Alexa Bely   Associate Professor | Department of Biology

Alexa Bely
Associate Professor | Department of Biology

   Gerald Borgia   Professor | Department of Biology

Gerald Borgia
Professor | Department of Biology

   Mike Braun   Research Scientist | Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History

Mike Braun
Research Scientist | Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History

   Karen Carleton    Professor | Department of Biology

Karen Carleton 
Professor | Department of Biology

   Catherine Carr   Professor | Department of Biology

Catherine Carr
Professor | Department of Biology

   Priscila Chaverri   Associate Professor | Department of Plant Sciences & Landscape Architecture

Priscila Chaverri
Associate Professor | Department of Plant Sciences & Landscape Architecture

   Allen Collins   Zoologist | National Museum of Natural History

Allen Collins
Zoologist | National Museum of Natural History

   Michael Cummings   Professor | Department of Biology

Michael Cummings
Professor | Department of Biology

   Lindley Darden   Professor | Philosophy Department

Lindley Darden
Professor | Philosophy Department

   Charles Delwiche   BISI Program Director & Professor | Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics; Biological Sciences Graduate Program

Charles Delwiche
BISI Program Director & Professor | Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics; Biological Sciences Graduate Program

   William A. DiMichele   Curator of Fossil Plants | National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

William A. DiMichele
Curator of Fossil Plants | National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

   Jay Evans   Research Entomologist | USDA-ARS Bees Research Lab

Jay Evans
Research Entomologist | USDA-ARS Bees Research Lab

   Bill Fagan   Professor & Department Chairperson | Department of Biology

Bill Fagan
Professor & Department Chairperson | Department of Biology

   Heidi Fisher   Assistant Professor | Department of Biology

Heidi Fisher
Assistant Professor | Department of Biology

   Robert Fleischer   Center Head | Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, National Zoo

Robert Fleischer
Center Head | Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, National Zoo

   Douglas Gill   Professor Emeritus | Department of Biology

Douglas Gill
Professor Emeritus | Department of Biology

   Daniel Gruner   Associate Professor | Department of Entomology

Daniel Gruner
Associate Professor | Department of Entomology

   Eric Haag   Professor | Department of Biology

Eric Haag
Professor | Department of Biology

   Kelly Hamby   Assistant Professor | Department of Entomology

Kelly Hamby
Assistant Professor | Department of Entomology

   David Hawthorne   Associate Professor | Department of Entomology

David Hawthorne
Associate Professor | Department of Entomology

   Anson "Tuck" Hines   Senior Scientist | Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)

Anson "Tuck" Hines
Senior Scientist | Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)

   Helen F. James   Curator in Charge | Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Helen F. James
Curator in Charge | Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

  William Jeffery , Professor, Department of Biology. Development; evolution; genetics; regeneration.  **Currently not taking new students**

William Jeffery, Professor, Department of Biology. Development; evolution; genetics; regeneration.  **Currently not taking new students**

  Philip Johnson , Assistant Professor, Department of Biology. Theoretical population genetics; immunological modeling; analytic, methods for ancient DNA; computational biology. 

Philip Johnson, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology. Theoretical population genetics; immunological modeling; analytic, methods for ancient DNA; computational biology. 

  Scott Juntii,  Assistant Professor, Department of Biology.  Social behavior, Neural circuits Gene regulation, Nuclear hormone receptors, Automated behavior analysis

Scott Juntii, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology.  Social behavior, Neural circuits Gene regulation, Nuclear hormone receptors, Automated behavior analysis

  Matthew Kelley , Section Chief, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), National Institutes of Health. Development, cell fate; cochlea, inner ear, hearing.

Matthew Kelley, Section Chief, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), National Institutes of Health. Development, cell fate; cochlea, inner ear, hearing.

  Thomas Kocher , Professor, Department of Biology.   Molecular evolution; Population genetics; Evolution of development; Genetics of speciation; Evolution of sex determination.

Thomas Kocher, Professor, Department of Biology.  Molecular evolution; Population genetics; Evolution of development; Genetics of speciation; Evolution of sex determination.

