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Dr Paul Thomas Chippindale

[Dr Paul Chippindale]

Professor, Biology
Last Updated: January 7, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Genome biology, genetics, evolution, biodiversity, amphibians, reptiles, and others

Education

Education

    • 1995 PhD in Zoology
      The University of Texas at Austin, 1995
    • 1989 MS in Zoology
      University Of Toronto, 1989
    • 1986 BS in Biological Sci
      University Of Guelph, 1986

Appointments

Appointments

    • Aug 2008 to Present Professor
      Biology, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2002 to Aug 2008 Associate Professor
      Biology, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 1996 to Aug 2002 Assistant Professor
      Biology, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Jan 1995 to Aug 1996 Faculty Associate
      Biology, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)

Memberships

    • 1995 to Present American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
      Member
      American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
    • 1995 to Present Herpetologists' League
      Member
      Herpetology
    • 1995 to Present Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
      Member
      Study of Amphibians and Reptiles


    • 1995 to Present Society for the Study of Evolution
      Member
      Study of Evolution
    • 1995 to Present Society of Systematic Biologists
      Member
      Systematic Biology

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Nov 2017 to Sept 2021 Survey, Collection, and Genetic Assessment of the Texas Blind Salamander (Eurycea rathbuni) sponsored by  -  $19719
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Dec 2009 to Aug 2012 Status of Newly Discovered Cave and Spring Salamanders (Eurycea) in Southern Travis and Northern Hays Counties sponsored by  -  $23634
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Nov 2007 to May 2010 POPULATION GENETICS, SPECIES BOUNDARIES AND CONSERVATION OF THE JOLLYVILLE PLATEAU SALAMANDER, EURYCEA TONKAWAE______ sponsored by  -  $114389
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • May 2007 to Aug 2009 Population Genetic Study of the Texas Blind Salamander, Eurycea rathbuni sponsored by  -  $112680
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Aug 2007 to July 2009 Eurycea Nuclear Marker Project sponsored by  -  $7500
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Jan 2005 to Aug 2008 Genetic variation and population structure in the Barton springs salamander, eurycea sosorum sponsored by  -  $60521
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Feb 2002 to Jan 2006 Phylogenetic relationships and montane species richness in plethodontid salamanders sponsored by  -  $150000
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Aug 2002 to Aug 2004 Dissertation Research: Phylogeography and population genetics of the dyeing poison-dart frog (Dendrobates tinctorius) sponsored by  -  $27508
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Aug 2002 to Aug 2004 Dissertation Research: Systematics and phylogeography of the Eurycea multiplicata complex sponsored by  -  $9400
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Feb 2002 to Aug 2004 Evolution of virulence in equine infectious anemia virus sponsored by  -  $141179
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Sept 1999 to Nov 2003 The Evolution of Virulence of Equine Infectious Anemia Virus: An Experimental Approach sponsored by  -  $737176
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Aug 2001 to July 2003 Dissertation Research: Phylogenetic Relationships, Biogeography and Phylogeography of Plethodontid Salamanders? sponsored by  -  $9965
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Jan 1997 to Dec 1997 Population Genetics of the San Marcos Salamander sponsored by  -  $11750
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • May 1996 to Aug 1997 Genetic Variation, Species Boundaries, Population Subdivision, and Gene Flow in Central Texas Spring and Cave Salamanders, Genus Eurycea sponsored by  -  $10000
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)
    • Sept 1995 to Aug 1996 Species Boundaries and Evolution of Indonesian Pythons sponsored by  -  $1100
      Paul Chippindale (Funded)

