our team

MAISRC Fellows:

Abdennour Abbas – eDNA

Przemek Bajer – common carp biology and management

Valerie Brady – spiny waterflea vectors of spread

Donn Branstrator – spiny waterflea impacts and history

Brent Dalzell – economics of AIS management

Mikael Elias – enzyme-based coatings

Anvar Gilmanov – Asian carp deterrents

Gretchen Hansen – fisheries system ecologist

Siqian Huang – enzyme-based coatings

Peter Hundt – common carp control

Jessica Kozarek – multibeam sonar

Dan Larkin – aquatic invasive plant control and management

Lucia Levers – economics of AIS management

Jim Luoma – zebra mussel control

Loren Miller – genetics and eDNA

Sunil Mor – biological control of AIS

 

Ray Newman – aquatic invasive plant control and management

Soumesh Padhi – biological control of AIS

Nicholas Phelps – infectious fish diseases and ecosystem health

Amit Pradhananga – economics of AIS management

Heidi Rantala – water quality consultant

Vikash Singh – DNA sequence analysis

Michael Smanski – genetic control of invasive fish

Peter Sorensen – Asian carp detection and control

Ryan Thum – Hybrid watermilfoil

Dominic Travis – Veterinary population medicine

Jake Walsh – AIS impacts on food webs and ecosystem services

MAISRC Graduate Fellows:

Naomi Blinick – zebra mussels

Rafael Contreras-Rangel – invasive plants

Angelique Dahlberg – zebra mussels

Clark Dennis – Asian carp

Nicki DeWeese – spiny waterflea

Jasmine Eltawely – invasive plants

Sam Erickson – common carp

Jane Feely – Asian carp

Meg McEachran – aquatic ecosystem health

Jacob Olson – invasive plants

Andy Riesgraf – Asian carp deterrents

Kasey Rundquist – Valuing AIS management

Isaiah Tolo – invasive carp

Mike Verhoeven – invasive plants

Carli Wagner – invasive plants


Outreach Team:

Pat Mulcahy – AIS Program Coordinator

Megan Weber – Extension Educator


Staff:

Christine Lee – Communications Specialist

Jay Maher – Scientist

Cori Mattke – Associate Director


Nicholas Phelps
– Director


Past MAISRC Fellows:

Dave Andow • Chanlan Chun • Siba Das • Luis Escobar • John Fieberg • Jake Ferguson • Sue Galatowitsch • Vinnie Hirt • Katya Kovalenko • Sophie Mallez • Maciej Maselko • Prince Mathai • Mike McCartney • Alex Primus •
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