Ecology, evolution, and genomics of gars (Lepisosteidae), Bowfin (Amia calva) and other ancient fishes, with applications to biomedical sciences including understanding development of human diseases.
Great Lakes Native Fishes Conservation – Restoration Ecology of Cisco/Lake Herring Coregonus artedi and deepwater ciscoes.
Great Lakes Migratory Fishes – Reemergence of Lake Whitefish Coregonus clupeaformis migrations in northern Lake Michigan tributaries
Great Lakes Migratory Fishes – Effects of dam removal and habitat restoration on migratory Northern Pike Esox lucius in northern Lake Michigan tributaries
Ecology and conservation of peripheral populations of the Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus.
Sustainable practices (fishmeal substitution, optimal stocking densities, water use) in aquaculture of air-breathing fishes (Tropical Gar Atractosteus tropicus and Cuban Gar A. tristoechus).