Richard K. Grosberg

Rick Grosberg_Portrait

Position Title
Distinguished Professor Emeritus

  • Evolution and Ecology
4328 Storer Hall

Research Interests

Evolution of allorecognition and kin recognition in aquatic invertebrates, including colonial sea squirts and sea anemones. Effect of recognition systems on intraspecific aggression and cooperation. Evolution of complex life cycles. Ecological and behavioral genetics. Levels of selection and the emergence of novel evolutionary units.

Evolution of dispersal, life histories, aggression & recognition systems.

Education and Degree(s)
  • 1976 B.A. in Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • 1982 Ph.D. in Biology, Yale University