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Brent Opell

Professor of Biological Sciences

  • B.A., Botany/Zoology, Butler University, 1971
  • M.S., Zoology, Southern Illinois University, 1974
  • Ph.D., Biology, Harvard University, 1978

The Opell Website

Major Field of Interest

Spider Systematic and Evolution

Current Research

  1. Adhesive mechanisms of spider prey capture threads from orb-webs
  2. Molecular and morphological systematics of spiders