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Faculty

Contact Information for Faculty
Name/WebsiteTitleResearch InterestsOffice PhoneE-Mail
Allan AlbigAssociate ProfessorMolecular and cell biology, extracellular matrix, matricellular proteins and angiogenesis208-426-1541allanalbig@boisestate.edu
Jesse BarberProfessorSensory ecology, animal behavior and conservation biology.208-426-3202jessebarber@boisestate.edu
James R. BelthoffProfessor, Interim Director, Raptor Research CenterBehavioral ecology, animal behavior, and avian biology.208-426-4033jbeltho@boisestate.edu
Leonora BittlestonAssistant ProfessorMetagenomics, plant-microbe interactions, community ecologyleonorabittleston@boisestate.edu
Sven Buerki Associate ProfessorGenomics, evolutionary plant biology, bioinformatics208-426-1146svenbuerki@boisestate.edu
Trevor Caughlin Assistant ProfessorSeed dispersal, ecological restoration and landowner decision-making208-426-3530trevorcaughlin@boisestate.edu
Jen CruzAssistant ProfessorPopulation Ecologyjencruz@boisestate.edu
Sarah Dalrymple Clinical Associate ProfessorBehavioral Ecology, Evolutionsarahdalrymple@boisestate.edu
Marie-Anne de GraaffProfessor, Graduate Program CoordinatorPlant/Soil interactions in terrestrial ecosystems.208-426-1256marie-annedegraaff@boisestate.edu
Kevin P. FerisProfessor
Department Chair
Microbial community ecology; bioremediation studies.208-426-5498kevinferis@boisestate.edu
Jennifer ForbeyProfessorPhysiological, chemical and pharmacological ecologist208-426-4426jenniferforbey@boisestate.edu
Stephanie GallaAssistant Professorstephaniegalla@boisestate.edu
Greg HampikianProfessor, Director, Idaho Innocence ProjectCOVID-19, HIV, Wastewater Genetics, Forensic DNA, Cancer, Nullomers208-426-4992greghampikian@boisestate.edu
Eric HaydenAssistant ProfessorRNA evolution, Molecules for use in biomedical and biotechnical fields208-426-4625erichayden@boisestate.edu
Julie A. HeathProfessorAvian Biology and Conservation Ecology.208-426-3208julieheath@boisestate.edu
Cheryl L. JorcykProfessorMolecular mechanisms of cancer progression.208-426-4287cjorcyk@boisestate.edu
Peter KoetsierProfessorAquatic ecology; emphasis in lotic macroinvertebrate community structure and ecology.208-426-3817pkoet@boisestate.edu
Emily MeredithClinical Associate ProfessorCell Biology, Genetics, Microbiologyemilymeredith@boisestate.edu
Brad MorrisonAssociate ProfessorNeuroinflammation, Parkinson's disease and protein homeostasis208-426-3201bradmorrison@boisestate.edu
Stephen J. NovakProfessorPlant evolutionary biology; population biology and genetics; genetics of introduced species, specifically Bromus tectorum (cheatgrass).208-426-3548snovak@boisestate.edu
Javier Ochoa-ReparazAssistant Professorjochoareparaz@boisestate.edu
Julia T. OxfordProfessor, Director, Biomolecular Research CenterFunction of extracellular matrix molecules in craniofacial and skeletal development; cartilage regeneration and repair; eye development and vitreoretinopathies.208-426-2395joxford@boisestate.edu
Ian RobertsonProfessorInsect Behavior and Ecology; Plant-insect interactions, including pollination and seed predation.208-426-2394iroberts@boisestate.edu.
Troy T. RohnProfessorCellular mechanisms of programmed cell death as it relates to Alzheimer’s Disease.208-426-2396trohn@boisestate.edu
Marcelo SerpeProfessorRegulation of plant growth by environmental factors.208-426-3687mserpe@boisestate.edu
Allison Simler-WilliamsonAssistant ProfessorPlant Population Ecology, Disease Ecology, Plant-microbe interactions, and Statistical Methodsallisonsimlerwil@boisestate.edu
James F. SmithProfessor, Director of the Snake River Plains Herbarium, and EEB PhD Graduate Program CoordinatorPlant molecular systematics, integration of molecular and morphological data in cladistic analyses, systematics of the Gesneriaceae, speciation.208-426-3551jfsmith@boisestate.edu
Juliette TinkerAssociate ProfessorPathogenic microbiology, development of vaccines.208-426-5472juliettetinker@boisestate.edu
Denise WingettProfessor, Director, Biomolecular Sciences Ph.D. ProgramImmunology and inflammatory disease; nanomaterials and biological response; new drug development.208-426-2921denisewingett@boisestate.edu
Merlin WhiteProfessorMycology, molecular systematics of basal fungi, biodiversity and taxonomy of “gut fungi” (traditionally, the Class Trichomycetes, especially the order Harpellales), symbioses and particularly arthropod-associated fungi.208-426-4638merlinwhite@boisestate.edu
Amy UlappaClinical Associate ProfessorZoology, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Mammalogy, Communications in the Biological Sciences, and Biometry208-426-4590amyulappa@boisestate.edu