School of Integrative Biology
The School of Integrative Biology studies how the different components of life interact, from molecules through global cycles.
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Behavioral and biochemical processing of natural and synthetic xenobiotics in the western honey bee apis mellifera (2016-12-02)As a eusocial insect, Apis mellifera, the western honey bee, accomplishes many tasks, including acquisition of food, defense against enemies, and reproduction, through division of labor. In this dissertation, I examined ...
(2016-12-01)Many models of coevolution assume that interactions among hosts are mediated by only a single trait or genetic locus (Case, Taper, & Associate Editor: Nicholas, 2000; Gavrilets & Hastings, 1998; S. L. Nuismer, Thompson, & ...
The influence of spatiotemporal variation in ambient temperature on the ecology and physiology of birds (2016-12-02)Ambient temperature has profound effects on the ecology, physiology and distribution of organisms. Ambient temperature regimes vary across spatial and temporal scales and understanding how organisms cope with this variation ...
(2016-11-30)The long-term carbon balance of the agricultural Midwestern United States will depend on the interactions between climate, land use decisions, plant biology, and biogeochemistry. In agricultural systems, C storage is fully ...
(2016-07-08)Invasive species are a major threat to forest ecosystems, threatening native biodiversity, forest health, altering nutrient cycles, and deteriorating water and soil qualities. In the United States alone, economic losses ...