Nigel Temple, a former graduate student in the Cherry Lab, won Best Poster at the 2016 joint Gulf Estuarine Research Society and Society of Wetland Scientists (SCC and SAC) meeting in Pensacola, FL. The award includes financial support for Nigel to attend and present his research at the SWS annual meeting in Puerto Rico in June 2017.
Congratulations to Nigel Temple who graduated today with his M.S. degree in Biological Sciences. He successfully defended his thesis on July 14th and will officially begin work on his Ph.D. at Mississippi State University later this month.
Congratulations to Sara Martin who graduated today with her M.S. degree in Biological Sciences. She successfully defended her thesis in October.
Congratulations to Nigel Temple, a graduate student in the Cherry Lab, who won the Best Poster Presentation at the SWS South Central Chapter Meeting in Memphis, TN. The award includes financial support for Nigel to attend and present his research at the SWS annual meeting in June 2016.
Sara Martin and Nigel Temple presented their research as part of the student presentation session at the SWS South Central Chapter meeting in Memphis, TN. Sara's talk highlighted her thesis research on drivers of community composition in restored marshes at Weeks Bay NERR, AL. In his poster, Nigel presented preliminary findings of his greenhouse rhizotron study on plant responses to sediment addition.
A new paper published by Cherry et al. in Methods in Ecology and Evolution describes the novel approach of using weirs to manipulate sea-level rise in situ and at larger spatial scales than typically employed in the field. This work is part of a larger collaborative project with scientists at Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Mississippi State University, and the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Check out the media coverage from our local Tuscaloosa newspaper here.
Cherry Lab News & Accomplishments
Highlighting events and recognizing achievements of Cherry Lab members.