Janaye Hanschu

Master's student
Primary office:
KBS - Higuchi Hall


Summary

Mentor: Amy Burgin
Research Interests: Microbes and biogeochemistry in freshwaters
Hometown: McPherson, KS

Education

B.S. Biology. Kansas State University

Publications: 

  1. McGill, B.M., M.J. Foster, A.N. Pruitt, S.G. Thomas, E.R. Arsenault, J. Hanschu, M.C. Kelly, K. Wahwahsuck, E. Cortez, K. Hooser, E. Overstreet, A. Telegin, K. Zarek, T. D. Loecke and A.J. Burgin. 2021. You are welcome here: A practical guide to diversity, equity, and inclusion for undergraduates embarking on an ecological research experience. Ecology and Evolution.
  1. Nieland, M.A., P. Moley, J. Hanschu, L. H. Zeglin. 2021. Differential recovery of soil microbes and ecosystem functions following cessation of long-term fertilization. In review. Ecology.

Presentations at Regional, National, & International Meetings:

  1. Hanschu, J., A.N. Pruitt, B. Richards, A. J. Burgin. Nitrogen form and concentration effects on toxic harmful algal blooms (cyanoHABs) in Kansas Lakes. Virtual. KS EPSCoR MAPS Reverse Site Visit. August 17, 2020. Oral.
  2. Hanschu, J., A.N. Pruitt, B. Richards, A. J. Burgin. Nitrogen form and concentration effects on toxic harmful algal blooms (cyanoHABs) in Kansas Lakes. Lawrence, KS. KS EPSCoR MAPS Symposium. March 2, 2020. Poster.
  3. Hanschu, J., K. Cochran, A. Pruitt, A. Burgin, S. Thomas, E. Overstreet, L. Zeglin. Variation in stream microbiome across the Kansas precipitation and land use gradients. Lawrence, KS. KS EPSCoR MAPS Symposium. March 2, 2020. Poster.
  4. Hanschu, J., A.N. Pruitt, B. Richards, A. J. Burgin. Nitrogen form and concentration effects on toxic harmful algal blooms (cyanoHABs) in Kansas Lakes. Lawrence, KS. Kansas Biological Survey Seminar-University of Kansas Field Station Award. February 21, 2020. Oral.
  5. Zeglin, L., C. Carson, J. Hanschu, P. Moley, M. Nieland. Fire history and fertilization changes tallgrass prairie soil fertility and microbial diversity. Manhattan, KS. Kansas Natural Resources Conference. January 30, 2020. Oral.
  6. Nieland, M.A., P. Moley, J. Hanschu, L. H. Zeglin. Differential recovery of nitrogen cycling soil microbial functional groups following the cessation of chronic fertilization. Manhattan, KS. Research and the State. October 31, 2019.
  7. A. N. Pruitt, J. Hanschu, A. J. Burgin. Effect of nutrient form and concentration on phytoplankton sedimentation. Ames, IA. Great Plains Limnology Conference. October 18-19, 2019. Oral.
  8. M. Foster, J. Hanschu, A.N. Pruitt, A. J. Burgin. The Role of Nutrient Form and Ratio in Mesocosm O2 and N2 Fluxes. Ames, IA. Great Plains Limnology Conference. October 18-19, 2019. Poster.
  9. Nieland, M.A., P. Moley, J. Hanschu, L. H. Zeglin. Differential recovery of N-cycling soil microbial functional groups following cessation of chronic fertilization. Louisville, KY. Ecological Society of America. August 14, 2019. Oral.
  10. A. N. Pruitt, J. Hanschu, E. Overstreet, T. Loecke, L. Zeglin, S. Thomas, and A. Burgin. Variation in stream chemistry across the Kansas precipitation gradient. Salt Lake City, UT. Society for Freshwater Science Conference. May 19-23, 2019. Poster. Awarded best undergraduate presentation.
  11. Burgin, A., L. Zeglin, M. Nieland, M. Kelly, J. Hanschu. Whole river estimates of denitrification in response to a large-scale nitrogen enrichment of the Kansas River (USA). Salt Lake City, UT. Society for Freshwater Science Conference. May 19-23, 2019. Oral.
  12. Hanschu, J., K. Cochran, A. Pruitt, A. Burgin, S. Thomas, E. Overstreet, L. Zeglin. Variation in stream microbiome across the Kansas precipitation and land use gradients. Salt Lake City, UT. Society for Freshwater Science Conference. May 19-23, 2019. Oral.
  13. Zeglin, L., A. Burgin, J. Hanschu, M. Kelly, E. Overstreet. A novel point input to a large river affects water and sediment microbial composition and N-cycling functional potential. Salt Lake City, UT. Society for Freshwater Science Conference. May 19-23, 2019. Oral.
  14. Zeglin, L., J. Hanschu, A. J. Burgin, M. Kelly, E. Overstreet, M. Nieland. 2019. Large river microbial community structure and function is affected by inputs of a fertilizer-enriched inoculum. Salt Lake City, UT. Society for Freshwater Science Conference. May 19-23, 2019. Oral.
  15. Nieland, M.A., P. Moley, J. Hanschu, L. H. Zeglin. Fire history causes differential recovery of Ncycling soil microbes from chronic fertilization. Manhattan, KS. Konza LTER Annual Meeting. May 31, 2019.
  16. Hanschu, J., L. Zeglin, A. Burgin, M. Kelly, E. Overstreet, Cay Thompson. Do novel inputs to the Kansas River affect the water or sediment microbiome and water chemistry? Manhattan, KS. MAPS Symposium. Spring 2019. Oral.
