The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is delighted to present the EEB First Paper Award to recognize the following graduate students for their first lead-authored publications: Drew Larson, Jacqueline Popma and Kayla Sale-Hale.
Larson, D. A., J. F. Walker, O. M. Vargas, and S. A. Smith. 2020. A consensus phylogenomic approach highlights paleopolyploid and rapid radiation in the history of Ericales. American Journal of Botany 107(5): 1–17. doi:10.1002/ajb2.1469
Popma, J.M.A., Nadelhoffer, K. Deer browsing effects on temperate forest soil nitrogen cycling shift from positive to negative across fertility gradients. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, in press. doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2020-0036
Hale, K.R.S., Valdovinos, F.S. & Martinez, N.D. Mutualism increases diversity, stability, and function of multiplex networks that integrate pollinators into food webs. Nat Commun 11, 2182 (2020). doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15688-w
Larson’s advisors are Professors Christopher Dick and Stephen Smith, Popma is advised by Professor Knute Nadelhoffer and Sale-Hale’s advisor is Professor George Kling. They will receive certificates signed by Professor Jianzhi Zhang, associate chair for graduate studies, and Professor Patricia Wittkopp, EEB chair. They will each receive a $30 book store gift card. Congratulations!