Monday, February 26, 2024

  • Microbe Mayhem: Exploring the Impact of Carbaryl Insecticide on the Gut Microbiome and Morphometrics of Purple Martins

    Bio 415: BIO 415

    Eastern purple martins (Progne subis subis) undertake an annual journey between South America to North America. Due to the loss of their natural habitat, they now almost completely rely on humans for providing artificial nesting houses. Management of ectoparasites, such as hematophagous mites, remains a significant challenge. A common strategy involves the application of carbaryl to control mite infestations. Carbaryl …

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  • Why Are There So Many Different Forms of Life?

    BIO 209

    Guest Speaker: Dr. Gavin Naylor Dr. Naylor is the Program Director for the Florida Program for Shark Research at the University of Florida Natural History Museum. He is best known for using phylogenetics to reconstruct the Chondrichthyan tree of life ( and comparative genomics across sharks and rays.  

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