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Rick Hochberg

Rick Hochberg
Professor Rick HochbergAssociate Professor, Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Research Interests

Invertebrate zoology, functional morphology, systematics, evolution, biodiversity

Cataloging invertebrate biodiversity in freshwater and marine environments, applying advanced microscopy (SEM, TEM, CLSM) to study invertebrate anatomy and functional morphology

Education

  • Ph D: Zoology, (2002), University of New Hampshire - Durham, NH, USA.
  • MA: Biology, (1998), Humboldt State University - Arcata, CA. USA.
  • BS: Biology, (1993), Humboldt State University - Arcata, CA. USA.

Awards and Honors

  • Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society (2009) - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society) (2005)

Publications

  • Gallant, J., Hochberg, R., Ada, E. (2016) "Elemental characterization of the cuticle in the marine intertidal pseudoscorpion, Halobisium occidentale.," Invertebrate Biology 135:2 pp. 127 - 137
  • Araújo, T.Q., Hochberg, R. (2016) "First description of a gastrotrich with four scale types, including feathered biancres, a novel find for Gastrotricha," Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom pp. 1–7
  • Hochberg, A., Hochberg, R. (2016) "Musculature of the sessile rotifer Stephanoceros fimbriatus (Rotifera: Gnesiotrocha: Collothecaceae) with details on larval metamorphosis and development of the infundibulum.," Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology
  • Garraffoni, A.R., Di Domenico, M., Hochberg, R. (2016) "New records of marine Gastrotricha from Sao Sebastiao Island (Brazil) and the description of a new species," Marine Biodiversity pp. 1–9
  • Araujo, T.Q., Wieloch, A.H., Vidigal, T.H., Hochberg, R., Garraffoni, A.R. (2016) "Pseudostomella dolichopoda Todaro, 2012 and P. cataphracta Ruppert, 1970 (Gastrotricha: Thaumastodermatidae): new records from Brazil and USA and an updated key to the genus," Check List 12:6 pp. 1986
  • Hochberg, R. (2016) "Review of: Gastrotricha and Gnathifera. Volume 3. Handbook of Zoology: Gastrotricha, Cycloneuralia and Gnathifera.," Acta Zoologica 3 pp. 391
  • Kieneke, A., Schmidt-Rhaesa, A., Hochberg, R. (2015) "A new species of Cephalodasys (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida) from the Caribbean Sea with a determination key to species of the genus," Zootaxa 3947:3 pp. 367-385
  • Atherton, S., Hochberg, R. (2014) "The evolution of the reproductive system of Urodasys (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida)," Invertebrate Biology 133:4 pp. 314-323
  • Gross, V., Miller, W.R., Hochberg, R. (2014) "A new tardigrade, Mutaparadoxipus duodigifinis gen. nov., sp. nov. (Heterotardigrada: Arthrotardigrada), from the Southeastern United States," Zootaxa 3835:2 pp. 263-272
  • Kånneby, T., Atherton, S., Hochberg, R. (2014) "Two new species of Musellifer (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida) from Florida and Tobago and the systematic placement of the genus within Paucitubulatina," Marine Biology Research 10:10 pp. 983-995
  • Todaro, M., Leasi, F., Hochberg, R. (2014) "A new species, genus and family of marine Gastrotricha from Jamaica, with a phylogenetic analysis of Macrodasyida based on molecular data," Systematics and Biodiversity 12:4 pp. 473-488
  • Atherton, S., Hochberg, R. (2014) "The evolution of the reproductive system of Urodasys (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida)," Invertebrate Biology
  • Hochberg, R. (2014) "Crasiella fonseci, a new species of Gastrotricha (Macrodasyida, Planodasyidae) from São Paulo, Brazil," Marine Biodiversity (1867-1616) 44:3 pp. 237
