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About: Erin Alberstat

Erin Jarvis Alberstat is a graduate student in Nipam Patel's lab at UC-Berkeley. She studies Hox genes and the evolution of morphological diversity. Non-sciency interests include sunshine, training to join the circus, and Caspian---the best dog ever.

Posts by Erin Alberstat:

A day in the life of a Parhyale Lab

Posted by on January 27th, 2014

A typical day spent in our lab’s aquarium room will find me soaked, top-to-bottom, in seawater. The other members of my lab seem not to have this issue, but I’ve always seemed to get “in” to my science, literally, when it comes to these types of chores. The trouble with marine models is that they[…]