Sherry, Becky

Contact Information

Department of Botany and Microbiology
770 Van Vleet Oval, room 135
University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma 73019-6131
Office Phone: (405) 325-2360
Lab Phone: (405) 325-8578
FAX: (405) 325-7619

E-mail Address: rsherry@ou.edu

Member Profile

Education


1994 – Ph.D. Botany, University of California, Riverside.1986 – Bachelor of Arts in English, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Minor: Botany


Experience


2008 – Present Research Assistant Professor, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Oct. 2002 - 2007 – Research Scientist, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Aug. 2006 - 2007 – Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Jan. 2000 - June 2002 – Botanist/Environmental Analyst, LSA Associates, Inc., Point Richmond, CA.

1999 – Adjunct Assistant Professor, Skyline College, San Mateo Community College District, San Bruno, CA.

1995 - 98 – Postdoctoral Associate, University of Missouri, Columbia.

1990 - 94 – Teaching Assistant, University of California, Riverside.

1989 - 94 – Laboratory Research Assistant, University of California, Riverside.


1986 - 88 – Secondary School Teacher, Pakalinding Secondary Technical School, The Gambia, West Africa.


Research Support


2008 – 2011 – Experimental and Modeling Study of Interactive Effects of Warming and Altered Precipitation on Function and Structure of a Tallgrass Prairie in the Great Plains. Co-PI: Dr. Yiqi Luo. United States Department of Energy National Institute for Climate Change Research (NICCR) $444,008

2008 – 2012 – Interactive Effects of Warming and Clipping on Function and Structure of a Tallgrass Prairie in the Great Plains: Effects on Water Use Efficiency. Co-PI: Dr. Yiqi Luo. National Science Foundation, Long-Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) $ 497,635

1997 – Phototropism and Blue-light receptors. Interdisciplinary Plant Group, University of Missouri, Columbia.

1992-93 – Floral Development in Clarkia tembloriensis. Dissertation Research Grant, Graduate Division, University of California, Riverside.

1990 – Development of Spinach flowers. Chancellor’s Patent Fund, University of California, Riverside.


Honors and Awards


1988-89 – Dean’s Fellowship, Graduate Division, University of California, Riverside.

1986 – Honors Program Graduate, Colorado State University.

1983-86 – Annual Colorado State Creative and Performing Arts Scholarships for Creative Writing.

1985 – Phi Beta Kappa


Professional Activities


Current Member: Ecological Society of America, California Native Plant Society, Oklahoma Native Plant Society

Current Reviewer for: Global Change Biology, American Naturalist, Australian Journal of Botany, Functional Ecology, Journal of Range Management, New Phytologist, Soil Science Society of America Journal, Tree Physiology, International Journal of Plant Sciences.


Peer-Reviewed Publications




Manublahs in Review or Preparation




Reports and Planning Documents (Selected)




Book Reviews



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