Brett Jesmer receives George Mercer Award
Brett Jesmer, a postdoctoral associate with the Max-Planck Yale Center for Biodiversity Movement and Global Change, is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious George Mercer Award. The award is given to young researchers who have published groundbreaking ecology research in the past two years. Jesmer is being recognized for a paper published last year in Science that explored the migratory patterns of bighorn sheep and moose. The George Mercer Award has been presented by the Ecological Society of America since 1948. Jesmer will be officially recognized at the Ecological Society Annual Meeting on Sunday, Aug. 11 in Louisville, Kentucky.