Christopher Schalk

Christopher Schalk

Sep 15, 2016

Group 6 Copy 31
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Adaptive radiations occur when an evolutionary lineage diversifies and adapts to use a previously unoccupied niche or underutilized resource, such as Darwin’s Finches. We seek to test hypotheses about the patterns and processes that generate an adaptive radiation by quantifying the morphological diversity of a secretive species-rich group, the New World leaf-litter geckos. We will compare the morphology of island and mainland gecko species using x-rays and photos of preserved specimens.


    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Aptapaper: Detecting Pathogens on a Simple Piece of Paper

    The Michigan Synthetic Biology Team is excited to be building Aptapaper, a device used to detect proteins...

    Creating a neural network that classifies Dinoflagellate species

    I think we have the technology to develop an artificial intelligence model that can differentiate between...

    Do fungi exposed to toxic waste produce novel antimicrobial agents?

    We've discovered a few new mushrooms thriving in this harsh environment of land-disposed sewage sludge in...