Retinal Development and Disease

Mouse Visual System

Developmental genetics, evolution and regeneration of adult morphology in vertebrates

The interaction between plants and microbes

Mechanisms of genetic and metabolic adaptation in the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum

Genetics of obesity, diabetes, and aging

Non-visual effects of light on physiology and behavior

Ecological and evolutionary genetics

Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease

Population genetics and molecular evolution

Regulation of neural stem cell proliferation

Electrophysiology of startle responses in crustaceans

Mechanisms regulating polarized cell growth

Behavior and neurobiology of electric fishes

Genetics of embryonic eye development

Ecological and evolutionary genetics of plants

Signal processing by the central nervous system

Neuronal function and behavior in flies

Genetics of planar cell polarity and genetics of cuticle formation

Microbial evolution, ecology and genomics

Biology of the dynamic actin filament cytoskeleton

Life history evolution and ecology

The role of glial-glial interactions during nervous system devleopment, disease and regeneration

Neurotransmitters and behavior in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster

Mechanisms of neural development and disease

Sexual conflict, life-history evolution, physiological and behavioral ecology

Evolutionary genetics and behavioral ecology

Evolution of infectious disease