Camille Delavaux

Doctoral aspirant
Self Fellow
Primary office:
Higuchi Hall


Advisor: Jim Bever
Research interests: Tropical Ecology; Mycorrhizal, Plant, and Soil Ecology
Hometown: Pittstown, NJ

 

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, Lehigh University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Language and Literature, Lehigh University
  • Master’s of Environmental Science, Yale University

 

Publications:

  • Delavaux, C.S., Smith, L.M., Keubbing, S.E. 2017. Beyond nutrients: A meta-analysis of the diverse effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plants and soils. Ecology DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1892                                                                                            
  • Delavaux, C.S., Camenzind, T., Homeier, J., Jiménez-Paz, R., Queenborough, S.A., Ashton, M.S. 2016. Nutrient Enrichment Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi and Plant Diversity in Southern Ecuador. Mycorrhiza DOI:10.1007/s00572-016-0749-5 In Review:                                                                                                                          
  • Eck, J.L., Delavaux, C.S., Mangan, S.A., Comita, L.S. 2017. Intraspecific Janzen-Connell effects: negative effects of soil microbes are stronger on offspring than on non-offspring seedlings.


Presentations:   

  • Delavaux, C.S., Smith, L.M., Keubbing, S.E., Beyond nutrients: A meta-analysis of the diverse effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plants and soils. 9th International Conference on Mycorrhizas, Prague, July 2017. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Delavaux, C.S., Homeier, J., Jiménez-Paz, R., Ashton, M.S. Queenborough, S.A., Nutrient Enrichment Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi in an Andean Tropical Montane Forest. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, August 2016. Contributed poster presentation.                                 
  • Eck J.L., Delavaux, C.D., Mangan, S.A., Comita, L.S., Soil microbial community impacts on tropical tree seedling growth and colonization by mutualistic fungi promote seedling diversity within a tropical tree population. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, August 2016. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Delavaux, C.S., Homeier, J., Jiménez-Paz, R., Ashton, M.S. Queenborough, S.A., Nutrient Enrichment Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi in an Andean Tropical Montane Forest. Yale Research Colloquium, New Haven, CT, USA, April 2016. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Delavaux, C.S., Homeier, J., Jiménez-Paz, R., Ashton, M.S. Queenborough, S.A., Nutrient Enrichment Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi in an Andean Tropical Montane Forest. Tropical Resources Institute Symposium New Haven, CT, USA, February 2016. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Delavaux, C.S., Ashton, M.S., Queenborough, S.A., Homeier, J., Camenzind, T.. Jiménez-Paz, R., 8th International Conference on Mycorrhiza, Flagstaff, AZ, USA, August 2015, Contributed poster presentation.

 

Attendance at regional, national, and international workshops, symposia and meetings:

  • Delavaux, C.S. 9th International Conference on Mycorrhizas, Prague, July 2017.
  • Delavaux, C.S. Green Careers, Women Leaders Conference, New Haven, CT, USA. April 2016.
  • Delavaux, C.S. 10th Annual Plant Biology Intitiative Symposium, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA. May 2015.
  • Delavaux, C.S. International Society of Tropical Foresters’ Conference, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. January 2015.

 

Major grants and proposals:

  • Delavaux, C.S. National geographic Young Explorer’s Grant. Microbially-Mediated Plant Invasion in the Galapagos. $5,000. 2017. Funded.
  • Delavaux, C.S. EEB Botany Endowment Funds. Microbially-Mediated Plant Invasion in the Galapagos. $5,000. 2017. Funded.
  • Delavaux, C.S. KU Office of International Programs Study Abroad Scholarship. Organization for Tropical Studies Field Course. $5,000. Funded.
  • Delavaux, C.S. Fulbright U.S. Student Program (Research). Phosphorous uptake by Mycorrhizal Fungi in Native Plants; Soil Science Communication. Unspecified amount. 10 mo. 08/01/16-06/01/17. Not funded (Alternate).
  • Delavaux, C.S. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Tropical Forest Plant Diversity Mediated by Mycorrhizal Fungi. $138,000. 3 yr. 2016-2019. Not funded.
  • Delavaux, C.S. Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant. Nutrient Enrichment Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi in an Andean Tropical Montane Forest. $1,000. 12 mo. 05/01/15-05/01/16. Funded.

 

Minor grants and proposals:

  • Delavaux, C.S. KU Women 4 KU Women Fund. Organization for Tropical Studies Field Course. $500. 2017. Funded.
  • Delavaux, C.S. Yale Master’s Student Travel Funds. Nutrient Enrichment Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi in an Andean Tropical Montane Forest. $900. 2016. Funded.
  • Delavaux, C.S. Yale Master’s Student Travel Funds. Nutrient Enrichment Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi in an Andean Tropical Montane Forest. $750. 2015. Funded.
  • Delavaux, C.S. Carpenter/Sperry Fund. Nutrient Enrichment Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi in an Andean Tropical Montane Forest. $1,875. 2015. Funded.      
  • Delavaux, C.S. Yale F&ES Summer Internship and Research Fund. Nutrient Enrichment Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi in an Andean Tropical Montane Forest. $700. 2015. Funded.

 

Fellowships, awards and honors:

  • Delavaux, C.S. Madison and Lila Self Fellowship. $175,000. 4 yr. 2017-2021.
  • Delavaux, C.S. ESA Soil Ecology Section Student Travel Award. $250. 2016.
  • Delavaux, C.S. Anne Armstrong-Colaccino Scholarship. $30,000. 2 yr. 2014-2016.
  • Delavaux, C.S. Yale F&ES Tropical Resources Institute Endowment Fellowship. $6,000. 12 mo. 05/01/15-05/01/16.

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