Welcome to the VIP Lab!

 

This is a peek into the world of comparative physiology, where we explore the ways in which different animals meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.  This is where physiology, ecology, and evolution come together to help us understand how animals adapt to their environment.

 
 Image taken under NMFS permit #21006.

Image taken under NMFS permit #21006.

Antarctic Research

Follow our journey as we study how Weddell seal pups survive in the coldest place on Earth.

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 Image taken under NMFS permit #19108.

Image taken under NMFS permit #19108.

elephant seal research

Join us as we learn about the largest mainland population of northern elephant seals.

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