Graduate Students

Graduate Students

VA Tech Stream Team / Ecosystem Research Group

The study of energy and nutrients through interacting terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

 

Carl Wepking

Carl joined the Mike Strickland's lab as a PhD student in the spring semester of 2015. His research is aimed at investigating the effects of antibiotic use in livestock settings on soil microbial community structure and function. To accomplish this their lab group is utilizing a range approaches from a nation-wide observational study of dairy pasture, to a common garden experiment at one of Virginia Tech's agriculture research stations, Kentland Farms.