Lex has a new paper in Chemoecology!

One of our undergraduate superstars, Lex Faulkner, is first author on a new paper in Chemoecology looking at chemical alarm cues in fathead minnows. This work was completed during a summer field course at the University of Minnesota’s Itasca Biological Station. Check out the paper here. Congrats Lex!

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New paper in press at Ecography

Our demographic work on Clarkia xantiana was incorporated into a paper with European colleagues who conducted similar research on Plantago coronopus. The paper (in press, Ecography) examines the “demographic niche”, where the environmental requirements of individual life stages (vital rates) are dissected in an effort to understand the dynamics of geographic ranges.

Ryan wins CBS postdoc award!

Ryan Briscoe Runquist was awarded the College of Biological Sciences postdoc award for “Outreach & Communication”, which recognizes her leadership and contributions to Market Science and other activities communicating science to K-6 teachers, students, and the public. This is one of only four awards given by the college this year!

Lauren wins CBS postdoc award!

Lauren Sullivan was awarded the College of Biological Sciences postdoc award for “Impactful Research”, which recognizes her many research accomplishments including recent high-profile publications and lead role on a funded LCCMR grant. This is one of only four awards given by the college this year!

Lana awarded the Hamm Scholarship!

Lana Bolin, an undergraduate in the lab, was chosen to receive the Philip C. Hamm Memorial Scholarship in the Plant Sciences for undergraduates. The scholarship encourages and rewards undergraduate students who show promise and interest in becoming research plant scientists. Congrats Lana!