Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Botany and Bacteriology
Birge Hall B115 / MSB 3207
- Ph.D. (2001) Duke University
- Pringle Lab
- Research Interests
- 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.