My doctoral research addresses whether climate-induced elevated seawater temperatures will affect the reproduction, feeding, growth, immune response, and behavior of the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus.

CJ BrothersMore generally, I am interested in echinoderm ecology and physiology and I have been involved with projects investigating regeneration and photoreception in sea cucumbers, as well as the distribution of echinoderms on the slope of the western Antarctic Peninsula.

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Mentor: James B. McClintock

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C.J. Brothers, PhD Student
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1300 University Blvd.
Department of Biology, CH 252
Birmingham, AL 35294-1170