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Eric K. Bollinger
Eric K. Bollinger Professor
ekbollinger@eiu.edu | 217-581-6653 | 2162 Life Science Annex | Profile

Conservation biology and behavioral ecology of birds and mammals

Gary A. Bulla
Gary A. Bulla Professor and Associate Chair
gabulla@eiu.edu | 217-581-3499 | 2072 Life Science | Profile

Mechanisms controlling mammalian gene expression and development

Thomas Canam
Thomas Canam Associate Professor
tcanam@eiu.edu | 217-581-6608 | 3054 Life Science | Profile

Use of plants for bioenergy and bioproduct applications.

Barbara S. Carlsward
Barbara S. Carlsward Associate Professor
bscarlsward@eiu.edu | 217-581-3223 | 3074 Life Science | Profile

Plant anatomy and molecular phylogenetics

Robert E. Colombo
Robert E. Colombo Associate Professor
recolombo@eiu.edu | 217-581-3011 | 2027 Life Science | Profile

Anthropogenic impacts on fish populations

Janice Coons
Janice Coons Professor Emeritus
jcoons@eiu.edu | Profile

Plant physiology, horticulture and native Illinois plants

Steven L. Daniel
Steven L. Daniel Professor
sldaniel@eiu.edu | 217-581-7840 | 3058 Life Science | Profile

Physiology and Ecology of Anaerobic Bacteria

Jill L. Deppe
Jill L. Deppe Associate Professor
jldeppe@eiu.edu | 217-581-5424 | 3052 Life Science | Profile

Wildlife ecology of birds and mammals

Ann H. Fritz
Ann H. Fritz Professor
ahfritz@eiu.edu | 217-581-6907 | 3088 Life Science | Profile

Insect behavioral ecology

Gary N. Fritz
Gary N. Fritz Professor
gnfritz@eiu.edu | 217-581-2514 | 1112 Life Science Annex | Profile

Population dynamics, genetics, and evolutionary biology of insects that affect the health of humans and other animals.

Karen F. Gaines
Karen F. Gaines PSM Co-Director, Chair Department of Biological Sciences, Professor
kfgaines@eiu.edu | 217-581-6235 | 2056 Life Science | Profile

Wildlife Ecology, Ecotoxicology, Sustainability of Biofuels.

Jeffrey R. Laursen
Jeffrey R. Laursen Professor
jrlaursen@eiu.edu | 217-581-3914 | 2112 Life Science Annex | Profile

Snail/trematode interactions at the ecological and cellular levels

Zhiwei Liu
Zhiwei Liu Professor
zliu@eiu.edu | 217-581-8319 | 2025 Life Science | Profile

Systematic entomology, population genetics, and evolution of species interactions in gall wasp systems.

Kip L. McGilliard
Kip L. McGilliard Associate Professor Emeritus
klmcgilliard@eiu.edu | Profile

Physiology and pharmacology of the respiratory system, particularly as it relates to breathing disorders in the newborn infant.

Scott J. Meiners
Scott J. Meiners Professor
sjmeiners@eiu.edu | 217-581-3425 | 1116 Life Science Annex | Profile

Factors that influence the dynamics and regeneration of plant communities.

Michael Menze
Michael Menze Associate Professor
mmenze@eiu.edu | 217-581-6386 | 2029 Life Science | Profile

Adaptations to extreme environments and cell engineering

Andrew S. Methven
Andrew S. Methven Professor Emeritus
asmethven@eiu.edu | 217-581-6241 | 3078 Life Science | Profile


Britto P. Nathan
Britto P. Nathan Professor and Graduate Coordinator
bpnathan@eiu.edu | 217-581-6891 | 2154 Life Science Annex | Profile

Neuroscience with special interest in neurological diseases

James M. Novak
James M. Novak Interim Associate Dean, College of Sciences and Associate Professor
jmnovak@eiu.edu | 217-581-3328 | 2118 Old Main | Profile

Ecological genetics.

Henry R. Owen
Henry R. Owen Professor Emeritus
hrowen@eiu.edu | (217) 581-3126 | Profile

The use of cell, tissue, and organ culture techniques for plant propagation, regeneration, and genetic improvement, and in the physiology of threatened, endangered, and invasive plant species.

Charles L. Pederson
Charles L. Pederson Professor
clpederson@eiu.edu | 217-581-6239 | 1044 Life Science | Profile

Algal ecology and physiology, water quality and ecotoxicology.

Paul V. Switzer
Paul V. Switzer Professor
pvswitzer@eiu.edu | 217-581-6951 | 1054 Life Science | Profile

Animal behavior and behavioral ecology.

Gordon C. Tucker
Gordon C. Tucker Professor | Herbarium Curator | Environmental Biology Coordinator
gctucker@eiu.edu | 217-581-6240 | 3027 Life Science | Profile

Specialist on the sedge family

Yordan S. Yordanov
Yordan S. Yordanov Asst. Professor
ysyordanov@eiu.edu | 217-581-6384 | 3076 Life Sciences | Profile

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