Meegaskumbura won the 2007 Frank A. Belamarich Award
The 28th annual presentation of the Frank A. Belamarich Award for outstanding doctoral work in the Department of Biology was held on October 26th . The recipient of the 2007 Award is: Dr. Madhava Meegaskumbura whose dissertation focused on the "molecular systematics, evolution, and ecology of Sri Lankan shrub frogs." Madhava conducted his research under the tutelage of Chris Schneider, principally in Sri Lanka.
Tom Belamarich and son, Professor Schneider, Mrs. Barbara Belamarich (wife of F.A. Belamarich), Mark Belamarich, the Award recipient, and Chairmain, Geof Cooper.