The Mahon Laboratory


                        Mahon Laboratory News

NEWS:  May, 2015.  BELATED CONGRATULATIONS to lab members Avril Harder and Megan Simmons on their successful Master’s defenses in May!    

June 2, 2015: Another new manuscript out this week.  “Phlebotomus papatasi SP15: mRNA expression variability and amino acid sequence polymorphisms of field populations” is out in Parasites and Vectors.  Thanks to the project lead (M.A. McDowell) for including us.  Link to paper is on Publications page. 

JUNE 1, 2015: New manuscript accepted in Molecular Ecology Resources.  “Quantification of mesocosm fish and amphibian species diversity via eDNA metabarcoding” by Evans et al. will be Open Access at MER.  Link to the paper in Accepted Early Online here.

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Welcome to the Mahon Laboratory at Central Michigan University.  As a part of the Department of Biology and the Institute for Great Lakes Research at CMU, our focus is on using molecular genetic tools to explore organismal detection, biodiversity, and phylogeography in both aquatic and marine ecosystems.

Potential Ph.D., M.S. or Undergraduate students interested in a research project:  See OPPORTUNITIES PAGE!