Appalachian Laboratory


David Nelson Lab

Robin Paulman, CASIF Lab Manager

Robin keeps things running smoothly in the isotope lab.

Joel Bostic, Ph.D. student

Joel is researching the effect of land use patterns on the export of nutrients in streams within the Chesapeake Bay watershed with Drs. David Nelson and Keith Eshleman. Joel received a B.S. in science education from Western Carolina University and a M.S. in marine science from the University of South Carolina. When he’s not doing research, Joel enjoys hanging out with his wife and two young sons, trail running in the mountains, and whitewater kayaking.

Caitlin Campbell, M.S. student

Caitlin is studying the movements and population structure of migratory bats using stable isotope analysis and genetic techniques.