Russell Scott Lande
Background and activities
- Quantitative genetics and evolution of natural populations
- Ecology and conservation biology
- Stochastic population dynamics
- Demographic and genetic factors in extinction
- Measurement, patterns and processes of species diversity
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, 1976-1978
- Assistant Prof., Dept. Biophysics & Theoret. Biology, Univ. of Chicago, 1978-1982
- Associate Prof., Dept. Biology (Ecology & Evolution), Univ. of Chicago, 1982-1989
- Louis Block Professor, Dept. of Ecology & Evolution, Univ. of Chicago, 1989-1990
- Professor, Department of Biology, University of Oregon, 1990-1999
- Professor, Department of Biology, University of California - San Diego, 1999-2007
- Prof. II (20%), Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Trondheim, 2007-2016
- Royal Society Research Professor, Imperial College London, 2007-2016
- International Chair Professor, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Trondheim, 2016-present
Honours and memberships
- Weldon Prize (medal) for mathematical contributions to biology, University of Oxford, 2010
- Balzan Prize - Theoretical Biology or Bioinformatics, Balzan Foundation, 2011
- Fellow of the Royal Society of London, The Royal Society of London, 2012
- Royal Society Research Professorship (5 year renewal), Royal Society of London, 2012
- Elected member, National Academy of Sciences USA, National Academy of Sciences USA, 2015
- Outstanding Paper Award, The Wildlife Society, The Wildlife Society, 2015
- Harvard University, Ph.D. in Biology, 1976
- Organization for Tropical Studies, San José, Costa Rica, Field Ecology, summer 1973
- University of Chicago, graduate study in Theoretical Biology, 1972-1973
- University of California, Irvine, B.S. in Biology, 1972
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2019) Mating systems and avoidance of inbreeding depression as evolutionary drivers of pollen limitation in animal-pollinated self-compatible plants. Annals of Botany. vol. 123 (2).
- (2019) Developmental integration and evolution of labile plasticity in a complex quantitative character in a multiperiodic environment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. vol. 166 (23).
- (2019) Evolution of sexual cooperation from sexual conflict. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. vol. 116 (46).
- (2017) Inbreeding depression maintained by recessive lethal mutations interacting with stabilizing selection on quantitative characters in a partially self-fertilizing population. Evolution. vol. 71 (5).