The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Melissa Merrick wins prestigious fellowship from the American Society of Mammalogists

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Congratulations to Melissa Merrick, PhD candidate in the Koprowski Conservation Research Lab, who received the prestigious ASM Fellowship at the American Society of Mammalogists’ 2014 Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City.  The ASM Fellowship is the highest award made to a graduate student member of the ASM. The fellowship is intended to recognize current accomplishments in mammalogy, service to the ASM, and the potential for a productive future role in mammalogy.  The award includes a $7500 cash award and $200o in scientific books.  To learn more about Melissa’s doctoral work on the natal dispersal and settlement decisions of young red squirrels visit: http://ag.arizona.edu/research/redsquirrel/students/mmerrick.html