aBOUT us

We are a genetics/microbiology lab studying disease ecology, microbial ecology, and immunogenetics of amphibians. We are based at Dominican University of California in San Rafael, CA. Our research explores the microbial diversity and genetics of North American amphibians. 

Lab News

Our salamander research was featured in the NBC Bay Area's segment "Climate in Crisis". Check out our students in action collecting and swabbing salamanders for microbiome and Bd monitoring across sites affected by the 2020 California wildfires. 

We're on TV!

3/29/2021

We are local celebrities.... for a week! Some of our fieldwork was featured both on NBC Bay Area (video above) and DUC press. Check out these reports on our salamander wildfire research and fieldwork!

New GRANT!

12/15/2020

Alison White, undergraduate researcher, received the Northern California Herpetology Society Research Grant! Alison will be performing microbial genetics research for her Research Methodology project.

Congratulations Alison!

New Pub!

3/19/2020

The lab has a new technical comment in Science! Dr. OHG is a contributing author on a comment of Scheele et al., 2019. The team attempted to replicate Scheele's analysis, but where not able to recreate their results. You can follow this conversation in Science (check out a link in the Publications tab!)

New Pub!

3/1/2020

The lab has a new publication in PeerJ! Dr. Hernandez-Gomez is the first author on an investigation into the effects of invasive Eucalyptus on the skin microbiome and body condition of Bay Area salamanders. This is a collaborative project in the Rosenblum Lab at UC Berkeley

CONTACT US

155 Palm Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901

Contact Us
DU_BY_logo_Blue_New_06_2017_.png

Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

School of Health and Natural Sciences

Dominican University of California

155 Palm Avenue

San Rafael, CA 94901

© 2023 by OHG lab. Proudly created with Wix.com

  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
9763AAEF-ACEF-4DBE-B189-6C9AB032BD98_1_2