People

Current Lab Members

 
 

Bopi Biddanda

Dr. Bopi Biddanda

Principal Investigator/Professor

 

Scott Kendall

Scott Kendall

Research Biologist/Muskegon Lake Observatory Manager

 

 

Nicole

Nicole Horne

Graduate Student Role of Biofilms in Biosand Water Filter Systems

 

 

Leon Gereaux

Leon Gereaux

Graduate Student Carbon/Plankton Dynamics in Muskegon Lake

 

 

Michael Snider

Michael Snider

Graduate Student Cyanobacterial Mats of Lake Huron Sinkholes

 

 

Anthony Weinke

Anthony Weinke

Graduate Student (2014)

Undergraduate Summer Intern (2011-2013)

 

 

Chris Vandenberg

Christopher Vandenberg

Undergraduate Student (2014)

 

Deb Dila

Deb Dila

Graduate Student Carbon and Microbial Gradients in Watersheds

 

 

Former Graduate Students

 
 

Angie Defore

Angie Defore

Graduate Student

 

 

Garry Sanders

Garry Sanders

Graduate Student

 

 

Cindy June

Cindy June

Graduate Student

 

Former Interns/Technicians

 
 

Adam McMillan

Adam McMillan

Undergraduate Summer Intern (2013)

 

 

Ashley Meyer working on the Muskegon Lake Observatory

Ashley Meyer

Target Inquiry Teacher Intern (2013)

 

Elizabeth Sommers

Elizabeth Sommers

Undergraduate Summer Intern (2012)

 

 

Tom Holcomb

Tom Holcomb

Research Technician Buoy Observatory/IT Specialist (2011-2012)

 

 

Steve Long

Steve Long

Undergraduate Summer Intern (2011)

Stephen was a junior biomedical science major at Grand Valley State University. He is on the pre-med track but is leaving the door open to other professions upon graduation. This summer is a great opportunity for him to spend time in the lab and get much needed research experience. Since he is a biomedical science major, he is learning a lot of new information about lake ecosystems and microbial ecology. Stephen will be working on the buoy project in Muskegon Lake and also doing some research on bio-sand filters. He hopes to spearhead a research project of his own this summer, although he is not sure yet what specifically to research.

Kaitlyn Driza

Kaitlyn Driza

Undergraduate Student (2009)

 

 

Tom Holcomb and Maggie Weinert

Tom Holcomb and Maggie Wienert

Undergraduate Summer Interns (2008)

 

 

Eric Strickler

Eric Strickler

Undergraduate Student (2006)

 

Sarah Barnhard

Sarah Barnhard

Undergraduate Student (2006)

 

Bopi and Dan

Daniel Kroll (pictured right)

Undergraduate Student (2003)

 

Not Pictured

Kate Coveney (2010)

Mimoza Grajqevci (2009)

Chad Meece (2005)

Stephanie Gamble (2005)

Stephanie Januchowski (2002)