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Photo of Frank SmithFrank Smith, Doctoral Student

Office: BioPharm 322A

Voice: (860) 486-6215

Fax: (860) 486-6364



Ph.D. degree:

201, Dissertation title: Conservation and Diversification of Appendage Identity Specification Mechanisms along the Anteroposterior and Proximodistal Axes in Panarthropoda

Mailing address:

Frank Smith
The University of Connecticut
75 N. Eagleville Road, Unit 3043
Storrs, CT 06269-3043, U.S.A.

Research interests:

The evolution and development of appendages and other body plan components of the super-phylum Panarthropoda. I have adopted a comparative approach using the flour beetles Tribolium castaneum, T. confusum, T. brevicornis, and Latheticus oryzae, and the tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini for my investigations