Research

Research Projects currently underway at the MADL:
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QPX ecology and disease dynamics in the hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria (picture from whoi.edu)

Project 1: QPX ecology and disease dynamics in the hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria (picture from whoi.edu)

Early host-pathogen interactions in bivalves

Project 2: Mucosal immunity and early host-pathogen interactions in bivalves

Project 3: Probing the mechanisms of particle selection in suspension-feeding bivalves

Project 3: Probing the mechanisms of particle selection in suspension-feeding bivalves

Project 4: Functional genomics investigations of host-pathogen interactions in bivalves

Project 4: Functional genomics investigations of host-pathogen interactions in bivalves

Project 5: Marker-assisted selection of hard clams for resistance towards QPX

Project 5: Marker-assisted selection of hard clams for resistance towards QPX

Project 6: Lobster immunity in a changing environment

Project 6: Lobster immunity in a changing environment