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Idaho State University

Research

Core Areas    |    Research Centers & Labs
ISU Panorama. Photo by Chuck Peterson.

Our faculty are nationally and internationally recognized leaders in the biological sciences. Our research can be grouped into several 'core' areas and research centers and labs.

Core Areas


Biological Education, Natural History, & Integrative Organismal Biology

Ecology & Conservation Biology

  • Ken Aho | Community Ecology & Statistics
  • Colden Baxter | Ecology of Freshwater Organisms, Ecosystems, & Social-Ecological Syst
  • Bruce Finney | Paleoecology, Climatic Change, Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry
  • Joshua B. Grinath l Community & Global Change Ecology
  • Rebecca Hale | Social Ecological Science
  • Kathleen Lohse | Ecosystem Ecology, Soil & Watershed Biogeochemistry, Water Quality

Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry & Microbiology