  • Hochberg, R., Atherton, S., Gross, V. (2013) "A new species of sublittoral marine gastrotrich, Lepidodasys ligni sp. n. (Macrodasyida, Lepidodasyidae), from the Atlantic coast of Florida," Zookeys 289 pp. 1-12
  • Hochberg, R. (2013) "Crasiella fonseci, a new species of Gastrotricha (Macrodasyida, Planodasyidae) from São Paulo, Brazil," Marine Biodiversity
  • Kieneke, A., Narkus, S., Hochberg, R., Schmidt-Rhaesa, A. (2013) "Diplodasys rothei (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida), a new marine gastrotrich species from the Bahamas," Meiofauna Marina 20: pp. 49-61
  • Hochberg, R., Kieneke, A., Atherton, S. (2013) "Marine Gastrotricha of Little Cayman Island with the description of one new species and an initial assessment of meiofaunal diversity," Marine Biodiversity
  • Gross, V., Hochberg, R., Atherton, S. (2012) "A comparison of tardigrade muscular organization between species with different body form and habitat," Integrative and Comparative Biology 52:
  • Atherton, S., Hochberg, R. (2012) "Acanthodasys paurocactus sp. n., a new species of Thaumastodermatidae (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida) with multiple scale types from Capron Shoal, Florida," ZooKeys 190: pp. 81-94
  • Hochberg, A., Hochberg, R. (2012) "Comparative Morphology of the Musculature in Larviparous Rotifers: Gradual Versus Drastic Metamorphosis," Integrative and Comparative Biology 52:
  • Todaro, M.A., Dal Zotto, M., Jondelius, U., Hochberg, R., Hummon, W.D., Kanneby, T., Rocha, C.E. (2012) "Gastrotricha: A marine sister for a freshwater puzzle," PLOS ONE 7:2
  • Hochberg, R., Atherton, S., Kieneke, A., Rothe, B., Thacker, C., Gouge, D. (2012) "Marine Meiofauna of Little Cayman Island with a focus on Gastrotricha," Integrative and Comparative Biology 52:
  • Hochberg, R., Atherton, S. (2012) "Musellifer reichardti sp. nov., a new chaetonotid gastrotrich (Gastrotricha) from Capron Shoal, Florida.," Caribbean Journal of Science
  • Atherton, S., Hochberg, R. (2012) "Tetranchyroderma bronchostylus sp. nov., the first known gastrotrich (Gastrotricha) with a sclerotic canal in the caudal organ," Marine Biology Research 8:9 pp. 885-892
  • Kieneke, A.J., Hochberg, R. (2012) "Ultrastructure of protonephridia in Polymerurus nodicaudus (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida) and Paucitubulatina - possible requirements for the colonization of freshwater habitats," Acta Zoologica 93:1 pp. 115-124
  • Hochberg, R., Atherton, S. (2011) "A new species of Lepidodasys (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida) from Panama with a description of its peptidergic nervous system using CLSM, anti-FMRFamide and anti-SCPb," Zoologischer Anzeiger 250:2 pp. 111-122
  • Atherton, S., Hochberg, R. (2011) "Marine Gastrotricha of Bocas del Toro archipelago, Panama," Integrative and Comparative Biology 51:
  • Hochberg, A., Hochberg, R. (2011) "New insights on morphology of feeding and the evolution of the sessile lifestyle: Species of Stephanoceros," Integrative and Comparative Biology 51:
  • Hochberg, R. (2011) "On false mouths and pharyngeal architecture: The interesting case of Pseudostomella (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida)," Integrative and Comparative Biology 51:
  • Hochberg, R., Atherton, S. (2010) "Acanthodasys caribbeanensis sp. nov., a new species of Thaumastodermatidae (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida) from Belize and Panama," ZooKeys 61: pp. 1-10
  • Hochberg, R., O'Brien, S., Puleo, A. (2010) "Behavior, metamorphosis, and muscular organization of the predatory rotifer, Acyclus inquietus (Rotifera, Monogononta)," Invertebrate Biology 129:3 pp. 210-219
