EEB First Paper Awards recognize student milestone
The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology proudly presents the EEB First Paper Award to recognize the following graduate students for their first lead-authored publication:
Zachary Hajian-Forooshani: Hajian-Forooshani Z, Gonthier DJ, Marín L, Iverson AL, Perfecto I. (2014) Changes in species diversity of arboreal spiders in Mexican coffee agroecosystems: untangling the web of local and landscape influences driving diversity. PeerJ 2:e623
Rob Massatti: Massatti, Rob, Knowles, L. Lacey. (2014) Microhabitat differences impact phylogeographic concordance of codistributed species: genomic evidence in montane sedges (Carex L.) from the Rocky Mountains. Evolution 68-10: 2833-2846.
Jeff Shi: Shi, Jeff J., Chan, Lauren M., Rakotomalala, Zafimahery, Heilman, Amy M., Goodman, Steven M., Yoder, Anne D. Latitude drives diversification in Madagascar's endemic dry forest rodent Eliurus myoxinus (subfamily Nesomyinae). Biol J Linn Soc Lond 110-3: 1095-8312 (2013).
Students were presented with a certificate signed by Professor Patricia Wittkopp, associate chair for graduate studies, and Professor Diarmaid Ó Foighil, EEB chair. They also receive a $30 gift card to Barnes & Noble.