EIS Faculty Directory

Kirk Anderson

Lead Scientist, Molecular/Microbial Ecologist
________________________________________________________________
Research: Social insect ecology and honey bee microbial ecology

Judith Becerra

Associate Professor, Biosphere 2
________________________________________________________________
Research: Plant-insect interactions and chemical ecology

Michael Bogan

Assistant Professor of Aquatic Ecology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Freshwater and riparian ecology, disturbance ecology, aquatic invertebrates

Judith Bronstein

University Distinguished Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Evolution and ecology of mutualisms

Heidi Brown

Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department
________________________________________________________________
Research: West Nile virus, dengue, canine heartworm, valley fever, spatial epidemiology, and climate change.

Yves Carriere

Professor, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Insect ecology, resistance to transgenic crops, host-selection behaviors, diapause

Andrew Comrie

Director, School of Geography, Development & Environment
________________________________________________________________
Research: Geographic aspects of atmospheric environmental issues

Anna Dornhaus

Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Social insects, ants/honey bees

Kacey Ernst

Professor & Program Director, Epidemiology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Epidemiology of infectious diseases

Dr. Martha (Molly) Hunter

Chair, GIDP in Entomology & Insect Science
Professor, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: The influence of microbial symbionts on herbivores, parasitoids, and herbivore-parasitoid interactions

Michele Lanan

Assistant Professor of Practice, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Evolution of diet and gut morphology, ant collective foraging

Xianchun Li

Professor, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Molecular ecology /evolution, chemical ecology, functional genomics, gene regulation, signal transduction

Keith Maggert

Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Genetic Mechanisms

Luciano Matzkin

Associate Professor, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Ecological genomics, Cactophilic Drosophila

Wendy Moore

Associate Professor, Insect Systematics
Curator, University of Arizona Insect Collection
________________________________________________________________
Research: Insect systematics, evolutionary biology

Lisa Nagy

Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Development and evolution of pattern formation in arthropods

Alan Nighorn

University Distinguished Professor, Neuroscience
________________________________________________________________
Research: Olfaction and neuronal architecture in the insect brain

John Palumbo

Professor, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Insect pest management and insect-crop interactions

Daniel Papaj

Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Learning and cognition in bees, tephritid fruit flies, butterflies; plant-insect interactions

Michael Riehle

Professor, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Regulation of mosquito reproduction and longevity by insulin signaling

Todd Schlenke

Associate Professor, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Evolutionary biology and genetics, host-parasite interactions, from the population level down to the molecular level.

Bruce Tabashnik

Regents' Professor & Department Head, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Evolution and management of insect resistance to transgenic plants

Natasha Tigreros

Assistant Professor, Entomology
____________________________________________________
Research: Insect nutritional ecology and life history

Kathleen Walker

Associate Professor, Entomology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Ecology of mosquito vectors of human diseases, particularly Aedes aegypti, one of the main vectors of dengue fever around the world.

J. Bruce Walsh

Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
________________________________________________________________
Research: Interface between genetics and evolution, especially evolution of genome structure and analysis of complex characters, biodiversity of SE Arizona Lepidoptera

Konrad Zinsmaier

Professor and Interim Department Head, Neuroscience
________________________________________________________________
Research: Molecular mechanisms of excitation-dependent neurotransmitter exocytosis at nerve terminals