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INVERTEBRATE MEDICINE, Second Edition BLOG

Who is Dr. Michael Murray?

Dr. Michael Murray is a 1977 graduate of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, he spent 6 years serving in the US Army Veterinary Corps. Following completion of his tour of duty, he entered private veterinary practice in a traditional companion animal clinic in Seaside, CA. In 1989, Dr. Murray founded the “Avian and  Read More 
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Hot Topic Article: Shock avoidance by discrimination learning in the shore crab (Carcinus maenas) is consistent with a key criterion for paina

Barry Magee and his professor Robert Elwood of the School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University, Belfast, designed an experiment utilizing wild caught shore crabs (Carcinus maenas) that determined this species can detect and selectively avoid noxious stimuli much as a vertebrate would. The article's extensive reference list includes other articles on this and closely  Read More 
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Who is Dr. Ilze Berzins?

Ilze K. Berzins has an inter-disciplinary approach to her clinical, teaching, conservation and research skills focused around the concept of One Health – healthy ecosystems, healthy animals, and healthy humans. She is currently working on a Masters of Public Health to expand her career path to better encompass the goals of conservation medicine within One  Read More 
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Hot Topic Article: Differential expression of American lobster (Homarus americanus) immune related genes during infection of Aerococcus viridans var. homari, the causative agent of Gaffkemia

The American lobster is the most economically important fishery in Canadian Atlantic Ocean waters. This interesting article describes the first broad attempt at characterizing the American lobster's immunological genetic make-up by identifying thousands of genes from the lobster hepatopancreas. The authors then focused on 148 genes involved in the immune response to an in vivo  Read More 
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