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Charles B. Fenster

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Title Professor
Office Building Edgar S. McFadden Biostress Lab
Room Number 249B
Mailing Address South Dakota State University
Biology & Microbiology
SAG 310, Box 2104A
Brookings, SD 57007
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Grants

Current:

2017
USGS 104 B. C. Fenster (co-PI), with J. Leffler, H. Nottebrock, H. Sieverding and J. Stone. Stormwater management and ecosystem health: The complementary role of green infrastructure in urban environments. $12,500. Starting date: 05/01/2018.

2016
North Central Sun Grant (DOE). C. Fenster (PI), with J. Lundgren, A. Bachmann, T. Rand, J. Stone and H. Sieverding. Quantifying the contribution of native and non-native pollinators to Brassica carinata yield and B. carinata's impact on pollinator health. $140,000. Starting date: 01/01/2017.

2015
NSF DDIG. C Fenster (PI) with J. Zhou, M. Dudash and E. Zimmer. Quantifying pollinator mediated sexual conflict in Silene stellata. $18,000. starting date: 07/01/2015.

2013
The National Science Foundation, C. Fenster (PI), “Collaborative: RUI: The natural history of mutations: sequence and fitness data from Arabidopsis thaliana mutation accumulation lines” Charles B. Fenster, Principal Investigator, Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Matthew T. Rutter, Co-Principal Investigator, Department of Biology, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC. Detlef Weigel, Senior Personnel, Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany. Stephen Wright, Senior Personnel, Dept. of Ecology and Evolution, University of Toronto. C. Fenster (PI) $644,734 plus M. Rutter $115,019 (PI on RUI). Starting date: July 15th 2013 (four years). DEB 1257902

Awards & Honors

Executive Vice President SSE (2008-2010)
Treasurer AIBS (2016- 2018)

Specialty Area

  • Landscape Ecology

Education

Stuyvesant High School, NYC
Amherst College, Amherst, MA
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL