Faculty Research Areas
Research is a key activity at UNI. Research contributes to the body of scientific knowledge and trains the scientists of the future. Faculty members work with colleagues and with students to investigate, present and publish research in many areas.
Publications include local, national and international journals, as well as reports and publications with various agencies and institutions, along with other scholarly contributions. Many of our publications with our students can be found at UNI ScholarWorks.
Click on the name of a faculty member listed below to find out more.
Faculty Areas of Interest
Genetics, Cellular & Molecular Biology
Tilahun Abebe - Genetics, Functional Genomics, Stress Physiology
Jerreme Jackson - Microbiology and Bacterial Pathogens
James Jurgenson - Genetics
David McClenahan - Cell Biology, Immunology
Nilda Rodriguez - Cell Biology, Microbiology
Marek Sliwinski - Molecular and Developmental Plant Biology
Michael Walter - Microbiology, Virology
Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology
Pete Berendzen - Genomics and Population Genetics of Fish
Maureen Clayton - Oceanography
Jim Demastes - Host-parasite coevolution
Kenneth Elgersma - Biostatistics, Ecology
Laura Jackson - Conservation Biology, Plant Population Biology
Mark Myers - Conservation Biology
Steve O'Kane - Plant Systematics
Theresa Spradling - Host and Parasite Genetics
Jeff Tamplin - Herpetology
Ai Wen - Pollinator and Prairie Ecology