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Chris A Phillips
Title: Associate Research Program Leader
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Office address:
Address mailcode: 652
Office room:
Location: 185 NRB
Phone: 217-244-7077
Fax: 217-244-0802

Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles; Herpetologist;
Research Interests: Using molecular markers to elucidate patterns of gene flow and historical biogeography; Ecology and Life History of the eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus); Ecology, behavior, and evolution of pond breeding salamanders.

Classes Taught: Vertebrate Natural History

Outreach Activities: Seminars and presentations featuring amphibians and reptiles for K-12 classrooms and adult groups.
Message to students:

My lab is currently full and I am not accepting new graduate students.

Professional affiliations:
Selected publications:
A list of publications can be found by clicking on the following link:
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Program affiliates:
Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Natural Resources and
Environmental Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Professional society involvement and activities:
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Board of Governors Class of 2007, Class of 2012

Herpetological Review, Associate Editor 2005 - 2009
American Midland Naturalist, Associate Editor 2010 to present

Postdoc, Dept Ecology, Ethology and Evolution, University of Illinois, 1989-1991

PhD, Population Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1989

BS, Environmental Biology, Eastern Illinois University, 1983

Lab name: Lab research: Lab publications: Lab current projects: chrisp

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Champaign, IL 61820

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