Old projects!


Summer 2011: Convict cichlids have structural coloration!  Here's a photo, coming soon to a scientific journal near you!

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April 2011: Intro Biology 102 field walk!  We had a perfect spring day for viewing native and non-native plants and animals.

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March 2009: Here are some images of Betta splendens sperm tracks produced with the CASA plugin for Image J.   Indispensable help was provided by Ethan's honors thesis undergraduate, Louise Stevenson.  Click on each icon to view the tracks. 

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September 2009: I just realized that my name is now officially associated with the Massachusetts Audubon Odonate research project!  I love those Odes! 
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January 2010: Check out a sample of some  awesome histological photos of Betta splendens ovaries!  Thanks to Louise (again), Heather, Chido, Brigit, and Julio for all their help. 
  
 
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February 2010: Breedin' the baby cichlids! Here's a batch of cute little fish fry-to-be.  Special thanks to my fish care team Julio and Brigit, and special SPECIAL thanks to Heather Leonard, undergrad science wizard and bringer of order to chaos.
 
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July 2010: Leukocyte analysis of convict cichlids!  Here's a granulocyte and a monocyte chillin' after some May-Grunwald staining.
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November 2010: Here's the sexual stage of a fungus-like protist, Saprolegnia parasitica, growing on a cornmeal agar plate.
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