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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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Heyland Lab

New research from Heylandlab

July 17, 2015

New book on marine larval life histories is out Characterization of histamine receptor 1 in sea urchin larval metamorphosis – paper by Keegan Lutek (MSc student 2017) Interactive effects of calcium and temperature on Daphnia movement New Biomarkers of post-settlement growth in sea urchins – PhD thesis Alyaa Fadl (2018) Interactive effects of copper and […]

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Newman Lab

Looking forward to SICB 2018

January 2, 2018

Members of the Newman Lab are taking flight en route to SICB 2018 in San Fransisco where NSERC PhD candidate Koley Freeman will discuss her work on grey jays, “Carry-over effects of early-life food availability on stress physiology and survival: A supplementation experiment in a winter breeding passerine”, NSERC MSc candidate Kevin Morey will discuss […]

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.

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Wright Lab

Paige Cochrane publishes her undergraduate thesis work

February 26, 2019

Congratulations to Paige Cochrane on the publication of her undergraduate thesis research in the Journal of Comparative Physiology B. Paige’s undergraduate thesis investigated hydrogen sulphide toxicity in the amphibious mangrove rivulus. Paige is now a MSc student in the lab studying developmental plasticity in amphibious fishes.

Drs. Andy Turko and Pat Wright at convocation

February 26, 2019

Congratulations Dr. Andy Turko on the official completion of you PhD! The Wright Lab is very excited to follow your exciting postdoctoral fellowship research!

Congratulations to PhD candidate Giulia Rossi on Travel Awards

February 26, 2019

Congratulations to PhD candidate Giulia Rossi on receiving a Company of Biology Travelling Fellowship, as well as a Canadian Society of Zoologist Student Research Grant. These travel awards will fund Giulia’s research visit to the University of Queensland where she will be studying the physiology of estivating frogs with Dr. Craig Franklin.

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