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Erika I. Hersch-Green

Erika I. Hersch-Green

MS, University of California, Davis - Population Biology

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906-487-3351
eherschg@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

Erika is a plant evolutionary ecologist. Her work integrates the theory and techniques from population and community ecology, evolution, and functional, molecular and population genetics to disentangle the mechanisms that drive changes in terrestrial plant populations and their extended communities.

Current projects in the lab are diverse but generally fall into two . . .

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Nancy A. Auer

Nancy A. Auer

PhD, Michigan Technological University, 1995

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906-487-2353
naauer@mtu.edu

Professor, Biological Sciences

Conduct field studies with aquatic organisms. These studies involve fish feeding, reproduction, habitat and survival studies. Among the species studied are sturgeon, lake herring and lampreys. Reproductive success of both beneficial as well as deleterious species is dependent upon proper habitat condition and food availability.

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Brigitte Zielinski

Brigitte Morin

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bemorin@mtu.edu

Instructor, Biological Sciences

Brigitte attended Michigan Tech in 2001 where she received a Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS), as well as a certificate in Secondary Education and minors in both General Science and Spanish. Following graduation in 2006, Brigitte taught high school Biology for 6 years in Illinois. After receiving an MS . . .

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Kefeng Li, a graduate student in Biological Sciences, was a grand prize winner at the Eight Annual ESC/BRC Student Research Forum this past March. Kefeng's research examined multiple metal resistant bacteria and their impacts and his advisor was Professor Ramakrishna Wusirika.

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Felicia Nip, a third-year biochemistry and molecular biology major, is immersed in the world of fruit flies. Research by her and her mentor, Professor Thomas Werner, could have significant implications for toxicology and cancer research. Her hands-on experiences are invaluable.

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