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Postdoc position now filled

The postdoc position in hagfish slime biophysics that was advertised earlier is now closed. Stay tuned for other postdoc positions that will be advertised in the near future.

Andy Turko’s Rivulus paper in JEB

Andy Turko from Pat Wrights’ lab at the University of Guelph recently published an interdisciplinary paper on the effects of gravity on gills of the amphibious fish known as the mangrove rivulus. Using ingenious experiments at Dalhousie’s microgravity...

Congratulations Stacey and Lauren!

Stacey Zuppa and Lauren Friend won first prize in the undergraduate poster category at the recent Southwestern Organismal Biology conference held this year at the Claremont Colleges. Congrats to Stacey and Lauren, as well as co-authors Kevin and Charlie!

Welcome Charlie!

Welcome to Dr. Charlene McCord, who joined the Fudge Lab as a Grand Challenges Initiative postdoc. Charlie will be teaching GCI classes and doing research on hagfish biomechanics. Charlie got her PhD from the University of Chicago, where she worked on the evolution...

Congratulations Kevin!

Congratulations to Research Associate Kevin Jagnandan, who is joining the faculty at San Diego City College!

Cal State Fullerton gets slimed

Dr. Fudge will be giving a research seminar at Cal State Fullerton on October 19 at 4 pm. The title of his talk is Hagfish Slime Unraveled.

New Comparative Biomechanics Course at Chapman

Dr. Fudge will be a teaching a new biomechanics course in the spring semester at Chapman called Life’s Physical World: from Molecules to Mammoths. This course will explore how organisms interact with their physical environment and the principles that govern...

Fudge moves to Chapman University

In August 2016, Dr. Fudge moved his lab from the University of Guelph to Chapman University. His research will continue to focus on hagfishes and hagfish slime, as well as other biomaterials and biomechanical phenomena. He will not be taking graduate students, but is...