University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) Department of Biological Sciences' curriculum includes animal behavior, biophysics, botany, cell biology, conservation biology, freshwater and terrestrial ecology, genetics, marine sciences, microbiology, and restoration ecology. The department supports pre-professional and health-science career objectives, and prepares students for graduate studies in biology.
Part of the marine science curriculum includes research in the Invertebrate Lab at USFSP. Dr. Heather Judkins focuses on Mollusca, specifically the cephalopods: squids, octopods, and their relatives; as well as pelagic snails. Past and present projects include investigating the biodiversity, systematics, biogeography, genetic diversity, and physiology of the group.
- Department of Biological Sciences
- Judkins Invertebrate Lab
- Research (Judkins Invertebrate Lab)
- Marine Biology Grows with Strong Partnerships