Research Interests

  • Ecology and systematics of amphibians and reptiles.
  • Vertebrate populations in lotic habitats
  • Cryptobranchid salamander biology
  • Micro-fungi relationships with amphibians and reptiles
  • Reptilian venom glands
  • Effects of MS-222 on vertebrates
  • Retardation of regeneration in salamanders (micro-fungi and bacterial components)