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Welcome to the Behringer Lab!

Research in my lab focuses on marine disease ecology and epidemiology, the resilience and restoration of marine communities impacted by human or natural disturbances, and the ecology and behavior of marine invertebrates.

The Behringer Lab at the Benthic Ecology Meeting in Corpus Christi, TX.


Research highlighted in The Baltimore Sun

An article in the Baltimore Sun highlights our research with colleagues on population connectivity and the blue crab reovirus, CsRV1. Check it out! “Where do…

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‘Avoidance Behavior’ Helps Species Survive

A press release summarizing our recent paper got some media attention: Behringer, D. C., Karvonen, A., & Bojko, J. (2018). Parasite avoidance behaviours in aquatic environments. Phil.…

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Recent graduate Erica Ross awarded Outstanding PhD Student of the Year!

PhD student Liz Duermit-Moreau awarded FL Skin Divers Association and Aylesworth scholarships!


Interested in joining the lab as a graduate student or intern? Follow this link and watch this video.