  • Hochberg, R., Lilley, G. (2010) "Neuromuscular organization of the freshwater colonial rotifer, Sinantherina socialis, and its implications for understanding the evolution of coloniality in Rotifera," Zoomorphology 129:3 pp. 153-162
  • Hochberg, A., Hochberg, R. (2010) "New insights on larval metamorphosis in sessile rotifers: Species of Stephanoceros," Integrative and Comparative Biology 50:
  • Hochberg, R. (2010) "New species of Oregodasys (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) from Carrie Bow Cay, Belize with an ultrastructural description of the epidermal glandular system.," Zootaxa 2660: pp. 1-17
  • Hochberg, R. (2010) "The epidermal glands of gastrotrichs: ultrastructural insights and hypotheses of function," Integrative and Comparative Biology 50:
  • Hochberg, R. (2010) "Two new species of Oregodasys (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida: Thaumastodermatidae) from Carrie Bow Cay, Belize with ultrastructural observations of the epidermal glandular system," Zootaxa 2660 pp. 1-17
  • Patti, A., Hochberg, R., Clamp, J. (2009) "A novel peritrich (Ciliophora) from the symbiotic community of freshwater pulmonate snails (Mollusca, Gastropoda) in Massachusetts," Integrative and Comparative Biology 49:
  • Puleo, A., O'Brien, S., Hochberg, R. (2009) "Metamorphic transformation of the corona in the predatory rotifer, Acyclus inquietus (Monogononta): the fate of the muscular system," Integrative and Comparative Biology 49:
  • Tjionas, G., Pati, A., Hochberg, R. (2009) "On the structure and function of larval muscular systems in trematodes (Platyhelminthes: Neodermata): intramolluscan stages from sporocyst to metacercaria," Integrative and Comparative Biology 49:
  • Hochberg, R. (2009) "Peptider gic and serotonergic innervation of the atrial complex in Gyratrix hermaphroditus (Platyhelminthes, Kalyptorhynchia) revealed with CLSM.," Zoomorphology 128: pp. 169-181
  • Hochberg, R. (2009) "Serotonergic and SCPb-like innervation of the atrial complex in Gyratrix hermaphroditus (Platyhelminthes, Kalyptorhynchia) revealed with CLSM," Zoomorphology 128:2 pp. 169-181
  • Patti, A., Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M.K. (2009) "Taxonomy and Evolution of the Chaetogaster limnaei complex (Annelida: Oligochaeta)," Integrative and Comparative Biology 49:
  • Hochberg, R. (2009) "Three-dimensional reconstruction and neural map of the serotonergic brain of Asplanchna brightwellii (Rotifera, Monogononta)," Journal of Morphology 270:4 pp. 430-441
  • Hochberg, R., Ablak Gurbuz, O. (2008) "Comparative morphology of the somatic musculature in species of Hexarthra and Polyarthra (Rotifera, Monogononta): Its function in appendage movement and escape behavior," Zoologischer Anzeiger 247:3 pp. 233-248
  • Hochberg, R., Strayer, D., Hummon, W. (2008) "Gastrotricha," Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater invertebrates, Academic Press 3
  • Hochberg, R. (2008) "Gastrotricha of Bocas del Toro, Panama. A preliminary report.," Meiofauna Marina 16: pp. 101-107
  • Hochberg, R. (2008) "Gastrotricha of the Gulf of Mexico," Gulf of Mexico: Its Origins, Waters and Biota. Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies 3:
  • Hochberg, R. (2008) "Ultrastructure of feathered triancres in the Thaumastodermatidae and the description of a new species of Tetranchyroderma (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) from Australia," Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 88:4 pp. 729-737
  • Togouet, S.H., Njine, T., Kemka, N., Nola, M., Menbohan, S.F., Koste, W., Boutin, C., Hochberg, R. (2007) "[Spatio-temporal changes in the abundance of the populations of the gastrotrich community in a shallow lake of tropical Africa.]," Limnologica 37:4 pp. 311-322
