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Three biology seniors were featured in the The Patriot-News in May 2009. They started their research project as a component of a Comparative Animal Physiology course that was taught by Prof. Kay Etheridge. She continued to oversee the students' independent research.
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Students study marine ecosystems in summer research
Sandy beaches, crystal waters, snorkeling. It sounds like a vacation until you add in seventy-plus hours of field experience, nightly lab discussions, research group projects, and then writing and presenting the findings – all in less than two weeks’ time.
This summer 14 students had the opportunity to participate in a field experience lab in the Bahamas to wind up their spring semester class Tropical Marine Biology. The course was created six years ago by Gettysburg College Biology Prof. Istvan Urcuyo and is offered every other spring.