The Weber Lab students are raking in the awards this semester! Abby won first place at the UURAF poster session in her category. Lucy was awarded the Plant Biology Department Bessey Undergraduate Research Award, andCarina Baskett won best student talk at the EEBB Research Symposium and was co-awarded Departmental Graduate Student Teaching & Mentorship Award! Congratulations!
MSU press release here :)
Check out our new paper on the impact of foliar sugar addition on the control of powdery mildew by domatia-inhabiting mites in grape! Paper out in Annals of Botany this week!
Attending the 2016 American Society of Naturalists meeting in Asilomar CA from January 10-14. I'll be presenting some work done in collaboration with the Ramírez and Eltz labs on orchid bee macroevolution. Looking forward to it!
New paper with Anurag Agrawal on the comparative method and the study of plant defense in Ecology Letters out this week! Check it out!
It was an honor to receive the American Society of Naturalists Young Investigator Award at the 2015 Evolution/ASN meetings this year in Brazil! Standing on the shoulders of giants! Thank you, ASN!