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
Research: Ecology and evolution of resistance in plants, plant-enemy interactions, coevolution
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...