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Esther Shyu

Esther Shyu

Joint Program Student

Biology

Biological Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3628

eshyu@whoi.edu

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WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 34

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050

Education

B.S. Biology with Honors, California Institute of Technology, 2006-2010

Research Interests

mathematical biology, ecology and evolution, matrix population models, harvest, invasive species, two-sex models, sex ratio evolution, adaptive dynamics

Publications and Presentations

  • Shyu E, Caswell H. 2014. Calculating second derivatives of population growth rates for ecology and evolution. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 5: 473-482.
  • Shyu E, Caswell H. 2013. An adaptive dynamics approach to sex ratio evolution in demographic two-sex models. 99th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Oral presentation.
  • Shyu E, Pardini E, Knight TM, Caswell H. 2013. A seasonal, density-dependent model for the management of an invasive weed. Ecological Applications. 23: 1893-1905.
  • Shyu E. 2013. A seasonal, density-dependent model for the management of an invasive weed. Biology Department Seminar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Oral presentation.
  • Caswell H, Shyu E. 2012. Sensitivity analysis of periodic matrix population models. Theoretical Population Biology. 82: 329-39.
  • Shyu E, Pardini E, Knight TM, Caswell H. 2011. A seasonal, density-dependent, stage-structured model for the management of an invasive weed. 96th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Oral presentation.

Affiliations

Evolutionary Demography Society, Ecological Society of America

Awards

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (2012-2015)

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