Sampling on Barney Lake (Beaver Island, MI)

Taking a break from searching for mussels in the Sydenham River, Ontario


Welcome to Dave Zanatta's Homepage


I am a malacologist (one who studies molluscs), molecular ecologist, and conservation geneticist. On the linked pages, you can find info about my research and teaching interests.

July 2021: Welcome to our new Research Technician Ava Laszlo!
May/June 2021: Welcome to new graduate students Aaliyah Wright and Gabrielle Sanfilippo!
May 2021: Congrats to new graduates Madison Layer and Julia Willsie! Madison awarded best Honors Capstone Research Project for 2020-21! Julia awarded CMU Provost Award for Undergraduate Research!
April 2021: Lab attended the 2021 (virtual) FMCS Symposium
March/April 2021: Congratulations to Shay Keretz and Nichelle Van Tassel for completing their PhD qualifying exam and advancing to candidacy!
February 2021: Congratulations to Shay Keretz for being awarded a CIGLR Graduate Research Fellowship!
December 2020: Congrats to new graduate Emmett Smrcka!


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