Dr. Sean Doody (right), Graduate Director and Assistant Professor at the St. Petersburg campus,
measures an alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) as part of a research and monitoring effort in North and Central Florida, led by
the North American Freshwater Turtle Research Group.
Seeds of Colubrina glandulosa, a tropical pioneer tree studied by Assistant Professor (Tampa campus), Paul-Camilo Zalamea in Panama. Dr. Zalamea's research focuses on understanding the interplay between
soil, microbes and plants.