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Don Lovett


Don Lovett Phone: 609.771.2876


Office: Biology Building 129

Lab: Biology Building 134, x2675


Courses Taught

  • Foundations of Biological Inquiry
  • Microscopic Anatomy and Techniques
  • Natural History of the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador
  • Freshman Seminar
  • Biology Seminar

Research Interest

  • Mechanisms by which estuarine crabs osmoregulate (at the organismal, cellular, and molecular levels)
  • Anatomy and ultrastructure of the crustacean gill
  • Gene expression in crabs
  • Supporting at-risk students in the sciences

Degrees Earned

  • B.A.S – University of Montana, Zoology; 1975
  • B.S. – University of Montana, Fisheries; 1975
  • M.S. – University of Michigan, Resource Ecology; 1977
  • Ph.D. – University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Evolutionary and Environmental Biology; 1988