Author Austin Calhoun studies bumble bee health. He asks how bumble bees respond when they are exposed to a common fungicide and a pathogen at the same time.
Author Pooja KR studies the immune system using the fruit fly. She finds genes that help immune cells turn on when flies are infected with parasites.
Author Dr. Lisa Barrow studies birds and the parasites that infect their blood. She looks to see if birds are exposed to similar parasites when they fly to different mountain ranges.
Author Rosario Marroquin-Flores studies how incubation temperature effects turtles and how their genes are processed.
Author Sadia Sultana studies how the body responds to a bacterial infection and how the invading bacteria defend themselves from the human immune system.
Dr. Amanda Wilson Carter works with turtles to study how stress hormones effect hatchling survivorship.
Kylie Hampton and Ian Rines use the decorated cricket to study effects of inbreeding. They mate crickets to each other and look at how inbreeding effects reproduction.
Haley Nichols studies turtle behavior. She looks at how nesting season relates to the turtle’s ability to right itself when its on its back.
Kerrigan Tobin studies bumble bees and the parasites that infect them. She looks at how temperature impacts the ability of the bumblebee to fight off infections.
Dr. Amanda Wilson Carter works with turtles to see how heatwaves effect the development of the turtle. She addresses how climate change might effect turtles over time.