In The News...
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!).
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
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:
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.
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.
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!
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.
Some of Dr. Yopak's research on applying magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to sharks was featured on National Geographic Explorer!
See some of Dr. Yopak's early PhD research investigating the brain of the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, featured on National Geographic Explorer.