2018 Archives

Feb 15, 2018
  • ECU Biology

Dr. Rebecca Asch Receives Prestigious 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship

Rebecca Asch received a prestigious fellowship, as she was one of 126 recipients (one of eight for Ocean Sciences) of the 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship, recognizing her as one of the top early-career researchers in the United States and Canada....

Jan 16, 2018
  • ECU Biology

Katie Clements Receives the Marine Biological Laboratory Training Fellowship Award in Neurobiology

Katie Clements from the Issa lab is among only 10 students nationally to be accepted into the Marine Biological Laboratory neurobiology course. Acceptance is highly competitive and is accompanied with the prestigious $8,000 MBLfellowship Award. The course will provide Katie with advanced training in cutting-edge neuroscience techniques....

Nov 30, 2017
  • ECU Biology

Biology Faculty Members Awarded Grant to Study Blueback Herring Spawning Populations Using eDNA

Drs. Brewer, Field and Rulifson were awarded a grant from the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and NOAA Fisheries to further ground-truth a new way to survey blueback herring using Environmental DNA (eDNA)....

Nov 17, 2017
  • ECU Biology

Article on climate change, biodiversity and fisheries co-authored by Rebecca Asch highlighted in Newsweek

Rebecca Asch is lead author of an article published in Marine Policy, and highlighted in several news sites, including Newsweek. The article reports on how changes in physical parameters in the Pacific Ocean alters niche availability for commercially important fish and invertebrate species, resulting in migration to more suitable habitats or decreased abundance of these species....