The 6th Annual Cavefish Meeting will be held March 17th-20th 2019 at Hotel Mision in Queretaro, Mexico. Horst Wikens (University of Hamburg) and Craig Albertson (University of Massachusetts) will be Keynote Speakers.
The cavefish meeting held on March 2017 in Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico was a great success! Visit the Rohner Lab Facebook Page to see event photos.
Visit MexicanCaves.org for a collection of previous meeting programs and abstracts.
JoVE calls for methods papers in Astyanax mexicanus research. Guest edited by Cliff Tabin and Misty Riddle.
Please consider submitting an abstract to the Jove Methods Collection page.
- Cavefish Metabolism Providing Insight Into Diabetes
- Weird Little ‘Walking’ Cavefish
- Stowers Report: 'Model Organisms'
- Binge-Eating Cavefish and Human Obesity
- Scientists Falling For Binge-Eating Cavefish
Find new opportunities, jobs, field trips to study cavefish in beautiful Mexico.... Job Opportunity: Research Assistant in Fish Heart Regeneration
List of labs currently working on Astyanax mexicanus and contact addresses. Please contact us if you want to be added to this list.
Cavefish PI Contact List - Get in touch with top researchers in the field.
A comprehensive, unique work examining the use of the Mexican cavefish as a powerful model system to further understand basic biological processes such as eye degeneration, hearing, craniofacial development, sleep, and metabolic function. [available at the Elsevier Store]
Published resources describing all our laboratory or experimental procedures.
Additional sites for cavefish research....
Cavefishes.org.ukis a list of the subterranean fishes of the world, a searchable bibliography of >3000 entries, and several other lists of fishes.