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2018 Student Presentation Award Winners Announced

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

2018 Student Presentation Award Winners

Each year at the annual meeting, SFS members judge oral and poster presentations to students to provide feedback and recognize the excellent work done by our student members. This year, the quality of student presentations was as high as ever. We are pleased to announce the winners of the presentation awards listed below. Congratulations to the winners as well as all of the students who contributed presentations at the 2018 meeting!

Best Oral Presentation in Basic Research:
Arial Shogren (University of Notre Dame)
"Biofilm Accumulation Mediates the Transport of Genetically-Engineered Protein (CRY1AB) in Experimental Streams"

Lisa Kim (Loyola University Chicago)
"Anthropogenic Litter in Urban Streams: Spatial Distribution of Plastic and its Role in Leaf Litter Breakdown"

Best Oral Presentation in Applied Research:
Dalal Hanna (McGill University)
"How Does Protection Influence Stream and Riparian Zone Ecosystem Service Provision?"

Zanethia Barnett (University of Mississippi)
"Environmental Impacts to Crayfish and Fish Populations in Impounded and Unimpounded Streams in Alabama"

Best Presentation Emphasizing Methodology:
Lillian McGill (University of Washington)
"Comparing Spatial Patterns of River Water Isotopes Across Networks"

Best Poster Presentation in Basic Research:
Hana Moidu (University of California-Berkeley)
"Linking Landscape-Level Processes and Aquatic Refugia in Intermittent Streams of Central California"

Best Poster Presentation in Applied Research:
Rachel Egly (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
"Distributional Declines of Two Crayfishes Endemic to the Western United States Documented by Comparing Species Distribution Modeling to Field Sampling"

Best Presentation by an Undergraduate Student:
Anna-Sophie Hoppe (Eckerd College)
"Comparing Species Richness and Taxonomic Diversity of Aquatic Invertebrates in Restored and Naturalized Agricultural Ditches"