Graduate Students

Check out the wide range of research projects being done by our current graduate students in the Department of Biological Sciences.

Graduate Student Advisor Thesis Title
Ben Bates Bonvillain Effect of chronic environmental hypoxia on population characteristics of red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii in the Atchafalaya River Basin
Shalee Britton Nathaniel Characterization of bacterial consortium of spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus and bowfin Amia calva with potential connection to gar toxin origin
Jesse Dubose LaFleur Factors affecting reproduction, depradation, and range of apple snails in the Barataria Terrebonne Estuary System
Sarah Fontana David  Behavioral and morphometric relationships between native Louisiana primitive freshwater fish
Anthea Fredrickson David  Age and growth patterns of spotted gar
Rissa Inselman  Bonvillain Community development, oyster density, and population growth on bedded crushed concrete as a function of cultch density
Thomas Phillips Boopathy Biodegradation of metribuzin under various electron acceptor conditions
April Simmons Ferrara  
Gabrielle Sisson Bonvillain Fishery-dependent stock assessment of crayfish in the eastern Atchafalaya River Basin
Alexandria Woods Willis