Faculty Mentors

Dr. Andy Christie, PBRC
Neurobiology, neuroendocrinology

Dr. D. Caroline Blanchard, Cell and Molecular Biology and PBRC
Psychopharmacology of conditioned reactions to fear
http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/bln/cblanchard/

Dr. Sean M. Callahan, Microbiology
Genetics of cellular differentiation and pattern formation in cyanobacteria
http://www2.hawaii.edu/~scallaha/SMCsite/
http://www.hawaii.edu/microbiology/faculty.html

Dr. Rebecca Cann, Cell and Molecular Biology, JABSOM
Population genetics and disease in Native Hawaiian birds
http://jabsom.hawaii.edu/JABSOM/faculty/bio.php?facultyid=98

Dr. Patricia Couvillon, Psychology and PBRC
Memory and learning in vertebrates and invertebrates
http://socialsciences.people.hawaii.edu/faculty/?dept=psy&faculty=patc@hawaii.edu

Dr. Robert Cowie, Center for Conservation Research and Training, PBRC
Evolutionary biology: biodiversity, invasive species and emerging diseases
http://www2.jabsom.hawaii.edu/igert/?page_id=453
http://www.hawaii.edu/cowielab/

Dr. H. Gert de Couet, Zoology
Cell biology of essential and conserved genes
http://www.hawaii.edu/zoology/faculty/decouet.htm

Dr. Leonard Freed, Zoology
Conservation biology: roles of disease, habitat destruction and invasions
http://www.hawaii.edu/zoology/faculty/freed.htm

Dr. Michael Hadfield, Zoology and PBRC
Settlement and metamorphosis of marine invertebrate larvae
http://www.hawaii.edu/zoology/faculty/hadfield.htm
http://www.kewalo.hawaii.edu/hadfield/

Dr. Daniel Hartline, Békésy Laboratory of Neurobiology, PBRC
Neurobiology: physiological and computational studies of myelin
http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/bln/danh/
http://www.hawaii.edu/zoology/faculty/hartline.htm

Dr. David Haymer, Cell and Molecular Biology, JABSOM
Genetic basis of pesticide resistance in insects
http://jabsom.hawaii.edu/JABSOM/faculty/bio.php?facultyid=99

Dr. Brendan Holland, Center for Conservation Research and Training, PBRC
Molecular biogeography and diversification in island populations
http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/ccrt/bholland/

Dr. Ken Kaneshiro, Center for Conservation Research and Training, PBRC
Evolutionary biology: mechanisms of speciation
http://www.hawaii.edu/zoology/faculty/kaneshiro.htm

Dr. Petra Lenz, Békésy Laboratory of Neurobiology, PBRC
Sensory biology and behavior of marine crustaceans
http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/bln/petra/
http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/bln/petra/site/

Dr. Pratibha Nerurkar, Molecular Biology and Bioengineering, CTAHR
Cell biology: biochemical pathways underlying metabolic syndrome
http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/site/Bio.aspx?ID=NERURPRA

Dr. Robert Richmond, Kewalo Marine Laboratory, PBRC
Ecosystem approaches to conservation and management of coral reefs
http://www.kewalo.hawaii.edu/richmond/

Dr. Lorey Takahashi, Psychology
Neuropharmacology of emotional learning
http://www.socialsciences.hawaii.edu/profile/index.cfm?email=lkt@hawaii.edu

Dr. Angel Yanagihara, Békésy Laboratory of Neurobiology, PBRC
Biochemistry of marine toxins
Pacific Cnidaria Research Lab

Dr. Marguerite Butler, Biology
Evolutionary ecology of lizards and damselflies, sexual dimorphism, adaptive radiation, functional morphology, locomotion, biomechanics
http://www2.hawaii.edu/~mbutler/