Friday, September 10, 2010

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Volterra Award

Ben Nolting, a graduate student in the Brassil Lab, was a co-winner of the Volterra Award for the best student talk in theoretical ecology at the 2010 Ecological Society of America meeting in Pittsburgh.  His talk was titled "The role of environmental stochasticity in reducing the amplitude of population fluctuations"

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Best Student Paper Award

TJ Bliss, a former graduate student in the Brassil Lab, was awarded the Best Student Paper Award at the 2010 Society of Nematologists meeting in Boise, ID.  His talk was titled "Contrasting effects of aboveground plan diversity on belowground nematode community structure".

Wednesday, June 30, 2010


Chad Brassil was awarded a CAREER Grant from the National Science Foundation to examine the impact of environmental fluctuations on basic ecological principles using duckweed-based food webs as a model system.