The 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships have been announced; Jordan Bush (Simberloff Lab) and Todd Pierson (Fitzpatrick Lab) each received one. Congratulations!
Chelsea Miller (Kwit Lab) has been awarded Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship for Conservation Horticulture from the Garden Club of America and the Center for Plant Conservation. Each year, the grant enables a graduate student in biology, horticulture, or a […]
Both Katie Massana (O’Meara Lab) and Rachel Wooliver (Schweitzer Lab) won NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) grants last week! Katie will be going to New Zealand and Rachel will be going to Tasmania this summer.
The McCracken Lab has a new paper in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases (online first). Riley F. Bernard, Jeffery T. Foster, Emma V. Willcox, Katy L. Parise, & Gary F. McCracken. 2015. Molecular detections of the causative agent of white-nose […]
A 2015 Carlos C. Campbell Fellowship, from the Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association, was awarded to Riley Bernard (McCracken Lab, collaborating with Emma Willcox (FWF)) for the project titled “Further Investigation of the Winter Behavior of Bats at Hibernation Sites […]
Congratulations to Brian Looney (Matheny Lab)! His NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG) will be funded! DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Systematics, diversification, and functional maintenance of trophic mode in Russula (Russulales)
PhD student Courtney Gorman (Bailey Lab), Jen Schweitzer, and Joe Bailey recently published an article in PLoS One that’s making the news! Their paper finds that saving endemic species is important for ecosystems. Follow this link to read the full […]
Congratulations to Gary McCracken, Emma Willcox (FWF) and Riley Bernard! They were recently notified of a $10,000 grant from the UTIA Center for Wildlife Health to do a project titled: “Understanding Lower Pseudogymnoascus destructans Loads and Susceptibility to White-nose Syndrome […]
Alix Pfenningwerth, a graduate student in the Schweitzer Lab, won a Fellowship from the American Rhododendron Society this summer. Her research proposes to study how genetic variation in Rhododendron species influences physiological performance under a changing climate, including increasingly fluctuating […]
Michael Van Nuland, a graduate student in the Schweitzer Lab, just won the Francis and Eveyln Clark Soil Biology Scholarship for his work on the role of soil communities in mediating range shifts with climate change. He will be honored […]