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Notable papers

Nature Communications 2017 Rapid evolution in range expansion

Ecology 2017 Long term experimental habitat fragmentation

Ecology Letters 2017 Genetic and demographic founder effects

Ecology 2016 Metacommunity coexistence mechanisms

Nature 2016 Productivity-diversity mechanisms

PNAS 2015 Rescuing species from extinction

Proc B 2014 Demography vs genetics in colonization

Nature 2014 Herbivores and nutrients control diversity

Nature 2014 Eutrophication upsets diversity-stability relationship

Science 2011 Productivity-diversity relationship

Science 2009 Invasive spread (Editor's summary; New York Times).

Nature 2008 Extinction risk (Editor's summary; Guardian).

Ecology Letters 2007 Diversity-invasibility, top 20 most read paper.

Exciting stuff

Our range expansion paper in Nature Communications is out alongside Ochoki & Miller. The two papers replicate the same result.

Caroline Tucker awarded a faculty position at U North Carolina.

Lauren and Topher also win NSF DDIGs.

Lauren Shoemaker and Topher Weiss-Lehman win Dean's Grants.

Our paper on niche/neutral metacommunities is out in OIKOS.

Geoff Legault wins the Volterra award for best student poster in theoretical ecology.

Alan Hastings and I have been awarded NSF funding to extend our work on species ranges to include interactions between species.

Our synthesis paper on the impact of habitat fragmentation on Earth's ecosystems is out in Science Advances, the new AAAS journal.

Topher Weiss-Lehman wins the EC Pielou award for best student talk in statistical ecology.