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A day in the life of an onychophoran lab

Posted by , on 7 August 2019

What are onychophorans and why do we study them? My name is Sandra Treffkorn, and I recently finished my PhD in the department of zoology lead by Georg Mayer at ...

A day in the life of a Termite lab

Posted by , on 31 May 2019

How do genes and their environment interact during development and evolution to generate phenotypic diversity? To answer these questions in the Miura lab, by focusing on diverse animal taxa, we ...

A day in the life of a Kabuto-mushi (rhinoceros beetle) lab

Posted by , on 10 December 2018

I am Shinichi Morita, a postdoctoral researcher in Teruyuki Niimi’s lab at the National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan (Fig. 1A, B). Our research interests focus on the evolutionary novelties ...

A day in the life of a colonial tunicate laboratory

Posted by , on 28 August 2018

Have you heard of an animal that can lose most of its body tissues and the remnant tissues aggregate to regenerate the lost parts and recovery its original form? Do ...

A day in the life of a Capitella teleta lab

Posted by , on 10 July 2018

It’s undoubtedly the middle of summer here in Saint Augustine, Florida. Daily temperatures are soaring into the 90s, and we’re grateful if the humidity dips below 70%. Thankfully, the Seaver ...

A day in the life of a modern Lernaean Hydra…

Posted by , on 3 July 2017

I am Eleni Chrysostomou, a PhD student in Uri Frank‘s lab at the National University of Ireland, Galway. The Frank lab’s general interest is development and regeneration, stem and germ ...

A day in the life of an Oikopleura Lab

Posted by , on 23 May 2017

The recent bloom of genomic data from all of life’s kingdoms is revealing a novel perspective of gene loss as a pervasive source of genetic variation with a great potential ...

A day in the life of a larval-microbe lab

Posted by , on 21 March 2017

Hello, my name is Tyler Carrier and I am a second year PhD student in the laboratory of Adam Reitzel at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Broadly speaking, ...

A day in the life of a mayfly lab

Posted by , on 5 January 2017

I am Isabel Almudi, a postdoctoral researcher in Fernando Casares’ lab, at the Andalusian Centre for Developmental Biology (CABD) in Seville, Spain. In the lab we are focused on studying ...

A Day in the Life of a Coral Lab

Posted by , on 8 November 2016

Hi, I’m Yuuri Yasuoka, a postdoc in the Marine Genomics Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). Okinawa is a subtropical Japanese island surrounded by ...

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