Visick Lab: Home of the Vibrio-Euprymna Symbiosis

Karen Visick, Loyola University

This website features general information about the lab of Karen Visick, which studies the genes needed to establish an interaction between the small Hawaiian squid Euprymna scolopes and its luminescent symbiont, the marine bacterium Vibrio fischeri. It features links to more information about current research in the Visick lab, lab members and events, and the summer research program and microbiology department at Loyola University.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Molecular Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine, Biosphere:Evolution, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:EcologyKeywords: light organ, bacterial bioluminescence