  • Hochberg, R. (2007) "Comparative immunohistochemistry of the gastrotrich cerebral ganglion: An analysis of FMRFamide-like immunoreactivity in Neodasys cirritus (Chaetonotida), Xenodasys riedli and Turbanella sp. (Macrodasyida)," Zoomorphology 126:4 pp. 245-264
  • Hochberg, R., Ablak Gurbuz, O. (2007) "Functional morphology of somatic muscles and anterolateral setae in Filinia novaezealandiae Shiel and Sanoamuang, 1993 (Rotifera)," Zoologischer Anzeiger 246:1 pp. 11-22
  • Hochberg, R. (2007) "Serotonin immunoreactivity in the head-foot complex of an interstitial acochlidean reveals the conservative distribution of 5-HT in the opisthobranchs nervous system," Biological Bulletin 213:1 pp. 33-54
  • Zebaze Togouet, S.H., Njine, T., Kemka, N., Nola, M., Menbohan, S.F., Koste, W., Boutin, C., Hochberg, R. (2007) "Spatio-temporal changes in the abundance of the populations of the gastrotrich community in a shallow lake of tropical Africa," Limnologica 37:4 pp. 311-322
  • Hochberg, R. (2007) "Topology of the nervous system of Notommata copeus (Rotifera: Monogononta) revealed with anti-FMRFamide, -SCPb, and -serotonin (5-HT) immunohistochemistry," Invertebrate Biology 126:3 pp. 247-256
  • Hochberg, R. (2006) "On the serotonergic nervous system of two planktonic rotifers, Conochilus coenobasis and C. dossuarius (Monogononta, Flosculariacea, Conochilidae)," Zoologischer Anzeiger 245:1 pp. 53-62
  • Hochberg, R. (2006) "Serotonin-immunoreactivity in the head-foot complex of an interstitial acochlidean reveals the conservative distribution of 5-HT in the opisthobranch nervous system," Integrative and Comparative Biology 46:
  • Hochberg, R. (2006) "The topology of the nervous system of Notommata copeus (Rotifera: Monogononta) revealed with anti-FMRFamide, -SCPb, and -Serotonin immunohistochemistry.," Invertebrate Biology 126:3 pp. 246-257
  • Hochberg, R. (2005) "First record of Polymerurus (Gastrotricha, Chaetonotida) from Australia with the description of a new species from Queensland and an ultrastructural description of the cuticle in specimens of P. nodicaudus," Invertebrate Biology 124:2 pp. 119-130
  • Hochberg, R. (2005) "Immunohistochemistry and 3-D cerebral architecture in species of Aslanchna (rotiferza)," Integrative and Comparative Biology 45:6
  • Hochberg, R. (2005) "Musculature of the primitive gastrotrich Neodasys (Chaetonotida): Functional adaptations to the interstitial environment and phylogenetic significance," Marine Biology 146:2 pp. 315-323
  • Hochberg, R. (2004) "A new genus and subfamily of Typhloplanidae (Platyhelminthes, Rhabdocoela) from Australia with a cladistic analysis of subfamily relationships," Journal of Natural History 38:8 pp. 925-937
  • Hochberg, R. (2004) "Reproductive anatomy of Prognathorhynchus busheki(Platyhelminthes, Kalyptorhynchia) revealed by confocal laser scanning microscopy.," Meiofauna Marina 13: pp. 29-36
  • Hochberg, R. (2004) "Smithsoniarhynches, a new genus of marine interstitial schizorhynch (Platyhelminthes: Kalyptorhynchia) from Mosquito Lagoon and Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA," Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 85: pp. 1-6
  • Hochberg, R., Hutchins, M., Thoney, D.A., Schlager, N. (2003) "Evolution and Systematics.," Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group 1:2 pp. 7-14
  • Hochberg, R., Hutchins, M., Thoney, D.A., Schlager, N. (2003) "Gastrotricha," Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group 1:2 pp. 269-273
  • Hochberg, R., Cannon, L.R. (2003) "Magnetia queenslandica, a new genus and new species of typhloplanid flatworm (Platyhelminthes: Rhabdocoela) from magentic island in North Queensland, Australia," Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 51:1 pp. 1-6
