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 availability online by 31 December 2013). Daniel won the award for his paper:
DC Allen, CC Vaughn, JF Kelly, JT Cooper, and MH Engel. 2012. Bottom-up biodiversity effects increase resource subsidy flux between ecosystems. Ecology 93 (10), 2165-2174
Daniel got his PhD from our lab in 2011. Following postdocs at Arizona State and Michigan, he is now an Assistant Professor in the School of Letters and Sciences at Arizona State University. Congratulations Dan!