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Rick Klann

William Jones Delano Professor of Science
Off ice: Baker-Hebron 206
Phone: 563-425-5245
Email: klannr@uiu.edu

"Upper Iowa University has always had a strong biology department with faculty dedicated to student success. We offer students a level of personal attention that is rarely achieved by other institutions."

Education

B.A. in Biology: Westminster College
M.A. and Ph.D. Biology: University of Missouri
Postdoctoral work: Southern Methodist University

Courses Taught

  • HON 130 Life in the Universe
  • BIO 2XX General Zoology
  • BIO 230 Invertebrate Zoology
  • BIO 315 Ichthyology
  • BIO 330 Vertebrate Histology
  • BIO 352 Parasitology
  • BIO 370 Pathophysiology
  • BIO 371 Pathophysiology Lab
  • BIO 393 Herpetology
  • BIO 435 Fisheries Management
  • BIO 490 Entomology

Professional affiliations

  • American Society of Parasitologists
  • Helminthological Society of Washington
  • Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists
  • Iowa Academy of Science
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Research Interests

Recent Publications and Presentations

  • Klann, R. and J. Platts. 2003. An Assessment of Water Quality in Ensign Hollow, Clayton and Fayette Counties, in Northeast Iowa. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 110 (1,2):1-6.
  • Hawks, S. and R. Klann. 1997. Helminth Infections of Raptors Rehabilitated in Iowa. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 104 (2):47-49.
  • Klann, R. and B. Hellyer. 1995. Survey of Hematozoa and Intestinal Helminths Infecting Green-winged teal in Guthrie County, Iowa. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 102 (1-2):22-23.

Grants Received

  • Maquoketa River Alliance. Maquoketa River tributaries water quality monitoring. 
    2005-2013.
  • Bremer Soil and Water Conservation District. Crane Creek and Buck Creek water quality monitoring. 2010-2013.
  • Fayette Soil and Water Conservation District. Otter Creek water quality monitoring. 
    2008-2013.
  • Fayette Soil and Water Conservation District. Nutting Creek water quality monitoring. 
    2009-2012.
  • Fayette Soil and Water Conservation District. Mink Creek water quality monitoring. 
    2005-2008.
  • Fayette Soil and Water Conservation District. Grannis Creek water quality monitoring. 
    2000-2005.
  • Clayton Soil and Water Conservation District. Ensign Hollow water quality monitoring. 
    2000-2003.
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