Adjunct Faculty

Hans Dam

Hans Dam

The biology, ecology and evolution of planktonic organisms, particularly pelagic copepods

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Phone: 860.405.9098

Heidi Dierssen

Heidi Dierssen

Development of algorithms to use remotely sensing imagery to quantify phytoplankton and CDOM in optically complex waters, benthic habitats in optically shallow waters, and to assess biogeographical distributions of organisms

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Phone: 860.405.9086

J. Peter Gogarten

J. Peter Gogarten

Horizontal gene transfer; origin of eukaryotes and gene families; among site rate variation, dating, and artifacts in phylogenetic reconstruction; evolution of structure and function of proton pumping ATPases; inteins

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Phone: 860.486.4061

Tom Harrington

Tom Harrington

My interests are varied. They include Zooarchaeology, Vertebrate Anatomy, Ornithology, Ecology, Evolutionary Theory, and Scientific Writing. I am especially interested in feeding mechanisms of vertebrates and the use of vertebrates by humans

Allison Kaufman

Allison Kaufman

Comparative cognition and what it can tell us about the conditions conducive to the evolution and development of these cognitive abilities in both humans and non-humans

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Phone: (860) 486-4685

Senjie Lin

Senjie Lin

Marine phytoplankton and heterotrophic dinoflagellates; using molecular techniques to study growth rate (i.e. cell division rate) and ecological adaptation; cell-environment communication

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Phone: 860.405.9168

George McManus

George McManus

Protozoan ecology, especially trophic roles of protozoa and other microzooplankton; bacterioplankton growth and mortality; phytoplankton pigments

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Phone: 860.405.9164

Morty Ortega

Morty Ortega

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Phone: 860.486.0161

Richard Ostfeld

Richard Ostfeld

Community ecology; herbivore-plant interactions; behavioral, population, and community ecology of mammals; ecology of infectious diseases; animal population dynamics

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Phone: 845.677.5343

R. Thane Papke

R. Thane Papke

Using evolution and ecology theory in combination with approaches like genomics, metagenomics and population genetics to investigate intra and inter species variation, gene flow and genetic relationships for non-pathogenic (e.g., environmental) prokaryotes

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Phone: (860) 486-7963

Steward Pickett

Steward Pickett

The role of spatial heterogeneity in community and landscape structure and dynamics. Specific projects include research on urban ecosystems, function of landscape boundaries, and plant community succession

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Phone: 845.677.7600 x130

David Taylor

David Taylor

Phone: 860.246-6213

J. Evan Ward

J. Evan Ward

The behavior and physiology of benthic, particle-feeding invertebrates

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Phone: 860.405.9073