2000 REU Projects

Bergman, Catherine  (University of North Carolina at Asheville).  Mentor:  Betsy Von Holle (University of Tennessee).  Invasibility of Different Disturbance Regimes in a Southern Riparian Forest. 

Evanhoe, Laurelin  (University of Kansas).  Mentor:  Laura Galloway (University of Virginia).  How Do Pollen Removal and Deposition Affect the Intrafloral Phenology of Campanula americana

Lacasse, Kathleen  (Hiram College).  Mentor:  Henry Wilbur (University of Virginia).  Growth, Reproduction, and Dispersal in the Striped Maple (Acer pensylvanicum). 

Lessig, Heather  (University of Virginia).  Mentor:  Erica Crespi (University of Virginia).   The Effects of Maternal Care on Egg Size in the Red-Backed Salamander Plethodon cinereus

McGlothlin, Joel  (Vanderbilt Univesity).  Mentor:  Diane Neudorf (Sam Houston State University).  The Effect of Elevated Testosterone on Female Mate Preference in Dark-Eyed Juncos (Junco hyemalis).

Parker-Renga, Ian  (Indiana University).  Mentor:  Ellen Ketterson and Joe Casto (Indiana University).  Effects of Experimentally Elevated Testosterone in Male Dark-Eyed Juncos (Junco hyemalis) on Immune Function of Their Social Mates. 

Schubert, Kristin  (College of William and Mary).  Mentor:  Ethan Clotfelter (Indiana University).  The Function of Nestling Mouth Color in Dark-Eyed Juncos (Junco hyemalis). 

Snoke, Margaret  (University of Georgia).  Mentor:  Eric Nagy (University of Virginia).  Molecular and Morphological study of Hybridization in Monarda fistulosa and M. clinopodia

Watters, Jessa  (Earlham College).  Mentor:  Scott Freeman (University of Virginia).  The Effects of Water Velocity on Stream Drift  in Two Species of Larval Salamanders:  D. quadramaculatus and E. cirrigera.