Physiological mechanisms of Pisaster ochraceus suggest this species is ideally suited for life in the intertidal zone.
Blog August 2015
Title: “A plague on both your houses: Evolutionary conflicts between the sexes.” Dr. Mikael Mökkönen. Location: RIX Centre.
Title: “Sexual conflict: Arms race or tug-of-war?” Dr. Adam Chippendale. Location: RIX Centre.
Connor and Robles (2015), working on small a spatial scale, show that mussels (Mytilus californicus) from low-shore and high wave exposure habitats grow faster when young and become the largest adults.
Title: “Left-right asymmetry: The interplay between development, genetics and evolution (and other stories)” Location: RIX Centre.
Title: “Peeling out predation intensity: can repair frequency be a useful proxy towards understanding predation?” Location: RIX Centre.
Gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus) have evolved novel mating strategies in the wave-swept intertidal.