Name: Danielle Way
Institution Name: University of Western Ontario
Department of Biology
Current position: Assistant professor
Working address: 1151 Richmond Street City
London, Ontario, Canada
Contact phones: 1-519-661-2111 extension 88734
E-Mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Latest Deegre or title obtained: PhD, University of Toronto; May, 2008
2. Currículum vitae
2014 Divisional Visitor, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
2013-2014 Visiting Fellow, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Australia
July 2012-current Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Western University
July 2012-current Adjunct Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences and Policy Division, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
Work Experience and Education
2011-2012 Research Associate, Environmental Sciences and Policy Division, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
2008-2011 Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Biology, Duke University
2008 PhD, Department of Botany, University of Toronto
2002 Honors Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto (Ecology Specialist)
Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals since 2010 (students and post-docs underlined)
Quentin A, Pinkard L, Ryan M, Tissue D, Baggett L, Adams H, Maillard P, Marchand J, Landhausser S, Lacointe A, Gibon Y, Anderegg W, Asao S, Atkin O, Bonhomme M, Clay C, Chow P, Clement-Vidal A, Dickman L, Galiano L, Grungweig J, Hartmann H, Hoch G, Koike T, Kuhlmann I, Lloret F, Maestro M, Mansfield S, Martinez-Vilalta J, Maucourt M, McDowell N, Moing A, Muller B, Nebauer S, Niinemets U, Palacio S, Piper F, Raveh E, Richter A, Rolland G, Rosas T, Saint-Joanis B, Sala A, Smith R, Sterck F, Stinziano J, Unda F, Watanabe M, Way D, Woodruff D. (In review) Assessing non-structural carbohydrates: can results be quantitatively compared among labs?
Way DA, Oren R and Kroner Y. (In review) The space-time continuum: the effects of elevated CO2 and temperature on trees and the importance of scaling.
Creed IF, Lutz B, Hwang T and Way DA. (Conditional acceptance) Climate warming causes intensification of the hydrological cycle in northern forests. Hydrological Processes.
Way DA and Montgomery R. (In press) Photoperiod constraints on tree migration in a warmer world. Plant, Cell & Environment. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12431
Moshelion M, Halperin O, Wallach R, Oren R and Way DA. (In press) The role of aquaporins in determining transpiration and photosynthesis in water-stressed plants: crop water-use efficiency, growth and yield. Plant, Cell & Environment. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12410
Way DA, Katul GG, Manzoni S and Vico G. (2014) Increasing water use efficiency along the C3-to-C4 evolutionary pathway: A stomatal optimization perspective. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 3683-3693.
Stinziano J and Way DA. (2014) Combined effects of rising CO2 and temperature on boreal forests: growth, physiology and limitations. Botany 92: 425-436. Invited review.
Yamori W, Hikosaka K and Way DA. (2014) Temperature response of photosynthesis in C3, C4 and CAM plants: acclimation and adaptation. Photosynthesis Research 119: 101-117. Invited review.
Way DA and Yamori W. (2014) Thermal acclimation of photosynthesis: on the importance of adjusting definitions and accounting for thermal acclimation of respiration. Photosynthesis Research 119: 89-100. Invited review.
Way DA, Crawley C and Sage RF. (2013) A hot and dry future: warming effects on boreal tree drought tolerance. Tree Physiology 33: 1003-1005.
Way DA*, Ghirardo A*, Kanavati B, Esperschütz J, Monson RK, Jackson RB, Schmitt-Kopplin P and Schnitzler J-P. (2013) Increasing atmospheric CO2 reduces metabolic and physiological differences between isoprene and non-isoprene-emitting poplars. (*contributed equally). New Phytologist 200:534-546.
Way DA. (2013) Will rising CO2 and temperatures exacerbate the vulnerability of trees to drought? Tree Physiology 33:775-778.
Way DA, Domec J-C and Jackson RB. (2013) Elevated growth temperatures alter hydraulic characteristics in trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) seedlings: implications for tree drought tolerance. Plant, Cell & Environment 36:103-115.
Bauerle WL, Oren R, Way DA, Qian SS, Stoy, PC, Thornton PE, Bowden JD, Hoffman FM and Reynolds RF. (2012) Photoperiodic regulation of the seasonal pattern of photosynthetic capacity and the implications for carbon cycling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109:8612-8617.
Fay PA, Jin VL, Way DA, Potter KN, Gill RA, Jackson RB and Polley HW. (2012) Soil-mediated effects of subambient to elevated CO2 on grassland productivity. Nature Climate Change 2:742-746.
Way DA and Pearcy RW. (2012) Sunflecks in trees and forests: from photosynthetic physiology to global change biology. Tree Physiology 32:1066-1081.
Pearcy RW and Way DA (2012) Two decades of sunfleck research: Looking back to move forward. Tree Physiology 32:1059-1061.
