Dr. Katie Lotterhos and her students investigate the influence of climate on dispersal, recruitment, and local adaptation in juvenile rockfish.
Gastropod wax replicas can be used to quantify the frequency and type of attacks by crab predators, which likely play a vital role in structuring gastropod populations.
QTL mapping of sex ratio phenotype revealed six independently segregating quantitative trait loci on five separate chromosomes, explaining 19% of the variation in sex ratios in Tigriopus californicus.
Dr. Warren Gallin (U of Alberta) was at BMSC recently working on Polyorchis penicillatus, a frequently observed jelly fish species in Barkley Sound. He is characterizing the structure and function of their nervous system.
The Baum Lab were at BMSC earlier this month for a retreat, to bond as a lab and discuss their goals for the upcoming year.
Title: “The role of low dissolved phosphorus in the formation of Didymosphenia geminata blooms”. Dr. Max Bothwell . Location: RIX A.
Hagfish slime acts as a selective filter, allowing the passage of nutrients across the skin, but impairing the transport of trace elements that may cause toxicity at relatively elevated levels.
Maximizing energy from tidal energy: University of Washington mechanical engineers are testing generation methods using the flume and PIV at BMSC.
A short documentary (in French) about research and education at BMSC, by Vien Voir Ici TV.
Title: “Group and population dynamics in a social breeder” Dr. Andrew Bateman. Location: RIX Centre.