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Department of Biology

Alija B. MujicHead shot of Dr. Alija Mujic

Assistant Professor
Office: Science 314A
Phone (Office): (559) 278-6119
Fax: (559) 278-3963


  • B.S. Computer Science, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • B.A. Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Ph.D. Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Mycology and evolutionary biology of mycorrhizal symbioses.
  • Systematics, taxonomy, ecology, phylogeography, and evolution of fungi.
  • Phylogenomics/phylogenetics, metagenomics, comparative genomics, transcriptomics, and bioinformatics.