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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
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  • (540) 231-1481
  • (540) 231-1484 (ESL)
  • (540) 231-7669 (BTF)
  • jphillip@vt.edu
  • Department of Biological Sciences (0406)
    Derring Hall RM 4100
    1405 Perry Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
    United States