2022

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Marine Lichenized Fungi Bioindicators of Coastal Ocean Pollution

March 31, 2022

A new study in Rhodora examined the use of marine lichens to assess water pollution levels in the Boston Harbor. The study led by Liam F. Nokes, a former student at Arlington High School who was working in Donald H. Pfister's lab, suggests that marine lichens could prove useful as bioindicators of ocean pollution, and established a plan for a state fungus. Nokes' (now a student at Dartmouth) proposal is currently under review by...

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Andrea Appleton

Andrea Appleton awarded NSF GRFP

April 14, 2022
Congratulations to PhD candidate Andrea Appleton (Kramer Lab) recipient of the National Science Foundation: Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award for her project, "Evolution of morphological novelty within a conserved developmental program."
Alexandria Pete

Alexandria Pete awarded NSF GRFP

April 14, 2022

Congratulations to PhD candidate Alexandria (Ali) Pete (Kramer Lab) recipient of the National Science Foundation: Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award for her project, "Biochemical evolution of DICER-like functions in phasiRNA production."

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