Earlier this month, we ventured down to Coney Island to collect shells for our Aiptasia and Berghia cultures! As nocturnal animals, the Berghia are overjoyed to have additional shelter to relax under and to lay their embryos on. Meanwhile, the Aiptasia are on to bigger and better tanks, enjoying spacious accommodations in our new culture set-up that is generously decorated with seashells. Here’s to more shells and beach trips in the new year!
I am now two weeks into my position as Assistant Curator of Malacology and Assistant Professor of the Richard Gilder Graduate School at the American Museum of Natural History! It has been an exciting time with all of the preparations of starting a new position, and I hope to have my lab and office set up within the next month. I've really been enjoying starting up at the museum! For those of you that are interested in joining my lab at AMNH, check out the Join us! page here on my website. Until next time!
I will start as an Assistant Curator of Malacology and Assistant Professor of the Richard Gilder Graduate School at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City in October 2022! The Goodheart lab is interested in folks who want to study marine invertebrate biodiversity and evolution, especially those interested in sea slugs and the evolution of complex phenotypes, like nematocyst sequestration. Please email me if you are interested in joining my lab!