David Hurt, who is co-advised by Jonathan Stillman and David R. Lindberg, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. David started as a Ph.D. student Berkeley in 2010, and is examining potential effects of ocean acidification on the physiology and behavior of porcelain crabs during their development. For more about David, enjoy his audio slide show.
Allison Stegner, who is advised by Tony Barnosky, has also been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Allison started as a Ph.D. student Berkeley in 2010, and is using the Quaternary paleontological record to understand how past and present-day communities are related.
Emily Lindsey, who is advised by Tony Barnosky, has received the 2011 George D. Louderback award. Her research on the exchange of megafauna between North and South America has taken her into the field in Ecuador and Chile.
Rosemary Romero, who is co-advised by Wayne Sousa and David R. Lindberg, has been awarded the Office of the President's 2011-12 Mentor Research Award. Rosemary came to Berkeley in 2010, and is examining how the abundance of algal propagules contributes to harmful algal blooms in coastal and estuarine communities. For more about Rosemary, enjoy her audio slide show.