Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency
Photosynthetic rates in the purple pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea David Karowe
Photosynthetic rates in the purple pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea
Cross-habitat exchange of mercury between aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems M cubed
Diversity of the diatom genus Frustulia Pavla Urbankova
Diversity of the diatom genus Frustulia John Kociolek, Rex Lowe
Diversity of the diatom genus Frustulia John Kociolek, Rex Lowe
The Red-eared Slider Turtle: A Model for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Conservation Biology James Dearworth, Jr
Integrating Long-term Demographic Data and Repeated Genetic Sampling for Viability Analysis of Natural and Restored Populations of Pitcher's Thistle Claudia Jolls USFWS
Nonpoint Source Interflow and Implications of Chemical Stimuli at the Benthic Level David Edwards, Paul Moore
Social Interactions and Aggression in Crayfish Paul Moore
Sexually-selected Color Polymorphisms in Damselflies Ariana Cerreta University of Oklahoma
Modeling the population dynamics of jack pine budworm Choristoneura pinus in light of accelerating climate change Molly Gallagher
Sensory mechanisms used by Rusty crayfish to determine between predator and prey. Ana Jurcak, Paul Moore
Resisting the decline: Disturbance severity and net primary production resilience of a Great Lakes forest ecosystem Ellen JoAnne Stuart-Haentjens, Christopher Gough Department of Energy
The role of flow and growth form in the organization of freshwater marsh communities Paul Webb
Investigation of Neidium in the northern lower and Upper Peninsula of Michigan Katherine Kavulic UMBS
Do carbon-based and nitrogen-based plant chemical defenses respond differently to rising atmospheric CO2 levels? A test with tomato, phenolics, alkaloids, and protease inhibitors Kelly Houseal
Ergosterol as an indicator for Ectomycorrhizal abundance associated with Red Oak and White Pine roots Buck Castillo NSF
Adaptations to novel habitats in Sarracenia purpurea Lizette Ramírez UM-EEB
Hyphae response to higher and lower N availability in soils Clarisse Betancourt UM-EEB