Javier Ortega-Hernández and Rudy-Lerosey Aubril Awarded William F. Milton Fund

July 15, 2019
Rosella Gabriellus fossil

Congratulations to Javier Ortega-Hernández and Rudy Lerosey-Aubril (Research Associate, Ortega-Hernández lab) awarded the William F. Milton Fund for their project, "Revealing the nearshore cradle of animal evolution: a new exceptionally preserved soft-bodied fossil biota from the early Cambrian of British Columbia.

The award will support the study of a new fossiliferous marine deposit approximately 513 million years old, with direct implications for the evolution of animals during the Cambrian Explosion.