In The News... WECT Wilmington Dr. Yopak was interviewed for local news channel WECT Wilmington. You can catch the live stream below (and see her share a 3D print of her own brain!). http://www.wect.com/story/38788226/uncw-shark-researcher-absolutelyfascinated-about-these-animalswe-know-so-little-about WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC WILMA Magazine: Take 5 Dr. Yopak was interviewed for the July 2018 issue of WILMA Magazine (Wilmington's Successful Woman). Head over to read all about it!   Take 5 with Kara Yopak http://www.wilmaontheweb.com/July-2018/Take-5-with-Kara-Yopak/   Shark Tale http://www.wilmaontheweb.com/July-2018/Shark-Tale/ WILMA Magazine, Photo credit: TERAH WILSON Living Lab Radio Our lab was featured on WCAI Living Lab Radio Boston! Read the article and check out Dr. Yopak's live stream here: http://capeandislands.org/post/sharks-are-smart-their-own-way#stream/0 Elasmobranch lab Q & A: Yopak ZoMBiE Lab The lab was featured on the American Elasmobranch Society (AES) blog.   http://elasmo.org/blog/elasmobranch-lab-q-yopak-zombie-lab We Are UNCW Check out the feature on Dr. Yopak for We Are UNCW! https://uncw.edu/profiles/yopak_kara.html oVert: Open Exploration of Vertebrate Diversity in 3D Read about our involvement in the amazing  project oVert: Open Exploration of Vertebrate Diversity in 3D, a NSF-funded Thematic Collections Network (TCN), NSF’s Advancing the Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC) program. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/08/new-3d-scanning-campaign-will-reveal-20000-animals-stunning-detail Using 3D printing for Comparative Neuroanatomy Check out how we're using 3D printing of our shark brain collection as an educational tool for comparative neuroanatomy. Photo credit: The Gills Club Gills Club Gills Club in Action! We participated a 2-day workshop for the Gills Club at the New England Aquarium. We got to contribute to panel discussions, hands-on dissections, and public lectures, and were featured in the Boston Globe! http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/2017/09/20/shark-scientists-encourage-girls-new-england-aquarium/ekIj9h08E4u94MbcaTrc7J/story.html You can read more about the Gills Club and our involvement here. “Why Sharks Attack,” Television documentary, Nova, Channel 7, PBS, Prosperio Check out how some of our work on comparative neuroanatomy in sharks and their relatives is contributing to our understanding of shark behavior. Shark Superhighway Some of Dr. Yopak's research on applying magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to sharks was featured on National Geographic Explorer! Ultimate Shark See some of Dr. Yopak's early PhD research investigating the brain of the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, featured on National Geographic Explorer.

WECT Wilmington

Dr. Yopak was interviewed for local news channel WECT Wilmington. You can catch the live stream below (and see her share a 3D print of her own brain!).

http://www.wect.com/story/38788226/uncw-shark-researcher-absolutelyfascinated-about-these-animalswe-know-so-little-about

WILMA Magazine: Take 5

Dr. Yopak was interviewed for the July 2018 issue of WILMA Magazine (Wilmington's Successful Woman). Head over to read all about it!

 

Take 5 with Kara Yopak

http://www.wilmaontheweb.com/July-2018/Take-5-with-Kara-Yopak/

 

Shark Tale

http://www.wilmaontheweb.com/July-2018/Shark-Tale/

WILMA Magazine, Photo credit: TERAH WILSON
WILMA Magazine, Photo credit: TERAH WILSON
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Living Lab Radio

Our lab was featured on WCAI Living Lab Radio Boston! Read the article and check out Dr. Yopak's live stream here:

http://capeandislands.org/post/sharks-are-smart-their-own-way#stream/0

The lab was featured on the American Elasmobranch Society (AES) blog.

 

http://elasmo.org/blog/elasmobranch-lab-q-yopak-zombie-lab

The ZoMBiE Lab
Kara Yopak-Shaw is an assistant professor in UNCW's Department of Biology and Marine Science program studying the evolution of neural systems, particularly in how brain size and formation varies across sharks and their relatives. PHOTO BY: JEFF JANOWSKI/UNCW

We Are UNCW

Check out the feature on Dr. Yopak for We Are UNCW!

https://uncw.edu/profiles/yopak_kara.html

oVert: Open Exploration of Vertebrate Diversity in 3D

Read about our involvement in the amazing  project oVert: Open Exploration of Vertebrate Diversity in 3D, a NSF-funded Thematic Collections Network (TCN), NSF’s Advancing the Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC) program.

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/08/new-3d-scanning-campaign-will-reveal-20000-animals-stunning-detail

Using 3D printing for Comparative Neuroanatomy

Check out how we're using 3D printing of our shark brain collection as an educational tool for comparative neuroanatomy.

Photo credit: The Gills Club

Gills Club

Gills Club in Action! We participated a 2-day workshop for the Gills Club at the New England Aquarium. We got to contribute to panel discussions, hands-on dissections, and public lectures, and were featured in the Boston Globe!

http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/2017/09/20/shark-scientists-encourage-girls-new-england-aquarium/ekIj9h08E4u94MbcaTrc7J/story.html

You can read more about the Gills Club and our involvement here.

“Why Sharks Attack,” Television documentary, Nova, Channel 7, PBS, Prosperio

Check out how some of our work on comparative neuroanatomy in sharks and their relatives is contributing to our understanding of shark behavior.

Shark Superhighway

Some of Dr. Yopak's research on applying magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to sharks was featured on National Geographic Explorer!

Ultimate Shark

See some of Dr. Yopak's early PhD research investigating the brain of the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, featured on National Geographic Explorer.