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S. Abel photo. Steve Abel
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Computational cell biology and immunology, theory and simulation of soft biological materials, membrane and polymer biophysics, systems biology
 photo. Vasilios Alexiades
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Mathematics Math biology (chemotaxis, action potentials, phototransduction), phase change processes (laser ablation, solidification), CFD, parallel computing
 photo. David Anderson
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Anthropology Eastern U.S. prehistoric and historic archaeology, development of cultural complexity, colonization and migration
P. Armsworth photo. Paul Armsworth
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Applications of mathematical modeling, statistics and optimization to inform conservation of biodiversity and the management of ecosystem services
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Anthropology Culture evolution, computational social science
M. Berry. Michael Berry
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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science; Mathematics Scientific computing, parallel numerical algorithms, information retrieval, data mining
 photo. Michael J. Blum
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Aquatic ecology, socioecology, sustainability, conservation biology
A. Buchan photo. Alison Buchan
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Microbiology Molecular microbial ecology, bacterial aromatic compound catabolism, marine microbiology
 photo. Jessica Budke
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Ecology & Evolutionary BiologyEvolutionary developmental biology, maternal effects, structure-function relationships, systematics, botany, bryology (mosses), natural history collections
M. Das photo. Maitreyi Das
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Biochemistry and Cellular & Molecular Biology Study and experimental quantification of cell shape and polarity control
J. Day photo. Judy Day
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Mathematics; Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Mathematical modeling and control, dynamical systems, model predictive control, acute inflammation/immunology
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Behavioral and cultural evolution
S. Eda photo. Shigetoshi Eda
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Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries; Associate Director, Center for Wildlife Health Mathematical modeling of Johne's disease epidemiology and immunology, development of an onsite diagnostic system for diseases and physiological conditions
S. Emrich photo. Scott Emrich
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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Genome-focused bioinformatics, high-throughput and parallel computing, life science applications
N. Fefferman. Nina Fefferman
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; Mathematics; Director, Math Modeling Consulting Center Self-organizing complex systems, mathematical and computational models of problems in epidemiology, evolutionary and behavioral ecology, conservation biology
 photo. James Fordyce
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary ecology, plant-insect interactions
 photo. Todd Freeberg
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Psychology Complexity of communicative signals
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Microbiology; Mathematics Mathematical modeling of CD8 T cell responses to acute and chronic infections
O. Gaoue. Orou Gaoue
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Conservation biology, demography, plant-human interactions
S. Gavrilets. Sergey Gavrilets
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; Mathematics Theoretical evolutionary biology, social and evolutionary dynamics
X. Giam. Xingli Giam
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Conservation ecology, global environmental change
M. Gilchrist. Michael Gilchrist
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary theory, mathematical biology, molecular evolution, protein translation
L. Gross. Louis Gross
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; Mathematics Mathematical ecology. Director, NIMBioS; Director, The Institute for Environmental Modeling (TIEM)
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Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology Computational molecular and structural biology
T. Hazen photo. Terry C. Hazen
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Governor's Chair for Environmental Biotechnology; Civil & Environmental Engineering; Earth and Planetary Sciences; Microbiology Environmental microbiology, systems biology approach to bioremediation, bioenergy and water quality, genomics
T. Hong. Tian Hong
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Biochemistry and Cellular & Molecular Biology Computational systems biology
Y. Jager photo. Yetta Jager
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Lab Quantitative ecology, hydropower, conservation biology
K. Kintziger. Kristina Kintziger
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Public Health Environmental health and infectious disease epidemiology, impacts of climate change on human health
S. Kivlin. Stephanie Kivlin
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Ecosystem ecology, microbial ecology, global change
M. Langston photo. Michael Langston
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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Graph algorithms in bioinformatics, machine learning
M. Lavrentovich. Maxim Lavrentovich
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Physics and Astronomy Theoretical biophysics, soft condensed matter physics
Sarah Lebeis photo. Sarah Lebeis
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Microbiology Plant-microbe interactions, genomics and bioinformatics, plant-associated microbial communities and innate immunology
S. Lenhart. Suzanne Lenhart
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Mathematics Optimal control, population and environmental models, natural resource modeling, disease models
F. Loffler photo. Frank Löffler
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Governor's Chair for Microbiology and Civil and Environmental Engineering; Microbiology Environmental microbiology and microbial ecology, microbial bioremediation, genomics
J. Mannik. Jaan Mannik
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Physics and Astronomy Cellular biophysics, self-organizing processes in bacterial cell
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Mathematics Topological data analysis, applications of statistical learning methods to neuroscience and biology
RP McCord. Rachel Patton McCord
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Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology 3D genome structure and the biophysics of cell migration
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Geography Spatial statistics and demography
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Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology Cell biology of organelle movement in Arabidopsis
A. Odoi photo. Agricola Odoi
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Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine GIS and spatial epidemiology in health research and practice, zoonotic infections of public health significance, determinants of population health
B. O'Meara. Brian O'Meara
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Phylogenetics, macroevolution
M. Papes. Monica Papeş
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; Director, Spatial Analysis Lab Ecological niche modeling, conservation science, GIS and remote sensing
O. Prosper photo. Olivia Prosper
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Mathematics Mathematical biology, modeling disease dynamics, population dynamics, optimal control
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Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology Biochemistry and biophysics of plant membrane transporters/channels, calcium regulatory proteins
S. Shaw photo. Shih-Lung Shaw
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Geography Transportation, GIS, space time analytics, human dynamics
K. Sheldon. Kimberly Sheldon
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Biogeography, physiological ecology, tropical ecology
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Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology Stability and dynamics of biomolecular structures and supramolecular assembly
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Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology Plant growth and development, signal transduction in Arabidopsis
D. Simberloff. Daniel Simberloff
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Biological invasions, ecology, conservation biology, biogeography
M. Simpson. Mike Simpson
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Materials Science and Engineering; Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, ORNL Nanobioscience, nanobiotechnology
J. Smith. Jeremy Smith
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Governor's Chair for Molecular Biophysics; Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology Computational molecular biophysics, supercomputing, neutrons, drug design. Director, Center for Molecular Biophysics, ORNL
M. Staton. Meg Staton
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Entomology and Plant Pathology Bioinformatics, computational genomics, genomic database development
C. Strickland. Christopher Strickland
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Mathematics, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Mathematical ecology, addiction epidemiology, data-driven mathematical modeling, computational biomath
D. Talmy. David Talmy
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Microbiology Ocean microbial ecology & biogeochemistry
A. von Arnim. Albrecht von Arnim
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Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology Translational regulation of gene expression. Director, Genome Science and Technology Program
S. Wilhelm. Steven Wilhelm
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Microbiology Molecular ecology of viruses, bacteria and algae in oceans and large lakes
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Plant evolutionary biology
S. Wise. Steven Wise
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Mathematics Mathematical biology, computational materials science, computational and applied math
X. Zhao. Xiaopeng Zhao
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Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering Biommedical signal processing, medical informatics, dynamics and control, computational biology

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