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Department of Biological Sciences

Drs. Dan Speiser and Jeff Dudycha win the 2020 Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

The Office of Undergraduate Research announced that two faculty in Biological Sciences, Dr. Dan Speiser and Dr. Jeff Dudycha are co-recipients of the 2020 Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award.  The Speiser Lab operates at the intersection of physiology, evolutionary biology, and neuroscience to understand how complex visual systems evolve.  The Dudycha Lab studies evolutionary processes using a combination of genetic and ecological approaches to understand diverse topics including reproduction, phenotypic plasticity, photosynthesis, and vision.

 Previous Biology faculty to win the DURMA include Deanna Smith (2019), Jerry Hilbish (2017), Ryan Rykaczewski (2016), Joe Quattro (2013), David Reisman (2010), and Rekha Patel (2008). 

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