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Elizabeth Adkins-Regan
Professor
Cornell University
218 Uris Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 255-3834
Fax: (607) 255-8433
Email: er12@cornell.edu

Mechanisms of behavior; hormonal and neural mechanisms of avian social behavior.

Kraig Adler
Professor, Emeritus
Cornell University
W339 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4340
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: kka4@cornell.edu

Photoreception and orientation of vertebrates; behavior, ecology and evolution of amphibians and reptiles.

Andrew H. Bass
Professor and Senior Associate Vice Provost for Research
Cornell University
W239 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4372
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: ahb3@cornell.edu

Bass Research Movie

Animal communication, especially production and encoding of vocal signals; evolution and sexual differentiation of brain and behavior.

Booker
Ronald Booker
Associate Professor
Cornell University
W141 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4367
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email : rb28@cornell.edu

Control of neurodevelopment and postembryonic neurogenesis in the CNS of insects.
Bradbury
Jack W. Bradbury
Robert G. Engel Professor Ornithology, Emeritus
Cornell University
A101 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Email: jwb25@cornell.edu
For immediate assistance, please contact Terri Natoli.

Evolution of animal social behavior and communication, with current projects on functions of vocal learning in wild parrots.

David Deitcher
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Cornell University
W125 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4389
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: dld14@cornell.edu

Deitcher Research Movie
Molecular and genetic basis of epilepsy, courtship behavior, and ecdysis.

Stephen T. Emlen
Jacob Gould Schurman Professor, Emeritus
Cornell University
W313 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4327
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: ste1@cornell.edu

Evolution of animal social behavior, with current emphasis on behavioral ecology of cooperative nesting in birds.

Fetcho
Joseph Fetcho
Professor and Associate Depatment Chairman
Cornell University
W103 Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4341
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: jrf49@cornell.edu
Web Page: http://www.nbb.cornell.edu/neurobio/Fetcho/index.htm

Control of movements by the hindbrain and spinal cord.

Jesse Goldberg
Assistant Professor and Robert R. Capranica Fellow
Cornell University
W121 Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4325
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email:jhg285@cornell.edu

Goldberg Research Movie
I seek to understand how the basal ganglia brain circuit contributes to motor learning and behavior.

Bruce P. Halpern
S. L. Sage Professor, Emeritus
Cornell University
241 Uris Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 255-6433
Fax: (607) 255-8433
Email: bph1@cornell.edu

Sensory physiology; chemoreception.

Harris-Warrick
Ronald Harris-Warrick
William T. Keeton Professor of Biological Sciences
Cornell University
W159 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Telephone:(607) 254-4355
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: rmh4@cornell.edu

Neuromodulation of neural networks; gene cloning of K+ channels.

Hopkins
Carl D. Hopkins
Professor, Emeritus
Cornell University
W265 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4389
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: cdh8@cornell.edu

Neuroethology of animal communication; neuroethology of passive electrolocation.

Howard C. Howland
Professor, Emeritus
Cornell University
W351 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 255-4716
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: hch2@cornell.edu

Sensory physiology, especially vision; development of focusing and refractive state in humans; animal vision, models of myopia and emmetropization; optical quality of the eye.

Ronald R. Hoy
D & D Joslovitz Merksamer Professor
Cornell University
W215 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 USA

Phone: (607) 254-4318
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: rrh3@Cornell.edu
Web Page: https://hoylab.wordpress.com/

Hoy Research Movie
Animal communication; behavior genetics of invertebrates; regeneration and development in invertebrate nervous systems.

Christiane Linster
Professor
Cornell University
W249 Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4351
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: cl243@Cornell.edu

Neural coding and memory in the olfactory system; emphasis on neuromodulatory influences; combined approach using behavior, electrophysiology and computational modeling.

Robert A. Raguso
Professor and Department Chair
Cornell University
W355 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca NY 14853 USA

Phone: (607) 254-4353
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: rar229@cornell.edu

Robert Raguso, Botany 2015 Annals of Botany

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Stinky Science Part 4

Raguso Research Movie
Chemically-Mediated Plant/Animal Interactions; Biosynthesis, Physiology and Evolution of Fragrance; Insect Olfaction, Behavior and Pollination Ecology.

Hudson Kern Reeve
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Cornell University
W309 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4300
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: hkr1@cornell.edu

Theoretical sociobiology; evolution of cooperation and conflict in animal societies; behavioral ecology; plasticity in insect social behavior.

Thomas D. Seeley
Professor, Horace White Professor in Biology
Cornell University
W301 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4389
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: tds5@cornell.edu

Seeley Research Movie

Sociobiology: physiology, ecology and evolution of animal societies, especially the societies of insects.

Kerry L. Shaw
Professor
Cornell University
W317 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4320
Lab: (607) 254-4326
Email: kls4@cornell.edu

Behavioral genetics, sexual selection and evolution; speciation; genetic architecture of behavior (QTLs), linkage analysis and genome evolution; orthopteroid insects.

Michael Sheehan
Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences, and Assistant Professor
Cornell University
W303 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4302
Fax: (607) 254-1303

Email : ms3246@cornell.edu

Recognition systems; animal communication; evolution of social behavior; cooperation; comparative methods; genetic basis of animal signals; population and comparative genomics; sensory systems; rodents; paper wasps

Vehrencamp
Sandra Vehrencamp
Professor, Emerita
Cornell University
A101 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Email : slv8@cornell.edu
For immediate assistance, please contactTerri Natoli.

Evolution of animal communication systems, especially bird song; behavioral ecology of cooperative nesting in birds.

Charles Walcott
Professor, Emeritus
Cornell University
W255 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4382
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: cw38@cornell.edu

Animal orientation and navigation; animal acoustic communication.

Melissa Warden
Assistant Professor and Miriam M. Salpeter Fellow
Cornell University
W201 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: 607-254-4368
Lab Phone: 607-254-4378
Email: mrwarden@cornell.edu
Webpage: wardenlab.org

Neural circuits of reward and motivation.

Michael Webster
Professor and Robert G. Engel Professor of Ornithology
Cornell University
W307 Seeley G. Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (Lab of Ornithology): (607) 254-2493
Phone: (NBB, Mudd Hall): (607) 254-4362
Fax: (607) 254-2439
Email: msw244@cornell.edu

Sexual selection; the evolution and mechanisms of sexual signals, especially plumage signals and song in birds; cooperative breeding.

Nilay Yapici
Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences, and Assistant Professor
Cornell University
W263 Mudd Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 254-4321
Fax: (607) 254-1303
Email: ny96@cornell.edu
Website: http://www.yapicilab.com

Neural circuits that regulate state dependent decision making, motivation and food intake.