CSUN Associate Professor of Biology Casey terHorst will pursue trivia, and Daily Doubles, this Thursday on the mothership of quiz gameshows, JEOPARDY! TerHorst taped the…View More This CSUN biologist is set to appear on JEOPARDY!
Image: Butterflyfish and corals on a part of the Great Barrier Reef, a diverse community of interacting species threatened by climate change (Wikimedia: Wise Hok…View More terHorst reviews the predictability of evolution in “tangled banks” of interacting species
Climate change has warmed ocean temperatures, increasing the risk and frequency of coral bleaching, a stress response in which corals expel the colorful algal symbionts…View More CSUN biologists test whether coral symbionts can beat the heat
This week’s seminar in the Biology Department colloquium series will be presented by CSUN Associate Professor of Biology Casey terHorst. terHorst studies the ecological impacts of…View More Colloquium: terHorst on the limits of eco-evolutionary interactions
The invasive wildflower Medicago polymorpha has evolved to grow more rapidly in its new range, but this change is not associated with stronger competitive ability against…View More Invasive wildflower grows bigger, but not more competitive, in new territory
Experiments with the invasive wildflower Medicago polymorpha show that the plant evolved to be a tougher competitor as it established itself in new habitats, including California.…View More This invasive plant succeeds by evolving to compete
Biology alumnus Sam Fleischer, now a Ph.D. student at UC Davis, has published results from his undergraduate research with Associate Professor Casey terHorst in the…View More terHorst Lab alumnus publishes model of predator-prey dynamics