Way DA. What lies between: the evolution of stomatal traits on the road to C4 photosynthesis. (2012) New Phytologist 193:291-293.
Trowbridge AM, Asensio D, Eller ASD, Way DA, Wilkinson MJ, Schnitzler J-P, Jackson RB and Monson RK. (2012) Contribution of various carbon sources toward isoprene biosynthesis in poplar leaves mediated by altered atmospheric CO2 concentrations. PLoS ONE 7(2): e32387. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032387.
Way DA, Oren R, Kim H-S and Katul GG. (2011) How well do stomatal conductance models perform on closing plant carbon budgets? A test using seedlings grown under current and elevated air temperatures. 16 pgs. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences doi:10.1029/2011JG001808.
Ghannoum O and Way DA. (2011) On the role of ecological adaptation and geographic distribution in the response of trees to climate change. Tree Physiology 31:1273-1276.
Millard P and Way DA. (2011) Tree competition and defense against herbivores: currency matters when counting the cost. Tree Physiology 31:579-581.
Way DA. (2011) Tree phenology responses to warming: spring forward, fall back? Tree Physiology, 31:469-471.
Way DA*, Schnitzler J-P*, Monson RK and Jackson RB. (2011) Enhanced isoprene-related tolerance of heat- and light-stressed photosynthesis at low, but not high, CO2 concentrations. Oecologia 166: 273-282. (*contributed equally)
Way DA. (2011) The bigger they are, the harder they fall: CO2 concentration and tree size affect drought tolerance. Tree Physiology 31:115-116.
Way DA. (2011) Parasitic plants and forests: a climate change perspective. Tree Physiology 31:1-2.
Way DA and Oren R. (2010) Differential responses to increased growth temperatures between trees from different functional groups and biomes: A review and synthesis of data. Tree Physiology 30: 669-688.
Way DA, LaDeau SL, McCarthy HR, Clark JS, Oren R, Finzi AC and Jackson RB. (2010) Greater seed production in elevated CO2 is not accompanied by reduced seed quality in Pinus taeda L. Global Change Biology 16:1046-1056.
Canadian Foundation for Innovation, John R. Evans Leaders Fund and Ontario Research Fund, Small Infrastructure Fund. Infrastructure for the analysis of global change impacts on tree and forest function. 2014-2015. D Way (PI). ($448,366)
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney – Research Exchange Program. Acclimation of respiration and photosynthesis to warming and drought: comparing leaf-level and canopy scale measurements. 2013-2014 D. Way (PI), M.G Tjoelker, O. Ghannoum, D. Tissue (Collaborators). ($6,483)
NSERC – Discovery Grant. Climate change impacts on boreal tree function: implications for carbon and water fluxes. 2013-2018. D. Way (PI). ($150,000)
NSERC – Research Tools and Instruments. Tree hydraulics equipment for assessing tree drought mortality under future climate conditions. 2013-2014. D. Way (PI). ($11,500)
U.S. Department of Agriculture – Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. Hydraulic controls on carbon cycling and water exchange rates of southern conifers. 2011-2014. G. Katul (PI), R. Oren, S. Palmroth, A. Porporato, D. Way (Co-PIs). ($635,647)
U.S. Department of Energy. – Terrestrial Ecosystem Science. Constraining the simultaneous effects of elevated CO2, temperature, and shifts in rainfall patterns on ecosystem carbon fluxes using multi-scale resource optimization theories. 2011-2014. G. Katul (PI), R. Oren, S. Palmroth, A. Porporato, D. Way (Co-PIs). ($826,270)
U.S.-Israel Bi-national Science Foundation. Can variation in hydraulic conductance explain isohydric and anisohydric behavior in poplar? 2011-2014. J.-C. Domec, M. Moshelion, R. Oren and D. Way (PIs). ($123,000)
Western University, Faculty of Science, In-kind support. Use of Biotron biomes by faculty in the Department of Biology, Western University. 2012-2014. B. Branfireun, I. Ensminger, N. Hüner, V. Hurry, Z. Lindo, G. Öquist and D. Way (PIs). ($26,820)
Western University - Academic Development Fund. Do future climate change scenarios decrease tree drought tolerance? 2013-2014. D. Way (PI) ($12,346)
Invited Workshops and Working Group Participation
2014 – U.S. Department of Energy, Science Scoping Meeting for the Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments (NGEE) Tropics. Puerto Rico (conference call participant).
2014 - Invited participant, 9th New Phytologist Trust Workshop, Representation of photosynthesis in Earth System Models. Montauk, NY.
2014-current - Invited working group member, U.S. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBIOS), A mechanistic dynamic energy budget model of tree performance to predict functional trait drivers, species distributions, and responses to global change. Knoxville, TN.
