Document Type



Media is loading


Audio: MP3; File size: 5.38 MB; Duration: 00:04:42

Release Date


Episode Description

In this episode of PDXPLORES, Carmen Rodriguez, a Ph.D. student in the biology department, discusses the Annual Killifish--a remarkable organism with the ability to survive long periods without oxygen or water--and how the unusual biology of this fish could unlock treatments for macular degeneration.

Click on the "Download" button to access the audio transcript.


In Copyright. This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Persistent Identifier



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.