Our team is interested in using marine and terrestrial invertebrates as systems to understand the mechanisms for how organisms acclimate and adapt to their environments.

We implement an interdisciplinary approach that leverages field and laboratory research around the world.

We use many ‘omics techniques to measure genetic variation, gene expression, and symbiotic microbial communities.

We prioritize an inclusive training and research environment that supports all students in the discovery of biology.

We think science should be shared with the community. We work extensively with local community colleges, K-12 schools, and institutions (Discovery Place Science, Schiele Museum) for outreach and partnerships to translate our research into broader impacts.