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    Published: July 30, 2013

    Solving the Puzzle of How Fishes are Related

    Teaching Systems Biology and Genetics Through Inquiry

    Leo Smith, Ph.D. was the Assistant Curator and Head, Fishes Division, The Field Museum.  His research focuses on the comparative evolutionary biology of fishes.  Current projects focus on the evolution of venomous fishes and their venom proteins. 

    To learn more about Leo and his research, visit The Smith Lab at The Field Museum, The Field Museum’s Fishes Division site, and the What the Fish? podcast.  This video can also be found on The Field Museum's Vimeo page.


    “There is no aspect of biology that can be reduced down, no matter how much we want to do a single level of organization.” - Dr. Leo Smith