Research Excellence in Science

Adam Crane, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology wins the Research Excellence in Science Award.

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Adam Crane is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology, conducting research on social behaviour and fear in aquatic organisms, primarily fishes and amphibians. He works in the laboratory of Aquatic Predation and Environmental Change under the supervision of Dr. Maud Ferrari. His other research interests include how prey learn about predators and whether prey recognize invasive predators. Adam is originally from Atlanta Georgia, and then moved to Springfield, Missouri to undertake a Masters degree in biology and employment as a biology instructor and laboratory technician before beginning doctoral studies at the U of S. Adam is joined by his wife, Amanda, and their three children, Bailey (7), Darryn (5), and Logan (1).