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Alan
Ventetuolo

Senior Lecturer

Biology
Science & Engineering 330A

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Benjamin
Winslow

Full Time Lecturer

Biology
Science & Engineering 336B

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Cynthia
Ladino

Full Time Lecturer

Biology
Science & Engineering 330A

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Diana
Barrett

Full Time Lecturer

Biology
Science & Engineering 334A

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Diego
Bernal

Associate Professor

Biology
Violette Research 116

Research

Research interests

  • Fish biology
  • Comparative physiology of fishes
  • Comparison of the morphological, physiological, and biochemical specializations of high-performance fishes
  • Fish response to angling-induced stress
  • Disruption to homeostasis in fish

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Erin
Bromage

Associate Professor

Biology
Science & Engineering 327

Research

Research interests

  • Antibody production
  • Antibody mediated protection
  • Structure of the antibody
  • Quality of the antibody for pathogen recognition

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Elizabeth
McCliment

Full Time Lecturer

Biology
Science & Engineering 336B

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Genevieve
Kozak

Assistant Professor

Biology
Science & Engineering 328A

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Jefferson
Turner

Chancellor Professor

Biology
Violette Research 202

Research

Research interests

  • Marine plankton
  • Zooplankton feeding
  • Plankton communities of Boston Harbor and adjacent waters
  • Food web accumulation and transport of red tide toxins
  • Interactions between copepod feeding and reproductive success

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Kathryn
Kavanagh

Associate Professor

Biology
Science & Engineering 320D

Research

Research interests

  • Developmental bias and plasticity in evolution
  • Vertebrate skeletal development and evolution
  • Evolution of larval-brooding damselfishes

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Kenneth
Oliveira

Professor

Biology
Violette Research 106

Research

Research interests

  • Biology of fishes with an emphasis on the biology of American eels
  • Life history strategies
  • Age and growth of fishes

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Michael
Sheriff

Assistant Professor

Biology
Science & Engineering 330B

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Mark
Silby

Associate Professor

Biology
Science & Engineering 335

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Nancy
O'Connor

Professor

Biology
Science & Engineering 336A

Research

Research interests

  • Ecology of marine invertebrate animals, particularly coastal species of crabs
  • Factors important for the distribution and abundance of all stages of invertebrates

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Pia
Moisander

Associate Professor

Biology
Violette Research 209

Research

Research interests

  • Marine microbial ecology
  • Diversity, distributions, and activity of marine microbes contributing to nitrogen fixation
  • Microbially mediated transformations of nitrogen
  • Ecology of toxin-producing cyanobacteria
  • Cyanobacterial blooms

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Robert
Drew

Associate Professor

Biology
Science & Engineering 328B

Research

Research interests

  • Genomic and quantitative genetic approaches to investigate adaptations in fish
  • Fish domestication
  • Physiological and genetic changes underlying domestication

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Robert
Gegear

Assistant Professor

Biology
Science & Engineering 335A

Research

Research interests

  • Conservation of native pollination systems
  • Neuroecology of plant-pollinator interactions
  • Multi-modal sensory integration
  • Floral evolution
  • Bumblebee ecology

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Tara
Rajaniemi

Professor

Biology
Violette Research 205A

Research

Research interests

  • Root growth responses to competition
  • Effects of species interactions on community structure
  • Plant species distributions on coastal dunes

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Whitney
Hable

Professor, Graduate Program Director

Biology
Violette Research 205B

Research

Research interests

  • Mechanisms of cell polarization
  • Growth and development
  • Role the environment plays in such processes

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Professor Emeritus

Griffith, Robert W.
Ph.D. 1972, Yale University
Marine vertebrate physiology, origin of vertebrates, Pre-med/pre-vet advisor

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