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Anonymous donor funds The Edmund Keiser Faculty Support Endowment

The endowment, which honors emeritus biology professor Dr. Edmund Keiser (a Department of Biology professor from 1976-2005), will provide research support for biology faculty during summer months when they are not supported by university salary. To read more or learn how to contribute to
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Dr. Glenn Parsons

Research Highlights: Dr. Glenn Parsons

Glenn Parsons, professor of biology and director of the UM Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Research, has invented a device that reduces unwanted fish and other creatures caught during the commercial fishing process – also known as bycatch – and thereby significantly increases the
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Research Highlights: Drs. Colin Jackson and Ryan Garrick

Congratulations to Drs. Colin Jackson and Ryan Garrick for their NSF award to study genetic, phylogenetic, and microbiome diversity in freshwater mussels. The holobiont concept proposes that the functional organism is the sum of the interactions between a host and its microbiome (i.e., the
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Zanethia Barnett

Research Highlights: Zanethia Barnett

Congratulations to PhD student Zanethia Barnett! The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and other federal land managers are responsible for maintaining the productivity of aquatic–riparian ecosystems, the associated native biota, and the ecosystem services they provide. In this article, Zanethia
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