2006

Gretchen Anderson, 2006, MS
MSU Department: Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Advisor:  Michael Jones
Thesis title:  Optimizing assessment of larval sea lampreys in the Great Lakes

Kristin Bott, 2006, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Advisor:  Kim Scribner
Thesis title:  Genetic analyses of dispersal, harvest mortality, and recruitment for remnant populations of Lake Sturgeon, Acipenser fulvescens, in open-water and riverine habitats of Lake Michigan

Scott Butterfield, 2006, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Botany
Advisor: Carolyn Malmstrom
Dissertation Title:  Enhancing rangeland sustainability with remote sensing and collaborative information exchange

Alejandro Costamagna, 2006, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Entomology
Advisor:  Doug Landis
Dissertation title:  Do varying natural enemy assemblages impact Aphis glycines population dynamics?

Megan Duffy, 2006, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Zoology
Advisor:  Alan Tessier/Jeff Conner
Dissertation title:  Evolutionary and community ecology of parasitism in Daphnia

Erica Garcia, 2006, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Zoology
Advisor:  Gary Mittelbach
Dissertation title:  Regional coexistence and local dominance in Chaoborus: species sorting along a predation gradient

Merritt Gillilland, 2006, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Zoology
Advisor:  James Atkinson
Dissertation title:  Dispersal ecology and control of the invasive land snail Cepaea menoralis (L. 1758), from Ingham County, Michigan

Meera Iyer, 2006, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Forestry
Advisor:  Richard Kobe
Dissertation title:  Root carbohydrate storage in temperate and tropical forest tree seedlings: inplications for species coexistence

Amy Lark, 2006, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Zoology
Advisor:  Heather Eisthen
Thesis title:  Plan B, no title

Dusan Misevic, 2006, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Zoology
Advisor:  Rich Lenski
Dissertation title:  Digital sex: causes and consequences of recombination

William Paddock, 2006, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Plant Biology
Advisor:  Frank Ewers
Thesis title:  Explaining patterns of mortality following severe drought in a chaparral shrub community

Brenda Pracheil, 2006, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Zoology
Advisor:  Patrick Muzzall
Thesis title:  Parasites of juvenile bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus and young-of-the-year largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides from Three Lakes II and Gull Lake, Michigan

Heather Sahli, 2006, Ph.D.
MSU Department:  Department of Plant Biology
Advisor:  Jeff Conner
Dissertation title:  Generalization in plant pollination systems and its effect on floral evolution within and among populations of wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum)

Bronwyn Williams, 2006, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Advisor:  Kim Scribner
Thesis title:  Applications of genetic methods in furbearer management and ecology: case studies of fishers, American martens and bobcats

Ann Winters, 2006, MS
MSU Department:  Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Advisor:  Graham Hickling
Thesis title:  Rodenticide use and secondary poisoning risks to non-target wildlife in Central Mongolia