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John B. Phillips

Professor of Biological Sciences

  • B.A., Swarthmore College, 1976
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 1984
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, 1984 - 1987

The Phillips Lab Website

Major Fields of Interest

Neuroethology, Sensory Ecology

Current Research

  • Magnetic field detection
  • Specialized photoreception mechanisms in vertebrates
  • Long-distance navigation
  • Coevolution of color signals and chromatic processing mechanisms