The year of 2018 had a lot of success for Dr. Shannon Pelini. She is now a full tenured professor at BGSU and is now setting her sights high on the future. In the next few years Dr. Pelini will be focusing on coming up with an agricultural solutions within the Toledo region to use […]Read more "Dr. Shannon Pelini: A Year of Success"
The Karner Blue Butterfly is a federally endangered species that has been undergoing major conservation efforts in the state of Ohio, specifically in the Oak Openings region. It is thought that habitat loss, invasive species and climate change are the main contributing factors to the species decline. Preston’s research focuses on how mutualistic interactions between […]Read more "Preston Thompson: Trying to Save a Species from Extinction"
Specifically, Josie is looking into how decomposers can limit the escape of nitrogen and phosphorus from farmers’ fields into lakes and river systems. With the recent Toledo water crisis of 2014, where water supply was temporally shutdown due to a surplus of harmful microcystin bacteria in Lake Erie, Josie is interested to see how natural […]Read more "Josie Lindsey-Robbins: In the Search of how Decomposers may Contribute to Nutrients Reaching Freshwater Systems"
The very own Pelini Lab’s PhD student Audrey Maran will join the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program, a very prestigious fellowship. Audrey, the second BGSU student to ever receive the award, will be heading to the nation’s capital to blend her scientific expertise with policy making in hopes to implement changes in decision […]Read more "Audrey Maran’s Opportunity of a Lifetime"
The Pelini Lab at BGSU has undergone a transition of students this summer. With masters’ students Cari Ritzenthaler, Caitlin Maloney, Eric Moore and Amanda Winters graduating in the spring, the Pelini Lab has two new faces and a familiar one. With a wide variety of skills, experiences, personalities and smiles the Pelini Lab is looking […]Read more "Pelini Lab Fall 2017 Members"
You can follow Cari and Caitlin on Soundcloud and hear them talk about being a scientist and their love of insects!Read more "Check out Cari and Caitlin’s podcast, Bugs & Stuff!"
The Toledo Blade interviewed Shannon recently to learn more about her work with ants and climate change, read the full article here! http://www.toledoblade.com/Education/2016/12/26/BGSU-biologist-tracks-global-warming-through-forest-ants.htmlRead more "Shannon in the Toledo Blade!"