NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow
Dates: October 2016 - present
Project Title: Invasive plants in a food-web context: Indirect effects on native communities and ecosystems
Lauren Smith-Ramesh (Biology, Indiana Univ., 2014) is investigating invasive plants in a food-web context and the direct and indirect effects to native communities and ecosystems.
Q&A with Dr. Smith-Ramesh
NIMBioS Seminar: Placing species invasions in a food web context: A new twist on old invasion hypotheses
Watch seminar online.
Food webs and species invasions
Publications while at NIMBioS
Delavaux CS, Smith-Ramesh LM, Kuebbing SE. 2017. Beyond nutrients: a meta-analysis of the diverse effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plants and soils. Ecology, 8(98): 2111. [Online]
Smith-Ramesh LM. In press. Book Review: Leslie Anthony, The aliens among us: How invasive species are transforming the planet – and ourselves. Biological Invasions.
Delavaux CS, Smith-Ramesh LM, and Kuebbing SE. In press. Beyond nutrients: A meta-analysis of the diverse effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plants and soils. Ecology. [Online]
Smith-Ramesh LM. 2017. Invasive plant alters community and ecosystem dynamics by promoting native predators. Ecology. doi:10.1002/ecy.168. [Online]
Smith-Ramesh LM, Reynolds HL. 2017.
The next frontier of plant-soil feedback research: unraveling context dependence across biotic and abiotic gradients. Journal of Vegetation Science.
Presentations while at NIMBioS
- Smith-Ramesh, LM. April 2017. Food web properties and the causes and consequences of species invasions. American Mathematical Society Central Sectional Meeting, Bloomington, Indiana.
Main NIMBioS Postdoc page
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University of Tennessee
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NIMBioS is sponsored by the
National Science Foundation
through NSF Award #DBI-1300426, with additional support from
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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