Jackie Valladares joins the lab as our new Research Technician!


Mason Harris, Ryan James, and Justin Lesser published their work in Food Webs

Ryan James and Justin Lesser are contributing authors to a paper in Science from the Concepts and Controversies workshop at CERF 2019.

Mason Harris, Ryan James, and Justin Lesser published their work in Estuaries and Coasts

Ryan James published his work in Estuaries and Coasts

Mason Harris successfully defended his thesis and earned his M.Sc.! 

Ryan James successfully defended his dissertation and earned his PhD!

Justin Lesser published his work in Oikos and Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science

Undergraduate lab member, Laura McDonald was awarded the "Sigred Lanoux Service Award" for Spring 2020.

Olivia Floyd and Emellie Foster join the Lab to work on the Ship Shoal Project!

Metabolic Niche and Biodiversity In the Deep Sea published in Frontiers in Marine Science

Ryan James published his work in Science of the Total Environment

Kristen Fellows joins the lab as our new Lab Manager!



Undergraduate lab member, Tori Furka, was awarded the "The Outstanding Graduate" for Fall 2019.

Dr. Nelson named National Academies of Science Gulf Research Program Early Career Fellow

Justin Lesser's TIDE research featured in the Boston Globe and The Daily News

Mason Harris's paper featured in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society


First Nelson-Rehage lab collaboration published in Fisheries Research


NSF funds TIDE project!!


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