  17. Nieland, M.A., P. Moley, J. Hanschu, L. H. Zeglin. Fire history causes differential recovery of Ncycling soil microbes from chronic fertilization. Manhattan, KS. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Board on Agricultural and Natural Resources. April 23, 2019.
  18. Richardson, C., A. Richard, L. Zeglin, J. Hanschu, M. Krik. Impact of Land Use on Microbial Communities in the Great Bend Prairie Aquifer. Manhattan, KS. Geological Society of America. March 2019. Oral.
  19. Burgin, A., M. Kelly, J. Hanschu, M. Nieland, L. Zeglin. Linking the Presence and Function of Denitrification Genes to Whole River Estimates of Denitrification in Response to a Large Scale Enrichment of the Kansas River (USA). Washington, D.C. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December 2018.
  20. Burgin, A., L. H. Zeglin, M. C. Kelley, J. Hanschu, E. Overstreet. Are biogeochemical responses linked to the microbial composition of a defined nutrient and microbial input to a large river? Manhattan, KS. Kansas Governor’s Water Conference. 2018.
  21. Nieland, M.A., P. Moley, J. Hanschu, L. H. Zeglin. Fire history causes differential recovery of Ncycling soil microbes from chronic fertilization. Pacific Grove, CA. Long-term Ecological Research Network All-Scientists Meeting. October 2, 2018. Oral.
  22. L. H. Zeglin, C. Carson, V. Floyd, J. Hanschu, P. Moley, E. Mueller, M. Nieland, A. Jumpponen, J. Blair. Summary of soil nutrient cycling and microbial community responses to a 30 year fertilization and fire cessation experiment. Pacific Grove, CA. Long-term Ecological Research Network All-Scientists Meeting. October 2, 2018.
  23. Burgin, A., L. Zeglin, M. Kelly, C. Thompson, J. Hanschu. Are biogeochemical responses linked to the microbial composition of a defined nutrient and microbial input to a larger river? Lawrence, KS. Great Plains Limnology Conference. October 5-6, 2018. Oral.
  24. Hanschu, J., L. Zeglin, A. Burgin, M. Kelly, E. Overstreet, Cay Thompson. Do novel inputs to the Kansas River affect the water or sediment microbiome and water chemistry? Lawrence, KS. Great Plains Limnology Conference. October 5-6, 2018. Poster.
  25. Zeglin, L., A. J. Burgin, J. Hanschu, Y. Hiripitiyage, B. Sturm, P. Sullivan, S. Thomas, W. K. Dodds. Linking the aquatic microbiome and water quality across the precipitation and land-use gradients of Kansas. Lawrence, KS. Great Plains Limnology Conference. October 5-6, 2018. Oral.
  26. P. Moley, J. Hanschu, M. Nieland, L. H. Zeglin. Differential responses of N-cycling soil microbial functional groups to cessation of chronic fertilization. New Orleans, LA. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. August 5-10, 2018.
  27. Burgin, A., L. Zeglin, M. Kelly, C. Thompson, J. Hanschu, P. Moley. Are biogeochemical responses linked to the microbial composition of a defined nutrient and microbial input to a larger river? Detroit, MI. Society for Freshwater Science Conference. May 2018. Oral.
  28. Hanschu, J., L. Zeglin. Contrasting land uses and consumer densities affect stream biofilm nutrient limitation. Manhattan, KS. Division of Biology 50th Anniversary Symposium. April 18, 2018. Poster.
  29. Hanschu, J., L. Zeglin. Contrasting land uses and consumer densities affect stream biofilm nutrient limitation. Columbia, MO. Great Plains Limnology Conference. October 13-14, 2017. Poster.
  30. Hanschu, J., P. Moley, E. Mueller, John M. Blair, L. Zeglin. Belowground C and N cycling responses to contrasting long-term fire disturbance regime and N fertilization. Manhattan, KS. NSF. Site Review of the Konza Long-Term Ecological Research Program. 2017. Poster.
  31. Zeglin, L., J. Blair, C. Rice, G. Wilson, P. O'Neal, J. Taylor, C. Carson, P. Moley, BIOL890 Microbial Diversity Course, V. Floyd, J. Hanschu, E. Mueller. 2017. Long-term change affects belowground processes and feedbacks: Soil microbial responses. Manhattan, KS. NSF Site Review of the Konza Long-Term Ecological Research Program. 2017.

Fellowships, Awards, & Honors: 

  1. Hanschu, J., University of Kansas Field Station Award. The University of Kansas. Aim to understand the mechanisms of microcystin producing cyanobacteria in a large mesocosm experiment. University of K. Summer 2019.
  2. Hanschu, J., Undergraduate Research in the College of Arts and Sciences. University of Kansas. Nutrient availability impacts microbial function at the biofilm and stream ecosystem scales. 2018.
  3. Hanschu, J. Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). University of Kansas. Belowground C and N cycling responses to contrasting long-term fire disturbance regime and N fertilization. Fall 2016.

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