The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Department of Biology College of Sciences

Zen Faulkes

Zen Faulkes, Ph.D.

Zen Faulkes, Ph.D.
Professor
SCSI 2.634
Office: (956) 665-2614
zen.faulkes@utrgv.edu

Office Hours

Courses

BIOL 1401 General Biology
BIOL 3310 Neurobiology
BIOL 6324 Evolutionary Theory
BIOL 3302 Biological Writing
BIOL 4100 Seminar

Education

Ph.D. University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. 1996.
M.S. None.

Website

http://faculty.utrgv.edu/zen.faulkes/

Areas of Interest

Neuroethology, evolution of nervous systems, sensory-motor integraton

Research

I study brains, behavior, and evolution, mainly in crustaceans. Current projects include the biology of the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish; vision in digging sand crabs; responses to noxious high temperatures; escape responses, and; the trade in crayfish as pets.

Most Recent Publications


Curriculum Vitae