New Book by Dr. Sean Doody is out
'The Secret Social Lives of Reptiles'. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021. J. Sean Doody, Vladimir Dinets & Gordon M. Burghardt.
The book "is an outstanding compilation of the rich emotional lives that reptiles have, which is confirmed again and again by neuroscientists." Dr. Deby Cassill.
New Review Publication by Jeannie Mounger - Richards Lab
'Epigenetics and the success of invasive plants'. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 2021. Jeannie Mounger, Malika L. Ainouche, Oliver Bossdorf, Armand Cavé-Radet, Bo Li, Madalin Parepa, Armel Salmon, Ji Yang & Christina L. Richards.
This review paper is now published as part of an excellent collection of papers in a Theme issue: ‘How does epigenetics influence the course of evolution?’ compiled and edited by Alyson Ashe, Vincent Colot and Ben Oldroyd.
With this paper, Jeannie helped to pull together a global collection of co-authors,
with a wide range of expertise. These colleagues are all participating in our MOPGA
project on the "Genomics and epigenomics of invasive species" funded by the Federal
Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) of Germany.
New publication by Nils Tack
Nils' research in the Gemmell lab investigates Anguilliform Locomotion across a Natural Range of Swimming Speeds.
'Anguilliform Locomotion across a Natural Range of Swimming Speeds'. Fluids, 2021. Nils B.Tack, Kevin T. Du Clos & Brad J. Gemmell.
Research by Dr. Brad Gemmell (Tampa campus) on how Jellyfish swim has been featured in New York Times
'The most efficient metazoan swimmer creates a ‘virtual wall’ to enhance performance' Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2021. Brad J. Gemmell, Kevin T. Du Clos, Sean P. Colin, Kelly R. Sutherland & John H. Costello.
The paper was featured in the New York Times on January 7, 2021.
Check out the podcast/radio interview with an international broadcast based in Canada, soon to be featured on the Discovery Channel!
New publication by Dr. Sridhar in BMC Cancer
'Gene expression analysis of human prostate cell lines with and without tumor metastasis suppressor CD82'. BMC Cancer, 2020. Pushpaja Dodla, Vanitha Bhoopalan, Sok Kean Khoo, Cindy Miranti & Suganthi Sridhar.
Research by Dr. Sean Doody (St. Petersburg campus) featured in Science News
Research by Sean Doody is featured in an article in Science News about how other inhabitants of the monitor lizard’s habitat in Australia use its burrows. The invasive cane toad is depleting monitor lizard populations, and concern is rising that the toad invasion could affect other animals that use the lizard burrows.
USF News Article on Cancer Research by Sridhar Lab
New publication by Carney lab featured in the New York Times
'Evidence corroborates identity of isolated fossil feather as a wing covert of Archaeopteryx'. Scientific Reports, 2020. Ryan M. Carney, Helmut Tischlinger & Matthew D. Shawkey.
USF Article on Cane Toad Research by Dr. Sean Doody
Publication by Pierce Lab
'The complete disappearance of a long standing sacoglossan sea slug population following Hurricane Irma, despite recovery of the local algal community'.
Symbiosis, 2020. M. L. Middlebrooks, N. E. Curtis & S. K. Pierce.
Publication by Parkinson Lab
'Molecular tools for coral reef restoration: Beyond biomarker discovery'.
Conservation Letters, 2020. John E. Parkinson, Andrew C. Baker, Iliana B. Baums, Sarah W. Davies, Andréa G. Grottoli, Sheila A. Kitchen, Mikhail V. Matz, Margaret W. Miller, Andrew A. Shantz & Carly D. Kenkel.