Senior Research

Analysis of the role of visual cues in evoking and sustaining the aggressive response inmale Betta splendens. Claudia Rallis, 2016.

The Cockroach Escape Response: Investigating the Effects of Alarm Pheromones on the Sensory, Motor, and Central Nervous System of the Cockroach Periplaneta americana. Genelle Rankin, 2015.


Fitness Consequences Associated with Variation in Developmental Temperature in Pieris rapae Butterflies. Emily Mikucki, 2013


Role of vigilance (pup guarding) as a function of family size and structure in Arctic foxes. Holly E. Mutascio, 2011.


The effect of “voyeurism” on aggression in crayfish. Camille McIntyre, 2011.


Mate preferences among infected and uninfected newts.  Stephanie Van Ryzin, 2010.


Investigating the phenomenon of hatching plasticity in the fish, Oryzias latipes, and the amphibians Rana sylvatica and Xenopus laevis.  A. Dory Dawson, 2008.


Foraging ability of the bluntnose minnow, Pimephales notatus, in response to noise.  Wesley Bernegger, 2008.


Fluctuating asymmetry among newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) from ponds of different pH.  Kaylee Tock, 2006.


Developmental differences among newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) as function of pond pH. Garth Silberstein, 2000.


Neural coding in the ventral giant interneurons during escape-turning of the cockroach, Blaberus discoidalis.  Jay Queenin, 1999.


Thermal tolerance and inducible thermal tolerance are reduced by metamorphosis in Xenopus laevis and Bufo americanusDaniel Levitis, 1999.


Male agonistic behavior and female preference in the Siamese Fighting Fish, Betta splendens.Jay Metz, 1994.


Learning and memory in the Sea Star, Asterias forbesi. Kathryn Zingle1994.


Fever and metabolic rate in the toad, Bufo marinus. Antonia Stephens, 1993.


Acoustic communication in the Spring Peeper, Hyla crucifer. Kendra Buresch, 1993.


Color change in Anolis carolinensisLinda Pastorello, 1992.


Ontogenetic change in thermal tolerance and heat hardening of the toad Bufo americanus and the frog Xenopus laevis. Jennifer Creason, 1991.


Developmental changes in heat shock proteins and thermal tolerance in Xenopus laevis. Brian Reagan, 1990.


Ontogenetic change in thermal tolerance and heat shock protein synthesis in Bufo americanus. Erik Deurell, 1989.


The effect of pyrogen on the selected body temperature and Critical Thermal Maximum of Bufo marinus. Gerardo Fernandez, 1988.


The effect of fever on the thermal tolerance of Bufo marinus.  Lynda Baldwin, 1988.

Thermal tolerance and fever in Rana pipiens. Alex McAdam, 1987.


A comparison of the neuronal response to wind stimuli in the cockroaches Blaberus craniiferand B. discoidalis. David Kirschenbaum, 1985.


The effect of dehydration on the thermal responses of a lunged and a lungless salamander. Dushyant Pathak, 1985.


The effect of dehydration on rehydration and metabolic rate in lunged and lungless salamanders. Sallie Stadlen, 1983.


Physiological correlates of overwintering and facultative diapause induction in the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta. Elizabeth Evans, 1984.


The effect of temperature on several characteristics of the cockroach electroretinogram. Michelle Murrain, 1981.


Osmoregulation in earthworms as a function of soil water tension. Eileen Bridge, 1981.


Effects of tank size, handling, and previous experience on the display of the Siamese

fighting fish Betta splendens. Jennifer Sheldon, 1981.


Temperature and osmoregulation in hermit crabs. Ashley Eichrodt, 1980.