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Work by Sarah Boggett and Calli Freedman featured in Science

January 9, 2017

Work on hagfish by students Sarah Boggett and Calli Freedman featured in Science http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/01/how-slimy-hagfish-ties-itself-knots-and-survives-shark-attacks

Fudge Lab research featured in PNAS

June 30, 2016

The Fudge Lab’s research on hagfish slime and biomimetics is featured in PNAS this week. http://www.pnas.org/content/113/26/7005.full

Undergraduate students take the lead!

October 27, 2015

Congratulations Wright Lab on your “cool” recent paper in Biology Letters. “Out of the frying pan into the air: Emersion behaviour and evaporative heat loss in an amphibious mangrove fish.”

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Fudge Lab

Fudge moves to Chapman University

August 1, 2016

Dr. Fudge has taken a position at Chapman University in Orange County, California as of August 1, 2016. You can visit his new website here.

Fudge Lab research featured in PNAS

June 30, 2016

The Fudge Lab’s research on hagfish slime and biomimetics is featured in PNAS this week. http://www.pnas.org/content/113/26/7005.full

Happy Hagfish Day!

October 22, 2015

It’s the third Wednesday of October, and that means it’s Hagfish Day! Sarah Schorno celebrated Hagfish Day by doing some maintenance on our hagfish tank.                                  

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Newman Lab

SICB 2017 in New Orleans

January 10, 2017

Mason regaled a multitude as he presented initial results on the Citisci grey squirrel project and I shared some long-term Savannah sparrow data.  Great meeting.

Welcome (officially) Mason Stothart & Kevin Morey

September 13, 2016

We welcome Mason Stothart and Kevin Morey, both NSESRC CGS-M scholars and winners of the prestigious Graduate Excellence Entrance Scholarship.      

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Wright Lab

Emily Brunt publishes undergrad thesis project about jumping rivulus

October 21, 2016

Emily’s work, published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, shows that terrestrial acclimation improves jumping performance on land in the amphibious mangrove rivulus via an increase in aerobic muscle fibres. Well done Emily!

2016 OGS Scholarships

March 11, 2016

Congratulations to labmates Andy Turko (PhD) and Tessa Blanchard (MSc)!

Hot topic research from the Wright lab in National Geographic

October 21, 2015

Check out how K. marmoratus chills out when the water gets hot. Traci Watson highlights new research from the lab in National Geographic online.

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