Faculty and Trainers

Professor, Org.Bio./Anatomy
alemseged@uchicago.edu
I am interested in human evolution in general, and specifically in the events surrounding the origin and diversification of early hominins in the Mio-Pliocene and how...
Professor, Ecology & Evolution
salesina@uchicago.edu
I am a theoretical ecologist studying mostly ecological networks. I am interested in the dynamics of large ecological communities, models for network structure, and the...
Assistant Curator, Comm: Evolutionary Biology
kangielczyk@fieldmuseum.org
Research: Paleobiology of non-mammalian synapsids (particularly anomodont therapsids), the End-Permian mass extinction, evolutionary morphology of the turtle shell,...
Lecturer, Comm: Evolutionary Biology
jbates@fieldmuseum.org
Our lab studies the evolution of birds at the level of species and populations using comparative genetic and morphologic approaches based on extended museum specimens...
Professor, BSD Academic Admin
jbergels@uchicago.edu
We study the ecology and evolution of plant – pathogen interactions, focusing primarily on Arabidopsis thaliana and the bacteria that reside within it. Our approach is...
Curator, Comm: Evolutionary Biology
rbieler@fieldmuseum.org
Research in my lab focuses on the biology of Mollusca, especially gastropods (snails) and bivalves (clams). I am interested in their species-level diversity, how it...
Professor, Org.Bio./Anatomy
mcoates@uchicago.edu
My research focuses on early vertebrate diversity and evolution, the reconstruction of evolutionary pattern and process, and uses of fossils and systematic methods in...
Assistant Professor, Geophysical Sciences
mlcoleman@uchicago.edu
Our group studies microbial population diversity, ecology, and evolution. We focus primarily on freshwater and marine systems, and we use a combination of laboratory...
Research Scientist, Lincoln Park Zoo
kacronin@uchicago.edu
Research: animal welfare science, animal behavior, comparative psychology, primatology
Professor, Org.Bio./Anatomy
vvv1@uchicago.edu
My research focuses on understanding adaptation to the environment from both a mechanistic and evolutionary perspective; i.e., how organisms function in natural...