Katie Eckhoff

Doctoral aspirant
Primary office:
EEB, Haworth Hall


Summary

Adviser: Sara Baer
Research Interests: Restoration Ecology, soils, ecosystem ecology, plant communities
Hometown: Tremont, IL


Education:

B.S. in Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Bradley University
 

Presentations:

  • Eckhoff, K.D. The effects of climate soil microbial structure and function in restored tallgrass prairie. Summer Soil Institute, Fort Collins, CO. June 2018. Invited oral presentation.
  • Eckhoff, K.D. Public opinion on the ethics of genome editing. 2017 Beta Beta Beta District Convention, Omega Epsilon Chapter, Peoria, IL. April 2017. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Eckhoff, K.D. and S. Morris. Dynamics of nitrogen runoff in a restored wetland at Wightman Lake. 2017 Student Scholarship Expo, Peoria, IL. April 2017. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Baer, M., K.D. Eckhoff, and J. Jost. The short-term effects of multiple environmental stressors on zebra mussel performance. 2017 Student Scholarship Expo, Peoria, IL. April 2017. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Eckhoff, K.D. Public opinion on the ethics of genome editing. 2017 Student Scholarship Expo, Peoria, IL. April 2017. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Eckhoff, K.D. and M., Baer. The short-term effects of heat and hypoxia on zebra mussels. 2017 Illinois State Academy of Science Annual Research Conference, Palatine, IL. March 2017. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Eckhoff, K.D., and S. Morris. Dynamics of nitrogen runoff in a restored wetland at Wightman Lake. 2016 Summer Interns’ Research Symposium, Peoria, IL. August 2016. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Eckhoff, K.D., M. Baer, and J. Jost. The short-term effects of multiple environmental stressors on zebra mussel performance. 2016 Student Scholarship Expo, Peoria, IL. April 2016. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Eckhoff, K.D., M. Rathman, I. duToit, M. Mattus, M. Faulkner, M. Uhl, and B. Frase. Cotton-top tamarin utilization of time and enrichment items at the Peoria Zoo. 2015 Student Scholarship Expo, Peoria, IL. April 2015. Contributed oral presentation.

     

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

  • Eckhoff, K.D. Ecological Society of America, New Orleans, LA. August 2018.
  • Eckhoff, K.D. Summer Soil Institute, Fort Collins, CO. June 2018.

     

Minor Grants and proposals:

  • Eckhoff, K.D. Beta Beta Beta Research Grant. $820. 1yr. 10/01/2016-09/30/2017. Funded.
  • Eckhoff, K.D. Bjorklund Endowment. $577. 1 yr. 01/2016-01/2017. Funded.

     

Fellowships, Awards, Honors:

  • Eckhoff, K.D. Doctoral Fellowship. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. 08/15/2019-08/15/2020. Declined.
  • Eckhoff, K.D. Daphne Swartz Award for Excellence in Biology. Bradley University. May 2017.
  • Eckhoff, K.D. President’s Award. Bradley University. April 2017.
  • Eckhoff, K.D. 3rd Place. Illinois State Academy of Science. March 2017.

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