Meet the People:

S. Randal Voss
Director, Ambystoma Genetic Stock Center
Director, Ambystoma Research Resources
Professor, NeuroscienceSpinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center

Laura Muzinic
Associate Director, Ambystoma Genetic Stock Center

Chris Muzinic
Curator, Ambystoma Genetic Stock Center

Grace Zimmerman
Assistant Curator, Ambystoma Genetic Stock Center

 

Fun Facts

What determines whether an axolotl will grow up to be male or female?

Axolotls have genetic sex-determination - a locus on an axolotl chromosome determines whether an axolotl is male or female.

In salamanders, the sex determining mechanism is referred to as ZZ/ZW and the heterogametic sex is female.

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