Welcome to Dr. Enmin Zou’s Environmental Toxicology/Physiology Lab!



Research Interests:

1. Environmental toxicology, particularly endocrine disruption in invertebrates

2. Comparative physiology, particularly crustacean physiology



An MS graduate project is available to study hormonal control of exoskeletal metabolism

in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus.

If interested, please apply ASAP!

Short-Form Curriculum Vitae


Current Funding Sources:

Louisiana Sea Grant College Program

US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
United States Geological Survey (USGS)


Louisiana Board of Regents (R&D and Enhancement grants)

NSU Research Council


Lab Facilities:

Optima 8000 ICP-OES

PinAAcle 900Z Graphite Furnace AA

FIMS-400 Mercury Analyzer

Applied Biosystems StepOne Real-Time PCR System

Techne TC-312 Thermocycler

FluorChem Imaging System

Shimadzu RF-5301 Spectrofluorometer

Benchmark Plus Microplate Spectrophotometer

Beckman DU730 Life Science UV/VIS Spectrophotometer

Nikon TS100F Fluorescence Scope & Imaging System

Cell Culture Facility (Laminar Flow Hood and CO2 Incubator)

The "Fiddler"



Environmental Hormones
International Congress of Zoology
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Rod and Reel


Photo Gallery:

Breast Cancer CellsParthenogenic DaphniaFoci of Breast Cancer CellsMachismo " Tou Lou Lou " - Fiddler Crabs


Phone: 985-448-4711