New Ph.D student joins Sala Lab

Starting the fall of 2019, the Sala Lab will welcome it’s newest Ph.D student, Chris Vito, in the ELS program. Chris received a Bsc in Geoscience from Drexel University in 2016, where he researched paleontology and tropical ecology.  After graduating, he worked as a staff scientist at the Academy of Natural Sciences assisting with a variety of aquatic ecology research projects investigating the impacts of land use practices on ecological systems.  As a Ph.D. student, Chris is interested in researching the effects of changes in climate and land use on ecosystem services and resilience.