Herpetology is the study of reptiles and amphibians. This Fall semester, the BIO422L Herpetology Lab will be hosting a seminar series. Guest speakers will be visiting Medaille (virtually) to discuss the importance of reptiles and amphibians in their scientific research.

The third presentation in this seminar series will start at 2 p.m. this Friday, November 20 on Blackboard Collaborate. (Please click on the link to join in!)

This seminar will feature a presentation on a career in regeneration research by Dr. Susan Whittemore from Keene State College in New Hampshire. Dr. Whittemore will be speaking about the health and safety insights that can be learned about environmental pollutants from the development of tadpoles in Xenopus, the amazing African clawed frog. Her talk is entitled “Investigating the impact of common pollutants (PAHs) on frog development with a focus on larval cardiac function and behavior” (Please click here to join in!)

  • : M. Ryan Woodcock

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