Curriculum Vitae

Education:

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA                    Ph.D. in progress

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA                                             M.S. 2008
   
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, USA                                             B.A. with Highest Honors 2004

Publications:

Matthews, B., A. Narwani, S. Hausch, E. Nonaka, H. Peter, M. Yamamichi, K.E. Sullam, K.C. Bird, M.K. Thomas, T.C. Hanley, and C.B. Turner. 2011. Toward an integration of evolutionary biology and ecosystem science. Ecology Letters 14(7):690-701.

Turner, C.B. 2010. Influence of zebra (Dreissena polymorpha) and quagga (Dreissena rostriformis) mussel invasion on benthic nutrient and oxygen dynamics. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67(12):1899-1908.

Capps, K.A., C.B. Turner, M.T. Booth, D. Chai, D.L. Lombardozzi, and S.H. McArt, and N.G. Hairston, Jr.  2009. The behavioral and trophic ecology of an introduced fish, Gambusia affinis, and an endemic shrimp, Halocardina rubra, in Hawaiian anchialine ponds. Pacific Science 63(1):27-37.

Vadas, T.M., T.J. Fahey, R.E. Sherman, J.D. Demers, J.M. Grossman, J.E. Maul, A.M. Melvin, B. O’Neill, S.M. Raciti, E.T. Rochon, D.J. Sugar, C. Tonitto, C.B. Turner, M.J. Walsh and K. Xue. 2007. Approaches for analyzing local carbon mitigation strategies: Tompkins County, New York, USA. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 1(3):360-373.

Poster presentations:

Turner, C.B., Z.D. Blount, and R.E. Lenski. July 2011. One new niche begets another: Cross-feeding specialists evolve to co-exist with citrate metabolizing E. coli. Microbial Population Biology Gordon Research Conference. Andover, NH.

Turner, C.B., A.C. Tyler, U.H. Mahl, A.E. Giblin, R.M. Marino, and R.W. Howarth. October 2007. Eutrophication and benthic macrofauna: Impacts on pore water chemistry in sediments of varying organic matter. Estuarine Research Federation Conference. Providence, RI.

Tyler, A.C., C.B. Turner, U.H. Mahl, P. Berg, A.E. Giblin, R.M. Marino, and R.W. Howarth. October 2007. Feedbacks among benthic invertebrates, microalgae and sediment biogeochemistry in shallow estuarine sediments. Estuarine Research Federation Conference. Providence, RI.

Grants received:

Biogeochemistry and Environmental Biocomplexity Program Small Grant. Cornell University. 2007. 
Cornell University Sigma Xi Student Research Grant. 2007
Biogeochemistry and Environmental Biocomplexity Program Small Grant. Cornell University. 2006.

Awards and fellowships:

EPA STAR Fellowship, Environmental Protection Agency. 2010-2013.
Michigan State University Distinguished Fellowship. 2009-2010, 2013-2014.
Michigan State University Dean’s Graduate Excellence Award. 2009.
National Science Foundation IGERT Fellowship in Biogeochemistry and Environmental Biocomplexity. 2005-2007.
Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. 2005, 2006
Sigma Xi, Associate Member. 2004.
Phi Beta Kappa. 2004.
Joyce Gorn Memorial Prize for Environmental Studies. Oberlin College. 2004.

Teaching experience:

Teaching Assistant for Principles of Biogeochemistry. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University. Spring 2008.
Teaching Assistant for Stream Ecology. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University. Fall 2007.
Literacy and math tutor. Miami Valley Literacy Council, Dayton, OH. 2004-2005.
   
Leadership and university service:

University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum, Michigan State University. Judge. 2011.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Behavior (EEBB) Curriculum Review Committee. Michigan State University. 2011-2012.
Graduate Student Representative to Zoology Department Faculty Meetings, Michigan State University. 2010-2011.
EEBB Seminar Committee, Michigan State University. Student representative. 2010.
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology January Symposium Committee, Cornell University. 2008.
Biogeochemistry and Environmental Biocomplexity Program, Cornell University. Organized “Education Workshop in Biogeochemistry”. 2006.
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology “Lunch Bunch” coordinator, Cornell University. 2005-2006.
Environmental Policy Advisory Committee, Student representative. Oberlin College.  2002-2004.