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"