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Luke Jacobus

Division of Science

Expert Bio

Luke Jacobus is an associate professor of biology. His research has focused on the insect order Ephemeroptera, or mayflies. Aspects of this research include taxonomy and identification, DNA barcoding, biodiversity, phylogeny, rearing and stage associations, descriptive biology and ecology, field studies, conservation, species inventories and regional faunistics. He interacts with various international stakeholders in the academic, government and private realms.

Areas of Expertise

General biology, ecology, zoology, entomology, freshwater environments, biological systematics, field studies, evolution, Mayflies of the world (Ephemeroptera), undergraduate research, sustainability, environmental monitoring.