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Sophia I Passy

  • Associate Professor, Biology

Education

    • 1997 PhD in Biological Sciences
      Bowling Green State University, 1997
    • 1903 MS in Biology/Botany
      Sophia University, 1903

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2010 Faculty Development Leave sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2008 Research Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2007 Research Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2006 Professional Development Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2006 Research Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2005 Professional Development Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2005 Research Excellence Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington

News Articles

Publications

      Journal Article Submitted
      • Asymmetric eigenvector maps and co-occurrence patterns provide robust evidence for mass effect influence on stream diatoms
        [Leboucher, T, Tison-Rosebery, J, Budnick, W, Jamoneau, A, Vyverman, W, Soininen, J, Boutry, S, Passy, SI].
      Accepted
      • Beta diversity response to stress severity and heterogeneity in sensitive versus tolerant stream diatoms
        [Pound, KL, Lawrence, GB, Passy, SophiaI]. Diversity & Distributions.

      Journal Article 2019
      • 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.
      2019
      • 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.
      2019
      • 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. Online Early,
      2019
      • Niche dimensionality and herbivory control stream algal biomass via shifts in guild composition, richness, and evenness
        [Passy, SophiaI, Larson, Chad]. Ecology. Online Early,

      Journal Article 2018
      • 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".
      2018
      • 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".
      2018
      • 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
      2018
      • 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.

      Journal Article 2017
      • 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".
      2017
      • Framework for community functioning: synthesis of stress gradient and resource partitioning concepts
        [Passy, SophiaI]. PeerJ. 5, e3885. "PeerJ Inc.".

      Journal Article 2016
      • Abundance inequality in freshwater communities has an ecological origin
        [Passy, SophiaI]. The American Naturalist. 187, 502-516. "University of Chicago Press Chicago, IL".
      2016
      • 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".
      2016
      • 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".

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

      Journal Article 2013
      • 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.
      2013
      • 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".

      Journal Article 2012
      • A hierarchical theory of macroecology
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Ecology Letters. 15, 923-934. "Wiley Online Library".
      2012
      • 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".
      2012
      • 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".

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

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

      Journal Article 2009
      • 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".

      Journal Article 2008
      • 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.
      2008
      • 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".
      2008
      • Continental diatom biodiversity in stream benthos declines as more nutrients become limiting
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105, 9663-9667.
      2008
      • Species size and distribution jointly and differentially determine diatom densities in US streams
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Ecology. 89(2), 475-484. "Wiley Online Library".

      Other 2008
      • 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".

      Journal Article 2007
      • Algal communities in human-impacted stream ecosystems suffer beta-diversity decline
        [Passy, SophiaI, Blanchet, FGuillaume]. Diversity & Distributions. 13, 670-679. "Wiley Online Library".
      2007
      • Community analysis in stream biomonitoring: what we measure and what we don't
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 127, 409-417. "Springer".
      2007
      • Diatom ecological guilds display distinct and predictable behavior along nutrient and disturbance gradients in running waters
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Aquatic Botany. 86, 171-178. "Elsevier".
      2007
      • 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".

      Journal Article 2006
      • 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.
      2006
      • Diatom community dynamics in streams of chronic and episodic acidification: the roles of environment and time
        [Passy, SophiaI]. Journal of Phycology. 42, 312-323.
      2006
      • 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".
      2006
      • 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".

      Journal Article 2005
      • 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".

      Journal Article 2004
      • 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".
      2004
      • Diatom model affinity (DMA), a new index for water quality assessment
        [Passy, SophiaI, Bode, RobertW]. Hydrobiologia. 524, 241-252. "Springer".

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

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

      Journal Article 1999
      • 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".
      1999
      • 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.
      1999
      • 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.

      Journal Article 1997
      • 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".

      Journal Article 1995
      • 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".

      Journal Article 1994
      • 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".

