Brent Opell

Professor

  • 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 Systematics and Evolution

Current Research

  1. Adhesive mechanisms of spider prey capture threads from orb-webs
  2. Molecular and morphological systematics of spiders
opell
  • (540) 231-7445
  • bopell@vt.edu
  • 2104 Derring Hall (MC 0406)
    926 West Campus Dr.
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
    USA
  • Lab: (540) 231-2421