Profiles in "Vertebrates" Expertise Area

  • DeNardo has been a faculty member with the School of Life Sciences since 1998 and has published more than 100 scientific papers in the field of environmental physiology.
  • Senko's work links science with innovation and governance to address dynamic coastal conservation challenges of the 21st century. He leads field and lab-based research projects in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
  • Dr. Fisher studies the functional anatomy of vertebrates and cephalopods and collaborates with engineers to design bio-inspired robots.
  • Gerber aims to accelerate the success of biodiversity management and sustainable biodiversity outcomes by fostering relationships among academics and decision makers.
  • Martins studies behavioral evolution by mapping the ancient history of lizard communication in the southwestern US and by studying how sensory systems impact social behavior in the biomedically-important zebrafish.
  • Matthew Jones is a paleontologist interested in understanding the origins and early radiation of placental mammals. He studies the evolution, diversification, and biogeography of mammals during the early Cenozoic.