Mr. Charles Brown has recently joined the Galvez
laboratory and will start in the Ph.D. program on January 2012.
March 2011: Ying Guan and Christine Savolainen were awarded a McDaniel’s Travel Award through the Department of Biological Sciences, LSU to present their poster at the 2011 World Aquaculture Society meeting in New Orleans, LA.
March 2011: Congratulations to Brian Whitaker who recently received a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Program to study the physiological interaction of larval, unionid freshwater mussels and fish hosts.
February 2011: Michael Truax received a one year research grant through the LA Sea Grant Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on fish energetics.
February 2011: A manuscript by Dubansky, Whitaker, and Galvez entitled, “The influence of cortisol on the attachment and metamorphosis of larval Utterbackia imbecillis on bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus)” was accepted for publication in The Biological Bulletin.
Look for it in on the web or in print, soon! Check the pictures page. Contact Ben for any details. firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 2010: Fernando Galvez and graduate student Benjamin Dubansky received a new grant to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the health of coastal fish populations in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. New data is emerging as we speak. Sneak peeks will be available soon! Keep checking the pictures section.
July 2010: Ben Dubansky was recently
interviewed by Mark Strassmann from CBS evening news regarding the
effects of oil contamination along Louisiana’s coastal marshes.
See the video: