School of Integrative Biology
The School of Integrative Biology studies how the different components of life interact, from molecules through global cycles.
Browse Collections of Items
A deeper look into the morphology and receptors found in the tick (Acari: Ixodidae) chemoperception structure, the Haller's organ (2015-07-20)The Haller's organ is a sensory structure unique to ixodid ticks that assists in host seeking behaviors. Presented here are the results of a detailed comparative study of the morphology and the chemoperception gene expression ...
(2015-07-16)The earth tongue fungi are a relatively small but captivating group of fungi that have fascinated mycologists for over three hundred years. From the first mention of “Fungus ophioglossoides” in 1667 to the latest molecular ...
(2015-06-19)Whether phenotypic plasticity can accelerate evolution is often debated. Transgenerational plasticity (parental effects) are a particularly potent form of plasticity that occurs when the environment experienced by a parent ...
(2015-07-21)Island systems serve as important models for studies of evolutionary processes and speciation. The Hawaiian Island group is one of the most isolated island chains in the world, and many groups of insects have undergone ...
The expanding distribution of Ixodes scapularis and associated pathogens in the Chicago, IL, metropolitan area (2015-07-20)The geographic distribution of Lyme disease in the United States has increased considerably since the first description of the illness in the 1970s. The primary vector of Lyme disease, the tick Ixodes scapularis (Acari: ...