Matthew Toomey, Ph.D. - The University of Tulsa
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Matthew Toomey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biological Science


Matthew Toomey is an integrative biologist investigating the physical, biochemical, and molecular mechanisms of animal coloration and visual function. Toomey teaches Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology and Principles of Neuroscience.


  • Ph.D., Arizona State University

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • Coloration
  • Carotenoids
  • Feathers
  • Visual ecology
  • Photoreceptors
  • Molecular biology
  • Birds