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Christoph C. Adami
MSU Department:  Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Professor

Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1991
Evolution of Behavior and Intelligence

Gideon Bradburd
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2015
Research is on evolutionary biology focusing on causes and consequences of genetic variation; population genetics.

Emily Dolson, Assistant Professor
MSU Department:  Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2019
Research in my lab focuses on steering evolution in complex ecological communities, often by taking advantage of spatial heterogeneity. We study digital organisms with an emphasis on applications to evolutionary computation, cancer, and microbiome research.

Andrew O. Finley
MSU Department: Forestry, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2006.
Methodology for monitoring and modeling environmental processes; Bayesian statistics; spatial statistics; and statistical computing.

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

Christopher Klausmeier
MSU Department: Plant Biology, Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2000
Theoretical and aquatic ecology

Richard E. Lenski
MSU Department: Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Hannah Distinguished Professor of Microbial Ecology

Ph.D., University of North Carolina State, 1982.
Experimental evolution with microbes and digital organisms.

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

Charles A. Ofria
MSU Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Professor
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1999

Robert T. Pennock
MSU Department: Lyman Briggs/Philosophy, University
Distinguished Professor 

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. 1991
Philosophy of biology; evolutionary computation; history & philosophy of science; science & values

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 

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.

Phoebe Zarnetske
MSU Department: Integrative Biology, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Oregon State University, 2011
Community ecology, spatial ecology, climate change, species distribution modeling, ecosystem services, invasive species