Presentations

    •  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).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Nov 2017 to Aug 2019 Data Collection for Periphyton, Habitat, and Water Quality Phase II sponsored by  - $61452
      Sophia Passy (Funded)
    • Sept 2017 to Aug 2019 EAGER: Global assessment of the causes and consequences of commonness and rarity in freshwaters sponsored by  - $199997
      Sophia Passy (Funded)
    • Sept 2010 to May 2014 Assessment of Acidic Deposition Effects on the Chemistry and Benthos of Streams of the East-Central Adirondack Region sponsored by  - $124944
      Sophia Passy (Funded)
    • July 2010 to Aug 2012 Algal Biodiversity in Streams: Exploring the Mechanisms of Coexistence Under Resource Limitation sponsored by  - $194780
      Sophia Passy (Funded)
    • Aug 2006 to Sept 2009 How Nutrients and Flow Affect Structure and Succession in Artificial Stream Biofilms sponsored by  - $39863
      Sophia Passy (Funded)
    • May 2007 to Apr 2008 Determining the Potential for Algal Bloom in Lake Maurepas: Effects of Changing Nutrient Load from? sponsored by  - $12598
      Sophia Passy (Funded)
    • Mar 2003 to Mar 2007 Assessment of Stream Chemistry and Benthic Diatom and Macroinvertebrate Communities in the Oswegatchie-Black River Basins sponsored by  - $74977
      Sophia Passy (Funded)
    • Sept 2001 to Sept 2006 Algal Communities as Indicators of Streambed Instability and Restoration sponsored by  - $255747
      Sophia Passy (Funded)
    • June 2002 to May 2006 MRI Acquisition of a confocal laser scanning microscope sponsored by  - $287636
      Sophia Passy (Funded)

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Osama Issa,
    • Present
      Brandelyn Twine,
    • Present
      Dinh Luc,
    • Present
      Alexander Murray , (Biology)
    • Present
      Joseph Mruzek, (Biology)
    • Present
      William Budnick, (Biology)
      Global impacts of land use on aquatic beta diversity
    • Present
      Goutam Sarker, (Biology)
    • Present
      Collin Funkhouser, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Katrina Pound, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Coridon Laws, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Juan Levesque, (Biology)
    • 2018
      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
    • 2016
      Michelle Green, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Brandon Parker, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Sadia Naz, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Anne Mayo, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Benjamin Allen, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Julian Holmes, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Larry Adumatioge, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Hongsheng Liu, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Brittany Stricklin, (Biology)
    • 2013
      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
      Jessica Moores, (Biology)
    • 2013
      Chad Larson, (Biology)
    • 2012
      Elizabeth McGinty, (Biology)
    • 2012
      Matthew Rich, (Biology)
    • 2012
      Kirk Hensley, (Biology)
    • 2011
      Betty Scarborough, (Biology)
    • 2011
      Adeel Khan, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Janie Moore, (Biology)
      Effects of the exotic invader, Tamarix spp. on aspects of the aquatic ecosystem at McComb Creek, Presidio County, Texas
    • 2010
      Kelly Stout, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Mariam Kotachi, (Biology)
    • 2009
      Chad Larson, (Biology)
      Diversity and community organization in the periphyton of recirculating stream channels are defined by current velocity and nutrient supply
    • 2009
      Carol Moulton, (Biology)
    • 2008
      Charles Watson, (Biology)
    • 2008
      Jesse Meik, (Biology)
    • 2006
      Giumel Molina, (Biology)
    • 2006
      Nathan Webb, (Biology)
    • 2005
      Ionel Ciugulea, (Biology)
    • 2003
      Jill DeVito, (Biology)

Courses

      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 6310-002 SELECTED TOPICS IN BIOLOGY PhD
        (Topic: Topics in Ecology & Evolution | Course Id: 113510)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 6391-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 1441-004 CELL MOL BIOL
        (Course Id: 107613)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 4379-011 RESEARCH AND DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • BIOL 6291-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6691-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        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
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • BIOL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • BIOL 6591-011 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107866)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 1441-001 CELL MOL BIOL
        (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

    • 2015 to  Present Committee Chair
      UEP 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
    • 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  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