2017 Graduate Student Grant Award Recipients

2017 Valentine Graduate Student Award Recipients

CHRISTINE A. PARISEK

(CSU STANISLAUS)

RECOGNIZING PATTERNS BETWEEN STREAMS AND GLACIAL LAKES: A LANDSCAPE COMPARISON APPROACH OF BENTHIC MACROINVERTEBRATE ASSEMBLAGES AND

GENETICS IN THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAIN RANGE

DEVYN ORR, ANA

MILLER-TER-KUILE (UCSB)

DOES ANTHROPOGENIC DISTURBANCE DRIVE FUNCTIONAL TURNOVER AMONG BIG SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITIES?

ADAM COHEN (UCSB)

ALPINE LAKE AND RESERVOIR CONTROLS ON DOWNSTREAM WATER CHEMISTRY AND

BENTHIC MACROINVERTEBRATES

ERIC LOPRESTI (UCD)

INDIRECT DEFENSE AND "PROTOCARNIVORY" IN TOBACCO AND BLAZING STAR

ELISABET PEREZ

CORONEL (UCM)

EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON METHANE PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION IN HIGH-ELEVATION LAKES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA.

NADYA MUCHONEY

(UN RENO)

EVALUATING FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO VIRAL INFECTION RISK IN LEPIDOPTERAN COMMUNITIES OF THE EASTERN SIERRA NEVADA

YI-MING WENG

(UW MADISON)

THE GENETIC BASIS OF COLOR VARIATION IN NEBRIA INGENS HORN (COLEOPTERA, CARABIDAE)

KATHERINE ROSS

(UCSC)

DROUGHT TO DELUGE: SENSITIVITY TO EXTREME PRECIPITATION VARIABILITY IN EASTERN SIERRA NEVADA CONIFERS

ANDRE SZEJNER-SIGAL (UCB)

HOW DO HIGH ALTITUDE ENVIRONMENTS DRIVE EVOLUTION OF ENERGY METABOLISM IN INSECTS?