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Lucas Kirschman, Ph. D.

Term Instructor
(573) 651-2361
Office: Rhodes Hall 218

Education: Ph.D., Zoology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2017


I am a physiological ecologist and ecological immunologist interested in how immune responses trade-off with other traits like reproductive effort, growth, and development. My research investigates these dynamics in both wild animal populations and laboratory models. For a complete list of my publications please see my website or 
Google Scholar profile.


Rhodes Hall 224
Department of Biology
One University Plaza, MS 6200
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701