The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is delighted to present the EEB First Paper Award to John Guittar to recognize him for his first lead-authored publication.

Guittar, J., Goldberg, D., Klanderud, K., Telford, R. J. and Vandvik, V. (2016), Can trait patterns along gradients predict plant community responses to climate change? Ecology. doi:10.1002/ecy.1500

Guittar was presented with a certificate signed by Professor Patricia Wittkopp, associate chair for graduate studies, and Professor Diarmaid Ó Foighil, EEB chair. He also received a $30 gift card to a local bookstore. Professor Deborah Goldberg is Guittar's advisor and a coauthor of the paper.