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About Dr. Molly Morris

About the Morris Laboratory

Our lab is interested in the evolution of mating behaviors, animal communication, alternative reproductive tactics and adaptive plasticity. Swordtail and platy fishes (Xiphophorus) provide an excellent system in which to study these topics.

Recent News in the Morris Lab:

Students enjoy diving into freshwater fish biology research in the Morris Lab

1 year ago

Undergraduate students Helen Stec (left) and Madison Parker (right) look into one of the large breeding mesocosm fish tanks in the Morris Lab.Excerpted from Ohio University News A biology lab filled with thousands of freshwater fish from Mexico provides a hands-on setting for Ohio University students to examine how tiny, colorful swordtail fish are evolving and adapting. Dr. Molly Morris, professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, provides […]

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Class of 2021 | Shasta Kamara Accepted to Grad Program in Marine and Environmental Biology

1 year 5 months ago

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Shasta Kamara, a senior marine, freshwater, and environmental biology major, will be starting her master’s degree in Marine and Environmental Biology next fall at Nichols State […]

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Alumni News | Eliot Shearer Talks about His Research on Pediatric Hearing Loss

1 year 5 months ago

Dr. Aiden Eliot Shearer, portrait in scrubsOhio University alumnus Dr. Aiden Eliot Shearer made a virtual stop at his alma mater recently, talking about his research on the genetics of pediatric hearing loss with faculty and students at a Biological Sciences/Biomedical Science Seminar. Evaluation of children for hearing loss has changed dramatically over the past 15 […]

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