Assistant Professor Kate Laskowski is a new faculty member who holds an appointment with the Department of Evolution and Ecology. Her research aims to understand the processes that generate unique behavioral phenotypes in the clonal species, the Amazon molly—and eventually humans.
As director of the Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute, Richard Grosberg oversees an interdisciplinary body that includes membership from the College of Biological Sciences, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the College of Letters and Science, the College of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Graduate School of Management.
In Frontiers in Neuroscience, researchers provide the scientific community with comprehensive brain maps of the hormone receptors that may be involved in the flocking behaviors of European starlings, house sparrows and rock doves.
Research Interests: Overview | What are the consequences of shifts in the relative timing of species interactions in the milkweed-arthropod community? | How do pulsed subsidies of seaweed affect island communities?