Vanessa Boukili

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PhD Candidate


Office: BioPharm 219

Voice: (860) 486-7955

Fax: (717) 924-2523

E-mail: vanessa.boukili@uconn.edu

Mailing address:

Vanessa Boukili
The University of Connecticut
75 N. Eagleville Road, Unit 3043
Storrs, CT 06269-3043, U.S.A.

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Education

Ph.D. 2007-Present
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Primary Advisor: Robin Chazdon
NSF Graduate Research Program Fellow (2009-2012)

B.A. 1998–2003
University of California at Berkeley
Integrative Biology

Publications

Chazdon, R.L., B. Finegan, R.S. Capers, B. Salgado-Negret, F. Casanoves, V. Boukili, N. Norden. Composition and Dynamics of Functional Groups of Trees During Tropical Forest Succession in Northeastern Costa Rica. Biotropica (in review 2009).

Ewing, H.A., K.C. Weathers, T.E. Dawson, M.K. Firestone, P. Templer, A. Elliot, V.K.S. Boukili. 2009. Fog Water and Ecosystem Function: Heterogeneity in a California Redwood Forest. Ecosystems 12(3): 417-433.

Boukili, V.K.S., Hoopes, M.F., Briggs, C.J. 2006. Effect of microenvironment on a gall midge. Environmental Entomology, 36(2): 441-450

Schmidt, V.K. 2003. Dominance interactions at bird feeders. Berkeley Scientific Journal 7(1)

Presentations

Boukili, V.K.S., R.L. Chazdon. 2008. Las ventajas de la regeneración natural en los bosques húmedos tropicales. Tropical forest restoration and conservation workshop; Las Cruces Biological Station, Costa Rica (public poster session).

Chazdon, R.L., R.S. Capers, B. Finegan, V. Boukili. 2008. Prospects and challenges in assessing ecological groups of tree species during tropical forest succession. MaGrann Conference (Rutgers University).

Boukili, V.K.S., M.F. Hoopes, C.J. Briggs, T.E. Dawson. 2008. Population dynamics of Rhopalomyia californica: further support for the Plant Vigor Hypothesis. Monday Evening Seminar, Univ. Connecticut Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.


Boukili, V.K.S., K.C. Weathers, H.A. Ewing, P. Templer, T.E. Dawson. Variation in coast redwood forest decomposition and productivity along an environmental gradient. 2007 Ecological Society of America Meeting (Poster Presentation)

Teaching Experience

Fall 2007, Spring 2009 BIOL 1102; Introduction to Biology
Spring 2008 EEB 2208; Introduction to Conservation Biology
Fall 2008 EEB 4230; Methods of Ecology

Curriculum Vitae

You can view my CV here: Boukili CV

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