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

Why are axolotls the most studied salamander model?

Axolotls are used because they provide a vertebrate model organism that is easy to rear and breed in the lab.

Methods to care for axolotls have been perfected over many decades and they are the only salamanders that can be bred multiple times a year.

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