First sonar track around Green Lakes looking for new microbialites in the lake.
Katy Austin and Abbey Jones graduate with Honors- congratulations
Katy Austin WINS First Prize in the Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize. Well deserved and congratulations to Katy LINK TO PRESS RELEASE.
Scott Warsen's paper on using stable isotopes in studies of coyote diet was published LINK
Mike Guinan, an undergraduate student working with myself and Kevin Kapuscinski, submitted a paper on "Seasonal diet shifts and trophic position of non-native rudds Scardinius erythrophthalmus, in the upper Niagara River" to the journal Aquatic Invasions
Katy Austin is doing an internship in the Adirondacks for the winter
Katy Austin worked with us and Prof. Driscoll and his students at Syracuse University on her work on carnivorous pitcher plants and her paper was submitted to Botany
Abbey Jones is working on her Honors thesis on her work on carbon sequestration in Utila
Brianna Dunn has joined our group looking at particles in coral reef waters for her PhD. Welcome Brianna.
Dr Teece taught 4 classes this semester.
- Chemistry for Non Science Majors - a great group of students
- Stable isotopes class for graduate students - excellent talkative group and hope to see some stable isotopes being used for some of their studies in future
- New undergraduate class called Career Skills for Chemists was taught with Dr Stipanovic and was a great success
- Graduate seminar class - students produced some excellent 3 minute videos on their research
Excellent undergraduate project was submitted for publication by Mariah Taylor on her work on the invasive goby (a fish!)
Paper on the magnificient rudd (another fish for the chemists) was submitted by Kevin Kapuscinski to Freshwater Biology.
A paper on our work on coyotes with Scott Warsen and Jacqui Frair was submitted to Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies
Paper with Juan Alvarez-Yepiz and Martin Dovciak was sent to New Phytologist
Our paper on the giant catfish called Arapiama was published in Neotropical Ichthyology with Cynthia Watson and Don Stewart doing most of the work
Caresse successfully defended her MS thesis on the influence of light and feeding on corals (pictured right)
Ben Estes successsfully defended his MS thesis focused on lipids in corals
Microbialite at Deadman's Point in Green Lake - we will be working here in the summer
Katy and Abbey with their richly deserved Honors medallions at the 2014 graduation ceremony
Katy and her parents at the Slepecky Awards ceremony with Dr Teece (far left) and Dr. Ivany (far right)