Graduate Students

Max Beal

mrbeal@wisc.edu

Advisor: Paul Block

Environmental factors influencing the formation of cyanobacteria blooms and implications for water resource management.

Vince Butitta

vbutitta@wisc.edu
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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

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Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

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

Landon Falke

lfalke@wisc.edu

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Advisor: Dan Preston

Stream ecology, trophic interactions, effects of land-use and habitat changes on stream communities with a particular interest in parasites

Adrianna Gorsky

agorsky@wisc.edu
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Advisor: Hilary Dugan

Examining greenhouse gas emissions and other aquatic processes during ice-on and ice-off periods of north temperate lakes

Krystyn Kibler

kjkibler@wisc.edu

Advisor: Trina McMahon

My research interests involve the complexities of phytoplankton community structure, spatial and temporal variations in an algal bloom, and seasonal influences of HABs.

Ben Martin

bemartin@wisc.edu

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Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Spiny Water Flea and its impact on predator-prey relationships

Joe Mrnak

mrnak@wisc.edu

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Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Food web interactions following a reintroduction of native Cisco in 2 north temperate lakes containing invasive Rainbow Smelt

David Ortiz

dortiz4@wisc.edu
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Advisor: Emily Stanley

Comparison of temporal and spatial dynamics of algal blooms

Kousei (Martin) Perales

kperales@wisc.edu

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Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

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

Mike Spear

mspear2@wisc.edu

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Advisor: Jake Vander Zanden

Invasive species and community ecology

Patricia Tran

ptran5@wisc.edu

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Advisor: Trina McMahon

Bioinformatics and aquatic microbial ecology

Emily Whitaker

ewhitaker2@wisc.edu

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Advisor: Hilary Dugan

Examining how changing lake ice-on and -off times effect lake and surrounding ecologies