Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency(desc) Years active
Indirect effects of largemouth bass on macrophytes through non-consumptive effects on crayfish. Tyler Wood 2017
The effect of different predator hunting modes on prey behavior Ana M Jurcak 2014
Interaction of stream flow and benthic organisms David D Edwards 2014 to 2016
How does chronic exposure to pharmaceuticals impact crayfish behavior and physiology 2015
Ecology and biology of landlocked sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) within Michigan's inland waterway Jesse McCarter 2015
How the Role of Diet Fed to Bass (Micropterus salmoides) and Cichlids (Oreochromis Mossambicus) Affects Crayfish (Orconectes virilis) Behavior 2017
Distance based mercury contamination in association to artisanal gold mining in Zimbabwe Paul Drevnick 2014
Predicting impacts of a biocontrol weevil on a federally threatened thistle Claudia Jolls
Quantification of Microcystin-LR among Fish Species in an Oligotrophic Lake: A Proposed Study in Little Traverse Lake, MI. Heather Snyder 2013
Is Global Change Affecting Populations of Small Mammals in Northern MI? Philip Myers 2010 to 2015
Crayfish Ecology and sociobiology 2011 to 2017
Unraveling the roles of genotype and environment in the expression of plant defense phenotypes Mark Hunter 2019
Ecotoxicology of aquatic crustaceans 2014
Modeling A. lycorias body shape and hydrologic conditions 2017
A temperature-driven shift in soil detritivore community dynamics could hold significant consequences for carbon flux and nutrient cycling in temperate forest ecosystems Shannon Lynn Pelini 2015
The effects of pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea) nectar, color, and leaf morphology on prey capture and inquiline communities.
Responses of prey animals to odor cues from two predator species across interspecific size gradients 2019
Characterization of Soil Respiration following Forest Disturbance Conor Flynn 2010
Does ecological immunity underlie plant quality-induced changes in herbivore tolerance to infection and parasite virulence under global change? Mark Hunter 2017
Sensory mechanisms used by Rusty crayfish to determine between predator and prey. 2012