Nikki Traylor-Knowles wins NSF Travel Award

05/05/2010

Nikki Traylor-Knowles, doctoral candidate in Marine Science, was recently awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asian Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) award to study coral stress response in Taiwan this summer.  Additionally, she had her first, "first author" publication accepted, entitled, "The evolutionary diversification of LSF and Grainyhead transcription factors preceded the radiation of basal animal lineages."  Nikki works with Prof. Les Kaufman.