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Thomas P. Snyder

Thomas P. Snyder

PhD, University of Kansas, 1976

Contact

906-487-2120
tpsnyder@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Dr. Snyder conducts research in the area of genetics and molecular evolution. This research focuses in three areas: 1) the molecular basis of sex determination in biting diptera; 2) genetic changes that accompany speciation events in biting diptera; 3) biochemical systematics of closely related taxa.

The majority of this work is derived from . . .

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Michael R. Gretz

Michael R. Gretz

PhD, Arizona State University

Contact

906-487-3175
mrgretz@mtu.edu

Professor, Biological Sciences

Our work is centered on the cell wall and associated extracellular polymers of algae. We are interested in what these algal extracellular matrices can tell us about: 1) the evolution of the land plant cell wall, 2) the unique characteristics that allow for life in aquatic habitats, 3) the interactions within . . .

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John J. Durocher

John J. Durocher

PhD, Biological Sciences-Exercise Physiology

Contact

906-487-1659
jjduroch@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

John has done extensive work in the fields of applied human physiology and exercise physiology. Much of his research has involved the study of how the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system regulates arterial blood pressure at rest and during a variety of stressors. John’s other passion relates to the . . .