Kayce Bell was informed recently by National Science Foundation that she will be getting a prestigious Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, the only proposal to receive a perfect score. Her project is "Elucidating Evolutionary Histories of Chipmunks and their Parasites".
Kayce is a former DMNS research assistant that is now working on her PhD at the University of New Mexico. She took an apsect of the chipmunk project, host/parasite genetics, and ran with it.
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