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Research photo from work with frogs in Papua New Guinea

Inspiring Students Through Research Opportunities

Have you ever wondered how a chameleon’s tongue works? This question intrigues Nicole Danos, PhD. A vertebrate comparative anatomist and an assistant professor of biology at the University of San Diego College of Arts and Sciences, Danos studies how living creatures move. From studies with rats to chameleons, Danos’ research poses the question that gets to the root of biology — how do living creatures function?