How your infection fights back: Bacterial defense against hypochlorous acid (HOCl)

Author Sadia Sultana studies how the body responds to a bacterial infection and how the invading bacteria defend themselves from the human immune system.

Infection outcomes not significantly affected by thermal variability in a bumble bee host-parasite system

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.

Turning up the heat: how turtle hatchlings respond to environmental temperature

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.

Muscular activity makes Duchenne muscular dystrophy worse in a worm model

Kiley Hughes uses the nematode worm to study Duchenne muscular dystrophy. She looks at a particular muscle protein and studies how exercise might protect the muscles of worms with this disease.

One way to better predict sex ratios in species with temperature-dependent sex determination

Dr. Amanda Wilson Carter studies turtles and different types of laboratory incubation methods. Here, she looks at the difference between constant and fluctuating temperatures on turtle development.