Dr. Timothy C. Tricas - The evolution of fish sensory systems in relation to their ecology and natural behavior on coral reefs; the evolution of sound production and specialized hearing mechanism in butterflyfishes; role of modulators of sensory system performance and control of fish social behaviors.

Dr. Daniel Hartline - Neuroethology and neuroecology of zooplankton (mechano- and chemoreception in copepods); computational properties of network neurons; and computational studies of space clamp errors in point-clamp experiments.

Dr. Petra Lenz - The relationship between physiological and structural properties of mechanosensory systems in copepods and its relation to behavior and ecology.