This book by Duncan Irschick and BMSC instructor Tim HIgham examines how and why ‘animal athletes’ have evolved using examples from across the animal kingdom, integrating them into the broader context of ecology and evolution.
BMSC is pleased to welcome Dr. Sean Rogers, Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, who has been appointed as acting director of the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC).
Undergraduate student course work, examining ancient First Nations mariculture activies on BC’s coast, was recently published in the journal American Antiquites. The research was conducted during the 2013 Coastal Field Archaeology course.
Summer and Fall 2016 course online application forms now available
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.