Graduate Opportunities at Northern Illinois University ~

15 de octubre de 2012

Graduate Opportunities at Northern Illinois University

The Ecology, Evolution, Behavior, and Conservation facultyin the
Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Illinois University
areseeking applicants to the department's M.S. and Ph.D. graduate
programs for the2013-2014 academic year.  Research interestsamong the
faculty are diverse and include community ecology, restorationecology,
conservation genetics, vertebrate and invertebrate evolution,
plantphylogenetics, behavioral ecology, microbial ecology, and

The EEBC faculty includes:
-Nicholas A. Barber, communityecology,

-Neil W. Blackstone, invertebrateevolutionary biology,

-Melvin R. Duvall, plant molecularphylogenetics,

-Holly P. Jones, restorationecology and conservation biology,

-Bethia H. King, insect behavioralecology,

-Richard B. King, populationgenetics and conservation biology,

-Virginia L. Naples, comparative morphology and vertebratepaleontology,

-Karen E. Samonds, paleontologyand paleobiogeography,

-Wesley D. Swingley, microbialecology,

-Yanbin Yin, bioinformatics andevolutionary genomics,

Details of the graduate program and application process areavailable at  The deadline for
application materials isFebruary 15, 2013.  However, prospectivestudents
should contact potential faculty advisors well in advance of applyingto
discuss research interests and relevant qualifications.

Northern Illinois University is a 25,000-student researchuniversity
situated an hour from downtown Chicago in DeKalb, Illinois, adiverse
community of 50,000 with a low cost of living.  Regional research
resources include The FieldMuseum, Burpee Museum of Natural History,
TNC’s Nachusa Grasslands, MortonArboretum, Fermilab, Argonne National
Laboratory, NIU’s Lorado Taft campus, andnumerous local county forest
preserves and state parks.

Nick Barber
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Northern Illinois University

Office:  MO414
Phone:  (815) 753-7811

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