Creative Inquiry

Current Projects


Characterizing the role of genetics and osmotic stress in the inheritance of male morphology and alternative behaviors in mollies

Description

Characterizing the role of genetics and osmotic stress in the inheritance of male morphology and alternative behaviors in mollies

Courses (See instructor for enrollment)

Undergrad Research in Biol Sci (BIOL 4910 015)
Undergrad Research in Biol Sci (BIOL 4910 016)

Team Leader(s)

Margaret PtacekBiological Sciences
Kristine MoodyBiological Sciences
Kelly Hogan, MSBiological Sciences

Accomplishments

CI FoCICrawford, Caitlin C., Voytko, M., Davidson, G., Abbott, Amelia, Hogan, Kelly E., and Ptacek, Margaret B (April 2015).  The influence of salinity on activity and growth in sailfin molly fish (Poecilia latipinna).  Poster presented at Clemson's Creative Inquiry Focus on Creative Inquiry, Clemson, SC. 
Southeastern Ecology and Evolution ConferenceCrawford, Caitlin C.,  Hogan, Kelly E., and Ptacek, Margaret B (March 2015).  The influence of salinity on activity and growth in sailfin molly fish (Poecilia latipinna).  Poster presented at the Southeastern Ecology and Evolution conference, Athens, GA. 
Clemson Biological Sciences Annual Student Symposium Crawford, Caitlin C.,  Hogan, Kelly E., and Ptacek, Margaret B (February 2015).  The influence of salinity on activity and growth in sailfin molly fish (Poecilia latipinna).  Poster presented at Clemson Biological Sciences Annual Student Symposium, Clemson, SC. 
Evolution 2014Lange, E., Hogan, K., Davidson, G., Ptacek, M. (2014, June). The influence of rearing environment on life history and morphological traits of sailfin molly fish (P. latipinna). Poster presented at Evolution 2014.
Hunter, S.N. (2010, October) New microsatellite loci for the endemic Hawaiian goby, Sicyopterus stimpsoni, poster presented at Southeastern Population Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics (SEPEEG) regional meeting hosted by University of Florida, October 2010.
Rice, E.W. (2012, September). The role of diet in the evolution of male morphologies in sailfin mollies. Oral presentation at the HHMI/SCLife Symposium, September 2012.
Collins, A.T. (2012, October) Allelic variation in the melanocortin 4 receptor gene in poeciilid fishes. Poster presented at Southeastern Population Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics (SEPEEG) regional meeting hosted by Clemson University, October 2012 and Clemson Biological Sciences Annual Student Symposium (CBASS), December 2012.
Davidson, G., Crawford, C., Voytko, M., Hogan, K., Ptacek, M. (2014, April). The influence of rearing environment on life history and morphological traits of sailfin molly fish (P. latipinna) Poster presented at the Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum, Clemson, SC.

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