current | former


Joe T. Thompson, Ph.D.

joseph.thompson@fandm.edu

  • Franklin and Marshall College Department of Biology P.O. Box 3003 Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

Education

  • Ph.D. Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mentors

  • Bill Kier, Ph.D.

Biography

Dr. Joe Thompson is currently an Associate Professor of Biology at Franklin and Marshall College.

Courses

  • Spring 2002
    • General Biology: University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Fall 2002
    • Physical Biology: University of North Carolina at Pembroke
    • Principles of Biology: University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Publications

  • Thompson, J.T. and W.M. Kier. (2006) Ontogeny of circular muscle ultrastructure and implications for jet locomotion in Oval Squid, Sepioteuthis lessoniana. Journal of Experimental Biology. 209: 433-443.
  • Kier, W.M. and J.T. Thompson. (2003) Muscle arrangement, function and specialization in recent coleoids. (Invited review) Berliner Pal√§obiologische Abhandlungen. 03:141-162.
  • Thompson, J.T., Kier, W.M. (2002) Ontogeny of squid mantle function: changes in the mechanics of escape-jet locomotion in the oval squid, Sepioteuthis lessoniana Lesson, 1830. Biological Bulletin. 203: 14-26.
  • Thompson, J.T., Kier, W.M. (2001) Ontogenetic changes in fibrous connective tissue organization in the oval squid, Sepioteuthis lessoniana Lesson, 1830. Biological Bulletin.201: 136-53.
  • Thompson, J.T., Kier, W.M. (2001) Ontogenetic changes in mantle kinematics during escape-jet locomotion in the oval squid, Sepioteuthis lessoniana Lesson, 1830. Biological Bulletin. 201: 154-66.