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UMass Amherst Biologist Receives Award to Study Fungi Causing Global Decline in Frogs and Salamanders
The National Science Foundation announced today that University of Massachusetts Amherst biologist Lillian Fritz-Laylin, M2M and biology, has been named one of 11 scientists in the nation who will share a total $10 million for developing and disseminating genomic tools in diverse species, allowing biologists to address mechanistic questions about how genes affect an organism’s physical and functional characteristics.