Archives for September 2012

Undergraduates conduct biofuel sustainability research at KBS

Cait Gallagher and Tamira Vojnar had the unique experience of gaining hands-on research experience as undergraduates at the KBS LTER this summer. Gallagher and Vojnar were part of the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program that brings undergraduate students from across the country to KBS every summer. The ten-week REU program was funded by the Department of Energy through the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC). Gallagher, a senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Vojnar, a junior at Bowdoin College in Maine, were at KBS from May through early

Job Opening – Postdoc in Terrestrial Ecohydrology

The DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC; has a postdoctoral opening at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Biological Station for research on the environmental sustainability of cellulosic biofuel cropping systems. The focus of the position is crop water use across a variety of perennial systems (herbaceous and woody). The position should start before Spring 2013. We require a PhD and experience with field and lab measurements in ecohydrology or aquatic biogeochemistry. KBS ( is located in SW Michigan midway between Detroit and Chicago, about 60