People

 

Dr. Michael Alfaro
Michael Alfaro, Ph.D.
Evolutionary dynamics of organismal diversification

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Dr. William Audeh
William Audeh, M.D.
Evolutionary Biology of Cancer, Application of Evolutionary Biology to Cancer Development and Therapy

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Dr. Julia Bailey
Julia Bailey, Ph.D.
Genetic epidemiology of epilepsy and other neurological disorders, post traumatic stress disorder and schizophrenia. Focus on gene localization through family-based linkage and association methods as well as next generation deep sequencing technology. Studying the biomechanics effects of genes discovered (e.g. EFHC1) in mice and fly models as well as the prevalence (clinical importance) of these genes and their evolutionary history in various worldwide populations.

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Dr. H. Clark Barrett
H. Clark Barrett, Ph.D.
Evolutionary psychology, evolutionary developmental biology, cognitive development, cultural transmission, learning, social cognition

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Dr. Carrie E. Bearden
Carrie E. Bearden, Ph.D.
genetic, cognitive and neurobiological risk factors for the development of child- and adolescent-onset neuropsychiatric disorders.

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Dr. Aaron P. Blaisdell
Aaron P. Blaisdell, Ph.D.
comparative cognition, causal cognition, animal learning and behavior, spatial learning and reasoning, rational processes, behavioral variation and problem solving, habituation and sensitization, ancestral health and modern disease.

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Dr. Daniel T. Blumstein
Daniel T. Blumstein, Ph.D.
social variation, communication, fear, anxiety, antipredator behavior, evolution, ecology

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Dr. Marcelo A. Couto
Marcelo A. Couto, DVM, Ph.D.
Laboratory animal science, animal models, genetically modified mice, veterinary cardiology, comparative reproductive biology

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Dr. Mark DeAntonio
Mark DeAntonio, M.D.
adolescent psychiatry and access to mental health care, HIV issues in children and adolescents, chronic illness in children and adolescents in general somatic and psychiatric

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Dr. Jared Diamond
Jared Diamond, Ph.D.
Geography and Human Society; Biogeography

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Dr. Lynn A. Fairbanks
Lynn A. Fairbanks, Ph.D.
maternal, genetic and developmental influences on biobehavioral traits

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Dr. Daniel M.T. Fessler
Daniel M.T. Fessler, Ph.D.
evolutionary psychology, evolutionary psychiatry, disease avoidance, food & eating, developmental programming/life history theory, emotions, sexuality, violence, morality

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molly_foxsm
Molly Fox, Ph.D.
biological anthropology; female reproductive life-history; evolutionary medicine; depression; dementia; longevity; endocrinology; fetal programming; metabolism; minority health disparities

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Dr. Tomas Ganz
Tomas Ganz, Ph.D., M.D.
Host defense peptides, inflammation, iron homeostasis, relevant disease models in laboratory animals and in captive animals

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Dr. Daniel H. Geschwind
Daniel H. Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D.
Human brain evolution; Systems biology

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Dr. Martie G. Haselton
Martie G. Haselton, Ph.D.
Social endocrinology of human intimate relationships and sexuality; health implications
of intimate relationships and sexuality. Specific topics include women’s sexuality, sex differences,
effects of ovulation on human social behavior, social regulation of fertility, and breastfeeding and
maternal health

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Mohamad Iravani M.D.
Mohamad Iravani, M.D.
Application of evolutionary biology in understanding drug metabolism; Evolutionary biology and it’s acceptance and relevance in medical community

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Dr. David E. Krantz
David E. Krantz, M.D., Ph.D.
Synaptic transmission, The aminergic control of complex behavior, Neurotransmitter transporters, Depression, Parkinson’s disease

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Dr. Gregory W. Lawson
Gregory W. Lawson, DVM, Ph.D.
Anatomic Pathology, Comparative Pathology, Clinical Medicine

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Dr. James O. Lloyd-Smith
James O. Lloyd-Smith, Ph.D.
infectious disease dynamics, zoonotic infections, emerging pathogens, virus evolution, host jumps, pathogen adaptation, population ecology, epidemiology

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Dr. Kirk E. Lohmueller
Kirk E. Lohmueller, Ph.D.
Statistical methods in evolutionary and medical genetics; genetic variation data; demographic history; natural selection
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Dr. Emeran A. Mayer
Emeran A. Mayer, M.D., Ph.D.
Brain gut axis, gut microbiome, interoception, visceral pain, stress neurobiology, ingestive behavior/obesity, systems biology, neurobiology of resilience
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Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz
Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, M.D.
cardiac imaging, comparative medicine, evolution, autonomic nervous system, fear, sudden death, obesity, anxiety disorders, veterinary medicine, life history, evolution, microbiome.

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Dr. Peter Nonacs
Peter Nonacs, Ph.D.
evolution of cooperation and conflict, life history, optimal tradeoffs, antipredator
behavior, social learning, host-disease coevolution, social insects.

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Dr. Jay Phelan
Jay Phelan, Ph.D.
Evolutionary genetics and aging

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Gina Poe, Ph.D.
the mechanisms whereby sleep across species serves learning and memory, neural network reorganization in adults and during development, studies of learning and neural activity during sleep supporting memory consolidation, reconsolidation, and critical period development.

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Dr. Van M. Savage
Van M. Savage, Ph.D.
vascular networks; cancer; sleep times; organization and constraint of diversity

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Dr. Brooke A. Scelza
Brooke A. Scelza, Ph.D.
reproductive decision-making, life history theory, kinship, social support
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Dr. Andrew Shaner
Andrew Shaner, M.D.
Schizophrenia, autism, sexual selection, parental selection, fitness indicators, evolution, mutation load.

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Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar
Kalyanam Shivkumar, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Autonomic Nervous System and Cardiovascular Control, Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology & Cardiology

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Dr. Mark Sklansky
Mark Sklansky, M.D.
human and veterinary fetal cardiology, human and comparative echocardiography, 3D/4D echocardiography, biomedical ethics

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Dr. Thomas B. Smith
Thomas B. Smith, Ph.D.
ecology and predictive modeling of the disease, spillover of disease between animals and humans, evolution in human dominated landscapes, speciation

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Dr. Jonathan Tobis
Jonathan Tobis, M.D.
Clinical cardiology especially as it relates to interventional cardiology procedures such
as coronary artery stenting, structural heart disease such as closing holes in the heart with
catheter based techniques, specialized imaging of the heart with intracardiac echo, or of the
coronary arteries with intravascular ultrasound, optical coherent tomography, or near infrared
spectroscopy.

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Dr. John S. Torday
John S. Torday, Ph.D.
cellular basis for the evolution of physiology; lung development; endocrinology; pathophysiology; developmental physiology; comparative physiology; molecular physiology; reproductive biology

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Dr. Eric Vilain
Eric Vilain, M.D., Ph.D.
Sex differences, Biology of sexual development, Sexual orientation, gender identity, Genomics

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Dr. Peter C. Whybrow
Peter C. Whybrow, M.D.
Effects of thyroid hormone on brain and human behavior; depression and manic-depressive disease; origins of the instinctual and social behaviors that balance a market economy

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Dr. James N. Weiss
James N. Weiss, M.D.
Systems biology, cardiac arrhythmias/physiology/metabolism/genetics, nonlinear dynamics, computer simulation

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Dr. Pamela J. Yeh
Pamela J. Yeh, Ph.D.
evolution, ecology, drug resistance, urbanization, sustainability, avian spread of diseases

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