  Conrad Labandeira , Curator Paleoentomology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Plant-insect interactions; fossil record; herbivory; pollination; paleoecology

Conrad Labandeira, Curator Paleoentomology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Plant-insect interactions; fossil record; herbivory; pollination; paleoecology

  William Lamp,  Professor, Department of Entomology. Plant-insect interactions, sap-feeding insects, pest management, aquatic insects, functional ecology

William Lamp, Professor, Department of Entomology. Plant-insect interactions, sap-feeding insects, pest management, aquatic insects, functional ecology

  Peter Leimgruber,  Research Scientist, Conservation Ecology Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoo. Conservation, spatial analysis, movement ecology. **Currently not taking new students** 

Peter Leimgruber, Research Scientist, Conservation Ecology Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoo. Conservation, spatial analysis, movement ecology. **Currently not taking new students** 

  Karen Lips ,   Professor, Department of Biology. Disease ecology; amphibians;  climate change

Karen Lips,  Professor, Department of Biology. Disease ecology; amphibians;  climate change

  Paul Leisnham , Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Technology. Population and community ecology; coupled human-natural systems; global change biology; pest management; ecology and health

Paul Leisnham, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Technology. Population and community ecology; coupled human-natural systems; global change biology; pest management; ecology and health

  Carlos Machado , Professor, Department of Biology. Evolution, Genomics, Speciation, Population genetics, Coevolution

Carlos Machado, Professor, Department of Biology. Evolution, Genomics, Speciation, Population genetics, Coevolution

  Peter Marra , Head, Migratory Bird Center Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Population Ecology, Migratory Birds, Conservation, Tracking, Connectivity, Population Dynamics, Full Annual Cycle Biology, Seasonal Interactions

Peter Marra, Head,
Migratory Bird Center
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Population Ecology, Migratory Birds, Conservation, Tracking, Connectivity, Population Dynamics, Full Annual Cycle Biology, Seasonal Interactions

  Shirley Micallef , Assistant Professor, Dept of Plant Sciences & Landscape Architecture.  Enteric pathogen plant interactions, plant influence on associating bacteria, food safety, microbiol, phytobiomes.

Shirley Micallef, Assistant Professor, Dept of Plant Sciences & Landscape Architecture. Enteric pathogen plant interactions, plant influence on associating bacteria, food safety, microbiol, phytobiomes.

  Charles Mitter , Professor, Department of Entomology. Systematics, phylogeny, evolution, insects.  **Currently not taking new students**

Charles Mitter, Professor, Department of Entomology. Systematics, phylogeny, evolution, insects.  **Currently not taking new students**

  Steve Mount , Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics.RNA splicing, bioinformatics, genetics, genomics, molecular evolution.

Steve Mount, Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics.RNA splicing, bioinformatics, genetics, genomics, molecular evolution.

  Maile Neel , Associate Professor, Department of Entomology. Conservation biology; landscape ecology; conservation genetics; landscape genetics

Maile Neel, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology. Conservation biology; landscape ecology; conservation genetics; landscape genetics

  Jon Norenburg , Chair & Research Zoologist, Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Invertebrates, Marine, Systematics, Evolution, Molecular, Morphology, Nemertea, Meiofauna

Jon Norenburg, Chair & Research Zoologist, Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Invertebrates, Marine, Systematics, Evolution, Molecular, Morphology, Nemertea, Meiofauna

  Karen Osborn , Research Zoologist, Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Invertebrate zoology; phylogenetics; midwater; Open ocean; species delimitation

Karen Osborn, Research Zoologist, Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Invertebrate zoology; phylogenetics; midwater; Open ocean; species delimitation

  Margaret Palmer , Professor, Department of Entomology; Director, National Socio-environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC).  Restoration ecology, stream ecosystems.

Margaret Palmer, Professor, Department of Entomology; Director, National Socio-environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC). Restoration ecology, stream ecosystems.

  John D. Parker , Research Ecologist, Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC).  Invasions; Biodiversity/Ecosystem Function; Climate Change; Herbivory; Chemical Ecology

John D. Parker, Research Ecologist, Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC). Invasions; Biodiversity/Ecosystem Function; Climate Change; Herbivory; Chemical Ecology

  Cynthia Parr,  Technical Information Specialist, USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS). Informatics, behavior, biodiversity, agriculture, semantics, traits.  

Cynthia Parr, Technical Information Specialist, USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS). Informatics, behavior, biodiversity, agriculture, semantics, traits.  

  John Pepper , Biologist, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute; Adjunct Associate Professor, Biology, UMD. Evolutionary theory; Social evolution; Multilevel selection; Darwinian Medicine.

