Noah Bressman

Noah Bressman

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest University

PhD Candidate in Biology

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Published on Apr 09, 2020

PhD Defense

Hey Everyone!On Tuesday, April 14th at 9:30 am EST, I will be defending my PhD dissertation on the behaviors, terrestrial locomotion, and orientation of amphibious fishes, which includes the resear...

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Published on Mar 27, 2020

Submitted for Publication

Hey Everyone,Thanks for being patient with me and I hope you are staying safe! I wanted to let you know that I have submitted this research for publication in the Journal of Experimental Biology! O...

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Published on Oct 19, 2019

Exciting Updates

Hey Everyone,I have a bunch of updates! I presented the results of the project this summer at the Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists in Snowbird, Utah, where it was received with gr...

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Published on Apr 24, 2019

Analysis complete! Manuscript/Poster writing starts now!

Hi Everyone,I am excited to say that my analysis of the data is complete! Overall, I have evidence that these fish use chemoreception (i.e., taste, smell) to find their way around on land. However,...

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Published on Feb 05, 2019

Successful data collection!

Hi Everyone,I am now back from Florida after successful experiments and data collection! I have plenty of promising data on walking catfish terrestrial orientation, and it seems like some of my hyp...

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Published on Jan 11, 2019

Experiments started

Hi Everyone,My UF collaborators already collected about 100 catfish for me, so I’ve already started experiments! Once I finish the control group today, I should be able to figure out which senses t...

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Published on Jan 02, 2019

Ready for experiments!

Hi Everyone,My car is packed up with all of my research equipment and I am beginning my trip down to Florida to start experiments next week! Additionally, I’ve interviewed over 120 people who ave p...

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Published on Nov 13, 2018

Background Info Interviews

Hi Everyone,Thanks again for helping us reach our funding goal! I just wanted to let you all know that I have already started gathering background information on walking catfishes from interviews o...

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Published on Oct 24, 2018

Funding Goal Achieved!!!

We have reached our funding goal of $1000!!! Thank you everyone for your donations and support! I shall start ordering and preparing the research equipment next week to get ready for my upcoming fi...

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Thanks! I have some cool work on invasive snakehead terrestrial locomotion and emersion coming out soon, which I hope will help with metapopulation modeling and population dynamics! Once I finalize my conclusions from that work, I should be able to better inform this project!
Oct 24, 2018
How do amphibious fishes find their way around on land?
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Thanks! I feel personally motivated in this field because of the exciting observations I made several years ago of the fish on the floor of the lab!
Oct 24, 2018
How do amphibious fishes find their way around on land?
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