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Lutzoni Receives NSF Grant for Fungal Genealogy

Part of $2.5 million GoLife program

Biology professor Francois Lutzoni and Co-PI Jolanta Miadlikowska have been awarded $735,285 as part of a $2.5 million collaborative GoLife grant from the National Science Foundation to fill in a large gap in the genealogy of fungi. The five-year award will also encompass engagement of high school students, training of junior scientists in five states, and development of tools with potential applications for studying the evolution of species interactions across the life sciences.(See NSF announcement to learn more)