The Mahon Laboratory


              Mahon Laboratory News

March 7, 2016.  A belated congratulations to Mahon lab MS graduate Ben Wegleitner on publication of his thesis work entitled “Identifying the genetic structure of introduced populations of northern snakehead (Channa argus) in Eastern USA”.  The paper is in press now at Aquatic Invasions (LINK). 

March 1, 2016: HUGE news for the Mahon lab.  Earth and Ecosystems Sciences Ph.D. student Erin Collins has been accepted into the 2016 National Science Foundation Advanced Training Program in Antarctica for Early Career Scientists: Biological Adaptations to Environmental Change.  Erin will spend her summer at Palmer Station in Antarctica!  CONGRATS ERIN!!! 

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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!