Four grad students win NSF awards

Published: Feb. 17, 2016

Congratulations to Toby Hammer, Lauren Shoemaker, Topher Weiss-Lehman and Amanda Hund for getting their DDIGs funded!!!  Way to go!  Please see titles below--looks like some very interesting research will be happening!

 

Amanda for getting her NSF Dissertation Improvement grant funded!!

Toby Hammer:  "Do gut microbiota affect caterpillar herbivory and fitness?"

Lauren Shoemaker:  "Quantifying the strength of spatial coexistence mechanisms in experimental metacommunities"

Topher Weiss-Lehman: "Genetic mechanisms of spatial eco-evolutionary dynamics in range expansions"

Amanda Hund: "The role of early environment in the development of a lifelong mate choice signal: melanin- based color in barn swallows"