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M. (2003) "Organization of muscles in Chaetonotida Paucitubulatina (Gastrotricha).," Meiofauna Marina 12: pp. 47-58
  • Hochberg, R. (2003) "Two new species of Dactylopodola (Gastrotricha) from the islands of eastern Australia.," Meiofauna Marina 12: pp. 37-46
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M.K. (2003) "Ultrastructural and immunohistochemical observations of the nervous system of three macrodasyidan gastrotrichs," Acta Zoologica 84:3 pp. 171-178
  • Hochberg, R., Hutchins, M., Craig, S.F., Thoney, D.A., Schlager, N. (2003) "What Is a Protostome?," Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group 2:2 pp. 3-6
  • Hochberg, R. (2002) "A special form of sensory cilia in Lepidodermella squamata(Gastrotricha, Chaetonotida).," Ophelia 55: pp. 137-139
  • Hochberg, R., Cannon, L. (2002) "Two new freshwater rhabdocoels, Austradalyellia and Haplodidymos n. gen. (Platyhelminthes) from Queensland, Australia.," Zootaxa 44: pp. 1-15
  • Hochberg, R. (2002) "Two new species of Pseudostomella (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) with scaled triancres from the east coast of Australia," New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 36:3 pp. 571-579
  • Hochberg, R. (2002) "Two new species of Turbanellidae (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida) from Eastern Australia.," New Zealand J. of Marine & Freshwater Research 36:2 pp. 311-319
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M.K. (2001) "A muscular double helix in Gastrotricha," Zoologischer Anzeiger 240:1 pp. 59-66
  • Hochberg, R., Cannon, L.R. (2001) "A new species of Gieysztoria(Platyhelminthes; Rhabdocoela) from a freshwater lake in Queensland, Australia.," Zootaxa 11: pp. 1-8
  • Hochberg, R. (2001) "A special form of sensory cilia in Lepidodermella squamata (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida)," Ophelia 55:2 pp. 137-139
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M.K. (2001) "Functional morphology of muscles in Tetranchyroderma papii (Gastrotricha)," Zoomorphology 121:1 pp. 37-43
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M.K. (2001) "Macrodasyida (Gastrotricha): A cladistic analysis of morphology," Invertebrate Biology 120:2 pp. 124-135
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M. (2001) "The musculature of Dactylopodola baltica and other macrodasyidan gastrotrichs in a functional and phylogenetic perspective," Zoologica Scripta 30:4 pp. 325-336
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M.K. (2001) "The musculature of Dratylopodola tessalata: Implications for the evolution of dorso-ventral muscles in Gastrotricha.," Hydrobiologia 452: pp. 155-161
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M.K. (2000) "Functional morphology of the muscles in Philodina sp. (Rotifera: Bdelloidea)," Hydrobiologia 432:1-3 pp. 57-64
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M.K. (2000) "Hexamethyldisilazane for scanning electron microscopy of Gastrotricha," Biotechnic and Histochemistry 75:1 pp. 41-44
  • Hochberg, R., Litvaitis, M.K. (2000) "Phylogeny of Gastrotiricha: A morphology-based framework of gastrotrich relationships," Biological Bulletin 198:2 pp. 299-305
  • Hochberg, R. (1999) "Spatiotemporal size-class distribution of Turbanella mustela (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) on a northern California beach and its effect on tidal suspension," Pacific Science 216: pp. 50-60
  • Hochberg, R. (1998) "Post-embryonic growth and morphological variability in Turbanella mustela (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida)," Journal of Morphology 237:2 pp. 116-127

