Current Faculty


Mark Martindale, PhD, Director

Mark Q. Martindale, PhD

Professor of Biology,  Director Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

Research Area: Evolutionary Development

Martindale Laboratory Page 



Barry Ache, PhD

Barry W Ache, PhD

Barry W. Ache, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and Biology, Director of the University of Florida Center for Smell and Taste

Research Area: Olfaction 

Ache Laboratory Page 


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James C Liao, PhD

James C. Liao, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Area: Biomechanics and Neurobiology of Fish Locomotion

Liao Laboratory Page 



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Paul J Linser, PhD

Paul J. Linser, PhD

Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Neuroscience, Microbiology and Cell Science, Entomology, and Biology

Research Area: Developmental and Molecular Biology of Disease Vector Arthropods, Degenerative Changes in the Inner Ear

Linser Laboratory Page



Leonid Moroz, PhD

Leonid Moroz, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Genetics, Biology and Chemistry

Research Area: Genomics, Memory and Neuronal Evolution

Moroz Laboratory Page


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Todd Osborne, PhD

Todd Osborne, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biogeochemistry

Research Area: Wetland Biogeochemistry 

Osborne Laboratory Page




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Joseph Ryan, PhD

Joseph Ryan, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Area: Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Biology 

Ryan Laboratory Page


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Elaine Seaver, PhD

Elaine Seaver, PhD

Professor of Biology

Research Area:  Development and Evolution of Marine Invertebrates

Seaver Laboratory Page

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