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Congrats to Alison on her paper publication!

Alison has published the first chapter of her dissertation in Oecologia. Check it out! Nutrient acquisition across a dietary shift: fruit feeding butterflies crave amino acids, nectivores seek salt http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00442-015-3403-6/fulltext.html

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Peay Lab Outing Success Story

On August 27, the Peay lab took a field trip to AT&T park to watch the Giants play the Cubs. Lucky for us, they must have found out we were coming because they proceeded to win 9 – 1 with … Continue reading

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New Lab Member Fall 2015

Peay Lab would like to welcome Glade Dlott as our newest lab member and PhD candidate. Glade is a local of the Bay Area, and he recently completed his Masters at University of Maryland, College Park. He is a true … Continue reading

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Thoughts for students on the publishing process

Last year Peter Vitousek asked me to participate in a discussion on the academic publishing process for new graduate students in the E-IPER program at Stanford. To organize my thoughts on the subject I decided to write a few paragraphs … Continue reading

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New paper accepted to PLoS One!

Our first open access paper has just been accepted at PLoS One! And it’s a good one. Dylan & I looked at the effects of different lab protocols on the main variables measured by microbial ecologists (richness, community similarity). We … Continue reading

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Holly + a song about mycorrhizas = good listening!

Holly Moller (a grad student in Tad Fukami’s lab) gives a very smart interview about our new paper on mycorrhizal fungal distributions across the ecological staircase in Mendocino. Make sure to stay tuned until the mycorrhiza song! It’s not to … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Peay Lab!

This page will be used for updates on lab activities and perhaps even some blogging about things we’re interested in. Thanks for visiting and stay tuned!

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