiana.edu

Thumbnail photo for Paul Mahlberg [missing] Paul Mahlberg
Professor Emeritus of Biology
mahlberg [at] indiana.edu
812-336-3649
no office
Thumbnail photo for George Malacinski George Malacinski
Professor Emeritus of Biology
malacins [at] indiana.edu
812-855-1131
MO 209
Bone strengthening and molecular biology of bone remodeling.
Thumbnail photo for Craig Nelson Craig Nelson
Professor Emeritus of Biology
nelson1 [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5036
MO 205
College Teaching: Critical thinking, evolution, diversity and retention. Evolutionary and developmental ecology of sex.
Thumbnail photo for John, Jr. Preer [missing] John, Jr. Preer
Professor Emeritus of Biology
jpreer [at] indiana.edu
812-855-3200
JH 337
Thumbnail photo for Albert Ruesink Albert Ruesink
Emeritus Professor of Biology
ruesink [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5555
JH 324B
Instructor training and course transfer management.
Thumbnail photo for Drew Schwartz Drew Schwartz
Professor Emeritus of Biology
schwartz [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
Thumbnail photo for Milton Taylor Milton Taylor
Professor Emeritus of Biology
taymil [at] indiana.edu
812-855-3340
SI 220A
The interferon response in hepatitis C patients. A study using DNA array technology to explain the differences in response to treatment and decrease in viral titer.
Thumbnail photo for Robert Togasaki Robert Togasaki
Professor Emeritus of Biology
togasaki [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
no office
Thumbnail photo for Maxine Watson Maxine Watson
Emeritus Professor of Biology
Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
watsonm [at] indiana.edu
855-5591 / 855-7804 (lab)
JH A303 / JHA302C (lab)
Plant developmental ecology.
Thumbnail photo for Eugene Weinberg Eugene Weinberg
Professor Emeritus of Biology
eweinber [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
no office
Medical microbiology; mineral nutrition; iron withholding defense system.
Thumbnail photo for David White [missing] David White
Professor Emeritus of Biology
white [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
no office
Thumbnail photo for Don Whitehead [missing] Don Whitehead
Professor Emeritus of Biology
whitehea [at] indiana.edu
unlisted phone
no office
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