Systematic Biology

Dr. Marguerite Butler - Phylogenetic methods which aim to combine phylogenetic relationships (or species pedigree) with ideas of biological process to explicitly modelt he tempo and mode of evolution

Dr. Kathleen Cole - The evolution of behavioral, morphological and developmental processes among vertebrates, with a concentrated interest in reef fishes.

Dr. Robert Thomson - Topology of the tree of life; reliably inferring species level phylogenies; prospects for collecting these data for non-model organisms; how variation in threatened or endangered organisms inform our conservation goals and priorities.