Drs. Anthony, Hickerson, Saporito, Watling, and several JCU biology research students represented JCU Department of Biology at the annual Joint Meetings of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (JMIH) in Austin, TX from 11-16 July 2017. Congratulations to all of the presenters listed below!

Blake Dixon

Blake Dixon ’18

Blake Dixon (BS `18), James Watling. Thermal Tolerances of Red-backed Salamanders, Plethodon cinereus, with Differing Temperature Exposure Histories

Noemi Becza (BS `17), Emily Seiter (BS `16), Sarah Bolton (MS `16), Ralph Saporito. Quantifying Alkaloid Defenses from Dendrobatid Poison Frogs Using a Transcutaneous Amphibian Skin Stimulator (TAS)

Marissa Ganzfried (MS`17), Carl Anthony, Cari-Ann Hickerson, Jennifer Deitloff (LHU). Comparison of Cranial Morphology in a Color Polymorphic Salamander

Kortney Jaworski (MS `14), Madelyn Messener (BS `12), Cari-Ann Hickerson, Carl Anthony. Differences in Territory Quality between Striped and Unstriped Eastern Red-backed Salamanders

Brian Waldron (MS `17), Shawn Kuchta (OU), Cari-Ann Hickerson, Maggie Hantak (BS `11, MS `13), Carl Anthony. Genetic Analysis of Distinct Lineages of Plethodon cinereus at a Secondary Contact Zone in Northeast Ohio

Posted on July 26, 2017