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Stephanie Green (Integrative Biology) hunts lionfish

Recently discovered fossils provide insight on early pollination

Work done in the Giebultowicz lab on fruit flies demonstrates the important role biological clocks play in aspects of aging. Above: Fruit fly with image of brain showing holes in tissue from disrupted circadian rhythm.

Bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus) are an invasive species in the Willamette Valley.  New researchs indicates they are both vectors and victims of pathogens associated with amphibian decline.

Adam Martinez is using state-of-the-art imaging technology to create digital insect images for scientific use around the world.

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Katy Prudic's butterfly eyespot research

View Katy Prudic's video illustrating the importance of butterfly eyespots. 

 

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Dr. Darren T. Lerner named new director of UH Sea Grant

Dr. Darren T. Lerner (MS Zoology, 1998 Oregon State University, Mason Lab) has been named director of Sea Grant at University of Hawai'i.

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Wren Patton -- Understanding and Protecting a Changing Ocean

Wren Patton (HBS, HBA Biology/Fisheries & Wildlife/International Studies, 2011 Oregon State University) is now conducting marine conservation research as a PhD student at Penn State University.

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Butterfly eyespots deflect predation

Dr. Katy Prudic, OSU Department of Integrative Biology, College of Science, demonstrates that the eyespots seen on the wings of many butterflies assist them in escaping from bird predation.

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Cordley Hall's got bugs in the building

Oregon State Arthropod Collection houses the largest arthropod collection in the Pacific Northwest.

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