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Name/WebsiteTitleResearch InterestsOffice PhoneE-Mail
Allan AlbigAssociate ProfessorMolecular and cell biology, extracellular matrix, matricellular proteins and angiogenesis208-426-1541allanalbig@boisestate.edu
Jesse BarberAssociate ProfessorSensory ecology, animal behavior and conservation biology.208-426-3202jessebarber@boisestate.edu
Marc J. BechardProfessorRaptor biology and ecology; habitat use in raptors.208-426-3530mbechard@boisestate.edu
James R. BelthoffProfessorBehavioral ecology, animal behavior, and avian biology.208-426-4033jbeltho@boisestate.edu
Sven Buerki Assistant ProfessorGenomics, evolutionary plant biology, bioinformatics208-426-1146svenbuerki@boisestate.edu
Trevor CaughlinAssistant ProfessorSeed dispersal, ecological restoration and landowner decision-making208-426-3530trevorcaughlin@boisestate.edu
Sarah DalrympleAssistant Clinical ProfessorBehavioral Ecology, Evolutionsarahdalrymple@boisestate.edu
Marie-Anne de GraaffAssociate Professor, Graduate Program CoordinatorPlant/Soil interactions in terrestrial ecosystems.208-426-1256marie-annedegraaff@boisestate.edu
Kevin P. FerisProfessor
Department Chair
Microbial community ecology; bioremediation studies.208-426-5498kevinferis@boisestate.edu
Jennifer ForbeyAssociate ProfessorPhysiological, chemical and pharmacological ecologist208-426-4426jenniferforbey@boisestate.edu
Greg HampikianProfessor, Director, Idaho Innocence ProjectBiotechnology, Forensic Biology, Population Genetics, Cancer, Sensor Development.208-426-4992greghampikian@boisestate.edu
Eric HaydenAssistant ProfessorRNA evolution, Molecules for use in biomedical and biotechnical fields208-426-4625erichayden@boisestate.edu
Julie A. HeathProfessorAvian Biology and Conservation Ecology.208-426-3208julieheath@boisestate.edu
Cheryl L. JorcykProfessorMolecular mechanisms of cancer progression.208-426-4287cjorcyk@boisestate.edu
Peter KoetsierProfessorAquatic ecology; emphasis in lotic macroinvertebrate community structure and ecology.208-426-3817pkoet@boisestate.edu
Emily MeredithAssistant Clinical ProfessorCell Biology, Genetics, Microbiologyemilymeredith@boisestate.edu
Kristen A. MitchellAssociate ProfessorMolecular pharmacology and toxicology; liver regeneration and fibrosis208-426-4620kristenmitchell@boisestate.edu
Brad MorrisonAssistant ProfessorNeuroinflammation, Parkinson's disease and protein homeostasis208-426-3201bradmorrison@boisestate.edu
James C. MungerProfessor and Assoc. Vice President for Academic Planning, Office of the ProvostPopulation and physiological ecology of spotted frogs, reptiles, small mammals, and harvester ants; effects of parasites on energetics.208-426-4010jmunger@boisestate.edu
Stephen J. NovakProfessorPlant evolutionary biology; population biology and genetics; genetics of introduced species, specifically Bromus tectorum (cheatgrass).208-426-3548snovak@boisestate.edu
Julia T. OxfordProfessor, Director, Biomolecular Research CenterFunction of extracellular matrix molecules in craniofacial and skeletal development; cartilage regeneration and repair; eye development and vitreoretinopathies.208-426-2395joxford@boisestate.edu
Ian RobertsonProfessorInsect Behavior and Ecology; Plant-insect interactions, including pollination and seed predation.208-426-2394iroberts@boisestate.edu.
Troy T. RohnProfessorCellular mechanisms of programmed cell death as it relates to Alzheimer’s Disease.208-426-2396trohn@boisestate.edu
Marcelo SerpeProfessorRegulation of plant growth by environmental factors.208-426-3687mserpe@boisestate.edu
Sara SimmondsAssistant Research Professorsarasimmonds@boisestate.edu
James F. SmithProfessor, Director of the Snake River Plains Herbarium, and EEB PhD Graduate Program CoordinatorPlant molecular systematics, integration of molecular and morphological data in cladistic analyses, systematics of the Gesneriaceae, speciation.208-426-3551jfsmith@boisestate.edu
Juliette TinkerAssociate ProfessorPathogenic microbiology, development of vaccines.208-426-5472juliettetinker@boisestate.edu
Denise WingettProfessor, Director, Biomolecular Sciences Ph.D. ProgramImmunology and inflammatory disease; nanomaterials and biological response; new drug development.208-426-2921denisewingett@boisestate.edu
Merlin WhiteProfessorMycology, molecular systematics of basal fungi, biodiversity and taxonomy of “gut fungi” (traditionally, the Class Trichomycetes, especially the order Harpellales), symbioses and particularly arthropod-associated fungi.208-426-4638merlinwhite@boisestate.edu
Amy UlappaAssistant Clinical ProfessorAnimal Physiology, Comparative Anatomy, Animal Nutrition, General Biology III Ecology and Evolution208-426-4590amyulappa@boisestate.edu