Congratulations to Nicole Gutzmann who received a $60,000 USDA NIFA Predoctoral Grant on the “Development and use of Cas9 lines of Tribolium castaneum (red flour beetle) for elucidating mechanisms of insecticide toxicity”. This award is provided to a Ph.D. candidate who has completed his or her preliminary exams and provides funding for the last year of the candidate’s Ph.D. Nicole is working on her Ph.D. under Dr. Marce Lorenzen.
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