Alumni from KBS’s Klausmeier-Litchman lab recently published in Global Change Biology on the effects of temperature-nutrient interactions on phytoplankton’s sensistivity to warming. The paper was authored by graduate alumni Mridul Thomas and Colin Kremer, as well as former postdoctoral research associate Maria Aranguren-Gassis and undergraduate summer alumni Krista Anderson and Marilyn Gould, in addition to KBS professors Chris Klausmeier and Elena Litchman.
Klausmeier and Litchman were recently named Foundation Professors by MSU. Litchman was also honored with a prestigious Excellence Professorship award from the Professor Dr. Werner – Petersen Foundation in Germany. Klausmeier is a KBS professor in MSU’s Department of Plant Biology, and Litchman is a KBS professor in MSU’s Department of Integrative Biology.