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A still image from a tracking video showing the movements of a pregnant porbeagle shark
A still image from a tracking video showing the movements of a pregnant porbeagle shark the research team has named 'Ms. Persistence'

UNE shark tracking research featured in ‘Portland Press Herald’

August 09, 2017

The Portland Press Herald published a story on August 9, 2017 about a research project at the University of New England that involves tagging porbeagle sharks off the coast of...

Nociceptive neurons in a fruit fly larva
Nociceptive neurons in a fruit fly larva. The entire body wall of the animal is tiled with the rectangular dendritic arbors of nociceptive neurons. In this animal, DNA encoding the jellyfish-derived red fluorescent protein TdTomato was inserted into the fly genome in such a way that it is expressed only in the nociceptive neurons. This image of a live fly larva was taken by Taylor Follansbee, B.S. '13, M.S. '15 using a confocal laser-scanning microscope.

UNE research team publishes in leading neuroscience journal

August 04, 2017

Professor of Biology Geoffrey Ganter, Ph.D., and his research team at the University of New England published an original research paper in the top-rated Journal of Neuroscience . Ganter’s team...

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