Katey Lesneski Awarded Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund Grant

PhD candidate, Katey Lesneski, of the Kaufman lab was awarded a Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund Grant. These competitive grants were established to provide individual species conservation initiatives. Katey's project will focus on identifying bleaching-resistant colonies of the endangered staghorn coral, Acropora cervicornis, in Turneffe Atoll, Belize for conservation and restoration.

Evan Kristiansen Awarded AGA Grant

PhD candidate, Evan Kristiansen, of the Mullen lab was recently awarded a $10,000 American Genetic Association (AGA) grant for his research linking genomic patterns of divergence and introgression across a butterfly hybrid zone. Evan was one of 6 recipients to receive this award out of 74 applicants. He will be completing research during the fall and spring... More