January 10, 2023

Riley has published the fourth and final chapter of his dissertation! Nice job.

Buley, R. P., M. F. Gladfelter, E. G. Fernandez-Figueroa, and A. E. Wilson. In press. Complex effects of dissolved organic matter, temperature, and initial bloom density on the efficacy of hydrogen peroxide to control cyanobacteria. Environmental Science and Pollution Research

June 10, 2022

Justin Havird’s Hawaiian anchialine shrimp manuscript was just accepted at Limnology and Oceanography. This is one of the most complex and thorough projects I haver ever been connected with. Nice job, Justin.

Havird, J., P. M. Brannock, R. M. Yoshioka, R. C. Vaught, K. Carlson, C. Edwards, A. Tracy, C. W. Twining, Y. Zheng, D. Chai, A. E. Wilson, N. G. Hairston, Jr., S. R. Santos. In press. Grazing by an endemic atyid shrimp controls microbial communities in the Hawaiian anchialine ecosystem. Limnology and Oceanography.

February 4, 2022

Matt’s first chapter of his MS thesis was just published. Congrats, Matt!

Gladfelter, M. F., R. P. Buley, A. P. Belfiore, E. G. Fernandez-Figueroa, B. L. Gerovac, N. D. Baker, and A. E. Wilson. In press. Dissolved nitrogen form mediates phycocyanin content in cyanobacteria. Freshwater Biology.

February 1, 2022

Gbenga’s meta-analysis class project was published! Nice job! This is our 47th publication from our class.

DadeMatthews, O., F. K. Neal, P. J. Agostinelli, S. O. Oladipupo, R. M. Hirschhorn, A. E. Wilson, and J. M. Sefton.  2022.  The effects of whole-body vibration on bone health: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Complementary Therapies in Medicine 65:102811.

January 6, 2022

We just learned that Edna’s third dissertation chapter was published.  This project served as the foundation of her NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.  Fernandez-Figueroa, E. G., and A. E. Wilson. In press. Local adaptation mediates direct and indirect effects of multiple stressors on consumer fitness. Oecologia.

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December 20, 2021

2021 is winding down, but the lab is still staying productive.  Congrats to Edna for getting her 2nd dissertation chapter published!  Fernandez-Figueroa, E. G., A. E. Wilson, and S. R. Rogers. In press. Commercially available unoccupied aerial systems (UAVs) for monitoring harmful algal blooms: a comparative study. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods(Website)

October 4, 2021

Angelea’s first MS chapter was just accepted!  This study shows amazing effects of zooplankton control of cyanobacteria in catfish ponds.  Great work, Angelea. Belfiore, A., R. P. Buley, E. G. Fernandez-Figueroa, M. Gladfelter, and A. E. Wilson. 2021. Zooplankton as an alternative method for controlling phytoplankton in catfish pond aquaculture. Aquaculture Reports 21:100897. (Website)

August 2, 2021

The lab has been publishing a bunch of interesting papers.  Congrats to all of the authors on these publications, especially the student authors!  Buley, R. P., A. Kelly, L. Roy, E. G. Fernandez-FigueroaM. GladfelterA. Belfiore, and A. E. Wilson. In press. Controlling Microcystis blooms in Alabama catfish aquaculture. Alabama Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet ANR-2757. 5pp. (Website)

Fernandez-Figueroa, E. G.A. P. Belfiore, and A. E. Wilson. 2021. Drones for monitoring “blue-greens” in catfish aquaculture ponds. Fish Farming News 2021(1):16-17. (PDF);

 Odom, S., H. Boso, S. Bowling, S. Cotner, C. Creech, A. G. Drake, S. Eddy, S. Fagbodun, S. Hebert, A. James, J. Just, J. R. St. Juliana, M. Shuster, S. Thompson, R. Whittington, B. Wills, A. Wilson, K. R. Zamudio, M. Zhong, and C. J. Ballen. In press. Meta-analysis of gender performance gaps in undergraduate natural science courses. CBE-Life Sciences Education (PDF)

Clark, A.B. Howell, A. E. Wilson, and T. Schwartz. In press. Draft genomes for one Microcystis-resistant and one Microcystis-sensitive strain of the water flea, Daphnia pulicariaG3 (PDF)

Buley, R. P.H. E. Correia, A. Abebe, T. B. Issa, and A. E. Wilson. 2021. Predicting microcystin occurrence in freshwater lakes and reservoirs: assessing environmental variables. Inland Waters 11(3):430-444. (PDF); Valle-Pombrol, A. A. Comas-Gonzalez, D. Castro-Rodriguez, A. Garcia-Moya, and A. E Wilson. 2021. Planktonic cyanobacteria from the Abreus Reservoir, Cienfuegos, Cuba. Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences 16(1):20-29. (PDF)

Hyman, M., Q. Wang, A. E. Wilson, S. Adhikari, and B. T. Higgins. 2021. Production of Daphnia zooplankton on wastewater-grown algae for sustainable conversion of waste nutrients to fish feed. Journal of Cleaner Production  310:127501. (PDF)