National and International Conference Presentations (students and post-docs underlined)
Kroner Y, Way DA. (2014) Effects of elevated CO2 and growth temperature on respiration rates in Norway spruce (Picea abies). Ecological Society of America, Sacramento, CA.
Way DA. (2014) Increasing access to forest science research while improving research impact:
a Tree Physiology perspective. International Union of Forest Research Organizations World Congress, Salt Lake City, UT.
Way DA, Kroner Y. (2014) The heat is on: temperature trumps CO2 in a boreal conifer. ComBio (Australian Society of Plant Scientists annual meeting), Sydney, Australia.
Way DA. (2014) Seeing the light: the importance of light respiration on photosynthetic responses to climate change. Gordon Research Conference on CO2 Assimilation: Genome to Biome. Waterville Valley, NH.
Attia Z, Menachem M, Domec JC, Way DA, Ram O. (2014) Growth and physiological responses of isohydric and anisohydric poplars to drought. 4th Pan-American Congress on Plants and Bioenergy, Guelph, ON.
Way DA, Katul G, Manzoni S, Vico G. (2013) Can the economics of leaf-gas exchange capture stomatal behavior across a continuum of C3, C3-C4 intermediates and C4 photosynthetic species? 16th International Photosynthesis Congress, St. Louis, MO.
Way DA, Katul G, Manzoni S, Vico G. (2013) Can the economics of leaf-gas exchange capture stomatal behavior across a continuum of C3, C3-C4 intermediates and C4 photosynthetic species? C4-CAM Plant Biology International Symposium, Urbana, IL.
Way DA. (2013) Know your limits: what factors constrain forest responses to warming and rising CO2? Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, Quebec City, QC. Invited plenary speaker
Katul G, Manzoni S, Palmroth S, Porporato A, Way DA, Oren R. (2013) The economics of leaf gas exchange in a fluctuating environment. Ben Gurion University, Israel.
Stinziano J, Kurepin L, Way DA, Hurry V, Öquist G, Hüner N. (2013) Elevated temperature prevent photosynthetic decline in Norway spruce (Picea abies) during a simulated autumn. Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, Quebec, QC.
Way DA, Domec J-C, Jackson RB. (2012) Elevated growth temperatures alter hydraulic characteristics in trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) seedlings: implications for tree drought tolerance. Ecological Society of America, Portland, OR.
Katul G, Manzoni S, Palmroth S, Oren R, Way DA. (2012) The economics of leaf gas exchange in a fluctuating environment and their up-scaling to the canopy. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.
Fay PA, Polley WH, Jin VL, Gill RA, Jackson RB, Way DA. (2011) Rising atmospheric CO2 effects on productivity and plant composition differs among soils in Southern Plains tallgrass prairie. Ecological Society of America, Austin, TX.
Antarctic Flora and Climate Change: Advances and Perspectives from Ecophysiology (International grad and senior undergrad course). Organized by Universidad de la Frontera, Universidad de Concepción, Universidad Austral de Chile and the Instituto Antárctico Chileno, held in Punta Arenas, Chile. Instructor (2014)
Organismal Physiology (2nd year course). Dept. of Biology, Western University. Instructor (2012-current).
Plant Ecophysiology (3rd year course) Dept. of Biology, Western University. Instructor (2013-2014).
Political Biology (4th year course) Dept. of Biology, Western University. Guest lecturer (2013, 2014).
Ecosystem Ecology (4th year courses) Dept. of Biology, Western University. Guest lecturer (2013).
Plant-Atmosphere Interactions in a Changing Climate (International grad course). Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Instructor (2011).
Trees: Structure and Function (Grad course). Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University. Instructor (2011), Guest lecturer (2010).
Global Change Biology (4th year course). Dept. of Botany, University of Toronto. Instructor (2005); Teaching assistant (2004, 2006, 2008).
Plant and Microorganism Physiology (2nd year course). Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto. Teaching assistant (2007-2008).
Alpine Ecosystems (3rd year course). Dept. of Botany, University of Toronto. Teaching assistant (2006).
Physiological Ecology (Grad and 3rd year course). Dept. of Botany, University of Toronto. Teaching assistant (2003-2004, 2008).
Yulia Kroner (MSc, 2013-current); Joseph Stinziano (PhD, 2013-current); Vi Bui (Msc, 2014-current)
4th year honors thesis students: 2013 - Kiri Latuske, Snow Le, Marin Mema, Adam Paul Sullivan; 2014 - Nicholas Harris
Atiyyah Ferouz (MSc, 2013-current); Leonid Kurepin (Post-doc, 2012-current); Stefano Manzoni (Post-doc, 2011-2013); Farida Meerja (PhD, 2014-current); Anthony Parolari (Post-doc, 2012-current); Joseph Stinziano (Honours thesis, 2012-2013).