Megan Arlene Rúa, PhD



August 2014: I will be attending Woodstoich 2014 as a member of the Ecological Stoichiometry and Rapid Evolution group in Sydney, Australia.

August 2014:
University of Mississippi graduate students Ann Rasmussen, Megan Overlander, W. Chase Bailey, Matt Abbott and I will be attending the 2014 Ecological Society of America Meeting in Sacramento, CA. Good luck everyone!

August 2014:
New manuscript "Why is living fast dangerous? Disentangling the roles of resistance and tolerance of disease" is published in American Naturalist

May-June 2014:
Back from the field! Collected samples for a new project evaluating the role plant evolutionary history plays in shaping mycorrhizal communities using Sand Pine (Pinus clausa).

May 2014: Another piece of my dissertation is published in Journal of Ecology, "Climate drivers, host identity, and fungal endophyte infection determine virus prevalence in a grassland ecosystem."

November 2013: Bridget Piculell
and I attend the 32nd New Phytologist Symposium "
Plant interactions with other organisms: molecules, ecology and evolution" in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biology
  Department of Biology
University of Mississippi

marua (at)

316 Shoemaker Hall
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848

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