Faculty Information

NameDietmar Kueltz
Office2207 Meyer Hall
DepartmentAnimal Science
WebsiteWeb Link
EducationPhD, University of Rostock (Germany), 1992
Research InterestsResearch Focus: Ecophysiology of aquatic animal adaptation to environmental change and extremes, in particular high-salinity habitats; Evolution of environmental stress tolerance and phenotypic plasticity; Paleobiology of environmental stress tolerance; Synergistic effects of osmotic stress in combination with anthropogenic pollutants, high UV radiation, and temperature. Research species: Fishes, Daphnia. Methodology emphasis: Ecophysiology, Proteomics, Reverse Genetics.
Areas of EmphasisPhysiological Ecology / Ecological Genomics and Genetics
Research Abstract 
Recent Publicationssee http://kueltzlab.ucdavis.edu/Publications.cfm
Examination TopicsEnvironmental adaptation of animals; Fish ecophysiology; Osmoregulation; Evolution of environmental stress responses.
Accepting StudentsYes
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