Welcome to the home page of Dr. Kevin S. Baldwin
Kevin S. Baldwin
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1986; Ph.D., University
of Florida, 1999.
Email: email@example.com Phone: 309-457-2148
- Biology 101 Life on Earth
- Biology 204 Human Anatomy & Physiology
- Biology 308 Vertebrate Embryology
- Biology 320 Parasitology
- Biology 325 Advanced Physiology
- Honors 210 Corn
- I am an ecophysiologist who is primarily interested in how
parasites affect the physiology, behavior, and whole organism
performance of their hosts, particularly reptiles, amphibians,
fish, & insects.
Senior Research projects done in my lab :
- Efficacy of metronidazole (Flagyl) on gregarine parasites (Blabericola migrator) of Madagascar giant hissing cockroaches Gromphadorhina portentosa
- Effects of Prozac on reaction times and likelihood of predation in fat-head minnows Pimephales promelas
- Effects of Prozac on reaction times and likelihood of predation in Xenopus laevis tadpoles
- Effects of Toxoplasma gondii on the behavior of
- Effects of flukes (Ornithodiplostomulum) on fathead
minnow brain morphology and behavior
- Prevalence of mites on grasshoppers
- Running performance of anolis lizards (Anolis
- K.S. Baldwin. 2011. Communion and Dung Beetles. The Evolutionary Review. 2(1): 94-97.
- K.S. Baldwin. 2010. 1859: Darwin, Mill, & Drake. The Evolutionary Review. 1(1):36-38.
- K.S. Baldwin. 1989. Laboratory Manual for Vertebrate Zoology at UC Santa Barbara
- K.S. Baldwin and R. Sanford 1987. Ambystoma tigrinum californiense (California tiger salamander) Predation. Herpetological Review 18(2):33.
Manuscripts in Preparation
- Fog and the distributional limits of the side-blotched lizard
(Uta stansburiana) in central California
- The effects of mites on the morphology, physiology and
performance of the Florida scrub lizard, Sceloporus woodi
- Chigger infestations, evaporative water loss and the possible
adaptive significance of nuchal pockets
- Spatial and temporal aspects of chigger and mite abundance
with special reference to landscape burning and disturbance
- Effects of adult mites on lizard metabolic recovery from
- Landscape ecology, the evolution of virulence, & emerging