Assistant Professor
Ben

School of Biological Sciences
Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois
U.S.A.
bmsadd@ilstu.edu

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I am an Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease Ecology at Illinois State University. I am interested in a broad variety of questions in Evolutionary Biology, but my particular foci are the Evolutionary Ecology of host-parasite interactions and Ecological Immunology. Most of my work is carried out in bumblebees and beetles. More details of my research can be found here.

***From Autumn 2013: Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease Ecology at Illinois State University, Normal. If you are interested in working in my group please get in touch***

Brief CV (full CV)
  • Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease Ecology (Illinois State University, Normal, U.S.A.) (2013 onwards)
  • Senior research assistant (ETH Zürich, Switzerland) (2011 - 2013)
  • Junior Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2010-2011)
  • Postdoctoral researcher (ETH Zürich, Switzerland) (2008-2010)
  • PhD (ETH Zürich, Switzerland) with Paul Schmid Hempel (2004-2008)
  • MSc (Hons.) Zoology (University of Sheffield, U.K.), research with Mike Siva-Jothy (2000-2004)

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