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August 2016

Grants & Contracts

Bopi Biddanda has received a National Science Foundation collaborative award in the amount of $40,989 over three years.  The title of the proposal is:  Revealing the interplay between light, sulfur cycling, and O2 production in cyanobacterial mats.

AWRI has received a DEQ award in the amount of $83,573 to develop new monitoring methods to rapidly detect the presence of toxin-producing blue-green algae and determine whether they are producing cyanotoxins at the cellular level. Rick Rediske, Charlyn Partridge, and Kevin Strychar are co-PIs on this project.

Awards & Recognition

Sherry Claflin, classroom instructor, has been named the 2016 Earth Science Educator of the Year by the Michigan Earth Science Teachers Association.