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Sophia I Passy

Associate Professor, Biology
Last Updated: July 28, 2021
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Education

Education

    • 1997 PhD in Biological Sciences
      Bowling Green State University

Awards and Honors

    •  2020 UTA College of Science Award for Outstanding Research Achievement sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington College of Science
    •  2010 Faculty Development Leave sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2008 Research Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2007 Research Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2006 Professional Development Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2006 Research Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2005 Professional Development Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2005 Research Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington

News Articles

Publications


      2021
      • Journal Article
        The impacts of nutrient supply and imbalance on subcontinental co-occurrence networks and metacommunity composition of stream algae
        [Budnick, William, Mruzek, Joseph, Larson, Chad, Passy, Sophia].
      • Journal Article
        Consideration of mass effect processes in bioindication allows more accurate bioassessment of water quality
        [Leboucher, T, Mignien, M, Wach, M, Boutry, S, AJamoneau, Passy, SI, Tison-Rosebery, J]. Ecological Indicators. 127(Article 107791),
      • Journal Article
        Dispersal-Niche Continuum Index: a new quantitative metric for assessing the relative importance of dispersal vs. niche processes in community assembly.
        [Vilmi, Annika, Gibert, Corentin, Escarguel, Gilles, Happonen, Konsta, Heino, Jani, Jamoneau, Aurelien, Passy, Sophia, Picazo, Felix, Tison-Rosebery, Juliette, Soininen, Janne, Wang, Jianjun]. Ecography.
      • Journal Article
        Current distributions and future climate-driven changes in diatoms, insects and fish in U.S. streams
        [Pound, Katrina, Larson, Chad, Passy, SophiaI]. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 30, 63-78.

      2020
      • Journal Article
        A metacommunity approach for detecting species influenced by mass effect
        [Leboucher, T, Tison-Rosebery, J, Budnick, W, Jamoneau, A, Vyverman, W, Soininen, J, Boutry, S, Passy, SI]. The Journal of Applied Ecology. 57, 2031-2040.

      2019
      • Journal Article
        Beta diversity response to stress severity and heterogeneity in sensitive versus tolerant stream diatoms
        [Pound, Katrina, Lawrence, Gregory, Passy, SophiaI, ]. Diversity & Distributions. 25, 374-384.
      • Journal Article
        Diatom β-diversity in streams increases with spatial scale and decreases with nutrient enrichment across regional to sub-continental scales
        [Leboucher, Thibault, Budnick, William, Passy, SophiaI, Boutry, Sébastien , Jamoneau, Aurélien , Soininen, Janne, Vyverman, Wim, Tison-Rosebery, Juliette]. Journal of Biogeography. 46, 734-744.
      • Journal Article
        Local and regional drivers of taxonomic homogenization in stream communities along a land use gradient
        [Budnick, WR, Leboucher, T, Belliard, J, Soininen, J, Lavoie, I, Pound, K, Jamoneau, A, Rosebery, J, Tales, E, Pajunen, V, Campeau, S, Passy, SophiaI]. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 28, 1597-1609.
      • Journal Article
        Niche dimensionality and herbivory control stream algal biomass via shifts in guild composition, richness, and evenness
        [Passy, SophiaI, Larson, Chad]. Ecology. 100(e02831), 1-14.

      2018
      • Journal Article
        Beta diversity of diatom species and ecological guilds: Response to environmental and spatial mechanisms along the stream watercourse
        [Jamoneau, Aurelien, Passy, SophiaI, Soininen, Janne, Leboucher, Thibault, Tison-Rosebery, Juliette]. Freshwater Biology. 63, 62-73. "Wiley Online Library".
      • Journal Article
        Iron limitation effects on nitrogen-fixing organisms with possible implications for cyanobacterial blooms
        [Larson, ChadA, Mirza, Babur, Rodrigues, JorgeL, Passy, SophiaI]. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 94, "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Stream diatoms exhibit weak niche conservation along global environmental and climatic gradients
        [Soininen, Janne, Jamoneau , Aurelien, Rosebery, Juliette, Leboucher, Thibault, Wang, Jianjun, Kokociński, Mikolaj, Passy, SophiaI]. Ecography. 41, 1-8. "Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.03828
      • Journal Article
        The biogeographical patterns of species richness and abundance distribution in stream diatoms are driven by climate and water chemistry
        [Passy, SophiaI, Larson, CA, Jamoneau, A, Budnick, WR, Heino, J, Leboucher, T, Rosebery, J, Soininen, J]. The American Naturalist. 192, 605-617.

