A Nationwide Riverine
Collection and Education
project. Collaborators: Dr. Jesse
Becker and Dr. Tom Lauer, Ball State
University. Funded by the Discovery Group.
and temporal variation in pharmaceuticals
concentrations in central Indiana freshwater and effects on
microbial activity and aquatic organisms. Funded by Indiana Water
Resources Research Center, United States
Geological Survey, Indiana Academy
of Sciences, Lilly V, Ball State University faculty grant and Ball State
student research grants.
and temporal variation in pharmaceutical
concentrations in near-shore habitats of
Lake Michigan. Funded by
Indiana/Illinois Sea Grant.
Collaborator: Dr. Tom Lauer, Ball State
Quantifying herbicide and pesticide abundance in central
Indiana freshwater and assessing influence on freshwater ecosystems
through immersive student learning
opportunities. Funded by Ball State University Immersive
Learning grant and Ball State University student research
Microelectrode Instrumentation (MI) for
novel assessments of microbial biofilms in
ecological applications. This material
is based upon work supported by the
National Science Foundation IDBR(EAGER)-1011787.
biofilm dynamics in Devils Hole, Nevada, for
assessments of the endangered Devils Hole
pupfish habitat. Funded by the
National Parks Service. Collaborator:
Dr. Kevin Wilson, National Park Service.
- RUI: Human and
disease impacts on aquatic communities:
effects of trematodes and nanomaterials on
freshwater benthic interactions.
Funded by the National Science Foundation
DEB-0949746. Collaborator: Dr. Randall Bernot,
Ball State University.
Virus Surveillance in Indiana.
Funded by a Indiana State Department of
Health sub-award from the Center for Disease
Control. Collaborators: Dr.
Randall Bernot, Ball State University; Dr.
Indiana State Department of Health.
water quality analyses in the Upper White
River Watershed. Funding by the Discovery
- Influence of Urban Hardscapes on Water
Quality. Collaborators: Randy Bernot,
Martha Hunt and Meg Calkins (Landscape
Architecture). Funded by the Ball State University Enhanced
cycling in agricultural streams. Funding
provided by Indiana Academy of Sciences and
Louis Stokes Fellowship.
influencing preferential uptake of
nitrate-nitrogen, ammonium-nitrogen, and
organic-nitrogen by stream heterotrophs and autotrophs. Funded by Ball State University
New Faculty Research
Lotic Intersite Nitrogen eXperiment