Welcome to Dr. Lauren Ash

Dr. Ash has joined the Kramer lab from Middlebury College. She is taking the lead on our study of how high resolution satellite imagery may improve models of Aedes aegypti abundance in the U.S.

The lab represents at ESA 2023

Shea, Eva, and Austin all present research at ESA in Portland.

Discussing invasive species on local, live radio

Drew and Austin will be joining the “Sustainable Living” radio show on 88.5 WMNF Tampa for the July 31st show. We will talk about invasive species in Florida, with particular focus on economic costs and invasive birds.

Lab Accomplishments - spring 2023

Eva’s poster received a People’s Choice award and Austin has a dissertation completion fellowship for fall. Congratulations!

Congratulations Eva, Shea and Austin!

Eva Muir, Shea Volkel, and Austin Smith have advanced to candidacy in fall 2022. Great work you all!

Congratulations Grace!

Grace Henderson has successfully completed her Master’s degree and is on to a position with the USGS in Ft. Collins, Colorado. Congratulations Grace, we will miss you.

Economic costs of biological invasions in the United States

Article in Science of the Total Environment analyzing patterns in economic costs of invasive species in the United States.

New paper by lab member Shea Volkel

Shea has a new publication from her Master’s thesis on slimy sculpin response to round goby invasion in the Great Lakes. Published in Journal of Great Lakes Research.

Knowledge gaps in economic costs of invasive alien fish worldwide

Article in Science of the Total Environment analyzing reported costs of fish invasions.

Economic costs of biological invasions within North America

Article in Neobiota analyzing patterns in reported economic costs of invasions across North America.