Cayelan Carey has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology & Oceanography (ASLO):

From the announcement:

“The Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award honors an early-career scientist for outstanding and balanced contributions to research, education and society. Cayelan Carey is the 2018 recipient of the Yentsch-Schindler Award for outstanding and balanced contributions to research on the causes and effects of cyanobacterial blooms, science training, and broader societal issues such as lake and reservoir management, drinking water policy, and public education. Carey is an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech. The award will be presented at the ASLO Summer Meeting in Victoria, British Columbia in June 2018.
A highly productive researcher, Cayelan Carey has already made substantive contributions to our understanding of ecosystem ecology of mid-latitude reservoirs and implications for human health, landscape limnology, and the coupling of lake water quality to human activity and climate. In the past year alone, she’s published 15 papers and been awarded two new NSF grants. Carey obtained her PhD from Cornell University in 2012 and has been in her current faculty position at Virginia Tech since August 2013.”

Congratulations, Cayelan!