The Mahon Laboratory


Mahon Lab NEWS: May 2017. Welcome to the summer everyone! We are busily working on grants, papers, and starting a few new exciting projects. Check back here and on Twitter (@CMU_Antarctica) for news on all of these. Here are the recent papers from the lab:

Galaska, M.P.*, Sands, C., Santos, S.R., Mahon, A.R., Halanych, K.M. 2017. Geographic structure in the Southern Ocean circumpolar brittle star Ophionotus victoriae (Ophiuridae) revealed from mtDNA and single nucleotide polymorphism data. Ecology and Evolution. 7(2): 475-485.

Shogren, A.J.*, Tank, J.L., Andruszkiewicz, E., Olds, B., Mahon, A.R., Jerde, C.L., Bolster, D. 2017. Controls on eDNA movement in streams: Transport, retention, and resuspension. Scientific Reports. In press.

Evans, N.T., Shirey, P.D., Wieringa, J.G.*, Mahon, A.R., Lamberti, G.A. 2017. Comparative cost and effort of fish distribution detection via environmental DNA analysis and electrofishing. Fisheries.  42(2): 90-99.

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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!