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2017 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium Winning Talks

Published on: Thu, 04/20/2017
Last Modified: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:16am

The GLIER Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium is a two day event that will showcase GLIER graduate students in the field of environmental health focusing on aquatic systems such as the Great Lakes.


The GLIER Symposium winners are:

1. The American Society of Microbiology (ASM) best talk winner: Jessica Owen, “Community compositional changes in Lake Erie: harmful algal bloom shifts in Western basin”.

2. GLIER best talk winners:

#1  Karista Hudelson:  “Effects of rock bass (Ambloplites rupestris) introduction of the diatom record of a Canadian shield lake in Parc National de la Mauriceie, Quebec”.

#2  Sharon Yong, "Feasibility and efficacy of three methods of zebra mussel larvae detection”.

#3  Theresa Warriner, "Adaptive Stress: maternal stress may optimize salmon offspring performance under climate change”.

Photo from left to right: Jessica Owen, Theresa Warriner, Karista Hudelson, Sharon Yong