Fish

  • The effects of experience on shoaling behavior in the zebrafish (Danio rerio) and pearl danios (Danio albolineatus)
  • The effect of experience on background coloration and pattern selection in zebrafish (Danio rerio)
  • Fish Cam

Amphibians

  • The effect of temperature and density on larval development and metamorphosis in the American toad (Bufo americanus)
  • Temperature effects on metamorphosis in tropical frogs

Turtles

  •     Examination of turtles in Philadelphia’s Asian markets
  •     Maintenance of assurance colonies of endangered and threatened turtle species

Drosophila

  •     The effects of sleep deprivation on sexual behavior in Drosophila melanogaster
  •     Field survey of the Drosophila community in the Philadelphia area

Biodiversity Laboratory
News – 2008

Biodiversity Lab Director, Dr. Scott McRobert, interviewed on 60 Minutes on CBS