Our faculty lead research programs in ecology, evolution, organismal biology, and neuroscience. We apply quantitative approaches to discover the structure and organization of the living world from the level of molecules and cells, up to entire ecosystems.
Areas of Research
Interactions and dynamics of organisms and their environment.
Rutgers–Newark Faculty: Dr. Claus Holzapfel, Dr. Edward Kirby, Dr. Karina Shäfer
Organismal Biology and Evolution
The patterns and processes responsible for generating biodiversity.
Rutgers–Newark Faculty: Dr. Marcelo Gehara, Dr. Lily Khadempour, Dr. Angelo Soto-Centeno
Working to understand the properties and behavior of neural networks.
Professor and Research Director, Biological Sciences
Assistant Research Professor
Professor and Chair, Biological Sciences
Associate Professor and MS Program Advisor, Biological Sciences
Rutgers–Newark Faculty: Dr. Radek Dobrowolski, Dr. Wilma Friedman, Dr. Haesun Kim, Dr. Tracy Tran