Jen and Paola Successfully Defend!
Congratulations to Jen Merems and Paola Branco, the first two members of the Long Lab to defend their MS theses! Jen successfully defended her thesis, "Variation in the Nutritional Landscape Modulates Sublethal Effects of Competitors and Predators on Herbivore Fitness," on April 13th. Paola successfully defended her thesis, "The Elephants of Gorongosa: An Integrated Approach to Conservation and Conflict Mitigation in the Shadow of War," a few days later on April 18th. Keep an eye out for those papers in the coming months, and read here to learn more about Jen's work or here to learn more about Paola's work.