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Environmental filtering and taxonomic relatedness underlie the species richness--evenness relationship
        [Passy, SophiaI, Bottin, Marius, Soininen, Janne, Hillebrand, Helmut]. Hydrobiologia. 787(1), 243-253. "Springer International Publishing".
      • Journal Article
        Framework for community functioning: synthesis of stress gradient and resource partitioning concepts
        [Passy, SophiaI]. PeerJ. 5, e3885. "PeerJ Inc.".

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Abundance inequality in freshwater communities has an ecological origin
        [Passy, SophiaI]. The American Naturalist. 187, 502-516. "University of Chicago Press Chicago, IL".
      • Journal Article
        Global patterns and drivers of species and trait composition in diatoms
        [Soininen, Janne, Jamoneau, , Aurelien, Rosebery, Juliette, Passy, SophiaI]. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 25(8), 940-950. "Wiley Online Library".
      • Journal Article
        The number of limiting resources in the environment controls the temporal diversity patterns in the algal benthos
        [Larson, ChadA, Adumatioge, Larry, Passy, SophiaI]. Microbial Ecology. 72, 64-69. "Springer".

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Iron supply constrains producer communities in stream ecosystems
        [Larson, ChadA, Liu, Hongsheng, Passy, SophiaI]. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 91, "Oxford University Press".

      2013
      • Journal Article
        The rates of species accumulation and taxonomic diversification during phototrophic biofilm development are co-controlled by nutrient supply and current velocity
        [Larson, ChadA, Passy, SophiaI]. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79, 2054-2060.
      • Journal Article
        Wetlands serve as natural sources for improvement of stream ecosystem health in regions affected by acid deposition
        [Pound, KatrinaL, Lawrence, GregoryB, Passy, SophiaI]. Global Change Biology. 19, 2720-2728. "Wiley Online Library".

      2012
      • Journal Article
        A hierarchical theory of macroecology
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Ecology Letters. 15, 923-934. "Wiley Online Library".
      • Journal Article
        Taxonomic and functional composition of the algal benthos exhibits similar successional trends in response to nutrient supply and current velocity
        [Larson, ChadA, Passy, SophiaI]. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 80, 352-362. "Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK".
      • Journal Article
        The relationship between species richness and evenness: a meta-analysis of studies across aquatic ecosystems
        [Soininen, Janne, Passy, SophiaI, Hillebrand, Helmut]. Oecologia. 169, 803-809. "Springer".

      2011
      • Journal Article
        Succession in stream biofilms is an environmentally driven gradient of stress tolerance
        [Passy, SophiaI, Larson, ChadA]. Microbial Ecology. 62, 414-424. "Springer".

      2010
      • Journal Article
        A distinct latitudinal gradient of diatom diversity is linked to resource supply
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Ecology. 91, 36-41. "Wiley Online Library".

      2009
      • Journal Article
        The relationship between local and regional diatom richness is mediated by the local and regional environment
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 18(3), 383-391. "Wiley Online Library".

      2008
      • Journal Article
        Biological and Chemical Responses to Reduced Levels of Acid Deposition in the Neversink River Basin, Catskill Mountains, New York, 1987-2003
        [Burns, DA, Riva-Murray, K, Bode, RW, Passy, SophiaI]. Ecological Indicators. 8, 191-203.
      • Journal Article
        Changes in stream chemistry and biology in response to reduced levels of acid deposition during 1987--2003 in the Neversink River Basin, Catskill Mountains
        [Burns, DouglasA, Riva-Murray, Karen, Bode, RobertW, Passy, SophiaI]. Ecological Indicators. 8, 191-203. "Elsevier".
      • Journal Article
        Continental diatom biodiversity in stream benthos declines as more nutrients become limiting
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105, 9663-9667.
      • Journal Article
        Species size and distribution jointly and differentially determine diatom densities in US streams
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Ecology. 89(2), 475-484. "Wiley Online Library".

      2007
      • Journal Article
        Algal communities in human-impacted stream ecosystems suffer beta-diversity decline
        [Passy, SophiaI, Blanchet, FGuillaume]. Diversity & Distributions. 13, 670-679. "Wiley Online Library".
      • Journal Article
        Community analysis in stream biomonitoring: what we measure and what we don't
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 127, 409-417. "Springer".
      • Journal Article
        Diatom ecological guilds display distinct and predictable behavior along nutrient and disturbance gradients in running waters
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Aquatic Botany. 86, 171-178. "Elsevier".
      • Journal Article
        Differential cell size optimization strategies produce distinct diatom richness--body size relationships in stream benthos and plankton
        [Passy, SophiaI]. The Journal of Ecology. 95, 745-754. "Wiley Online Library".

