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Joanna Joyner-Matos

Eastern Since:
2008 in Biology Department
Undergraduate Degree:
University of Utah, 2000 Honors, Biology
Graduate Degree(s):
Washington State University, 2002, M.S. Zoology
University of Florida, 2007, Ph.D. Zoology
Post Doctoral Work:
University of Florida, 2007-2008, Evolutionary Genetics
Pre-Med/Dent, Pre-Optometry
Courses Taught:
Biological Investigation, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Principles of Animal Physiology, Biology of Aging, Biology of Symbiosis, Animal Physiological Ecology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Senior Capstone (various topics in physiology), Biological Research Methods I, Current Topics in Physiology


Research Areas:
My research interests are in comparative physiology, with the overall goal of understanding how the ecology and evolution of species are shaped by cellular-level processes. Information about current and future research projects is provided on my Research page.

I am actively recruiting undergraduate and graduate students to participate in on-going research and design independent projects.  Please contact me if you are interested in participating in lab-based or field research.

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