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EEB Faculty Dittmar, and Coffroth receive NSF Grants

Two faculty affiliated with the EEB Graduate Program each won grants from the National Science Foundation for their research projects.

Dr. Coffroth (Department of Geology) will study genetic variation as a driver of host and
symbiont response to increased temperature on coral reefs. Dr. Dittmar (Department of Biological Sciences) received her award to explore the evolutionary processes and ecological drivers of eye-reduction in a parasitic invertebrate.