Searching for the elusive black hagfish

Members of the Fudge Lab had an awe-inspiring day on the water aboard the R/V Yellowfin with Dr. Chris Lowe and the CSU Shark Lab. It was the Fudge Lab’s first contact with black hagfish, which are common off the California coast, but are found only in deep...

Fudge Lab Class of 2019 graduation plans

Chris Hoang has been accepted into Chapman’s MS program in Computational and Data Sciences. Emma Whitely is headed to Medical School at the University of Toledo. Lauren Friend will be attending Columbia University to get a Masters in Biomedical Engineering...

Sara Siwiecki headed to Yale!

Sara Siwiecki (’18) once worked in the lab studying the biophysics of mucous expansion in hagfish slime. Now, she has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – a highly competitive and distinguished award. She will use this to...

No One is Prepared for Hagfish Slime

Read this article from The Atlantic describing the wonders of hagfish slime (and quoting Dr. Fudge!): https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/01/hagfish-slime/581002/

An ‘Academic Minute’ on hagfish biomechanics

Dr. Fudge appeared on the podcast “Academic Minute” recently, where he discussed the results of a recent paper led by MSc student Sarah Boggett on the biomechanics of predator-prey interactions between hagfishes and sharks. You can listen to the podcast...
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