Researchers in our department investigate the evolution and mechanisms of animal behavior. We use theoretical, observational, and experimental approaches in a variety of species, from crawling behavior in sea slugs to social communication in primates.
Explore the labs of Biology faculty who focus their research in neurobiology and animal behavior:
Research interests: Neurobiology & behavior
3157 Genome Sciences Building
Research interests: Neurophysiology and Behavior in Drosophila
Research interests: Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics
Research interests: Behavior, Neuroscience, Sensory Biology, and Conservation of Marine Animals
Lohmann, Kenneth J.
Charles P. Postelle, Jr. Distinguished Professor
403 Coker Hall
Research interests: Behavior, Neuroscience, Sensory Ecology, and Conservation Biology of Marine Animals
Research interests: Evolution, Ecology, Developmental Biology
Research interests: Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution
Research interests: Evolutionary Theory
2159 Genome Sciences Building
Research interests: Crosstalk between immune and nervous systems; macrophages and microglia; immune activation and inflammation; vertebrate development
Sockman, Keith W.
228 Wilson Hall
Research interests: Behavioral and Physiological Ecology
Research interests: Animal Magnetoreception and Navigation; Robotics; Bio-Engineering
Research interests: Animal Behavior, Communication, and Social Organization