Presentations

  • A comparison of tardigrade muscular organization between species with different body form and habitat, 2012 - Charleston, SC
  • Comparative morphology of the musculature in larviparous rotifers: gradual vs. drastic metamorphosis, 2012 - Charleston, SC
  • Barely there: differences in tardigrade muscular organization reflect locomotory adaptations to different habitats - International Symposium on Tardigrada, 2012 - Gaia, Spain
  • Marine meiofaunal of Little Cayman Island with a focus on Gastrotricha., 2012 - Charleston, SC
  • Gastrotricha of Bocas del Toro, Panama: A preliminary report, 2011 - Salt Lake City, UT
  • New insights on larval metamorphosis in sessile rotifers: Species of Stephanoceros, 2011 - Seattle, WA
  • On false mouths and pharyngeal architecture. The interesting case of Pseudostomella (Gastrotricha), 2011 - Salt Lake City, UT
  • New insights on the morphology of feeding and the evolution of the sessile lifestyle: Species of Stephanoceros (Rotifera), 2010 - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Organization of the musculature in species of Seison (Rotifera), ectosymbionts of the marine crustacean Nebalia pugettensis., 2010 - Seattle, WA
  • The epidermal glands of gastrotrichs: ultrastructural insights and hypotheses of function, 2010 - Seattle, WA
  • A novel peritrich (Ciliophora) from the symbiotic community of freshwater pulmonate snails (Mossusca, Gastrotropoda) in Massachusetts, 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Metamorphic transformation of the coronia in the predatory rotifer, Acyclus inquietus (Monogononta) - the fate of the muscular system, 2009 - Boston, MA
  • On the structure and function of larval muscular systems in trematodes (Platyhelminthes, Neodermata): intramolluscan stages from sporocyst to metacercaria, 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Taxonomy and evolution of the Chaetogaster limnaei complex (Annelida: Oligochaeta), 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Taxonomy and Evolution of the Symbiotic Chaetogaster limnaei complex (Annelida), August 2009 - Knoxville, TN
  • Ontogenetic changes in the musculature of the sessile, predatory rotifer Acyclus inquietus. - Eastern New England Biology Conference, April 2009
  • Taxonomy and Morphology of the Symbiotic Chaetogaster limnaei complex (Annelida) - Eastern New England Biology Conference, April 2009 - Lowell, MA
  • External anatomy and neuromuscular organization of the freshwater colonial rotifer Sinantherina socialis, 2008 - San Antonio, TX
  • Functional morphology of the musculo-skeletal system in sessile and planktonic species of Collothecaceae and Flosculariaceae (Rotifera), 2008 - San Antonio, TX
  • Functional morphology of appendage movement in planktonic Rotifera, January 2008 - Phoenix, AZ
  • The asplanchnid nervous system - Rotifer Biocomplexity Conference, August 2007 - Woods Hole, MA
  • Diversity, evolution and functional morphology of marine interstitial invertebrates - Faculty-Student Research Colloquium, January 2007
  • Serotonin immunoreactivity in the head-foot complex of an interstitial acochlidean reveals the conservative distribution of 5-HT in the opisthobranchs nervous system., January 2007 - Phoenix, AZ
  • The functional morphology of feeding in marine gastrotrichs, July 2006 - Florida
  • 3-D cerebral architecture and innervation in species of Asplanchna - XI International Symposium on Rotifera, July 2006 - Mexico City, Mexico
  • Immunohistochemistry and 3-D reconstruction of the cerebral ganglion in the rotifer Asplanchna brightwelli (Rotifera), January 2006 - Orlando, FL
  • Immunohistochemistry and three-dimensional cerebral architecture in asplanchnid rotifers (Monogononta: Rotifera), January 2006 - Orlando, FL
  • Functional morphology of jumping appendages in planktonic Rotifera: ultrastructure and neuromuscular control of spines in Filinia longiseta, 2005 - San Diego, CA
  • Neomeniomorpha (Solenogastres) - Insights into the neuromuscular system of primitive Mollusca, 2005 - San Diego, CA
  • Evolutionary morphology of the head in Thaumastodermatidae (Gastrotricha). Fluid mechanics and evolutionary constraints drive historical transformation of the feeding apparatus., January 2004 - New Orleans, LA
  • New insights on the structure and function of gastrotrich helicoidal muscles: evolutionary biomechanics of a contractile helix, January 2004 - New Orleans, LA
  • The neuromuscular system of gastrotrichs in a phylogenetic perspective - Eleventh International Meiofauna Conference, March 2001 - Boston, MA
  • The neuromuscular system of Dactylopodola baltica from a phylogenetic perspective, January 2001 - Chicago, IL
  • Fluorescence microscopy: A new tool in taxonomic and evolutionary studies of Gastrotricha, 2000 - Atlanta, GA
  • The function and systematic distribution of helicoidal muscles in Gastrotricha, January 2000 - Chicago, IL
  • Gross morphology of the gastrotrich neural and muscular systems revealed with fluorescence microscopy, 1999 - Monterey, California

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Collaborative Research: Integrating genetics, life history, and morphology to und (2013), Grant -
    Hochberg, R. (Principal)
  • An International Approach to the Biodiversity, Biogeography and Evolution of Cari (2009), Grant -
    Hochberg, R. (Principal)
  • Healy Award, Public Service Healy Trust Research & Scholarship Grant (2009), Grant - University of Massachusetts
    Hochberg, R.
  • (2009), - NSF Biodiversity Surveys and Inventories Program
    Hochberg, R. (Principal)
  • Faculty-Student Collaborative Student Research Grant Proposal (2007), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Hochberg, R., Lilley, G.W.
  • Professional Development Grant (2007), Grant - University of Massachusetts
    Hochberg, R.
  • (2007), - Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)
    Hochberg, R.
  • (2007), - UML Research Administration
    Hochberg, R.
  • (2006), - Conchologists of America
    Hochberg, R.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2003), Fellowship - Smithsonian Marine Station
    Hochberg, R.
  • Australian Biological Resources Study (2001), -
    Hochberg, R. (Co-Principal), Cannon, L. (Co-Principal)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (2001), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Hochberg, R.
  • Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid-of-Research (2001), Grant -
    Hochberg, R.
  • Graduate student awards (various) (1999), - University of New Hampshire
    Hochberg, R.
  • Parents Association Grant (1999), Grant - University of New Hampshire
    Hochberg, R.