University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

School of Freshwater Sciences

REU Final Poster Presentation


REU program 2012 final poster presentation


Funded by the NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF), Division of OCEAN SCIENCES.

Friday August 10, 2012 — School of Freshwater Sciences / WATER Institute

600 E. Greenfield Ave., Milwaukee, WI  53204
414-382-1700


2:15 – 3:00 pm Ballroom- Poster session
     3:00  – 4:30 pm Ballroom- Oral presentations


Samantha Barbour
Messiah College, PA
Hexagenia mayfly eggs enter dormant phase upon one-month exposure to benthic zones of southern Green Bay
Mentor: Dr. Jerry Kaster
Mikaela Cherry
Colorado State University, CO
Variation in the concentration and composition of dissolved organic matter in Lake Michigan

Mentor: Dr. Laodong Guo
Edna Diaz-Negron
University of Hawaii-Hilo, HI
Size selective analysis of growth limitation of phytoplankton in Lake Michigan

Mentor: Dr. Carmen Aguilar
Andrew Franze
Slippery Rock University, PA
Analysis of Dreissena bugensis shell Ca/Mg ratio variability in Lake Michigan

Mentor: Dr. Russell Cuhel
Katherine Harlan
Indiana University, IN
Drugs that keep us healthy can make essential aquatic microbes sick

Mentor: Dr. Rudi Strickler
Lauren Heeg
Washington University of St. Louis, MO
Ecosystem’s relationship to climate warming: Quagga Mussels’ effect on transmission and absorption of solar radiation in Lake Michigan.

Mentors: Dr. Russell Cuhel and Dr. Paul Roebber
Renee Jordan
Macalester College, MN
Effects of triclosan and metformin mixtures on fathead minnow reproduction and testosterone levels
Mentor: Dr. Rebecca Klaper
Bethany Lanham
Clemson University, SC
Shocking: a portable remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for underwater electrofishing
Mentor: Dr. John Janssen
Laura Mast
Vanderbilt University, TN
Heavy metals in urban agriculture

Mentor: Dr. Tim Grundl
Joseph Valencia
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI
Ammonia and phosphorous excretion rates of Lake Michigan Quagga Mussels

Mentors: Dr. Carmen Aguilar and Dr. Russell Cuhel