Recent Awards won by my Graduate Students
Two of my recent graduate students, Ebony Murrell (PhD 2012) and Joe Fader (MS 2011) have won awards for best presentation at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America.
Ebony won the society's 2012 Murray Buell award for best student talk at the 2011 annual meeting. Ebony also won the Sorensen award for best Dissertation at Illinois State University. Ebony in
Joe won the society's 2011 E. Lucy Braun award for the best student poster at the 2010 annual meeting.
Another student, Jennifer Breaux
, has been awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement grant for her work on how larval environments influence adult immunity in Aedes
mosquitoes. Jennifer is now a post doctoral research at Universidade Communitaria de Chapeco, Brazil.
In 2017 Joey Neale
was awarded a Grant in Aid of Research by Sigma Xi, to fund his work on effects of multiple funciontally different predators on populations of Aedes
mosquito larvae. Joey is continuing hs pursuit of a MS in Biology in my lab.
Needless to say, this makes me a very proud advisor. It is great to have great students.