University of Wisconsin–Madison

Graduate Students

Vince Butitta

vbutitta@wisc.edu
Research Profile

Advisor: Emily Stanley

General interest in freshwater ecosystem science, specifically problems associated with eutrophication, and roles of native freshwater mussels

Holly Embke

hembke@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Food web interactions following the removal of centrachids in a north temperate lake

Etienne Fluet-Chouinard

fluetchouina@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Pete McIntyre

Mapping of global freshwater ecosystems, biogeographical patterns, and stressors

Julia Hart

jhart6@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisors: Paul Hanson and Emily Stanley

Role that freshwater lakes play in the global carbon cycle; how altered carbon balances might contribute to excess greenhouse gas production in lake ecosystems

Cristina Herren

cherren@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Trina McMahon

Ecology of Lake Myvatn, Iceland; response of periphyton communities to multiple disturbances and the mutualism between midges and their periphyton food

Luke Loken

lloken@wisc.edu
Research Profile

Advisor: Emily Stanley

Aquatic ecosystem biogeochemistry, spatial heterogeneity of water chemistry, FLAMe project (short for “Fast Limnological Automated Measurements). Hydrologic research technician, appointment jointly held by the USGS and Wisconsin Water Science Center

Alison Mikulyuk

mikulyuk@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Freshwater ecosystems in a human-dominated landscape, aquatic macrophyte communities, ecological integrity and invasive species. Research scientist in fisheries and aquatic sciences research section of the WI Dept. of Natural Resources (WI DNR)

Martin Perales

kperales@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Quantifying impacts of lakeshore development on littoral habitat and fish communities in north temperate lakes

John Rodstrom

rodstrom@wisc.edu

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Advisor: Pete McIntyre

Ecology, life history, and conservation of migratory fishes; how dams and road crossing on these tributaries affect migrations

Paul Schramm

pschramm@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Emily Stanley

StreamPulse and FLAMe projects; aquatic science with focus on in situ sensors to help quantify aquatic processes and spatial water chemistry

Michael Spear

mspear2@wisc.edu

Research Profile

Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Invasive species and community ecology

Whitney Thiel

wthiel@wisc.edu

Advisor: Tony Goldberg

Fish disease; validating an ELISA test for VHS (Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia) in fish