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  • Dr. Ed Heist received the "Distinguished Service Award" from the American Elasmobranch Society. [7/16/17]
  • Dr. Michael Lydy was awarded the SIUC Scholar Excellence Award. [4/20/17]
  • The SIUC subunit of the American Fisheries Society announced a Salukifunder kickstarter to improve Campus Lake. [4/4/17]
  • Three MS students, Alexis Bergman, Chris Jackson, and Kelli Barry all successfully defended their thesises during the week of Mmarch 27-31. [3/31/17]
  • Anthony Porecca successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation "Ecology and coexistence of Scaphirhynchus sturgeon at multiple scales" on March 30, 2017 [3/30/17]
  • Four students, Liz Tristano, Jen-Luc Abel, Aaron Schiller and Alex Loubere all received travel funds from the center to attend the 2017 Illinois Chapter of the American Fisheries Society meeting in Moline, February 21-23 [1/31/17]
  • Chris Jackson won the 2015 William M. Lewis Memorial Scholarship [5/10/16]
  • Former director Chris Kohler published his first novel "Cracked Island." [8/23/15]
  • Dr. Michael Lydy was awarded a highly comeptitive grant from the National Institutes for Water Resources.  Dr. Lydy's project is entitled “Using bioavailability to assess pyrethroid insecticide toxicity in urban sediments.”  Congratulations Mike! [8/13/2015]
  • A press release from the US Geological Survey on pallid sturgeon (http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=4283#.VfcnxxFVhBc) prominently featured Dr. Ed Heist and graduate student Jennifer Eichelberger [7/30/15]
  • Dr. Ed Heist's sturgeon research was featured in the Daily Egyptian [5/3/2015]
  • Jake Bledsoe won the 2014 William M. Lewis Memorial Scholarship [1/30/2015]
  • SIUC Fisheries Research was featured in a press release by the Army Corps of Engineers [1/20/2015]
  • Paul Hitchens interviewed on aquaculture in Illinois [2/28/14]
  • Andy Yung successfully defended his thesis on movement of VHS between Lake Michigan and the Illinois River [2/21/14]
  • Director Garvey on NPR about carp [10/22/13]
  • Congrats to Luke Nelson for defending thesis on effect of harvest and processing on Asian carp quality [10/22/13]
  • Carlin Fenn defended an excellent thesis “Evaluating the Endocrine Regulation of Shovelnose Sturgeon Growth” [10/18/13]
  • Dr. Mike Lydy and colleagues publish important article on aquatic insect tolerance to pesticides [10/18/13]
  • 2013 Center photo [10/8/13]
  • Congrats to Brittany Szynkowski on defended her thesis on carp reproduction in the field [10/8/13]
  • Post-doc opening in Jim Garvey's fish ecology lab [7/22/2013]
  • Congratulations to Jeff Hillis on defending his masters thesis on contaminated and confused bluegills. [7/22/13]
  • Carlin Fenn wins the 2012-2013 Lewis Aquaculture Award [7/19/13]
  • Job opening in Mike Lydy's toxicology lab [7/19/13]
  • Kickstarter campaign hits St. Louis [6/17/13]
  • Our Kickstart campaign in the news [6/10/13]
  • Recent grad Elliott Kittel featured by National Geographic [5/21/13]
  • Congrats to Franklin Woitel who successfully defended his thesis (and how!) on lipid nutrition of cobia. Now that he's conquered a tropical carnivore, he's headed north to tackle coldwater fishes [5/17/13]
  • Director Garvey featured by Illinois Water Survey [5/3/2013]
  • SIU sturgeon research featured in Fisheries magazine's front cover [4/30/12]
  • Dr. Chloe de Perre is one of three finalists for the 2013 American Chemistry Society AGRO Division New Investigator Award [4/28/13]
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