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CAS Research Professors

Curators at the California Academy of Sciences (CAS) may have graduate faculty status in the Biology Department as CAS Research Professors. These faculty may accept and direct their own graduate students. Students working for CAS Research Professors are normal M.S. students in the Biology Department.

Research Professors

Peter Fritsch
Nathalie Nagalingum, Ph.D

Center for Comparative Genomics
Brian Simison

Brian Fisher
Lauren Esposito
Michelle Trautwein

Invertebrate Zoology & Geology
Terrance Gosliner
Richard Mooi
Peter Roopnarine
Robert Van Syoc
Gary Williams
Rebecca Albright, PhD

Shannon Bennett

Vertebrate Zoology & Anthropology
Zeresenay Alemseged
David Blackburn
Jack Dumbacher
Luiz Rocha