His research focuses on the behavioral ecology of mammals. His recent work with Belding’s ground squirrels in the Sierra Nevada has examined breeding dispersal in adult males, and short- and long-term benefits of play behavior for young animals.
PhD, Michigan State University | BA, UC Santa Cruz
Human Biology, Human Biology Lab, General Biology II, General Biology II Lab, Human Anatomy, Human Anatomy Lab, Comparative Anatomy, Comparative Anatomy Lab, Human Anatomy, Human Anatomy Lab, Readings for Advanced Undergraduates, Research for Advanced Undergraduates, Thesis Research for Biology Honors Program, Directed Reading, Research in Biology, Thesis Writing
Professor Brian Thornton is interested in the molecular control of cell division in eukaryotes. His past research has focused on cell division in the...
General Biology I, General Biology I Lab, Microbiology, Microbiology Lab, Genetics, Genetics Lab