Check out the editorial by our own Kiza Gates on the need for strategic science during environmental crises in the November issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
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May 2014. Dr. Daniel Allen was awarded the 2014 Hynes Award from the Society for Freshwater Science. The Hynes Award for New Investigators is awarded each year to a benthic scientist who was senior author of an outstanding primary publication in benthic science that appeared in print in the last 3 years (i.e., 2011 to […]
April 2014: Congratulations to Carla Atkinson for being selected as the 2013 recipient of the Provost’s PhD Dissertation Award for Science and Engineering here at OU for her dissertation “Hierarchical Controls on the Impact of Consumer Stoichiometric Regulation: From Species Traits to Ecosystem Level Consequences”. Go Carla!! Also – Congratulations to Carla for her tenure-track Assistant Professor […]
8/14/13: Brandon Sansom won best student poster presentation in applied research for his recent poster “Do mussel-derived nutrients influence fish condition?” at the Society of Freshwater Science Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida. Congratulations Brandon!
Our paper on how mussels alter nutrient limitation was recommended by the Faculty of 1000! Atkinson, Carla L., Caryn C. Vaughn, Kenneth J. Forshay and Joshua T. Cooper. 2013. Aggregated filter feeding consumers alter nutrient limitation – consequences for ecosystem and community dynamics. Ecology 94:1359-1369. Faculty of 1000 comments
11/16/12: Our work was highlighted in a recent Science Magazine article on freshwater mussels: “By filtering water, mussels move nutrient through the food web, supporting nearby terrestrial ecosystems as well. The result: Rivers and streams with a greater number of mussel species tend to have richer algal and insect communities than those with fewer species […]
7/11/12: Our paper recently published online in Ecology was selected as a “must read” paper by the Faculty of 1000: Allen, Daniel C., Caryn C. Vaughn, Jeffrey F. Kelly, Joshua T. Cooper and Michael H. Engel. 2012. Bottom-up biodiversity effects increase resource subsidy flux between ecosystems. Ecology, doi 10.19890_11-1541.1. Evaluation comments: “This is a very […]
3/12/12: The National Science Foundation visited our lab on November 7, 2011, to do a segment on our work on the role that freshwater mussels play in ecosystems. Here is the link to the story and video.
1/27/11: A paper published in the journal Ecology by PhD student Daniel Allen and Caryn Vaughn was a featured Research Highlight in the 27 January issue of Nature. Several decades of research have shown that biodiversity affects trophic ecosystem processes like biomass production and resource acquisition. However, studies investigating if biodiversity can influence non-trophic ecosystem […]