Pfeiffer and Duddleston receive NSF funding

by Kathleen McCoy  |   

Associate Professor David Pfeiffer and Assistant Professor Khrystyne Duddleston have been awarded a $270,538 grant by the National Science Foundation to establish new REU site for undergraduate research in UAA's Department of Biological Sciences. Pfeiffer serves as the project's Principal Investigator. The award will be used to establish an annual 10-week summer research program in which students participate on faculty mentored research projects in the areas of high latitude ecology and physiological ecology. Student participants will be selected from a national pool of applicants. Ten faculty members in UAA's Department of Biological Sciences will be participate as research mentors. This new REU site will establish UAA as one of the many academic institutions from across the country that participates in NSF's REU Program.

For more information, contact David Pfeiffer at 786-7762 or

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