Publications

Presentations

    • February  2019
      Chippindale, Paul, "Species boundaries in central Texas salamanders, genus Eurycea", US Fish & Wildlife Service/Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept., Hill Country, TX. (February , 2019).
    • July  2018
      Corbin, Andrew (Author & Presenter), Schield, Drew (Author), Card, Daren (Author), Mosley, Matthew (Author), Castoe, Todd (Author), Chippindale, Paul (Author), "Genomic approaches provide insights into conservation of Texas cave and spring salamanders (Eurycea)", Toronto, ON, Canada. (July 1, 2018).
    • March  2018
      Adams, Richard (Author & Presenter), Card, Daren , Corbin, Andrew (Author), Pasquesi, Giulia (Author), Chippindale, Paul (Author), Castoe, Todd (Author), "Piecing together 300 million years of wet-skin and slime: Low-coverage sampling of amphibian genomes provides insight into ancestral tetrapod genome structure and evolution.", Texas Genetics Society, College Station, TX. (March 1, 2018).
    • July  2017
      Corbin, Andrew (Author & Presenter), Mosley, Matthew (Author), Schield, Drew (Author), Adams, Richard (Author), Card, Daren (Author), Pasquesi, Giulia (Author), Gluesenkamp, Andrew (Author), Castoe, Todd (Author), Chippindale, Paul, "Broad genomic analyses of central Texas cave and spring salamanders", Society for the Study of Evolution, Portland, OR. (July 1, 2017).
    • July  2016
      Corbin, Andrew (Author & Presenter), Mosley, Matthew (Author), Schield, Drew (Author), Pasquesi, Giulia (Author), Gluesenmkamp, Andrew (Author), Castoe, Todd (Author), Chippindale, Paul (Author), "Love under cover of darkness: population genomics of central Texas cave and spring salamanders (Plethodontidae: Eurycea)", Society for the Study of Evolution, Austin, TX. (July 1, 2016).
    • July  2015
      Corbin, Andrew (Author & Presenter), Hejduk, Philip (Author), Gluesenkamp, Andrew (Author), Castoe, Todd (Author), Chippindale, Paul (Author), "Love under cover of darkness: population structure and gene flow in Texas cave and spring salamanders", Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Lawrence, KS. (July 1, 2015).
    • January  2014
      Mosley, Matthew (Author & Presenter), Cox, Christian (Author), Streicher, Jeff (Author), Chippindale, Paul, "Phylogeography of the four-lined skinks, Plestiodon tetragrammus, in the Balcones Escarpment region of Texas", Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology , Austin, TX. (January 10, 2014).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Ishanka Hemachandra,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Philip Hejduk, Student changed advisor, then left program. (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Lee Jaczlics, Left program
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Claudia Marquez, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Ben Anders, Left program.
    • Present
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Kelly Bradley, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Joydeep Chatterjee, (Biology)
    • Dec 2020
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Shalini Rachakonda, (Biology)
    • 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Melissa Walsh, (Biology)
    • Aug 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      William Budnick,
    • Aug 2020
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Andrew Corbin, (Biology)
    • Aug 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Goutam Sarker,
    • Dec 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Laura Cruz-Gomez, (Earth and Environmental Science)
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Alex Hall, (Biology)
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Courtney Dunn, Student left program in 2019. (Biology)
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Collin Funkhouser, (Biology)
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Michael Gillis, (Biology)
    • Aug 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Elijah Wostl,
    • May 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Panupong Thammochotti, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Julian Holmes, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Utpal Smart, (Biology)
    • Dec 2017
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Paul Pasichnyk, (Biology)
    • Aug 2017
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Matthew Moseley, (Biology)
    • Dec 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Shreyas Krishnan,
    • May 2016
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Ellen Stringer, (Biology)
    • Aug 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      David Sancho-Ramirez, (Biology)
    • Aug 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jacobo Reyes-Velasco, (Biology)
    • Aug 2015
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Ben Allen, (Biology)
    • May 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Heath Blackmon,
    • Dec 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Brittney Stricklin, Student started in Ph.D. program and finished with maser's degree. (Biology)