      2006
      • Journal Article
        Are algal communities driven toward maximum biomass?
        [Passy, SophiaI, Legendre, Pierre]. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of A Biological Character. 273, 2667-2674.
      • Journal Article
        Diatom community dynamics in streams of chronic and episodic acidification: the roles of environment and time
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Journal of Phycology. 42, 312-323.
      • Journal Article
        Diatom diversity in chronically versus episodically acidified Adirondack streams
        [Passy, SophiaI, Ciugulea, Ionel, Lawrence, GregoryB]. International Review of Hydrobiology. 91, 594-608. "Wiley Online Library".
      • Journal Article
        Power law relationships among hierarchical taxonomic categories in algae reveal a new paradox of the plankton
        [Passy, SophiaI, Legendre, Pierre]. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 15, 528-535. "Wiley Online Library".

      2005
      • Journal Article
        Spectral fingerprinting of algal communities: a novel approach to biofilm analysis and biomonitoring
        [Larson, Chad, Passy, SophiaI]. Journal of Phycology. 41, 439-446. "Wiley Online Library".

      2004
      • Journal Article
        Comparative environmental assessment in the studies of benthic diatom, macroinvertebrate, and fish communities
        [Passy, SophiaI, Bode, RobertW, Carlson, DouglasM, Novak, MargaretA]. International Review of Hydrobiology. 89, 121-138. "Wiley Online Library".
      • Journal Article
        Diatom model affinity (DMA), a new index for water quality assessment
        [Passy, SophiaI, Bode, RobertW]. Hydrobiologia. 524, 241-252. "Springer".

      2002
      • Journal Article
        Environmental randomness underlies morphological complexity of colonial diatoms
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Functional Ecology. 16, 690-695. "Wiley Online Library".

      2001
      • Journal Article
        Spatial paradigms of lotic diatom distribution: a landscape ecology perspective
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Journal of Phycology. 37, 370-378. "Wiley Online Library".

      1999
      • Journal Article
        Ecology of the major periphytic diatom communities from the Mesta River, Bulgaria
        [Passy, SophiaI, Pan, Yangdong, Lowe, RexL]. International Review of Hydrobiology. 84, 129-174. "Wiley Online Library".
      • Journal Article
        Human Dmc1 protein binds DNA as an octameric ring
        [Passy, SophiaI, Yu, Xiong, Li, Zhufang, Radding, CharlesM, Masson, Jean-Yves, West, StephenC, Egelman, EdwardH]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 96, 10684-10688.
      • Journal Article
        Rings and filaments of β protein from bacteriophage λ suggest a new superfamily of recombination proteins
        [Passy, SophiaI, Yu, Xiong, Li, Zhufang, Radding, CharlesM, Egelman, EdwardH]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 96, 4279-4284.

      1997
      • Journal Article
        Five new Gomphonema species (Bacillariophyta) from rivers in South Africa and Swaziland
        [Passy, SophiaI, Kociolek, JohnP, Lowe, RexL]. Journal of Phycology. 33, 455-474. "Wiley Online Library".

      1995
      • Journal Article
        Gomphoneis mesta (Bacillariophyta). II. Morphology of the initial frustules and perizonium ultrastructure with some inferences about diatom evolution
        [Passy, SophiaI, Lowe, RexL]. Journal of Phycology. 31, 447-456. "Wiley Online Library".

      1994
      • Journal Article
        Taxonomy and ultrastructure of Gomphoneis mesta sp. nov. (Bacillariophyta), a new epilithic diatom from the Mesta River, Bulgaria.
        [Passy, SophiaI, Lowe, RexL]. Journal of Phycology. 30, 885-891. "Wiley Online Library".

      2008
      • Other
        Results from the 2003-2005 Western Adirondack Stream Survey
        [Lawrence, GB, Baldigo, BP, Roy, KM, Simonin, HA, Bode, RW, Passy, SophiaI, Capone, SB].(8-22), "New York State Energy Research and Development Authority".

