Dr. Clara do Amaral, Assistant Professor of Biology at Mount St. Joseph University, an ecophysiologist and animal behaviorist, will tell us about one of her most popular research topics, “cryoprotectant strategies used by freeze-tolerant frogs, as well as the possible side-effects of cryoprotectant accumulation in these animals “(see MSJU faculty website). Clara has been featured on PRI’s Science Friday (April 27, 2018) and is working with BBC on a documentary featuring organisms that can tolerate extreme environmental pressures. (PRI, Public Radio International)
To get to the Oxbow, Inc. Office take Highway US 50 south from the #16 exit of I-275. Pass the Hollywood Casino exit and turn left at the second stop light onto Walnut St. 301 Walnut is on the right side at the second stop light where Walnut changes from two way to one way. Free parking is available on Walnut St., Center St., and in the parking lot behind the building.) Note: If there is any questions about whether or not a program is cancelled due to weather, a notice will be posted on our home page.