Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency Years active
Diversity of the diatom genus Frustulia John Kociolek 2012 to 2014
Diversity of the diatom genus Frustulia John Kociolek
The Red-eared Slider Turtle: A Model for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Conservation Biology James Dearworth, Jr 2012
Integrating Long-term Demographic Data and Repeated Genetic Sampling for Viability Analysis of Natural and Restored Populations of Pitcher's Thistle Claudia Jolls USFWS 2012 to 2014
Nonpoint Source Interflow and Implications of Chemical Stimuli at the Benthic Level 2012
Social Interactions and Aggression in Crayfish 2012
Sexually-selected Color Polymorphisms in Damselflies University of Oklahoma 2012
Modeling the population dynamics of jack pine budworm Choristoneura pinus in light of accelerating climate change Molly Gallagher 2012 to 2014
Sensory mechanisms used by Rusty crayfish to determine between predator and prey. 2012
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 2012
The role of flow and growth form in the organization of freshwater marsh communities Paul Webb 2011 to 2012
Investigation of Neidium in the northern lower and Upper Peninsula of Michigan Katherine Kavulic UMBS 2011 to 2012
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 2011
Ergosterol as an indicator for Ectomycorrhizal abundance associated with Red Oak and White Pine roots Buck Castillo NSF 2011 to 2013
Adaptations to novel habitats in Sarracenia purpurea Lizette Ramírez UM-EEB 2011
Hyphae response to higher and lower N availability in soils Clarisse Betancourt UM-EEB 2011
Detection of sap accumulation in the paper birch (Betula papyrifera) by the Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) Nelson Bonilla UM-EEB 2011
Woody debris affects on ground foraging ant distribution across northern Michigan transitioning forest Naim Edwards UM-EEB 2011
Effects of elevated water temperatures on the attachment of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) to unionids Tyler Vitone NSF-REU 2011
The effect of increased atmospheric nitrogen deposition on prey capture in the purple pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea NSF-REU 2011