Biologists Awarded Grant to Study, Teach Mutualism Between Species

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Principal Investigator, Kari Segraves

Three Syracuse University biologists have received a $710,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation. Led by Associate Professor Kari Segraves, the researchers will investigate mutualistic species. Segraves and collaborators will use new, genetically designed yeast strains to explore stability of mutualist communities in the face of “cheaters,” as well as to teach high school students about biological fundamentals. [read on]

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