AWRI Thum

Undergraduate Students

Current

Danielle Grimm

Danielle Grimm

Major: Cell & Molecular Biology

Student Summer Scholar, Summer 2012 - present

Danielle is working on experimental interspecific crosses of watermilfoils to study the genetic mechanisms of herbicide resistance and invasiveness.

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Pyman

Major: Biology

Andrew helps out with all things in the lab related to molecular genetics of aquatic plants.

 

 

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Youssef Darwich

Major: Biology/Natural Resources Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather Hayward

Major: Cell & Molecular Biology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jessika Blackport

Major: Natural Resources Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ben Sikkenga

Major: Biomedical Sciences

Ben plans to attend Optometry school at Ferris State University when he graduates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patricia Phillips

Major: Cellular and Molecular Biology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amanda Mercer

Major: Cellular and Molecular Biology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caleb James

Majors: Biology, Biomedical Science, and Cell and Molecular Biology
 

Caleb is currently in medical school at Michigan State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth LaRue

BS in Biology (2010)

Project(s) - worked on Lake Michigan round goby genetics as part of a GVSU Student Summer Scholars Program project

Current position - graduate student in Thum lab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colin Appleford

BS in Biology (expected 2011)

Project - Colin worked on a study of gene flow among distinct introduced lineages of variable leaf watermilfoil using AFLPs.  Colin plans on attending med school in Fall of 2011.

Colin Appleford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather Schellie

B.S. in Biology (2010)

 

Heather Schellie in the lab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Ben Stacey

BS in Biology (2009)

Project(s) - worked on Lake Michigan round goby genetics as part of a GVSU Student Summer Scholars Program project

Current position (as of April 2010)

 

 

Carson Prichard

BS in Biology (2010)

Carson will be starting his graduate program at Michigan State University's Fish & Wildlife Department in Fall 2010.  At that point, his email will be pricha14@msu.edu. 

 

 

Dustin Wcisel

BS in Cellular and Molecular Biology (2009)

Current position (as of April 2010) - Head Honcho in Thum/Molecular Ecology labs

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