Lab at LSU | Facilities

The Maruska lab is housed within the Department of Biological Sciences located in the Life Sciences Building on the Baton Rouge campus of Louisiana State University. The ~1300 sq ft lab is divided into two separate areas:

  1. molecular, histological, computer work station, and general laboratory space, and
  2. microscopy and neurophysiology recording rooms.
Undergraduates with Junior in the lab
Lab Station
Empty Lab Station


workbench with tools
microscope and computer station

A student office and creative relaxation space is also adjacent to the general lab.

Undergraduates doing lab work
Office space with several girls doing work

Our lab also maintains a ~350 sq ft fish room within the Aquatic Facility of the Life Sciences Building. This room houses our cichlid fish colony, recirculating filtration and monitoring system, and contains a separate room for conducting behavioral experiments.

Fish tanks
More fish tanks
Fish room water pump and filtration

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