Biological Sciences Faculty Members Receive Discover and Innovation Grant & Advancing Research and Creativity Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Claire de la Cova and Dr. Erica Young for receiving Discovery and Innovation Grant (DIG) awards, and to Dr. Filipe Alberto and Dr. Ava Udvadia for receiving Advancing Research and Creativity (ARC) awards!

The project titles are as follows:

  • Dr. Claire de la Cova: Investigation of UFD-2-mediated regulation of Ras/MAP kinase signaling
  • Dr. Erica Young: Developing Tools to Investigate Ecosystem Functions in Model Pitcher Plant Communities
  • Dr. Filipe Alberto: Genomic underpinnings of gametophyte development and reproductive¬†success in the Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera
  • Dr. Ava Udvadia: Identifying transcriptional complexes active during successful optic nerve regeneration

Click here to read more about these awards. Great work, everyone!