Sunday, August 3, 2014

Best Poster Award

Sara Reynolds, a graduate student in the lab, was awarded  Best AWM Poster (Association for Women in Mathematics) at the 2014 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics meeting. Her poster was titled "Pre-copulatory Sexual Cannibalism as an Optimal Strategy in Fishing Spiders".

Friday, January 24, 2014

T.O. Haas Faculty Award

Chad Brassil was awarded a T.O. Haas Faculty Award from the School of Biological Sciences for his "outstanding contributions in teaching for the school".

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Win Dean Manderscheid's Money

Rachel Bormann, a student in BIOS 103, won Dean Manderscheid's money for her essay on being in Chad Brassil's class. Watch the video here.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Best Undergraduate Oral Award

Joe Phillips, an undergraduate researcher in the lab, won the Best Undergraduate Oral Presentation award determined by the Student Section at the 2012 Ecological Society of America meeting in Portland, Oregon. His talk was titled "Complex responses to environmental temperature fluctuations in populations of Lemna minor".

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Goldwater Scholar

Joe Phillips, an undergraduate Biology major conducting research in the Brassil Lab, is a 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar for his commitment and outstanding potential to make a significant contribution in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Chad Brassil presented a seminar in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology at Iowa State University titled "Understanding temporal fluctuations: theoretical, population & community ecology"