Laura Wegener Parfrey, an assistant professor in the Departments of Botany and Zoology, has been awarded a Young Investigator Grant from the Human Frontiers Science Program. The $375,000 grant over three years will support research on the beneficial microorganisms that live in our gut. The study could lead to a better understanding of the role microorganisms play in developing new treatments for conditions like inflammatory bowel disease. More information here.
Botany and zoology professor receives Young Investigator Grant
Apr 23, 2015