Courses

      • BIOL 1441-003 CELL MOL BIOL
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      • BIOL 5391-020 INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107843)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
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      • BIOL 1345-003 BIOLOGY I FOR NURSING STUDENTS
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      • BIOL 6699-020 DISSERTATION
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      • BIOL 5291-020 INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107783)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 5391-020 INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107843)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 5293-020 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107784)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 5193-020 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107776)
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      • BIOL 4179-020 RESEARCH AND DIRECTED STUDY
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      • BIOL 7399-020 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
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      • BIOL 5311-001 EVOLUTION
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      • BIOL 5391-020 INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107843)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107674)
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      • BIOL 5193-020 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 5393-020 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107844)
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      • BIOL 1345-003 BIOLOGY I FOR NURSING STUDENTS
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      • BIOL 5391-020 INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGY
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
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        (Course Id: 107843)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
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        (Course Id: 107776)
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        (Course Id: 107863)
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        (Course Id: 107867)
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      • BIOL 1441-005 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 4350-001 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107743)
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      • BIOL 5350-001 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107820)
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      • BIOL 4179-020 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107712)
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        (Course Id: 111647)
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        (Course Id: 107843)
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        (Course Id: 107784)
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        (Course Id: 107867)
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        (Course Id: 107712)
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        (Course Id: 107868)
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 5391-020 INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107843)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 5193-020 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107776)
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        (Course Id: 107743)
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        (Course Id: 107820)
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      • BIOL 4179-020 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107712)
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      • BIOL 6699-020 DISSERTATION
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      • BIOL 5291-020 INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107783)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 5391-020 INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107843)
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        (Course Id: 107867)
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        (Course Id: 107783)
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        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
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        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 5311-001 EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107793)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
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        (Course Id: 107858)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
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        (Course Id: 107863)
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        (Course Id: 107867)
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      • BIOL 1441-006 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 4350-001 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107743)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
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        (Course Id: 107820)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 6699-020 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 7399-020 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
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        (Course Id: 107843)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
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        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 7399-020 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 5311-001 EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107793)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
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        (Course Id: 107776)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
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      • BIOL 4350-001 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107743)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 5350-001 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107820)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 5293-020 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107784)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • BIOL 6291-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 1441-001 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 5311-001 EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107793)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 1441-006 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 4350-001 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107743)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 5350-001 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107820)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 5301-099 LABORATORY ROTATION
        (Course Id: 107785)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 5293-020 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107784)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 5698-020 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107859)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2012
      • BIOL 4179-020 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107712)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2012
      • BIOL 7399-020 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • BIOL 5493-020 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107856)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • BIOL 5693-020 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107858)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2012
      • BIOL 6191-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107861)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 6391-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 1441-001 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 4379-020 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 6699-020 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 5311-001 EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107793)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 5393-020 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107844)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 5698-020 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107859)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 6391-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 1441-006 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 6999-020 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107869)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 5293-020 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107784)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 5367-001 THEORETICAL SYSTEMATICS
        (Course Id: 107837)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2011
      • BIOL 6999-020 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107869)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • BIOL 5693-020 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107858)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2011
      • BIOL 6191-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107861)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 6391-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 1441-023 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 4179-020 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107712)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 5311-001 EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107793)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 4189-020 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107713)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 4289-020 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107718)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 6291-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6391-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 4350-001 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107743)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 5350-001 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107820)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6999-020 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107869)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2010
      • BIOL 6391-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 4279-020 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107716)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6999-020 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107869)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 5311-001 EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107793)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 5391-020 INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107843)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 3339-001 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107674)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6391-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 6691-020 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 1441-038 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 4179-020 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107712)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 6999-020 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107869)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Sept 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Biology Non-Tenure Track Promotion Committee
    • Sept 2017 to  Present Task Force Member
      UTA Amphibian and Reptile Diversity Research Center
      I am an Associate Curator of the UTA Amphibian and Reptile Diversity Research Center and have been for several years.
    • Sept 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      COS Graduate Advisory Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      COS Promotion & Tenure Committee
      I have chaired the committee in past, although not this year.
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Biology Unit Effectiveness Plan Committee
    • Sept 2012 to  Present Committee Chair
      Biology Research & Awards Committee
    • 2012 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Biology Non-Thesis Master's Program
      Oversee 20-40 non-thesis master's students per year in nearly all aspects of their program. This is very time consuming.
    • 2011 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      UTA College of Education
      I advise students in the College of Education on course content for certification for high school science teaching.
    • Sept 2003 to  Present Committee Member
      College of Science Research & Awards Committee
      Deal with Research Enhancement Awards Program, Faculty Development Leaves, Dissertation Fellowships, various faculty awards, and various other things. I occasionally step in as chair if needed.
    • Sept 2002 to  Present Committee Member
      Biology Promotion & Tenure Committee
    • Jan 1995 to  Present Committee Member
      UTA Radiation Safety Committee
      Review protocols, make safety recommendations, etc. I chaired the committee for years and still do when needed. I also conduct yearly audits of the Environmental Health & Safety records that are required by the state.
    • Sept 2019 to  Dec 2019 Committee Chair
      College of Science Promotion and Tenure Committee
      Chair the College of Science Promotion and Tenure Committee, considering candidates from all departments for tenure/promotion to Associate Professor, or promotion from Associate to Full Professor.
    • Sept 2013 to  May 2019 Committee Member
      Graduate Studies Advisory Committee
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2018 Program Coordinator
      Biology 1441 lecture coordinator
      Organize and coordinate with other lecturers, design exams, schedule and oversee them, make sure that things work etc. This a very large course and is quite involved to oversee.
    • 2016 to  2017 Committee Chair
      College of Science P&T Committee
      Chair the College of Science Promotion and Tenure Committee, considering candidates from all departments for tenure/promotion to Associate Professor, or promotion from Associate to Full Professor.

    • Aug 2016 to  Feb 2017 Committee Chair
      Biology Faculty Search Committee
      Co-chaired a search committee (consisting of all tenured/tenure-track faculty members) for new tenure-track faculty members in which we examined 200+ candidates, held 16 on-site interviews, and hired four new Assistant Professors.