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Department of Zoology and Physiology

College of Arts and Sciences

Robert (Scott) Seville

Director NIH NIGMS IDeA Wyoming INBRE 

Laramie office: Wyo Hall 307, 307-766-3106

Casper office: University Union 438

Ph.D., Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, 1992
M.S., Parasitology, University of Wyoming, 1987
B.S., Secondary Science Education, University of Wyoming, 1989
B.S., Zoology, San Diego State University, 1981

Research Interests:
Parasitology; taxonomy and systematics; evolution; science education
Evolutionary Biology; Problems
Affiliations, Associations, Consultation:
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Parasitologists
Helminthological Society of Washington, D.C.
Rocky Mountain Conference of Parasitologists
University Continuing Education Association
Wyoming Lifelong Learning Association

Recent Publications:

Motriuk-Smith, D., R.S. Seville, L. Quealy, and C.E. Oliver. Comparison of the ITS1 and ITS2 rDNA in Eimeria callospermophili (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from sciurid rodents. Journal of Parasitology, refereed, in press. 

Motriuk-Smith, D., R.S. Seville, C.E. Oliver, D.L.Hoffmann, A.W. Smith, and H. Smith. 2009. Species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from tree squirrels (Rodentia: Sciuridae) and analysis of the ITS1, ITS2, and 5.8s rDNA. Journal of Parasitology 95:191-197.

C.M. Adema, C.M. Lun, B. Hanelt, and R.S. Seville. 2009. Digenean trematode infections of native freshwater snails and invasive Potamopyrgus antipodarum in the Grand Teton National Park/John D Rockefeller Memorial Parkway area.  Journal of Parasitology 95:224-227.

Seville, R.S., C. Oliver, A. Lynch, M. Bryant, and D. Duszynski. 2005. Eimeria Species (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) From Arctic Ground Squirrels (Spermophilus parryii) and Red Squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) in Alaska and in Siberia, Russia. Journal of Parasitology 91:857-862.

Seville, R.S. and J. Gruver. 2004. Species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Bats (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in Central Wyoming, U.S.A., Journal of Parasitology 90:348-351.

Seville, R.S., L. Couch, R. Seed, C. Chappel, J. Caira, and S. Patton. 2004. Infection in the classroom: Parasites as models to teach biology, American Biology Teacher 66:43-49.  

MacKinnon, A. and R.S. Seville. 2003. A model program for combining education and outreach: the North Platte River Course and Lecture Series.  In California Riparian Systems: Processes and Floodplain Management, Ecology, and Restoration, P.M. Faber (ed.). 2001 Riparian Habitat and Floodplains Conference Proceedings, Riparian Habitat Joint Venture, Sacramento, CA, p. 343-347.

Milek, J. and R.S. Seville. 2003. Species of Eimeria and Isospora (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Shrews (Insectivora: Soricidae) from the Greater Yellowstone Area, Wyoming, U.S.A., Comparative Parasitology 70:72-77.

Seville, R.S. and M. Patrick.  2001.  Eimeria spp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus) with a description of one new species.  Journal of Parasitology 87:165-168.

Milek, J. and R.S. Seville.  2001.  Species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the southern red-backed vole, Clethrionomys gapperi, in northwestern Wyoming, U.S.A. Comparative Parasitology 68:122-125.

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