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Faculty

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Russell BurkeRussell Burke
Donald E. Axinn Distinguished Professor in Ecology and Conservation
Urban ecology, vertebrate (mostly reptile) ecology, evolution & conservation, disease ecology
Phone: (516) 463-7272
Office: Gittleson 128
Email | Website | Bio


Beverly ClendeningBeverly Clendening
Associate Professor
Developmental biology, sex determination, molecular mechanisms
Phone: (516) 463-5528
Office: Gittleson 326
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Peter DanielPeter Daniel
Chair
Professor
Chemosensory systems of crustaceans
Phone: (516) 463-6718
Office: Gittleson 132
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Michael DoresMichael Dores
Assistant Professor
Cellular communication and membrane trafficking of G protein coupled receptors in vascular inflammation and disease
Phone: (516) 463-5273
Office: Gittleson 306D
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Lisa FilippiLisa Filippi
Associate Professor
Behavioral ecology, evolution of parental care (primarily in insects), urban ecology, insect diversity in urban habitats
Phone: (516) 463-5831
Office: Gittleson 302
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Javier IzquierdoJavier Izquierdo
Assistant Professor
Applied and environmental microbiology, microbial ecology of lignocellulose utilization, microbial geochemical cycling
Phone: (516) 463-4784
Office: Gittleson 317
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Maureen KrauseMaureen Krause
Associate Professor
Molecular ecology of marine invertebrates
Phone: (516) 463-6178
Office: Gittleson 309
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Kathleen LynchKathleen Lynch
Assistant Professor
Neurobiological, genetic and hormonal regulation of mate choice and maternal behaviors in female songbirds and amphibians
Phone: (516) 463-5527
Office: Gittleson 325
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Steve RacitiSteve Raciti
Assistant Professor
Plant and Soil Ecology; Urbanization;
Global Environmental Change
Phone: (516) 463-6001
Office: Gittleson 225
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Nathan RigelNathan Rigel
Assistant Professor
Cell envelope biogenesis and protein trafficking in Gram-negative bacteria
Phone: (516) 463-6542
Office: Gittleson 318A
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Jessica SantangeloJessica Santangelo
Assistant Professor
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Biology Education, Metacognition
Phone: 516 463 5517
Office: 128 Gittleson
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Nicholas SantangeloNicholas Santangelo
Assistant Professor
Behavioral ecology and neuroendocrine processes of aggression, biparental care, mate choice, and breeding habitat in fish.
Phone: (516) 463-7394
Office: Gittleson 108
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Ronald SarnoRonald Sarno
Associate Professor
Ecology and evolution, molecular genetics, behavioral ecology, population ecology, and conservation biology
Phone: (516) 463-4266
Office: Gittleson 228
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Robert SeagullRobert Seagull
Professor
Cotton fiber development, regulation of plant cell growth, hormones and plant development
Phone: (516) 463-5267
Office: Gittleson 222
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Carol St. AngeloCarol St. Angelo
Laboratory Director
Phone: (516) 463-5530
Office: Gittleson 217
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Laura VallierLaura Vallier
Associate Professor
Developmental genetics, gene regulation, C. elegans development, non-neuronal functions of LIM-homeodomain transcription factors, differentiation
Phone: (516) 463-6719
Office: Gittleson 309A
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Jason WilliamsJason Williams
Professor
Biology of marine invertebrates, particularly crustacean and polychaete symbionts (parasites and commensal species)
Phone: (516) 463-5524
Office: Gittleson 218
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Special and Adjunct Faculty

Special and Adjunct Faculty

Kerri Ackerly
Special Assistant Professor
Phone: (516) 463-5526
Office: Gittleson 102

Alan Hecht
Adjunct Associate Professor
Phone: (516) 463-5518
Office: Gittleson 127
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Salvatore Masi
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Phone: (516) 463-5518
Office: Gittleson 127
Email | Bio

Emanuel Pepitone
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Phone: (516) 463-5518
Office: Gittleson 127
Email | Bio