(Click on name of student for more information on their research)
Maria Mazzillo - The importance of mucilage secretion in zooxanthella symbioses

Shanna Hanes - The utrastructure of bleaching in cnidarian zooxanthella symbioses

Ivey Ellis - Development of the larval nervous system in the bivalve Crassostrea virginica

Current Graduate students:
Research in my lab follows two different paths. Ongoing projects are concerned with,

1. A morphological and functional analysis of neurodevelopment in larvae of the oyster Crassostrea virginica.

2. The energetics and morphology of zooxanthella - cnidarian symbioses using the anemone,
Aiptasia pallida, as a model organism.

(See below for more information on research.)
Stephen C.Kempf
Associate Professor

Science Officer:
......... Key Largo Marine Research Lab

Tel: 334-844-3924
Fax: 334-844-9234
E-mail: kempfsc@auburn.edu

Kempf Lab