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