Presentations

    • April  2021
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "Biodiversity in a changing world", Fordham University, New York, NY. (April 7, 2021).
    • February  2020
      Mruzek, Joseph (Author & Presenter), Luc, Dinh (Author), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Latitudinal Drivers of Beta Diversity in Stream Communities", Little Rock, AR. (February , 2020).
    • February  2020
      Budnick, W (Author & Presenter), Mruzek, J (Author), Larson, C (Author), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Nutrients and climate control the topology of continental interaction networks in stream algae.", Little Rock, AR. (February , 2020).
    •  2019
      Mruzek, Joseph (Author & Presenter), Luc, Dinh (Author), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Regional Biodiversity of Freshwater Fish is More Strongly Controlled by Dispersal at Low Latitudes and by the Environment at High Latitudes", UTA, Arlington, TX. ( , 2019).
    • May  2019
      Pound, Katrina (Author & Presenter), Larson, Chad (Author), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Current distributions and future climate-driven changes in diatoms, insects, and fish in U.S. streams", Salt Lake City, Utah. (May , 2019).
    • May  2019
      Mruzek, Joseph (Author & Presenter), Budnick, William (Author), Larson, Chad (Author), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Latitudinal Differences in Network Topology of Stream Fish", Salt Lake City, Utah. (May , 2019).
    • May  2019
      Passy, SophiaI. (Author & Presenter), "Niche dimensionality and herbivory control stream algal biomass via shifts in guild composition and richness", Salt Lake City, Utah. (May , 2019).
    • January  2019
      Mruzek, Joseph (Author & Presenter), Budnick, William (Author), Larson, Chad (Author), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Describing Latitudinal Differences in Fish Co-Occurrence Networks", Galveston, TX. (January 24, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Budnick, William (Author & Presenter), Mruzek, Joseph (Author), Larson, Chad (Author), Passy, Sophia (Author), "Local and regional drivers of taxonomic homogenization in stream communities along a land use gradient", Galveston, TX. (January 24, 2019).
    • July  2018
      Budnick, William (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), Kaller, Michael (Author), "Variance Partitioning and Distance-based Moran Eigenvector Maps: Application for Crayfish Distribution and Community Modelling", Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (July , 2018).
    •  2017
      Budnick, William (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "American Fisheries Society ", Thibodaux, LA. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Leboucher, Thibault (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Community Ecology", Budapest, Hungary. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Jamoneau, Aurelien (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "European Freshwater Science", Olomouc, Czech Republic . ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Leboucher, Thibault (Author & Presenter), Budnick, William (Author), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Shifts in beta-diversity determinants from local to global scales: the case study of aquatic diatom communities. ", Olomouc, The Czech Republic . ( , 2017).
    • July  2017
      Leboucher, Thibault (Author & Presenter), Budnick, William (Author), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Drivers of stream diatom beta-diversity from local to global scales.", Toulouse, France. (July , 2017).
    •  2015
      Jamoneau, Aurelien (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Phycological Congress", London, UK. ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      Passy, SophiaI, "The distribution of wealth in biological communities", IRSTEA, Bordeaux, France. ( , 2015).
    •  2014
      Pound, Katrina (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Joint Aquatic Sciences", Portland, OR. ( , 2014).
    •  2012
      Pound, Katrina (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Society for Freshwater Science", Kentucky, USA. ( , 2012).
    •  2011
      Pound, Katrina (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Ecological Society of America", Texas, USA. ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Passy, SophiaI, "Habitat niche dimensionality constrains the power laws of diatom density with body size and continental distribution", American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Puerto Rico. ( , 2011).
    •  2010
      Passy, SophiaI, "The origins of biodiversity", Baylor University, Waco, TX. ( , 2010).
    •  2010
      Passy, SophiaI, "The origins of species richness", University of Texas - Arlington, Arlington, TX. ( , 2010).
    •  2008
      Larson, Chad (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "American Society of Limnology and Oceanography", American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Newfoundland, Canada . ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "Community and environmental forces drive the density-body size relationship in the populations of stream diatoms", American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Newfoundland, Canada . ( , 2008).
    •  2007
      Larson, Chad (Author & Presenter), Moore, Janie (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "North American Benthological Society", North American Benthological Society, South Carolina, USA. ( , 2007).
