“Life in Hell” series to air soon

In 2010, we were fortunate to accompany a movie team from Mona Lisa Productions to shoot in the Cueva del Azufre system. That footage can soon be seen on TV...

Sulfide fish and natural gas

A science blog picked up on our recent Evolution paper on adaptation in sulfide spring fish. The author makes an interesting point highlighting the toxicity of hydrogen sulfide: this toxic...

Courtney Passow joins the lab

Courtney Passow will be joining our lab to pursue a Ph. D. degree at OSU. Courtney received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Texas A&M University in College Station. She...

Isabelle Gemmer joins the lab for an internship

Isabelle Gemmer from the University of Landau (Germany) will be joining the lab for three months during summer 2011. Isabelle is studying Environmental Sciences and has a particular interest in...

Cave mollies on the Loh Down on Science

Our recent Biology Letter on the effects of a religious ceremony on toxin resistance in cave mollies was picked up by Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science with this...

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

We received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) that will allow us to study metabolic rates and transcriptomes in poeciliids inhabiting sulfide springs....

New Evolution paper on sulfide spring fish

Thanks to the effort of various collaborators working on field collections and experiment, morphological and phylogenetic analyses, we finally published a comprehensive study on the convergent evolution of sulfide spring...