Biology

Biology Department NSF
Beth Irwin

Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Niesenbaum
Project focus: Volatile chemistry, rates of parasitism, and rates of herbivory vary with light environment--a case for "top-down regulation"

Biology Department NSF
Noelle Endy

Graduates 2008, worked with Dr. Ingersoll
Project focus: HPLC Analysis of Juglone as a potential alleopathic chemical conferring defense in Lindera benzoin (spicebush)

Biology Department NSF
Julia Lehman

Graduates 2008, worked with Dr. Ingersoll
Analysis of Phenolic Acids in Lindera benzoin (spicebush)

Biology Department NSF
Sean O'Shea

Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Niesenbaum
Project focus: Effects of Juglans nigra (black walnut) on Epimecis hortaria (tulip tree beauty caterpillar)--soil interactions

Biology Department NSF
Shauna Henley

Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Niesenbaum
Project focus: Light and sex effects on plant defense in a dioecious, understory plant

Biology Department NSF
Elizabeth Honan

Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Edwards
Project focus: Developing microsatellite markers in Lindera benzoin (spicebush)

Biology Department NSF
Chris Pothering

Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Niesenbaum
Project focus: Is herbivore defense inducible in Lindera benzoin (spicebush)

Biology Department NSF
Kendra James
Graduates 2007, worked with Dr. Benjamin
Project focus: Estimating herbivory: A comparison of digital quantitative estimation and visual classification of leaf area
Biology Department NSF
Jeffrey Levy
Graduates 2009, worked with Dr. Benjamin
Project focus: XMLHttp request in small scale web programming to develop estimation surveys in the study of herbivory
Biology Department NSF
Patrick Prince
Graduates 2009, worked with Dr. Benjamin
Project focus: Digital estimation of herbivory: Development of handheld technologies
Biology Department NSF
Emily Broder

Attends University of Georgia, graduates 2008, worked with Dr. Niesenbaum
Project focus: Effects of Juglans nigra (black walnut) on Epimecis hortaria (tulip tree beauty caterpillar)--field associations


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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0442049. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation