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A Day in the Life of a Bat Lab

Posted by on March 15th, 2016

I am Aaron Harnsberger, a second year Master’s degree student in the Department of Biological Sciences at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.  The focus of this lab is on genetic regulatory divergence that results in the diversity of mammalian morphologies.  These morphological differences can be observed at various stages of development.  In this lab[…]

A day in the life of a Spider Lab

Posted by on February 17th, 2016

We (Anna Schönauer, Daniel Leite and Christian Bonatto) are PhD students in Alistair McGregor’s group ( at Oxford Brookes University, and it is a pleasure to briefly present our research on spiders. The university is located up on Headington Hill, from where we can look out across the beautiful spires of the great academic city[…]

A day in the life of an embryonic stem cell lab!

Posted by on February 5th, 2016

Hi everyone! I’m Helena. Some of you may know me as the current intern here at the Node, but next week, I will go back to Alfonso Martínez Arias’ lab at the University of Cambridge to continue working on my PhD. Our lab is interested in cell fate and differentiation in the context of early[…]

A day in the life of a lamprey lab

Posted by on December 9th, 2015

My name is Tyler Square, and I am a PhD student in the Medeiros Lab at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department. Also in the Medeiros lab is David Jandzik, a postdoc who was kind enough to provide most of the media for this post. Our lab primarily[…]

A day in the life of a siphonophore lab

Posted by on October 27th, 2015

I’m Cat Munro, a third year PhD Candidate in Casey Dunn’s lab at Brown University. The Dunn lab has an even split of lab members that work on the evolution, development, and systematics of siphonophores, and members that focus on building tools and phylogenetic methods, with an eye to understanding the relationships at the base[…]

A day in the life of a skate lab

Posted by on October 7th, 2015

Greetings! My name is Kate (but you can call me skate) Criswell and I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago. I study axial column evolution and development in fishes, and my developmental study organism is the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea. Little skates are little known[…]

A day in the life of a lizard lab

Posted by on May 22nd, 2015

Welcome to the Eublephosphere! Eublephosphere (noun) – A place in which those who study the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius) reside. Our names are Noeline Subramaniam and Kathy Jacyniak and we are Master’s students at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Under the supervision of Dr. Matthew Vickaryous, we have become budding regenerative biologists! Our[…]

A day in the life of a Marchantia lab

Posted by on May 12th, 2015

Cecilia Lara-Mondragón and Mario Arteaga-Vázquez Hello, my name is Cecilia Lara. I am an undergrad student working under the supervision of Dr. Mario Arteaga-Vazquez at the Laboratory of Epigenetics and Developmental Biology. Our lab is part of the Institute for Biotechnology and Applied Ecology at the University of Veracruz (INBIOTECA-UV). The INBIOTECA-UV is located in[…]

A day in the life of a Planarian lab

Posted by on April 12th, 2015

Greetings and warm welcome to the “Planarian lab @ Oxford” The lab is based in the Department of Zoology in The Tinbergen Building on South parks Road in the “Land of dreaming spires; Oxford”. Zoology Department in Oxford, has a rich heritage across the biological sciences, including association with three Nobel laureates (Peter Medawar, Niko[…]

A day in the life of an Axolotl lab

Posted by on February 25th, 2015

Annie Espinal-Centeno & Luis Alfredo Cruz-Ramírez Hello! I am Annie, a research assistant in the group of Molecular and Developmental Complexity, under the supervision of Dr. Luis Alfredo Cruz-Ramírez. Our group is part of the National Laboratory of Genomics for Biodiversity (LANGEBIO) at Irapuato, Mexico. We are a relatively new group as we only started[…]