Animal Metamorphosis: A Larval to Juvenile Transition [S-20-5]
|Location:||SLU: Johnson 105|
|Classes:||1 Session 1.5 hours|
|Dates:||Mon 1:30 PM 04/06|
How does a tadpole transform into a frog? A larval fish into its adult form? A maggot into a fly? In this talk you will learn about the spectacular world of animal metamorphosis and the hormones that mediate it.
Alex Schreiber is a professor of Biology at SLU. He specializes in endocrinology, the study of hormones. He works with both animals (frog and fish) and human systems. He is the author of an upcoming university-level textbook, Integrative Endocrinology.