Biology

Biology Department NSF
Daniel Skoczylas
Graduated 2006, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum
Project focus: The top-down influence of bird predation on herbivory on Lindera benzoin
Biology Department NSF
Joanna Hurdes

Graduates 2008, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum
Project focus: Plastic response to changes in light in Lindera benzoin

Biology Department NSF
Beth Irwin

Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum
Project focus: Do plants call the enemies of their enemies? Tritrophic interactions in the Lindera-Epimecis system

Biology Department NSF
Kendra James

Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum and Dr. George Benjamin
Project focus: Estimating herbivory: A comparison of the digital quantitative estimation and subjective classification of leaf area and how best to deal with zero inflated data

Biology Department NSF
Jennifer Levy
Graduated 2006, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum
Project focus: Light, leaf quality, and herbivory on Lindera benzoin
Biology Department NSF
Abra Like
Graduates 2008, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum
Project focus: Reduced herbivory when Lindera benzoin is in association with Juglans nigra
Biology Department NSF
Angela Lucarini
Graduates 2008, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum
Project focus: Reduced herbivory when Lindera benzoin is in association with Juglans nigra
Biology Department NSF
Louis Marquet
Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum
Project focus: Photosynthetic compensation in response to herbivory in Lindera benzoin
Biology Department NSF
Xiomara Otero
Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum
Project focus: Compensatory growth by Lindera benzoin in response to herbivory

Corrine Rennig
Graduated 2006, worked with Dr. Marten Edwards
Project focus: Development of amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) as a method to estimate genetic diversity in Lindera benzoin (spicebush) populations
Biology Department NSF
Nadine Goldman
Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Christine Ingersoll
Project focus: Plant defense chemistry: Phenolic and tannins in Lindera benzoin
Biology Department NSF
Jessica Rodriguez

Graduate 2006, worked with Dr. Richard Niesenbaum
Project focus: Trichome defense


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