John Pepper, Biologist, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute; Adjunct Associate Professor, Biology, UMD. Evolutionary theory; Social evolution; Multilevel selection; Darwinian Medicine.

  Leslie Pick , Professor & Chairperson, Department of Entomology. Evo-devo, developmental biology, Hox genes, Drosophila, segmentation

Leslie Pick, Professor & Chairperson, Department of Entomology. Evo-devo, developmental biology, Hox genes, Drosophila, segmentation

  Arthur Popper , Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology. Fish, hearing, noise, behavior, bioacoustics.  **Currently not taking new students**

Arthur Popper, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology. Fish, hearing, noise, behavior, bioacoustics. 
**Currently not taking new students**

  Marjorie Reaka , Professor, Department of Biology. Biodiversity and extinction on coral reefs and in fossil and contemporary Crustacea.

Marjorie Reaka, Professor, Department of Biology. Biodiversity and extinction on coral reefs and in fossil and contemporary Crustacea.

  Benjamin Rosenthal , Zoologist, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS).   Parasitology, population genetics, epidemiology, agriculture.

Benjamin Rosenthal, Zoologist, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS).  Parasitology, population genetics, epidemiology, agriculture.

  Jeffrey Shultz , Professor, Department of Entomology.  Morphology, evolution, systematics, sexual selection, arachnology.

Jeffrey Shultz, Professor, Department of Entomology. Morphology, evolution, systematics, sexual selection, arachnology.

  Jiuzhou "John" Song , Associate Professor, Department of Avian and Animal Sciences. Animal genetics, epigenetics, genome and environment interaction

Jiuzhou "John" Song, Associate Professor, Department of Avian and Animal Sciences. Animal genetics, epigenetics, genome and environment interaction

  Arlin Stotzfus , Research Scientist, Biosystems & Biomaterials Division, Institute for Biotechnolgy & Bioscience Research (IBBR).Mutation, evolution, bioinformatics, theory. **Currently not taking new students**

Arlin Stotzfus, Research Scientist, Biosystems & Biomaterials Division, Institute for Biotechnolgy & Bioscience Research (IBBR).Mutation, evolution, bioinformatics, theory. **Currently not taking new students**

  Hans-Dieter Sues , Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, National Museum of Natural history, Smithsonian Institution. Vertebrate phylogeny, paleobiology, macroevolution, extinction. **Currently not taking new students**

Hans-Dieter Sues, Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, National Museum of Natural history, Smithsonian Institution.Vertebrate phylogeny, paleobiology, macroevolution, extinction. **Currently not taking new students**

  Nate Swenson , Associate Professor, Department of Biology. Director, BEES Concentration Area, BISI.  Plant Ecology and Evolution, Tropical Biology, Community Ecology, Biogeography, Plant Function, Phylogenetics, Biodiversity Informatics.

Nate Swenson, Associate Professor, Department of Biology. Director, BEES Concentration Area, BISI. Plant Ecology and Evolution, Tropical Biology, Community Ecology, Biogeography, Plant Function, Phylogenetics, Biodiversity Informatics.

  Kaci Thompson , Director, Undergraduate Research & Internship Programs, College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences.  Animal behavior, behavioral development, science education. **Currently not taking new students**

Kaci Thompson, Director, Undergraduate Research & Internship Programs, College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences.  Animal behavior, behavioral development, science education. **Currently not taking new students**

  Gerald Wilkinson , Interim Dean, College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences; Professor, Department of Biology. Behavioral ecology, evolutionary genetics, animal communication, bats, flies

Gerald Wilkinson, Interim Dean, College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences; Professor, Department of Biology. Behavioral ecology, evolutionary genetics, animal communication, bats, flies

  Scott Wing , Curator of Fossil Plants, Paleobiology, Natural Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Paleoclimate, paleoecology, paleobotany, plant evolution.

Scott Wing, Curator of Fossil Plants, Paleobiology, Natural Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Paleoclimate, paleoecology, paleobotany, plant evolution.

  Elizabeth Zimmer , Research Botanist & Curator, National Museum of Natural History. Plant molecular systematics, Plant molecular evolution, Plant population genetics, Multigene families, 

Elizabeth Zimmer, Research Botanist & Curator, National Museum of Natural History. Plant molecular systematics, Plant molecular evolution, Plant population genetics, Multigene families,