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Laboratories & Facilities

Faculty Laboratories


  • EEOB Departmental Shared Lab Resource (SLR) :: EEOB SLR is available for all faculty and staff, and students and collaborators of EEOB faculty and staff
  • Aquatic Ecology Laboratory (AEL) :: population & community structure and dynamics in aquatic systems
  • Museum of Biological Diversity :: houses research and teaching collections; comprised of the Acarology Lab, Borror Lab, Herbarium, Museum of Zoology, and the Insect Collection
    • Acarology Laboratory :: one of the largest mite collections in North America
    • Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics :: center of active research on animal sounds
    • Fish Division, MBD :: houses collection of North American freshwater fishes with secondary strengths in fishes of Mexico and Central America
    • Herbarium :: major collection of plant and fungal specimens that supports research and teaching at OSU, other academic institutions, and governmental agencies
    • Mollusc Division :: houses gastropod and bivalve collections used in teaching, research, and service
    • Triplehorn Insect Collection :: contains approximately 3.5 million specimens from all parts of the world with historical emphasis in the orders Coleoptera and Homoptera and current interests in the Hymenoptera