Currently, CLEE houses eleven faculty from the departments of Biology and Chemistry
Basic mechanisms and origins of eukaryotic-type transcription systems.
Physiological responses of marine species to elevated temperature and other stressors.
Ecology and evolution of angiosperms and bryophytes, and understanding the roll of stress in extreme environments.
The chemistry and enzymology of RNA modification.
Prebiotic chemistry and the origins of life on Earth.
Quantitative biology of the protein translation apparatus.
Physiological response and adaptation to life in extreme environments, particularly in killifish and their larvae.
Evolutionary processes that facilitate lifestyle shifts in bacteria.
Ecology, evolution and biodiversity of microbes inhabiting high temperature terrestrial hot springs and deep-sea hydrothermal vents.
Plant-functional biology, biosphere biology, and the interactions between the biosphere and atmosphere.
Ecology and evolution of viruses of the Archaea, transcriptional regulation.