    •  2006
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "North American Benthological Society", North American Benthological Society, Alaska, USA. ( , 2006).
    •  2004
      Passy, SophiaI, Larson, Chad, "Phycological Society of America", Virginia. ( , 2004).
    •  2004
      Larson, Chad (Author & Presenter), Passy, SophiaI (Author), "Phycological Society of America", Phycological Society of America, Virginia, USA. ( , 2004).
    •  2002
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "Ecological Society of America", Ecological Society of America, Arizona, USA. ( , 2002).
    •  2001
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "Phycological Society of America", Phycological Society of America, Colorado, USA. ( , 2001).
    •  2000
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "International Diatom", Athens, Greece. ( , 2000).
    •  1997
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "North American Benthological Society", North American Benthological Society, Texas, USA. ( , 1997).
    •  1995
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "North American Diatom ", Iowa, USA. ( , 1995).
    •  1993
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "North American Diatom ", Manitoba, Canada . ( , 1993).
    •  1991
      Passy, SophiaI (Author & Presenter), "Black Sea ", Istanbul, Turkey. ( , 1991).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Sarobi Das,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Alexander Murray , (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Joseph Mruzek, (Biology)
    • 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Goutam Sarker, (Biology)
    • Aug 2020
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      William Budnick, (Biology)
      Stream biodiversity and co-occurrence network topology along sub-continental to global nutrient and land use gradients
    • May 2020
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Osama Issa,
    • May 2020
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Brandelyn Twine,
    • May 2020
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Dinh Luc,
    • 2019
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Katrina Pound, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Coridon Laws, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Juan Levesque, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Thibault Leboucher, Thibault was a PhD student at the University of Bordeaux. (Biology)
      The importance of dispersion processes in the spatial structure of benthic diatom communities in rivers, at an intercontinental scale. Implications for biodiversity and vulnerability
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Collin Funkhouser, The student left the program (Biology)
    • 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Michelle Green, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Brandon Parker, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Sadia Naz, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Anne Mayo, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Benjamin Allen, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Julian Holmes, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Larry Adumatioge, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Hongsheng Liu, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Brittany Stricklin, (Biology)
    • 2013
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Katrina Pound, (Biology)
      Local and watershed influences on the species and functional organization of stream diatom communities from the acid- impacted Adirondack region of New York
    • 2013
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Jessica Moores, (Biology)
    • 2013
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Chad Larson, (Biology)
    • 2012
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Matthew Rich, (Biology)
    • 2012
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Kirk Hensley, (Biology)
    • 2012
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Elizabeth McGinty, (Biology)
    • 2011
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Adeel Khan, (Biology)
    • 2011
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Betty Scarborough, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Kelly Stout, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Mariam Kotachi, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Janie Moore, (Biology)
      Effects of the exotic invader, Tamarix spp. on aspects of the aquatic ecosystem at McComb Creek, Presidio County, Texas
    • 2009
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Carol Moulton, (Biology)
    • 2009
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Chad Larson, (Biology)
      Diversity and community organization in the periphyton of recirculating stream channels are defined by current velocity and nutrient supply
    • 2008
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Charles Watson, (Biology)
    • 2008
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jesse Meik, (Biology)
    • 2006
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Giumel Molina, (Biology)
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Nathan Webb, (Biology)
    • 2005
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Ionel Ciugulea, (Biology)
    • 2003
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jill DeVito, (Biology)

