2012 Grad Student Recipients of FSUCML Scholarships

Congratulations to the following recipients of the first FSUCML graduate student scholarship awards. The funds support research expenses of students who are using the FSUCML as a base for conducting their Masters or Doctoral research. Scholarships went to the following students (shown left to right in the photo):

  • Ellen Kosman (BIO, Advisor Levitan) - "An examination of the shift in allelic frequencies in gamete recognition proteins and genotype=based fertilization success rates based on sperm environment."
  • Cheston Peterson (BIO, Advisor Grubbs) - "Stable nitrogen isotope turnover rates and diet-tissue discrimination factors of Atlantic sharpnose sharks, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, under semi-controlled conditions."
  • Matt Kolmann(BIO, Advisor Grubbs) - "Feeding ecomorphology in the cownose ray, Rhinoptera bonasus."
  • Travis Richards (BIO, Advisor Grubbs) - "Determining the trophic structure and underlying nutrient source dynamics of an estuarine predator, Cynoscion nebulosus, in a river dominated estuary."
  • Zack Boudreau (BIO, Advisor Levitan) - "Fitness consequences of demographic change in a crustacean fishery (stone crabs)."