Associate Professor of Botany and Bacteriology
Birge Hall B115 / MSB 3207
Ph.D. (2001) Duke University
cooperation, dispersal, evolution of aging, fungi, invasion biology, lichens, mutualism, mycorrhizal fungi, spores
The Pringle laboratory focuses on the biology of species whose life histories and body plans seem very different from our own. Fungi encompass a hetereogeneous array of both microbes and macrobes, and the Pringle laboratory uses fungi as tools to test and elucidate general principles of ecology and evolution.