Courses

      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
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      • BIOL 6303-001 BIODIVERSITY CHANGING WORLD
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        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • BIOL 7399-011 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
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      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
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      • BIOL 4393-011 HONORS PROJECT IN BIOLOGY
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      • BIOL 4379-011 RESEARCH AND DIRECTED STUDY
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      • BIOL 6310-002 SELECTED TOPICS IN BIOLOGY PhD
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      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
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      • BIOL 1441-004 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
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      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
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      • BIOL 4379-011 RESEARCH AND DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
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      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
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        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
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      • BIOL 6291-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
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      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 1441-001 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 1441-004 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
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      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
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      • BIOL 6591-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
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        (Course Id: 107613)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 1441-004 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 5328-001 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107804)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 1441-004 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • BIOL 6591-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107866)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 1441-001 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 4279-011 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107716)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 4388-002 INSTR TECHNIQUES IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107755)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6291-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 1341-005 CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 112246)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 1441-005 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 1441-001 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2015
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 5328-001 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107804)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 5101-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOLOGY
        (Topic: Biology Colloquium | Course Id: 107770)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 5101-003 SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOLOGY
        (Topic: Global Change | Course Id: 107770)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6591-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107866)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 1441-005 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • BIOL 1441-001 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2014
      • BIOL 6291-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 4338-001 COMMUNITY ECOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107732)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 5315-001 COMMUNITY ECOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107797)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 6191-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107861)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 6291-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 1441-005 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • BIOL 7399-011 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 5328-001 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107804)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 6291-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 1441-005 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2012
      • BIOL 5361-001 ADVANCED BIOMETRY
        (Course Id: 107831)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 6291-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 4338-001 COMMUNITY ECOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107732)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 5315-001 COMMUNITY ECOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107797)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2011
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 5328-001 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107804)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 4189-011 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107713)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 1441-005 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 4189-011 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107713)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 4289-011 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107718)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2010
      • BIOL 5693-011 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107858)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2010
      • BIOL 6191-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107861)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 6591-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107866)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 5361-001 ADVANCED BIOMETRY
        (Course Id: 107831)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 6999-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107869)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Biology Department Teaching Awards Committee
    • 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      Institutional Biosafety Committee
    • 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Department of Biology Research Committee
    • 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Departmental Webpage Design Committee
    • 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Dissertation Fellowship Committee
    • 2007 to  Present Committee Member
      Promotion and Tenure Committee
    • 2020 to  2020 Committee Member
      Search Committee for a Biology Instructor
    • 2020 to  2020 Committee Member
      Search Committee for a Lab Coordinator
    • 2015 to  2019 Committee Chair
      UEP Committee
    • 2012 to  2018 Committee Member
      Graduate Assembly Committee
    • 2015 to  2015 Committee Chair
      Faculty Search Committee
    • 2013 to  2015 Committee Chair
      Graduate Program Revision Subcommittee
    • 2013 to  2015 Committee Member
      OATS Biology Department Committee
    • 2013 to  2013 Committee Member
      Administrative Review Committee for the evaluation of the Associate Chair of Biology, Dr. James Robinson
    • 2013 to  2013 Committee Member
      Administrative Review Committee for the evaluation of the Chair of Biology, Dr. Jonathan Campbell
    • 2010 to  2012 Committee Member
      Graduate Studies Advisory Committee
    • 2011 to  2011 Committee Chair
      Diagnostic Exam Committee
    • 2011 to  2011 Committee Chair
      Ecology Search Committee
    • 2011 to  2011 Committee Member
      Faculty Search Committee
    • 2011 to  2011 Committee Member
      Post-tenure Evaluation Committee
    • 2010 to  2010 Committee Member
      Faculty Search Committee
    • 2010 to  2010 Committee Member
      Post-tenure Evaluation Committee
    • 2008 to  2009 Committee Member
      Equipment Committee
    • 2002 to  2009 Committee Member
      Registration, Calendar and Scheduling Committee
    • 2008 to  2008 Committee Member
      Administrative Review Committee for the evaluation of the Chair of Biology, Dr. Jonathan Campbell
    • 2007 to  2007 Committee Member
      Post-tenure Evaluation Committee
    • 2005 to  2005 Committee Member
      Faculty Search Committee
    • 2004 to  2004 Committee Member
      Faculty Search Committee
    • 2002 to  2004 Committee Member
      Departmental Seminar Committee

Service to the Profession

    • Past to  Jan 2021
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Ecology
    • Past to  Aug 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
    • Past to  June 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
    • Past to  June 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Global Ecology and Biogeography
    • Past to  Mar 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Ecology Letters
    • Past to  Mar 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
    • Past to  Feb 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Global Ecology and Biogeography
    • Past to  Jan 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Ecology
    • Past to  Nov 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Ecology Letters
    • Past to  Sept 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Science of the Total Environment
    • Past to  July 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Ecography
    • Past to  July 2019
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      Swiss National Science Foundation
    • Past to  Apr 2019
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      National Science Foundation
    • Past to  Mar 2019
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      Phi Sigma Graduate Student Honor Society
    • Past to  Mar 2019
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      Phi Sigma Graduate Student Honor Society
    • Past to  Nov 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
    • Past to  Nov 2018
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      National Science Foundation
    • Sept 2018 to  Sept 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Ecology Letters
    • June 2018 to  June 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Freshwater Biology
    • Nov 2017 to  Nov 2017
      Board of Advisors
      National Science Foundation
      Panel member for DEB Population and Community Ecology Cluster
    • May 2017 to  May 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Ecography
    • May 2017 to  May 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Proceedings of the Royal Society Ser B
    • Jan 2017 to  Jan 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Scientific Reports
    • Dec 2016 to  Dec 2016
      Board of Advisors
      National Science Foundation
    • Nov 2016 to  Nov 2016
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Scientific Reports
    • Sept 2016 to  Sept 2016
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Scientific Reports