Mandy’s paper Periodic, Parasite-Mediated Selection For and Against Sex with Lynda Delph, Daniela Vergara, and Curt Lively received Honorable Mention for the 2018 Student Paper Award from the American Society of Naturalists. Very exciting news! More information on the award can be found here.
Check out the beautiful award-winning paper by Marta Shocket (#GoIU) Temperature Drives Epidemics in a Zooplankton-Fungus Disease System: A Trait-Driven Approach Points to Transmission via Host Foraging and the other Honorable Mention by Nicolas Schnedler-Meyer Evolution of Complex Asexual Reproductive Strategies in Jellyfish
What do all these papers have in common??? Organisms that can reproduce asexually. Coincidence??