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Charles (Andy) Anderson
MSU Department:  Teacher Education,
Ph.D, University of Texas, Austin, 1979
Research centers on the classroom teaching and learning of science. He studies how students' prior knowledge, language, and social relationships affect their engagement in science learning and the development of scientific literacy.

Gregory Bonito
MSU Department: Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Duke University, 2009.
Fungal ecology, fungal-plant interactions, evolution of bacterial endosymbiosis.

Martin Chilvers
MSU Department: Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Tasmania, Australia, 2003
Fungal and oomycete biology, epidemiology, genetics, host-pathogen interactions; diseases of field crops; molecular diagnostics

Anthony Cognato
MSU Department: Entomology, Professor

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1998
Insect Systematics and Director of the A.J. Cook Arthropod Research Collection

Yann DuFour
MSU Department: Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2010
Social behavior of bacteria

Patrick Edger
MSU Department: Horticulture, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2012.
Phylogenomics, Comparative Functional Genomics, Systems Biology

Erik Goodman
MSU Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Professor
Director of BEACON
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1972.
Genetic algorithms and evolutionary computation.

Michael D. Gottfried
MSU Department: Earth and Environment Sciences, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1991.
Vertebrate paleontology.

Matthew Grieshop
MSU Department: Entomology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2005.
Community and population ecology, animal behavior.

Katherine L. Gross
MSU Department: Plant Biology, University Distinguished
Professor of Plant Biology
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1980.
Plant population and community ecology.

Zachary Huang
MSU Department: Entomology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Guelph, Ontario, 1988.
Behavioral physiology, insect sociobiology.

Ning Jiang
MSU Department:  Department of Horticulture, Professor
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2002
Function of transposable elements; mechanisms of genome diversification; computational and molecular biology.

Daniel Boyd Kramer
MSU Department: Fisheries & Wildlife, James Madison College

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2005
Conservation biology, coupled human and natural systems, human-wildlife conflict, global change, effects of infrastructure on frontier regions

Kevin Liu
MSU Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 2011
The Liu Lab creates new computational methodologies for efficient and accurate comparative genomic analyses, especially in the context of complex evolutionary scenarios.

David W. MacFarlane
MSU Department: Forestry, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2001
Forest measurements and modeling

Shannon D. Manning
MSU Department:  Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2001
The Manning Lab studies the evolution, epidemiology, ecology and pathogenesis of bacterial pathogens.

Terence L. Marsh
MSU Department: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1981
Microbial community analysis

Deborah G. McCullough
MSU Department: Entomology, Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1990.
Forest entomology, insect ecology.

Haddish Melakeberhan
MSU Department: Horticulture, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, 1986
My research focus has been on understanding plant-nematode-soil-nutrient interactions at the organism and ecosystem levels

Joseph Messina
MSU Department: Geography, Professor
Ph.D., North Carolina University, Chapel Hill, 2001
Spatial models, environment, applied climate change

Robert Montgomery
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2012
Ecology of carnivores and their prey, spatial ecology, landscape ecology and international wildlife conservation

Cheryl A. Murphy
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2006
Environmental toxicology

Antonio A. Nunez
MSU Department: Psychology, Professor
Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Ph.D., Florida State University, 1977
Biological rhythms, hormone and reproductive behaviors

Eric Patterson
MSU Department:  Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences 
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2018
Weed Genomics, Genome Evolution, Herbicide Resistance Evolution, Genetics of Abiotic Stress Tolerence.

F. William Ravlin
MSU Department: Entomology, Professor & Chairperson
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1980
Current research focuses on insect population dynamics, biological control, and integrated pest management. He also has expertise in insect macrophotography.

G. Philip Robertson
MSU Department: Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, University
Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1980
Ecosystem and agricultural ecology

John D. Robinson
MSU Department: FIsheries and WIldlife, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Georgia, 2011
Research Interests:  Population and conservation genetics, demographic inference
Organisms:  Freshwater and marine invertebrates, fish, plants 

David E. Rothstein
MSU Department: Forestry, Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan 1999
Ecosystem ecology

Monique Sakalidis
MSU Department: Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, 2011
Research focuses on the use of genomic tools in conjunction with traditional pathology tools to mitigate and respond to forest tree diseases (detection, identification, pathogenicity and population analysis), emerging endemic and exotic invasive pathogens.

Orlando Sarnelle
MSU Department: Fisheries and Wildlife, Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1992
Biological limnology, ecology

James J. Smith
MSU Department: Lyman Briggs/Biology, Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1985
Molecular systematics and evolution

Sieglinde S. Snapp
MSU Department:  Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Professor

Ph.D., California, Davis, 1991.
Managed ecosystems and agricultural ecology.

Scott C. Stark
MSU Department:  Department of Forestry, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2012
My research combines data from traditional forest plots, canopy sensor networks, ecophysiological information, and remote sensing—primarily LiDAR—to study the combined effects of demographic structure, phylloenvironments, and phenotypic diversity on forest dynamics and functions, including biosphere–atmosphere interactions and ecoclimate teleconnections under climate change. The Amazon forest is a special area of focus.

Zsofia Szendrei
MSU Department: Entomology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2005
Insect ecology, chemical ecology, biocontrol

Marianna Szucs
MSU Department:  Department of Entomology, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Idaho, 2010
I use classical biological control systems to study the ecological and evolutionary mechanisms that influence colonization, adaptation and spread of species in novel environments. Research areas of particular interest include: the effects of hybridization on fitness, efficacy and host-specificity of biological control agents; the importance of genetic diversity and its interaction with demography in mediating agent and pest establishment and persistence; and the mechanisms that enable biological control agents and pests to adapt to novel environments.

William W. Taylor
MSU Department:  Department of Fisheries and WIldlife

University Distinguished Professor in Global Fisheries Systems
Ph.D., Arizona State, 1978.
Fish population and community dynamics

Michael  C. Wagner
MSU Department: Fisheries and WIldlife, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2004
Behavioral and community ecology of fishes

Peter White
MSU Department: Lyman Briggs/Entomology

Assistant Professor; Ph.D., McGill University, Montreal, 2011
Lepidoptera biology, landscape ecology, and evolution education in K-12 ad higher ed.