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Nancy B. Simmons Research Group

Dr. Simmons' research group focuses on systematics and evolutionary biology of bats (Chiroptera). Projects range from large-scale phylogenetic studies of bats and their place in the Mammalian Tree of Life to descriptions of new species.


Ross D. E. MacPhee Research Group

Dr. MacPhee studies the historical biogeography of the West Indies. This program of research has been in operation for more than 20 years and has involved work on all major and many of the smaller islands in the West Indies.


Robert S. Voss Research Group

Dr. Voss's primary research interests are the evolution of marsupials and the systematics and biogeography of other Neotropical mammals that inhabit moist-forest habitats in Amazonia and the Andes.

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