1995 REU Projects

Adams, Erika M. (University of Virginia).  Mentor:  Jennifer Secki (University of Virginia).  Microhabitat and competition effects on oviposition in Plethodon cinereus.

Bateman, Ellie  (University of Virginia).  Mentor:  Jeffrey Corbin (University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill).  The effects of repeated additions of ammonium nitrate and phosphorus on the vegetative growth and flowering output of Amianthium muscaetoxicum, a perennial herb.

Darby, Sarah  (Amherst College).  Mentor:  Emily Lyons (Michigan State University).  The evolutionary response of flowering phenology on Silene alba to Ustilago violacea.

Emery, Stacie  (Nebraska Wesleyan University).  Mentor:  Charles Werth (Texas Tech).  Population genetics and species distinction in the North American Lycopodium obscurum complex.

Hancock, Rebecca  (University of Virginia).  Mentor:  Henry Wilbur (University of Virginia).  Effects of tail loss on territorial defense in the salamander Plethodon cinereus.

Hoover, Steve  (University of Virginia).  Mentor:  Alastair Inman (Knox College).  Use of conspecific auditory cues in Ruby-throated Hummingbird foraging.

Lynn, Sharon E.  (University of South Carolina).  Mentor:  Anne Houtman (Knox College).  Effects of elevated testosterone on the behavior and metabolic rate of adult male dark-eyed juncos (Junco hyemalis).

McIntyre, Peter  (Harvard College).  Mentor:  Henry Wilbur (University of Virginia).  Emigration, predation, and cover object use by larval Desmognathus fuscus in response to brook trout presence and conspecific density.

Rowell, Ellen A.  (Furman University).  Mentor:  Patricia Peroni (Davidson College).  Investigation of potential factors influencing flower production and fruit set in striped maple, Acer pensylvanicum.

Skillman, Stasia L.  (University of Virginia).  Mentor:  Maureen Hatch (Indiana University).  Age and size structure in two populations of Kalmia latifolia.

Steven, Janet  (Davidson College).  Mentor:  Patricia Peroni (Davidson College).  The effect of pollen addition, flower number, and percent of male flowers on fruit set in the andromonecious herb horsenettle, Solanum carolinense.

Stinchcombe, John  (Bucknell University).  Mentor:  Alastair Inman (Knox College). Hummingbird foraging and floral characteristics.